- Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist
- He is best known as the lead vocalist of rock band U2
|Born:||10 May 1960 Comment |
|How old is Bono in 2021? / Age: ||61 years
Who is Bono? / Facts
- Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2
- Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes
- During U2's early years, his lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual tone
- As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members
- Outside the band, he has collaborated and recorded with numerous artists, is managing director and a managing partner of Elevation Partners, and has refurbished and owns the Clarence Hotel in Dublin with The Edge
- Bono is also widely known for his activism concerning Africa, for which he co-founded DATA, EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red
- He has organised and played in several benefit concerts and has met with influential politicians
- Bono has been praised for his activism and involvement with U2
- Bono was granted an honorary knighthood by Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work", and has been made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters)
- Together with Bill and Melinda Gates, Bono was named Time Person of the Year in 2005, among other awards and nominations
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Last update: 16 October 2020
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