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 named by TIME Magazine as one of their 'Persons of the Year' for 2005 along with 'Bill Gates (I)' (qv) and 'Melinda Gates' (qv).
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the 2001 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.
- 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).
- He is the only person, who has been nominated for an Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe, and for the Nobel Prize.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the Brit Award for International Group in 1990.
- Wrote the song "The Sweetest Thing" after missing his wife's birthday. When the song was rerecorded, his wife, 'Ali Hewson' (qv), received all the proceeds of its sale. She gave them, in turn to a charity for victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
- He and his daughter Jordan share a birthday. She was born on his 29th birthday.
- (21 August 2001) His father, Robert Hewson, died of cancer in Dublin.