Eric Clapton net worth

Eric Clapton net worth

Net Worth: $115 million

About Eric Clapton

One of the most favorite legendary musicians of all time in the music industry Eric Clapton net worth has been announced to have an estimate of 115 million dollars, which also makes him one of the highest paid musicians. To the public, Eric Clapton is mostly recognized as a musician, singer, guitarist, composer, song writer, record producer and also an actor, which also adds extra money to the overall amount of Eric Clapton net worth. Born in 1945 in England, Eric Clapton whose full name is Eric Patrick Clapton is the only musician whose name was inscribed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The first time was as a solo singer, the second one was as a member of the group called “The Yardbirds” and the third time was as a member of the group called “Cream”.

Moreover, Eric Clapton is considered to be one of the most influential and successful guitarists of all time both critically and financially. In the magazine called “Rolling Stones” the musician landed in the 2nd place of the list entitled “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. In 1960s, the musician decided to not me a member of “The Yardbirds” anymore and he started getting involved into blues music and collaborated with John Mayall and the Bluesbrakers.

When he left the Bluesbrakers, Eric Clapton created his own band called “Cream” which also played blues music and which brought millions of dollars to the total amount of Eric Clapton net worth. During 1970s Eric Clapton music style reminded the reggae rhythms of Bob Marley and mellow style performed by J.J. Cale. One of the most important things is that Eric Clapton helped reggae music to get into the mass market with his re-edition of Bob Marley’s single called “I Shot the Sherriff”. Also, many of Eric Clapton singles reached top positions in various music chart lists. These singles include “Layla” and “Crossroads”. In addition, talking about his accomplishments and awards, Eric Clapton won 17 Grammy awards.

Furthermore, in 2004 Eric Clapton received the award given by CBE to thank him for all his work in music industry. In 1998, Eric Clapton established the Crossroads Centre, which aim is to help recovering abusers of substance. One of the reasons to found it was that Eric Clapton himself was a drug and alcohol addict. Nevertheless, Eric Clapton is considered to be one of the most influential musicians in the industry and this is why Eric Clapton net worth is as high as it is.


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