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.
- Initiated "Product Red" along with 'Robert Shriver' (qv) to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
- 'Luciano Pavarotti' (qv) called Bono's father relentlessly, so that he would try and convince his son to write a song for him.
- 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).
- (29 September 2004) Addressed the British Labour Party annual conference in Brighton, England.
- 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.
- Vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of 'U2 (I)' (qv).
- 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.
- 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).