|Celebrated Name:||Adam Clayton|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Adam Charles Clayton|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 March 1960|
|Birth Place:||Dublin, Ireland|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho (m.2013)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (N/A)|
|Is Adam Clayton Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$350 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2020|
Adam Clayton is a musician from the United Kingdom. He is famous for being the bass guitarist for the rock band ‘U2’. Adam met with the other members of the band when he was in Mount Temple Comprehensive School, they became friends and formed a group called U2 in 1976. Adam has always been with the U2 and has made 14 studio albums with the band.
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Early Life & Biography
Adam’s full name is Adam Charles Clayton; he was born in Chinnor, Oxfordshire, England, on 13 March 1960, and he is the oldest child in his family. His father, Brian Clayton, worked as a pilot in the Royal Air Force and later changed his job to work in civil aviation, and his mother Jo Clayton use to work as an Air-hostess. Until Adam was four years old, his father use to work for East African Airways in Kenya as a pilot.
When Adam was five years old, his family moved to Malahide near Fingal, County Dublin, Ireland, in 1965, where his brother Sebastian was also born. In County Dublin, Adam’s family became friends with David Evans’s family, who would later co-found the band U2 with Adam.
Adam was arrested in charge of carrying a small amount of marijuana in August 1989 in Dublin. However, he was not punished with any fees as he made a significant donation to the charity. Adam has suffered from Alcohol addiction, which came into his notice during the Zoo TV Tour. On 26 November 1993, during a show in Sydney, he was unable to perform as he was hung, and Adam’s duties were fulfilled by his technician Stuart Morgan. After this incident, Adam gave up the consumption of Alcohol.
Adam married his girlfriend Mariana Teixeira de Carvalho after being single for many years in a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland on 4 September 2013, Mariana was Adam’s former human rights lawyer. His wife is from Brazil, and she currently works as a director at Michael Werner art gallery in London and New York, United States. Adam’s previous relationships include supermodel Naomi Campbell during 1990s, he was in a long-term relationship with Suzanne Smith they were also engaged in 2006, but later broke up in February 2007.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13 March 1960, Adam Clayton is 60 years old as of today’s date 3rd December 2020. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
The band U2 was formed in September 1976, when Larry Mullen put a notice onto the school board that he was seeking musicians to form a band. Therefore, Adam, Edge with his brother Richard, Bono, Ivan McCormick and Peter Martin showed up for joining the group. But Ivan and Martin (friends of Larry) left the band soon after its formation.
Adam’s style of playing guitar is, as such, it gives the music a feeling of “forward motion.” As a bass guitarist, Adam’s most famous basslines is “New Year’s Day,” which was made by accident as he was attempting to play Visage’s song “Fade to Grey,” and also “With or Without You.” Adam credits Jean-Jacques Burnel, the member of the band Stranglers, for the choice of his instrument.
During the initial years of Adam in the band U2, he didn’t have any training in the bass, so he generally played simple parts, usually the strings of 8th notes. Bono has said that Adam use pretends that he knows how to play base and use to speak words like ‘action’ and ‘fret’ from which they got confused, and also he only had an amplifier, so they never argued with him.
Awards & Achievements
Adam, with his band U2 has won many awards in his career, including 22 Grammy Awards out of 47 nominations, winning Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Rock Album two times.
On 26 June 2017, Adam, for his commitment to helping others with addiction recovery, won the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Adam Clayton in 2020
Adam Clayton is a very popular musician, and he is famous as the bass guitarist of the band U2. He has won many awards with the group, and U2 is one of the best bands in the history of the music industry. Band’s recent concert was in 2019, and the band is still making music for their fans. The net worth of Adam Clayton is estimated at $350 million as of December 2020.
Adam Clayton is known for U2 and is a very famous band. Their last song was made with an Indian singer A.R. Rahman and the song was called ‘Ashim.’. This song was formed to promote there new album ‘Songs of Experience’ in the country. Adam Clayton is still working with the band to make great music for their fans.