May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
Bono's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2013 - Muscle Shoals
2009 - Brüno
2008 - It Might Get Loud
2007 - Across the Universe
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2004 - Ramones Raw
2000 - The Million Dollar Hotel
2000 - No Maps for These Territories
1988 - U2: Rattle and Hum
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Singer (segment "U2")
Himself - U2
Himself - 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.
- Bono's silhouette is used as the icon for the "Artists" tab of the music component of the iPhone and iPod Touch.
- 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.
- Resides in Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland and shares a villa in ╚ze, France and an apartment at The San Remo in New York City with 'The Edge' (qv).
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the 2001 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.
- (21 August 2001) His father, Robert Hewson, died of cancer in Dublin.
- At one point in in their career, less than ten paying customers were on hand for a 'U2 (I)' (qv) show. In the early nineties, 'U2 (I)' (qv) was the biggest export in all of Ireland.
- The 'U2 (I)' (qv) songs "I Will Follow", "Mofo", "Out of Control" and "Tomorrow" focus on his mother's death.
- Voted the most powerful personality in the music industry by music execs.