About Eric Clapton
It has been estimated that one of the most popular singers and musicians of all time Eric Clapton net worth reaches an amount of 200 million dollars. Mostly, Eric Clapton is known as a rock musician from the United Kingdom. He was born in England in 1945. Eric Clapton is known as a singer, song writer, composer and guitarist.
According to the Rolling Stones magazine, he is in the 53rd place of the list of Top 100 Artists of All Time. When he was 17 years old, Eric Clapton joined the band called “The Roosters”, which was the first band in which he performed.
In 1966, Eric Clapton created a band called “Cream”, which became very popular at that time and was regarded to be as one of the best rock groups of that time. When touring with this band, Eric Clapton also visited the United States for the first time. However, the band performed for only a short amount of time because a lot of differences became prominent between the band members and also because of the use of alcohol and drugs. In 1968, the band officially stopped its career. Nevertheless, his involvement into the band increased Eric Clapton net worth a lot.
As a singer, Eric Clapton has been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times, which makes him the only artist to be inducted in it for such a number of times. For one time, he was inducted in it as a solo singer, and for two others as a member of different bands – first, as a member of the band “Cream” and second as a member of the band “Crossroads”.
In 1979, Eric Clapton married Patti Boyd. Also, at the same time it was known that he was involved with Yvonne Kelly in 1984. Also, one year later, a daughter was born to Yvonne Kelly, whose father was proved to be Eric Clapton. Moreover, some years later Eric Clapton also got into affair with another woman. This time it was with the Italian model Lory del Santo. With her, Eric Clapton has a son named Conor, who was born in 1986. However, when he was only 4 years old, Conor died when falling from the 53rd apartment story window. Eric Clapton’s song “Tears in Heaven” is known to be dedicated for Conor. The song received a lot of critical acclaim and the sales of it increased Eric Clapton net worth a lot.