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.
He wrote and dedicated the song "The Sweetest Thing" to his wife after missing her birthday.
He is joined in U2 by The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr.
He spent his childhood singing and his nickname Bono was derived from the nickname Bono Vox O' Connell Street, which means "good voice of O'Connell Street."
He got married to Ali Hewson on August 21, 1982 and they had four children together.
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