Who is Eric Clapton?
He is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He has sold more than 130 million records. He is considered to be one of the most important and influential guitarists. He was born in 1945. He is married to Melia McEnery. He has 5 children.
Famous songs are Tears in Heaven and Layla. He wrote Tears in Heaven following the death 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 Clapton 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.
Eric Clapton Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 300 million.
He is a Ferrari collector and owns a one-off special project car. This is the Ferrari SP12 EC.
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 license plate SP12 EPC.