Everything You Need to Know About Eric Clapton’s Daughter, Ella May Clapton

Ella May Clapton is a teenager famous as the daughter of the legendary rock musician, Eric Clapton. Her father is a British guitarist, often regarded as one of the most successful and influential guitarists in rock music. He has been ranked top five in several titles including Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” and “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time”.

She is the fourth child of the guitarist. She was born from Eric’s relationship with Melia McEnery. The celebrity child is still in her teen but is living life to the fullest, as per her socials.

So, let’s get to know more about the famous celebrity daughter.

How Old is Ella May Clapton?

Ella May Clapton was born on January 14, 2003, in London, United Kingdom. As of 2022, she is 19 years old. Likewise, she was born under the Capricorn sign.

Her Parents

Ella was born to a family of celebrities. She is the daughter of legendary guitarist, Eric Clapton and philanthropist, Melia McEnery.

Likewise, her paternal grandfather, Edward Walter Fryer was a soldier from Montreal Quebec. He was married to a beautiful woman, Molly Clapton.

Her father is one of the most popular guitarists of all time. He has been ranked second in Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”[3] and fourth in Gibson’s “Top 50 Guitarists of All Time”. In addition, he was number 5 in Time magazine’s list of “The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players” in 2009.

The guitarist loved music from an early age and has been playing guitar since he was a child. His first major gig was with the Yardbirds in 1963 when he replaced their founding guitarist, Top Topham.

Since then, he has constantly been active in the music industry and has created hits like Wonderful Tonight, Tears In Heaven, Cocaine, I Shot The Sheriff, etc.

Ella May Clapton with her friend

Her Education

The celebrity kid completed her elementary education at Cranleigh Prep. Then, she completed her high school studies at Cranleigh School, a public school in the village of Cranleigh, Surrey, England.

However, she doesn’t seem to have joined a university, yet.

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Ella May Clapton Has Three Sisters

Ella is not the only child of the legendary guitarist. Rather, she is the fourth child. She has an elder sister, Julie Rose Clapton (born June 2001) and a younger sister, Sophie Bell Clapton (born February 2005).

Likewise, she has an older half-sister, Ruth Clapton (born January 1985) from her father’s previous marriage. She also had a half-brother, Conor (born August 1986).

Ruth was born from Eric’s former relationship with Yvonne Kelly. Ruth is also a singer. She currently lives in York.

Moreover, she is already a mother of two. However, she hasn’t revealed information regarding her husband. Rather, it still is not sure if she is currently married or single.

Her Half-Brother Had a Tragic Death at 4

Before marrying Melia, Eric had two children from his previous relationships. However, his son, Conor died when he was just 4 years old.

He lost his life in March 1991 after falling from around the 53rd apartment in New York. Conor seems to have been running around the apartment in the New York high rise where he was waiting to meet his father with his mother.

According to the reports, a janitor had been working on the windows in the living room but unfortunately one was still open. Conor would normally press his nose against the glass to gaze out but happened to dash past the window.

His death led Eric to make one of his hit songs, Tears In Heaven.

Conor was born from Eric’s relationship with an Italian actress and model, Lori del Santo.

Ella May Clapton

Her Mother is a Philanthropist

Ella’s mother, Melia is an Ohio native. She is of mixed ethnicity. Her mother was Korean-Irish whereas her father was Scottish-English.

Prior to getting engaged in social work, Ella’s mom worked as a graphic designer.

At present, she runs several charitable organizations including Turn Up For Recovery. The Foundation raises awareness of addiction through music. In addition, Melia is the Senior Clinical Advisor of Crossroads Centre Antigua.

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Her Parents Have Been Together for Over Two Decades

Ella’s parents first met in 1998 in Columbus, Ohio, at a party given to him after a performance. At the time, Eric was 53 while Melia was just 22 years old.

However, the huge age gap didn’t stop the couple from being attracted to each other. They seemed to have dated since 1998; however, Eric had kept the relationship secret from the public.

He only revealed his relationship with Melia in 1999. Then, after around 3 years, i.e. on 1 January 2002, Eric and Melia exchanged their wedding vows at St Mary Magdalene church in Ripley.

Who Is Ella May Clapton Dating?

The 19-year-old celebrity kid is quite private about her personal life. But, recently she publicized her relationship with a guy named Jude Fry.

The couple seems to have started dating recently. However, they have already enjoyed a trip to Paris.

Jude is the son of the chocolate heir, Cosmo Fry.

How Rich is Ella May Clapton?

Although Ella is the daughter of the legendary guitarist, she doesn’t seem to have a net worth to her name. She is yet to make her debut in the professional world.

Her father, on the other hand, is a very wealthy man. As of 2022, Ella’s father, Eric Clapton has an outstanding net worth of $450 million.

Her Father is Famous For His Affairs?

Ella’s father, Eric was quite a womanizer. In the late 1960s, Eric was believed to be engaged to a British aristocrat, Alice Ormsby-Gore. Then, he briefly dated funk singer Betty Davis.

Finally, in 1979, Eric became a married man, marrying Pattie Boyd. Although people believed that his womanizing day was behind him, that was not the case.

While he was married to Pattie, he had an affair with Yvonne Kelly, the manager of AIR Studios Montserrat. Although both were married to other partners at the time, they had a daughter in January 1985.

Moreover, he also had an affair with an Italian model, Lory Del Santo while he was married to Boyd. He also had his son, Conor with the model.

After learning that he had impregnated Del Santo, Boyd was devastated and they got a divorce.

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