Melia McEnery

Melia McEnery

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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Columbus, Ohio, USA

Melia McEneryis an American socialite, philanthropist, and celebrity wife. Melia McEnery is famous as the second wife of legendary English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Eric Clapton.

Early Life

Melia McEnery was born on February 1st, 1976. At present, she is 46 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. She is from Columbus, Ohio, USA. This personality is of Scottish-English descent from her father’s side and has Korean-Irish heritage from her mother’s side.

Moreover, her father, Walter, worked in construction, while her mother was a homemaker. Melia is the only child of her parents. Further, she attended Bishop Watterson High School.

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Caption: Melia McEnery and Eric posing for a picture. Source: Global


Melia came to California after completing her education and managed to get odd jobs to pay her bills during the first couple of years. This personality was the hostess of a party organized by Armani.

Despite the unwanted attention she gained from the media since she started dating Clapton, Melia prefers to stay away from the limelight. Additionally, she has collected a good sum from her profession as a Senior Clinical Advisor. Therefore, working for Crossroads Centre Antigua.

Personal Life

The 22-year-old Melia met musician Eric Clapton, who was 53 years old at the time, at a party in Columbus, Ohio, organized by Armani, in the year 1999. Therefore, the party was thrown in honor of Clapton after his performance.

Reportedly, she had strict orders not to interact with the guests, but she still went up to him to ask for an autograph for her uncle. Moreover, while Clapton had a reputation as a womanizer, he later told the media that he was immediately drawn to her and was determined to act like a gentleman from the first moment.

And, their meeting went well past the brief introduction as the two became genuinely interested in each other, which prompted them to go out on a dinner date immediately after their first meeting. Despite their huge 31-year age gap, the two soon began dating.

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Caption: Melia McEnery and Eric’s picture. Source: USA


As per media reports, Melia was involved in a long-term relationship with a coffee shop worker named Chris Losinske at the time. But, she ditched him to be with Clapton. Moreover, her ex-boyfriend told in an interview that he had trusted her words and that she and Eric were good friends. But, Eric lured her away by sending limos.

Incidentally, the two had briefly broken up after a year of dating, due to the stresses of his career. However, in late 2000, reports spread that the two had gotten back together and that they were expecting their first child. Melia gave birth to their first daughter, Julie Rose, named on the memory of his late grandmother, on June 13, 2001.

Likewise, within a week, on June 17, 2001, Eric proposed to her at her family home in Columbus, Ohio, on the occasion of Father’s Day. The two subsequently tied the knot at a low-key church ceremony on January 1st, 2002, at the Chapel of St Mary Magdalene in Ripley, Surrey, Clapton’s birthplace. Further, the guests knew that they were attending the christening ceremony of their six-month-old daughter Julie.

And, at the same ceremony, Eric’s 16-year-old out-of-wedlock child Ruth Kelly Clapton, his daughter from his relationship with Yvonne Kelly, the manager of AIR Studios, was also baptized. Similarly, they also have two daughters, Ella May (January 14, 2003) and Sophie Belle (February 1st, 2005).

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Caption: Melia McEnery and her daughter Julie. Source: Thrill

Body Measurements

Melia has a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 55 kilos. Similarly, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-28-38 inches respectively. Additionally, she has a set of dark brown eyes and her hair is of brown color.

Social Media and Net Worth

Melia does not have any personal accounts on any social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook, etc. Therefore, she has a low-key lifestyle.

Judging by her career, we can assume Melia earns a pretty good amount of money. As per some reports, this personality has amassed a net worth of $2 million throughout her career. Furthermore, his husband, Eric has a net worth of $450 million.

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