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.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) were voted the 22nd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
- Initiated "Product Red" along with 'Robert Shriver' (qv) to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
- His mother, Iris, died of a brain hemorrhage in 1974. Bono was just 14 years old.
- Was featured twice as a contestant on MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch. In 2006 he fought 'Chris Martin (XI)' (qv) in the episode "Changing Of The Guard", even though he was killed by 'Yoko Ono (I)' (qv) in the 1999 episode "Celebrity Deathmatch International".
- He and his daughter Jordan share a birthday. She was born on his 29th birthday.
- Bono was a member of Band Aid but was absent when the ensemble came to perform "Do They Know It's Christmas?" on BBC TV's _"Top of the Pops" (1964)_ (qv) leaving 'Paul Weller (I)' (qv) to mime the line Bono had sang on the record.
- Voted the most powerful personality in the music industry by music execs.
- 'U2 (I)' (qv) won the 2001 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.