Name: Bono
Birth Name: 
Paul David Hewson
Birth Date: 
May 10, 1960
Birth Place: 
Dublin, Ireland
Singer / Composer / Performer
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # N/A

Bono Declares: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Posted Friday January 2, 2015 10:48 AM GMT

He’s the frontman of one of the world’s most famous bands, though these days Bono is rocking the rehab clinic rather than arenas.

Back in November, the 54-year-old singer got into a nasty bike accident while speeding through New York City’s Central Park, and the injuries he sustained are far from healed.


Bono Enlists Big Names for Ebola PSA: Watch Now!

Posted Wednesday November 19, 2014 10:43 PM GMT

Bono's One Campaign is taking a stand against Ebola with a moving PSA about the growing crisis in West Africa.


Band Aid 30 Raises $1 Million to Fight Ebola in Less Than Five Minutes

Posted Tuesday November 18, 2014 11:15 AM GMT

Never underestimate the power of music to eradicate the evils of the world, as it took only five minutes for Band Aid 30 to collect $1 million to beat Ebola.


U2’s “Tonight Show” Week-Long Residency Cancelled After Bono Breaks His Arm

Posted Monday November 17, 2014 11:03 AM GMT

You can never be too careful while bicycling through Central Park, and U2 frontman Bono took a serious spill on his bike on Sunday (November 16).

The “Where The Streets Have No Name” singer apparently broke his arm pretty badly, forcing the band to cancel their “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” residency this week.


Bono Reveals Why He Always Rocks Shades: I Have Glaucoma

Posted Friday October 17, 2014 3:21 PM GMT

Have you ever wondered why U2 frontman Bono always wears glasses? Well, we now know that it’s not just a style choice – it’s actually for medical reasons.

While chatting with BBCOne’s Graham Norton, Bono revealed that he’s suffered from glaucoma for the past 20 years.


U2 Explains iTunes Snafu Surrounding Songs of Innocence Release

Posted Wednesday October 15, 2014 11:40 AM GMT

Their new album Songs of Innocence is now available in physical form and the members of U2 regret ever putting the record on every single iTunes account.

In a new interview guitarist The Edge joked, "It's gonna be very hard to get Larry [Mullen Jr.] to say anything at all. It's gonna be hard for Bono to stop talking. I'm gonna answer anything, but I will not be divulging what strings I use or my favorite echo pedals."


U2 Delays Tour Dates and the Release of New Album

Posted Friday March 7, 2014 9:48 PM GMT

Fans of the iconic Irish rock band U2 will have to wait a bit longer for the release of the band's tour and new album.

U2, headlined by Bono, placed a tentative release date for their album during the summer of 2014, and their tour was scheduled to start this September.


U2 Pays Tribute to Nelson Mendela with "Ordinary Love" at Academy Awards

Posted Sunday March 2, 2014 11:50 PM GMT

Bringing their talents to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, U2 took to the stage at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday (March 2).

Fronted by Bono, the iconic band performed the hit single “Ordinary Love” from the “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” soundtrack to honor the late political leader Nelson Mandela.