Patricia Molly Clapton was a celebrity mother who rose to fame as a mother of Eric Clapton, an English singer, guitarist and songwriter. She gave birth to Eric just at the age of 16 and didn't let anyone know that she shared the baby from the one-night stand with the soldier, Edward Walter Fryer. The heartbreaking incident led Eric to be raised away from his biological mother.
Patricia Molly Clapton was born on 7 July 1929 to parents, Rose Clapp and Reginald Cecil Clapton. She was raised alongside sibling Adrian Clapton. Clapton was born under the birth sign Capricorn.
Nothing is revealed about her educational qualifications. The celebrity mother created buzz for being a mother at the age of 16 from a one-night stand with the soldier, Edward Walter Fryer. She didn't let anyone know this fact and successfully hid the truth for many years.
Patricia made Eric realize that Rose Clapp is his mother and she is her elder sister. At the age of nine, Eric knew that his sister was his biological mother. And after knowing this fact, he requested her to let him call her mom; however, she denied it. Later, she tied the knot with another soldier and moved to Germany.
The incident led the singer to be heartbroken, and he started using drugs and eventually became a womanizer. The secret mother died in March 1999, however, the cause of her death is missing.
Eric Patrick Clapton CBE is a famous British guitarist, born on 30 March 1945 to parents, Patricia Molly Clapton and Edward Walter Fryer. He grew up in Ripley, the United Kingdom thinking that his grandmother was his mother and his mother was his elder sister.
The guitarist studied at Hollyfield School and Kingston College of Arts. However, Clapton dropped out of college as he was more interested in music.
Regarding personal life, the singer is happily married to Melia McEnery. The duo tied the knot in 2002 and is blessed with Julie Rose Clapton, Ella May Clapton and Sophie Belle Clapton.
Previously, Eric was married to Patty Boyd, an English model. The former duo was in a marital relationship from 1979 to 1989. In addition, the 77 years old rockstar was involved in drug addiction and was a womanizer.
Patricia's profession and her net worth at death are missing. Meanwhile, her son is one of the richest rockstars and has a net worth of $300 Million. Further, the singer has a beautiful house in Ewhurst, UK. The Italian-style villa cum home is known as Hurtwood Edge. Also, he is
followed by 533 thousand people on Instagram and his estimated earning per post is $1586- $2643.
The singer cum guitarist has been active in the music field since 1962. He is best known for music groups like Cream (1966- 1986), Derek and the Dominos, The Yardbirds (1963- 1965), Blind Faith, The Dirty Mac, and Free Creek. Likewise, he gathered good money from his songs like Wonderful Tonight, Tears in Heaven, Cocaine, Change the World, Lay Down Sally, Old Love, Running on Faith, Key to the Highway, and more.