Tricia Clapper

Philanthropist
Wed Apr 07 2021
By   Bishal

Tricia Clapper is one of the popular names in Rock and Roll history. She is widely remembered as the wife of the former Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Tom Fogerty. Tom is an American musician who is best known as the rhythm guitarist of the iconic band, Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Legendary guitarist, Tom was born on 9th November 1941 in Berkeley, California, United States. He grew up with his younger brother, John Fogerty who is also an American singer, musician, and songwriter. The duo has played in numerous iconic songs of Creedence Clearwater Revival. His band Spider Webb and Insects was signed by Del-Fi Records and didn't release its album.

Exchanged wedding vows with Tom Fogerty

Celebrity wife, Clapper is a married woman to Tom. They both encounter one another for the very first time back in 1976. It was the music that helped the couple to know more about one another. Tricia even attended numerous Tom concerts before being attached to one another.

Tom Fogerty
Image: Legendary guitarist, Tom Fogerty with his guitar. Source: Pinterest

 The beautiful couple tied their wedding knots in 1980 after dating for almost five years. It was a beautiful 80s wedding ceremony where numerous band members were seen there to greet the couple. 

Another Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Ozzy Osbourne is married to his wife, Sharon Osbourne.

Husband, Tom Fogerty died at the age of forty-eight

In the mid-1980s, Fogerty went into surgery and was given a blood transfusion. Soon he was inflected with AIDS alongside tuberculosis. The soulful artist fights the virus for several years and later lost the battle. On 6th September 1990, Tom took his last breath at his home. 

People from all around the globe send their deepest sympathies to the Fogerty family. Numerous artists even paid tribute to Tom and his legacy. Also, a music compilation was released under the title, The Very Best of Tom Fogerty.

Brother in law - John Fogerty is the father of three

John also has been one of the iconic Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Talking about his personal life, he married his first wife, Martha Paiz in 1965. However, after five years of their relationship, the pair got officially divorced. Despite their separation, they are parents of three kids. 

John Fogerty kids
Image: John Fogerty playing music with his three kids. Source: Rolling Stone

Similarly, his second marriage was with his wife, Julie Kramer which was held on 20th April 20, 1991. The pair are now happily married for three decades and are parents of three children. Two sons, Shane and Tyler, and one daughter, Kelsy. The three kids are also following their father's foot

How much is Tricia Clapper's net worth

Tricia has been one of the iconic public figures in the past. However, after the death of Tom, she gets almost vanished from the world of music. And is rarely seen in the camera frame. Despite that, her estimated net worth is around $250,000 as of 2021. Talking about her husband, Tom, at the time of his death he had a net worth of $2 Million

Tom Fogerty and the band
Image: Tom Fogerty with his bandmates. Source: Pinterest

He was one of the successful American musicians with a high influence in the music industry. He has credited in over 12 albums during his lifetime including both solos and with the band. Some of his iconic albums are Excalibur, Deal It Out, Myopia, Zephyr Nationa, Rock & Roll Madness, Precious Gems, and many more. 

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