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Eric Clapton Net Worth is $250 Million

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Nicknames: Eric Patrick Clapton

Date of birth: the 30th of May, 1945

Profession: guitarist, singer, songwriter

Nationality: England

Source of wealth: music

Eric Clapton is a rich rock musician from England. Now he is one of the wealthiest and most popular guitar players in the world. Clapton is not one of those people, who were born with a silver spoon in the mouth. He worked hard to earn everything he has now.

Eric was an illegitimate son of a 16 year old girl. He was raised by his grandparents and discovered just at the age of 9, who was his biological mother.

Clapton had never cared about money, but he was in love with music. The teenager was interested in blues rock, a trend genre of music in those times.

 Eric Clapton entered the Kingston college of Art at the age of 17, but then dropped out his education, when he was invited to become a member of the rock band “The Roosters”.

The musician got initial recognition a year later, when he was casted to famous band “The Yardbirds”. But his finest hour came, when Eric Clapton organized his own band, named “Cream”. In spite of loud success “Cream” was disbanded soon. Clapton was addicted to heroin and had conflicts with other band members.

In post Cream period Clapton released one of his best songs “Layla”, which he devoted to his loved one.

Eric Clapton earned millions due to such hits as “Crossroads”, “Showhand” and others.

Eric Clapton gets better with age. He was included in the list of 100 most popular musicians of all times, formed by Rolling Stone Magazine. Till now he performs in the most popular concert halls in the world (like London’s Royal Albert Hall).

Eric Clapton still earns millions annually, in spite of the fact he suffers from nervous system disorder.

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