May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
Bono's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles
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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.
- Fan of 'Elvis Presley' (qv).
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the British Phonographic Industry Award for International Group in 1988.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the Brit Award for International Group in 1989.
- Good friends with 'The Killers' (qv) front-man 'Brandon Flowers' (qv).
- 'Luciano Pavarotti' (qv) called Bono's father relentlessly, so that he would try and convince his son to write a song for him.
- '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).