Ella May Clapton Biography, Relationship, Siblings, Parents

Ella May Clapton is known as the daughter of famous singer and musician Eric Clapton and his wife, Melia McEnery. She is the youngest Clapton family member, and he gets a lot of attention from her father, Eric, and sister, Ruth Clapton, as well as the media.

Through her Instagram account, @claperzzzz, we can see the exciting escapades of a young lady who lives life on the edge. She often goes out at night with friends, enjoys clubbing, or embarks on adventures with her boyfriend, Jude Fry. Her father’s immense wealth has provided her with the opportunity to live the kind of life that many young people dream of.

Profile Summary

Birth Name Ella May Clapton
Nick Name Under Review
Age 20 years old
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Birth Place London, England
Date of Birth January 14, 2003
Nationality English
Mother’s Name Melia McEnery
Father’s Name Eric Clapton
Sibling Julie Clapton
Sophie Clapton
Boyfriend Jude Fry
Height 5 ft 6 (168 cm)
Weight 56 kg or 123 lbs
Race / Ethnicity White
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Children None
Net Worth (Approx.) Under Review
Ella May Clapton taking a smoke
Ella May Clapton taking a smoke (source: Instagram)

Early Life

Ella was born in London, England on January 14, 2003. Her father, Eric Clapton, is a singer, and her mother, Mella McEnery, is a well-known socialist and activist.

She has two sisters, Julie Rosie Clapton and Sophie Belle Clapton, and she had a younger brother, Conor, who sadly passed away when he was only four. Ella is the middle child.

She is a student at Newcastle University, England, studying for a BA in Sociology. Her father, Eric Clapton, is a popular musician and guitarist, and her mother, Melia McEnery, is a social worker.

Her mother is involved in Turn Up For Recovery, a foundation that uses music to talk about addiction and is also a senior clinical advisor at Crossroads Centre Antigua.

Ella’s grandfather had different jobs. Eric’s dad, Edward Walter Fryer, was a soldier from Montreal, Quebec, married to Molly Clapton. He died from leukemia in Toronto at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre.

On the other side, Ella’s other grandfather worked in construction.

Related: Ruth Clapton: Eric Clapton’s Daughter – Bio, Husband, Children


Eric, a singer known for his song Layla, and Melia McEnery, who is a former graphic designer, are Ella’s birth parents.

They first met in 1999, in Los Angeles, when Melia worked for the Giorgio Armani as an organizer, and Eric was with BB King, working on a record.

At a party thrown by Giorgio Armani for Eric, he and Melia were drawn to each other. However, Giorgio had a policy prohibiting employees from dating party guests. Despite this, Eric and Melia decided to go on a date and their connection grew into a full-fledged romance.

The couple split up after the first date but came back together, and in 2001, they had their first daughter, Julie, in June. And on January 14, 2003, Ella May was born, and their third child, Sophie Bell, followed in February 2005.

Ella’s mom, Melia, is from Columbus, Ohio. She has a mix of Korean-Irish and Scottish-English roots.

She used to be a graphic designer but now spends her time working on charities.

One of her projects is a foundation named Turn Up For Recovery, where they use music to discuss addiction. Melia is also the Senior Clinical Advisor for a charity project called Crossroads Centre Antigua.


Ella has two sisters, Julie and Sophie Clapton. She also has two step-siblings from her father’s affair with other women Yvonne Kelly and Loredana Del Santo).

An older sister named Ruth Clapton is into music just like their father, and Conor Clapton died at age four.

Ella May’s Half Brother – Conor Clapton

Ella’s half-brother, Conor, passed away in March 1999 at the age of four. He fell from a high apartment in New York.

Conor was the son of multiple Grammy winner Eric Clapton and Italian actress/model Lori del Santo.

On the tragic day, Eric was planning to take Conor to the Bronx Zoo and an Italian restaurant.

Conor was playing around the 53rd-floor apartment, where he usually pressed his nose against the window.

Unfortunately, a janitor had left one window open, and Conor fell to his death. This heartbreaking event inspired Eric’s hit song, Tears In Heaven.

What is Ella May’s Career?

Ella is in school, so she doesn’t have a career yet. As she is a bright young girl full of dreams, her Instagram account shows she loves to travel with her friends.

Hopefully, in the future, she’ll have the choice of either following her father’s footsteps or clearing her path.

Does Ella May Clapton Have a Boyfriend?

Ella May is not open about her relationships, as there are no records of her past dating timeline. Despite the secrecy about her previous dating life, we have something for you about who she is with now.

She’s currently dating the dashing Jude Fry.

Ella May Clapton and Jude Fry
Ella May Clapton and Jude Fry

Jude is the son of the chocolate owner, Cosmo Fry. He is also a model. According to online sources (Daily Mail), Ella and Jude began a relationship in May 2022.

The couple posted several pictures on Instagram of the two of them in Paris and various locations together, especially when Jude was on his modeling tour.

Jude studied Politics at Newcastle University and graduated with a Second Class, Division 1 Honours. He is currently working at Howden Broking as a sponsorship associate, with several experiences and skills under his belt.

Ella Maya and Jude Fry loved up
Ella Maya and Jude Fry loved up

He has also worked in various departments such as insurance, sports & entertainment, business environment, Sales and Hospitality, and Marketing.

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