Eric Clapton Net Worth, Know About His Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Assets
Facts of Eric Clapton Net Worth, Know About His Career, Early Life, Personal Life, Assets
|Net worth||$250 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1945 March 30|
|First Name||Eric Patrick|
|Age:||74 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
Eric Clapton is an English singer, songwriter and rock & blues guitarist who has a net worth of $250 million. He has won 1990 Best Male Rock Vocal Performance Grammy Awards for the song, "Bad Love" and a Brtish Academy Television Award.
How Much Is Eric Clapton Net Worth?
One of the most favorite legendary musicians Eric Clapton has a net worth of $250 million. He is also one of the highest paid musicians and his estimated yearly income around $29,411,765.
Apart from his career, he has also appeared in numerous television shows and movies which also help him to earn his wealth. His source of income includes touring income, Marshbrook Ltd: holding company and a musical catalog. In 2003, he brought 50% shares of Cordings Piccadilly.
Eric Clapton Income From Albums
Old Sock: $43,706,294
The Breeze (An Appreciation of JJ Cale): $35,511,364
Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013: $27,056,277
Give Me Strength: The ’74/’75 Recordings: $20,292,208
Slowhand 35th Anniversary: $17,322,616
Know About Eric Clapton's Property and Car
He has owned a beach house in California.
He has purchased a luxury car brand Ferrari 485 worth $4.7 million.
He has VA Bene, a yacht worth $9 million.
Career Beginning of Eric Clapton
In 1963, Eric joined a pop band, The Roosters but the band broke up in August 1963. After that, he started performing as part of another band Casey Jones & The Engineers. Eric affiliation with The Yardbirds started in October 1963. In the next year, he performed for this band at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Later, he recorded his solo "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" with this band.
The band received huge success after the launching of "For Your Love", a solo. However, Eric played guitar during the performance of this song, he was not in the fever of using commercial sound in this score. In 1965, he left the band The Yardbirds and he joined John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. His performance with this band helps him to recognition as a guitarist. At that time, he visited Greece for a short period with a pop band The Glands.
After his return, Eric recorded another album, "Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton", an album with the Bluesbreakers. He also performed as a member of the Powerhouse, a British blues studio supergroup.
Know About Eric Clapton's Singing Career
After leaving the group Bluesbreakers in July 1966, Eric joined Ginger Baker’s recently formed band Cream. This band provided him the chance to prove his potentiality as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
From 1968 to 1969, Eric played a vital role in the recording of the band’s triumphant songs like "Sunshine of Your Love", "White Room" and "Crossroads". Along with George Harrison, he co-wrote "Badge", a studio solo for the Cream’s last album "Goodbye".
Later, in 1969, Eric formed Blind Faith, a British blues-rock band that published an album of the same name. After the break-up of this band, he went on a melodic visit with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends.
In the same year, Eric performed at a charity concert UNICEF in London and he has inspired by Delaney Bramlett. So, he started singing and composing songs. In association with Bramlett, he recorded his solo songs for the music album, "Music From Free Creek".
In 1970, Eric recorded his first solo music album, "Eric Clapton" that got wide acknowledgment. In this year, he organized Derek and the Dominos. With this band, Eric released "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs".
Eric's album, "461 Ocean Boulevard" was released in 1974. It contains popular singles such as "I Shot the Sheriff". The success of this album started his prosperous unaccompanied solo career. Then, Eric released his album, "There's One in Every Crowd". After releasing several of his albums, he started performing for a solo album, "The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking"
About Eric Clapton Early Life and Childhood?
Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945, in Ripley, Surrey, England as Eric Patrick Clapton. His parents were Patricia Molly Clapton, a 16-year-old unmarried girl, and Edward Walter Fryer, a Canadian soldier who served during the World War II. Fryer shipped off to war prior to Eric birth and then returned to his wife in Canada. Eric was raised by Patricia’s parents. Though they never adopted him legally, yet they pretended as his legal guardian till 1963.
Concerning about his education, Eric went to Hollyfield School in Surbiton. After that, he attended the Kingston College of Art. Unfortunately, the school administration dismissed him for his negligence towards art. From this time, he developed an interest towards to blues.
Is Eric Clapton Still Single Or Married? Let's Know
Talking about his personal life, Eric Clapton is a married man. He got married to English model and photographer Pattie Boyd in 1979. However, they split up.
After that, Eric Clapton got married to Melia McEnery in January 2002. Later, they welcomed three children, daughters Julie Rose (born June 2001), Ella May (born on 2003) and Sophie Belle (born 2005).
Besides, Eric Clapton was also in a relationship with the manager of AIR Studios Montserrat Yvonne Kelly in 1984.
From 1998 to 2002, there was rumored about Eric Clapton to be in a relationship with Sheryl Crow but the couple broke up after a few years.
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