A political activist and singer from Ireland, Bono net worthis $700 million. He is well known for singing in the band U2 as their main vocalist.
He is both a humanitarian and an investor. A respectable sum of money has been made by Bono over his career.
|Date of Birth
|May 10, 1960
|Place of Birth
|5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
|Singer, Musician, Film Score Composer, Businessman, Songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, Activist, Lyricist, Film Producer
|Republic of Ireland
In 1982, Bono wed Alison (Stewart) Hewson, a businesswoman, and activist. Jordan and Memphis Eve are their two girls, while Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q and John Abraham are their two boys.
Being a devout Christian, as Bono claims, inspires him to work as an activist and humanitarian.
Because of his glaucoma, Bono seldom ever appears without sunglasses. His spinal injury occurred in May 2010 while he was on tour; as a result, he was sent to a hospital in Munich, Germany, for immediate neurosurgery.
In a bike accident in November 2014, Bono almost lost his ability to play the guitar. He endured a five-hour emergency operation to fix his pinky finger, humerus, and shoulder blade.
At the age of 16, Bono started his band U2 in response to an advertisement posted on his school's noticeboard.
David Evans (The Edge), brothers Dik and Adam Clayton, and David Evans joined him in replying to the advertisement.
The band first jammed on Beach Boys and Rolling Stones covers while still going by the moniker Feedback.
They started writing their own songs after realizing their covers weren't quite working. Bono began his career by singing, playing guitar, and writing songs for the band.
In 1977, Feedback adopted the moniker U2 (thanks to The Hype). Island Records acquired U2 in 1980.
Due to the failure of their first singles and albums to reach the charts, the band even discussed disbanding.
But by the time "War" was released in 1983, U2 had started to establish itself and draw attention from across the world.
The group's first international success, "New Year's Day," which received a lot of exposure outside of Europe, peaked at No. 10 on the UK charts.
The band's first chart-topping album, which debuted at No. 1 in the UK, was a commercial triumph.
The band had achieved mainstream success by the time their fifth album, "Joshua Tree," was released in 1987.
As he composed songs that were motivated by his personal life for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby," Bono revealed a more intimate side to himself.
With his participation in the Live Aid, Band-Aid, and Live 8 concerts as well as his advocacy for the reduction of third-world debt and more international engagement in the African AIDS problem, Bono has established himself as a well-known social activist.
He often appears on Time's list of the 100 most influential people. In addition to Project Red, a well-known project against sickness in Africa, Bono also co-founded the group DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) in 2002.
In 2004, Chile presented Bono with the Pablo Neruda International Presidential Medal of Honor.
Bono received a ceremonial knighthood in Dublin in March 2007 and was appointed an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2007.
He received the NAACP Image Award in the same year. In 2008, Bono received the Man of Peace Award, which is presented annually by recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bono's projected net worth as of 2022 is $700 million. In addition to his advocacy, Bono is a successful businessman.
The Clarence Hotel in Dublin was purchased by Bono in 1992, and he renovated it to turn it from a 70-room facility into a five-star, 49-bedroom hotel.
In addition, he is on the board of the private equity company Elevation Partners and has a sizable real estate portfolio. 2019 saw Bono join the Zipline drone delivery board of directors.
Bono is known as a Singer, songwriter. Bono was born on May 10, 1960 and presently Bono is 62 years old.
Bono is a Singer, songwriter who has a net worth of $700 Million.
In addition, he is on the board of the private equity company Elevation Partners and has a sizable real estate portfolio.
According to a persistent allegation, Bono amassed wealth through funding Facebook via Elevation Partners.
It is true that Elevation invested around $210 million in Facebook prior to the company going public.
Bono is also commercially astute, having invested in Facebook during the early years of the social network.
He also gives back to society by contributing to charitable causes and raising millions of dollars annually.