May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
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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.
- (21 May 2001) Wife Alison gave birth to their 4th child, John Abraham Hewson, 7 pounds 7 oz, in Dublin Ireland. Now has 2 daughters and 2 sons.
- Children: 'Jordan Hewson' (qv) (born on his 29th birthday, 10 May 1989), Memphis Eve Hewson (born 7 July 1991), Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q (born 18 August 1999) and John Abraham (born 21 May 2001).
- His stage name comes from Bono Vox, a hearing aid retailer. Bono Vox is Latin for "good voice"
- Supports Celtic Football club
- Mother's name was Iris.
- Along with his wife 'Ali Hewson' (qv) and New York designer Rogan, he created the high-fashion casual wear line called "Edun" (which is "nude" spelled backwards and pronounced Eden). It was designed as a socially conscious company to support developing countries.
- Good friends with 'The Killers' (qv) front-man 'Brandon Flowers' (qv).
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the 2001 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.