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Full NameEdward Walter Fryer
First NameEdward
Middle NameWalter
Last NameFryer
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CityMontreal
Birth CountryCanada
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSylvia "Goldie" Nickason
No Of Children4
Date of BirthMarch 21,1920
Age104 years

Edward Walter Fryer is the celebrity father of an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Eric Clapton.

He used to work as a soldier in Montreal, Canada.

Eric is known as the legendary guitarist who is considered one of the best in the whole world. 

He is known for his skills as a guitarist and has set many records, and won numerous prestigious awards. 

He started his passion for guitar at a young age and had already started to be known for his skills since the young age of sixteen

He is still one of the highest-earning artists.

Edward Walter Fryer Vintage Picture Source: Findagrave


Edward has a notable love life and a very confusing one as well. 

He first was with Eric's mother, Patricia Molly Clapton but left her before Eric was born. 

They never met again, and neither did he even met with Eric.

Edward then got married to a woman whose name is not known. 

He had two children with her named Edward Jr. and Sandra Fryer. Eric has never met any of them as well.

Edward then got married to Yvonne Colson. They were together from 1965 to 1971.

He had a daughter with her named Eva Jane. Their marriage didn't last.

Edward then met a woman named Sylvia "Goldie" Nickason. They were together until the death of Edward.

Eric's marriage:

Eric first got wed to a woman named Pattie Boyd

Their marriage can never be considered a happy marriage as Eric was into d*ugs and alcohol at that moment and was constantly cheating on her. 

Eric then had a relationship with Yvonne Kelly for a short moment. 

They share a daughter named Ruth Clapton, who was kept a secret till 1991.

Eric had a son with an Italian actress named Lory Del Santo named Conor Clapton

They had the baby and were in a brief relationship when Eric was still married to Pattie

But a very sad incident took place; Conor fell from the window and died at five. 

Eric was so devastated by the news and decided to pour his sadness into a song named 'Tears in Heaven,' which was a great hit. 

Eric then got married to Melia McEnery. They exchanged wedding vows in 2002

They were in a relationship before marriage and had their first daughter named Julie Rose Clapton

Then the couple split their ways for a little while and got back together again, and tied the knot. 

They then had two more daughters named Ella May Clapton and Sophie Belle Clapton after their marriage.

His sad childhood:

Eric was born when his mother, Patricia, was just 16 years old, but she left him and lived in Canada. 

Eric was raised by Patricia's mother and her step-father, and he believed that they were his birth parents and Patricia was his sister. 

It was only until later in his life, he found out that Patricia was his mother and came to know about his father, whom he had never met. 

He wished that he once got the chance to meet his father. 

Edward Walter Fryer son Eric Clapton and ex wife Patricia.
Edward Walter Fryer son Eric Clapton and ex wife Patricia. Source: Pinterest

Edward's death:

Edward died of leukemia in Canada. 

After his death, his last wife Sylvia cremated him, danced with his ashes in their boat for the last time, and poured them into the ocean.

Net worth:

The net worth of Edward is not known. 

Eric has a net worth estimated to be around $250 million. His main source of income is from the music he makes.

$250 millionGuitarist, singer, songwriter


  1. Edward died when he was 65 years old in 1985.
  2. Eric is 76 years old. He was born on March 30, 1945.

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Updated On Sat Mar 05 2022 Published On Wed May 12 2021 By shaumya

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