Eric Clapton is a singer, song writer and guitarist. He has sold more than 130 million records. He is considered to be one of the most important and influential guitarists.
Famous songs are Tears in Heaven and Layla. He wrote Tears in Heaven following the dead of his 4 year old son.
Clapton has received 18 Grammy Awards. He was rewarded the title Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Eric is married. He and his wife Melia Claption have three daughters.
Eric’s eldest child is his daughter Ruth. His son Conor died on the age of 4. When he fell from a window in his mother’s New York City apartment.
He often performed with Nathan East and Doyle Bramhall ii. Before his solo career he became famous as a guitarist in several bands. Including The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos
He is often named the Real Guitar Hero, in a reference to the popular video game. Famous albums are Live in San Diego and 461 Ocean Boulevard.
His net worth is estimated at US$ 250 million. He is a Ferrari collector and owns a one-
The car was made under Ferrari's Special Projects program. It is based on the Ferrari 458 Italia. The car’s value is more than US$ 4 million. It bears the licence plate SP12 EPC.
The guitar legend owns several houses. But his main residence is a large estate in Essex, UK. The house was built in 1910. It is a Listed Building, which means it has historic value.
Clapton also owns an Ocean front house named Standfast Point. It is built on the Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda.
The yacht was built in 1992 at Cornelissen in The Netherlands. The superyacht can accommodate 12 guests. And has a crew of 12.
He purchased the luxury Va Bene yacht in 2005. He send her for a refit.
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