Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton (Image Source: Eric’s Instagram)

Eric Patrick Clapton known as Eric Clapton CBE is an English guitarist, songwriter, and singer who specialize in playing rock and blues music. Eric is one of the most influential and renowned guitarists of his time. Eric was also ranked 2nd in Rolling Stone’s ‘100 greatest guitarist of all time’. Eric has served in many different bands and his first band was The Roosters. At the age of 17, he joined the band in 1963. The other bands are The Yardbirds, The Blues Breakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Delaney, Bonnie and Friends, and Derek and the Dominos.

Eric was named at number five in the Times Magazine ‘The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players’ list in 2009. He has a grand legacy; his handprints are at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with other Yardbirds members. He has performed in the movie version of Tommy, a rock opera written and created by the Who. He has worked with Labels such as Polydor, Atco, RSO, Warner Bros., Duck, Reprise, and Surfdog Records.

Is Eric Clapton Married?

Eric Clapton is a great husband and father to his wife and children. Until now, Eric has been married twice and his current wife is Melia McEnery. They got married on January 1, 2001, in a private wedding ceremony at St Mary Magdalene Church where he was born. The couple has three children together, three daughters.

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Eric Clapton with his wife Melia

He dated Yvonne Kelly in 1984, she is an AIR studious Montserrat Manager. The couple was married but still dated different people and cheated on each other. Later they split and got separated. In 1988, he had an affair with an Italian Model, Actress, and TV personality named Lory Del Santo. He also dated many celebrities such as Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell, Cher, Sharon Stone, and Sherly Crow. His first marriage was with former English Model Pattie Boyd on March 27, 1979. But in 1989, they got divorced because of infidelity issues and domestic violence.

Who Is Eric Clapton’s Wife?

Eric Clapton’s wife Melia McEnery was born in Ohio on February 1, 1976. She has a bachelor’s degree in art and works at Crossroads Centre Antigua as a Senior Clinical Adviser. Both Eric and Melia met at a party where she was 22 years old and he was 53 years old. The couple talked and started dating each other even though they have an age gap.

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Does Eric Clapton Have Children?

Eric Clapton has four daughters and a son; his kids with Melia are; Julie Rose was born in 2001, Ella May was born in 2003, and Sophie Belle was born in 2005. His other daughter was with Yvonne Kelly named Ruth Kelly Clapton born in January 1985. He had a baby boy with Lory Del Santo, named Conor who was born on August 21, 1986. But he died at the age of four because he fell from the window of the 53rd floor of a Manhattan apartment building.

Eric Clapton with his eldest daughter

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