May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
Bono's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2009 - Brüno
2008 - It Might Get Loud
2007 - Across the Universe
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2000 - The Million Dollar Hotel
1988 - U2: Rattle and Hum
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Singer (segment "U2")
Himself - Musical Guest
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 for his successful efforts to relieve third world debt and promote AIDS awareness in Africa. Received the rank of Chevalier dans l'Ordre de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor) from French President Jacques Chirac on February 28, 2003.
- Was featured twice as a contestant on MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch. In 2006 he fought 'Chris Martin (XI)' (qv) in the episode "Changing Of The Guard", even though he was killed by 'Yoko Ono (I)' (qv) in the 1999 episode "Celebrity Deathmatch International".
- The 'U2 (I)' (qv) songs "I Will Follow", "Mofo", "Out of Control" and "Tomorrow" focus on his mother's death.
- Was one of the keynote speakers at Liberal Party of Canada's Leadership Convention in November 2003, where 'Paul Martin (XVI)' (qv) was elected as Liberal Party leader and Prime Minister of Canada.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the Brit Award for International Group in 1990.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the 2001 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.
- His stage name comes from Bono Vox, a hearing aid retailer. Bono Vox is Latin for "good voice"
- Was named in the annual honor list as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).
- Ranked #17 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.