What is Bono Net Worth? How much is Bono Net worth Earning? Is he richer than Chris Martin?
Bono is one of the most eminent singers and musicians of Irish origin. Bono is the lead vocalist of the rock band, U2. Bono was born 10 May 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. Bono never restricted himself to music only. Bono used his popularity for creating awareness regarding various social issues. Bono was involved in a number of humanitarian efforts in Africa. Bono also co-founded various organizations including, DATA, EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red. Bono received widespread recognition for his philanthropic works. Bono became the only rock musician to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and was conferred an honorary knighthood in 2007. In 1987, their sixth album ‘The Joshua Tree’, made them international stars.
Paul David Hews ‘Bono’ was born to Brendon Robert Hewson and Iris. Bono and Ali have been married since 1982. The couple has two daughters, Jordan and Memphis Eve, and two sons, Elijah and John Abraham. He and his younger brother were raised in the Northside suburb of Finglas. They regularly attended the Church of Ireland services with their mother. Bono went to St. Patrick’s secondary school. He was later transferred to a non-Catholic school, Mount Temple. Bono lost his mother in September 1974 which cause depression in him. In October 1976, Bono joined the band U2. In high school, his peers gave him the nickname, ‘Bono Vox’, meaning ‘good voice’. Bono was passionate about singing from a very young age. Bono has emerged as one of the greatest rock vocalists of the 20th century. Bono’s stand-out lyrics are based on religious and spiritual themes which made him popular.
Bono is an ardent social activist. Bono used his music to convey philanthropic messages. In 2005, Bono established ‘EDUN’ with a mission to substitute “sustainable employment in developing areas of the world, particularly Africa”.
Apart from his musical career, Bono met various world leaders. Bono was always interested in discussing on various issues such as debt relief for developing countries, world poverty, and AIDS. Bono’s third studio album ‘War’ was released on 28 February 1983. It was considered the band’s first political album. The album received great critical acclaim and was ranked #1 in the UK and #12 on the Billboard charts in the U.S.