May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
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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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Ranked #17 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
- (21 May 2001) Wife Alison gave birth to their 4th child, John Abraham Hewson, 7 pounds 7 oz, in Dublin Ireland. Now has 2 daughters and 2 sons.
- (21 August 2001) His father, Robert Hewson, died of cancer in Dublin.
- Initiated "Product Red" along with 'Robert Shriver' (qv) to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
- Two notable fellow musicians were consoled by his band's music during their final moments. Jazz legend 'Miles Davis (I)' (qv) developed a fascination with their 1984 album "The Unforgettable Fire" and listened to it repeatedly during the last few months of his life. U2's 2000 song "In A Little While" was the last song ever heard by punk rocker 'Joey Ramone' (qv), who sang along with the lyrics with his family.
- 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).