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 - No Maps for These Territories
2000 - The Million Dollar Hotel
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.
- Supports Celtic Football club
- (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.
- 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 Brit Award for International Group in 1989.
- Wrote a song with 'The Edge' (qv) for 'Roy Orbison' (qv), "She's a Mystery To Me". It is included on Orbison's last album, Mystery Girl.
- Was named in the annual honor list as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).
- Initiated "Product Red" along with 'Robert Shriver' (qv) to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
- 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.