Melia McEnery Biography, Age, Husband, Family


Melia McEnery Biography

Melia McEnery is an American socialite and philanthropist. Second wife of legendary English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Eric Clapton.

Eric is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

She is closely associated with Crossroads Centre in Antigua island. This is a medical facility for helping substance abusers recover. Mainly from alcohol and drug addiction. For the record, it was founded by Eric Clapton in 1998. Apart from that, she is also a board member on several other children’s charities.

Melia McEnery Age

McEnery was born on February 1st, 1976, in Columbus, Ohio, United States. She is 43 years old as of 2019.

Melia McEnery Family|Siblings

She is of Scottish-English descent from her father’s side. Melia has also a Korean-Irish heritage, of course, from her mother’s side. She has five siblings. Her father, Walter, worked in construction, while her mother was a homemaker. She is the only child of her parents. Melia attended Bishop Watterson High School.

Melia McEnery Career

McEnery came to California after completing her education.  She managed to get odd jobs to pay her bills during the first couple of years. Melia was the hostess of a party organized by Armani. Despite the fame and unwanted attention, she keeps it cool. Gaining this from the media since she began dating Clapton. McEnery prefers to stay away from the limelight.

Melia and Eric Clapton

Melia Mcenery Married|Children

A 22-year-old Melia McEnery met musician Eric Clapton. Not to mention Clapton was 53 at the time. This was at a party in Columbus, Ohio, organized by Armani, in 1999. Just to note, the party honoring Clapton after his performance. Mark you, Melia reportedly had strict orders not to interact with the guests. Nevertheless, she still went up to him to ask for an autograph for her uncle. Clapton and McEnery have two daughters. Ella May, born on January 14, 2003, and Sophie Belle, born on February 1st, 2005.

Clapton was having a reputation as a womanizer. He later told the media that he was immediately drawn to Melia. As a result, was determined to act like a gentleman from the first moment. Interestingly, their meeting went well past the brief introduction. Melia and Eric becoming genuinely interested in each other. Thus prompting them to go out on a dinner date. Coming immediately after their first meeting. They soon began dating despite their huge 31-year age gap.

Clapton was previously married from March 1979 to June 1989. Precisely, he was married to English model and photographer Pattie Boyd. Although he did not have any children from this marriage. Besides, he also had an affair with Italian model Lory Del Santo. Resulting in the birth of his only son, Conor, on August 21, 1986. Unfortunately, Conor died at the age of four-and-a-half years. After he accidentally falls off an open bedroom window on the 53rd floor of a Manhattan apartment building.

Melia McEnery Relationships

According to media reports, Melia was involved in a long-term relationship with a coffee shop worker. He was Chris Losinske. Apparently, she ditched him to be with Clapton. Her ex-boyfriend said in an interview that he had trusted Melia words that she and Clapton were good friends. Further, that Eric lured her away by sending limos.
Incidentally, Melia and Eric had briefly broken up after one year of dating. Reportedly due to the stresses of his career. However, in late 2000, reports spread that the two had got back together. Moreover, they were expecting their first child. Of course giving birth to their first daughter, Julie Rose. Naming Julie Rose on the memory of his late grandmother, on June 13, 2001.

Melia McEnery Wedding

Within a week, on June 17, 2001, Clapton proposed to McEnery. They were at her family home in Columbus, Ohio. It was on the occasion of Father’s Day. Subsequently, the wedding followed. At a low-key church ceremony on January 1, 2002. In the Chapel of St Mary Magdalene in Ripley, Surrey, Clapton’s birthplace. Interestingly, the guests knew that they were attending the christening ceremony. Now that their daughter Julie was six months old.
At the same ceremony, Clapton’s 16-year-old out-of-wedlock child was also baptized. Ruth Kelly Clapton, his daughter from his relationship with Yvonne Kelly. Yvonne Kelly was the manager of AIR Studios. The couple exchanging their wedding vows in front of the vicar and the guests. Just after his two daughters were baptized.

Melia McEnery Net Worth

McEnery enjoys net worth in millions of dollars. With her husband Eric Clapton who currently owns the net worth of $250 million. In addition, she has collected a good sum from her profession as a Senior Clinical Adviser. Working for Crossroads Centre Antigua.

Melia lives a lavish lifestyle with her family. She travels to different places through expensive cars. As her husband owns an impressive net worth.

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