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Eric Clapton

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Net worth 2018: $250 Million
Industry: Musicians
Country: British
BirthDay: 30 March 1945
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.82 m

Eric Clapton was bornon 30 March 1945 in British. Eric Clapton is a British singer, song writer besides being a guitarist. He is well known for the scores like ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ and ‘Before You Accuse Me’. In his early life, he has performed with The Roosters. His close connection with The Yardbirds resulted in a successful score ‘For Your Love’. During his performance with The Yardbirds , he was nicknamed ‘Slowhand’. He established himself as a skilled guitarist during his performance with the Bluesbreakers. His second nickname ‘God’ was given during his performance with this band. His association with the band Cream helped him to prove his expertise as a multitalented person who can sing, create song and play guitar. The combined effort of Eric and this band includes hit scores like Sunshine of Your Love’, ‘White Room’ and ‘Crossroads’. He is the founder of the band Blind Faith. The score ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ is the perfect example of his special guitar sound, popularly known as the ‘woman tone’. As the winner of seventeen Grammy Awards, this renowned personality has suffered for his drug addiction and alcoholism. After his recovery, he has set up the Crossroads Centre in West Indies. It works for the rehabilitation of substance abusers.


$250 Million


Due to the album’s huge popularity, it achieved 16th position on Billboard’s Pop Album chart


Julie’s mother is Melia McEnery whom he married at a church in Surrey, in 2002


He did not disclose about the birth of Ruth till 1991


Eric and Boyd divorced in 1988, due to his alcoholism and his relationship with Italian model Lory Del Santo


In 1974, his album ‘461 Ocean Boulevard’ appeared


He released his album ‘Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs’ in November 1970


Later, he formed Blind Faith, a British blues rock band that released an album of the same name in 1969


From 1968 to 1969, he played a vital role in the recording of the band’s successful scores like ‘Sunshine of Your Love’, ‘White Room’ and ‘Crossroads’


After leaving the Bluesbreakers in July 1966, he joined Ginger Baker’s newly formed band Cream


After leaving The Yardbirds in 1965, he joined John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers


His association with The Yardbirds started in October 1963

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