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Birthday
10, 1960
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1960 (age 56)
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland

About

Born Paul David Hewson, he is the frontman of U2, known for such hits as "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "Beautiful Day." The band has earned over 20 Grammy Awards and has sold over 150 million records. He is also a well-known philanthropist who has championed causes in his native Ireland, in Africa, and all over the world.

Before Fame

He spent his childhood singing. Growing up on O'Connell Street in a suburb of Dublin, he earned his nickname "Bono" from the phrase "Bono Vox of O'Connell Street," which means "good voice of O'Connell Street."

Trivia

He was named the Time Person of the Year in 2005, along with Bill and Melinda Gates.

Family Life

He married Ali Hewson on August 21, 1982 and they raised four children, Eve, Jordan, Elijah and John. He wrote and dedicated the song "The Sweetest Thing" to his wife after missing her birthday.

Associated With

He is joined in U2 by The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr.

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