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Bob Geldof

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5, 1951
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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5, 1951 (age 69)
Dun Laoghaire, Ireland


Leader of the Boomtown Rats who sang "I Don't Like Mondays" and "Rat Trap" and who helped found the Band Aid supergroup. In 2017, he ventured into the food industry when his company purchased Beloxxi cream crackers, a Nigerian cookie company. 

Before Fame

He was bullied as a child because he was not good at rugby. Later on, he worked as a music journalist in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada.


He was granted a Man of Peace title by Queen Elizabeth II.

Family Life

He married Paula Yates on August 31, 1986 and they divorced in May 1996. His second daughter Peaches sadly died in 2014. His youngest daughter is named Pixie and his oldest daughter is named Fifi.

Associated With

He starred in the 1982 Pink Floyd musical movie The Wall, which was written by Pink Floyd singer and bassist Roger Waters.