May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
Bono's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2015 - He Named Me Malala
2013 - Muscle Shoals
2009 - Brüno
2008 - It Might Get Loud
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2007 - Across the Universe
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
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.
- The 'U2 (I)' (qv) songs "I Will Follow", "Mofo", "Out of Control" and "Tomorrow" focus on his mother's death.
- (11 November 2004) 'U2 (I)' (qv) were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for their outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture.
- 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.
- (29 September 2004) Addressed the British Labour Party annual conference in Brighton, England.
- Voted the most powerful personality in the music industry by music execs.
- Supports Celtic Football club
- 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.
- 'Luciano Pavarotti' (qv) called Bono's father relentlessly, so that he would try and convince his son to write a song for him.