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.
- Fan of 'Elvis Presley' (qv).
- Ranked #17 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
- Along with his wife 'Ali Hewson' (qv) and New York designer Rogan, he created the high-fashion casual wear line called "Edun" (which is "nude" spelled backwards and pronounced Eden). It was designed as a socially conscious company to support developing countries.
- In 2005 he was one of 166 people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on Third World debt relief and increasing AIDS awareness.
- 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".
- 'Luciano Pavarotti' (qv) called Bono's father relentlessly, so that he would try and convince his son to write a song for him.
- 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).
- His stage name comes from Bono Vox, a hearing aid retailer. Bono Vox is Latin for "good voice"