Bono Net Worth: $725 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$725 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||May 10, 1960|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Musician, Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, Activist, Lyricist, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||Republic of Ireland|
Bono is an Irish musician and political activist. Bono net worth is around $725 million. Bono is well known for being the lead singer of the band U2. He is also an investor and philanthropist.
Bono net worth 2022:
Bono net worth is around $725 million.
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Bono is also an accomplished businessman. In 1992, Bono bought and refurbished the Clarence Hotel in Dublin, converting it from a 70-room establishment to a five star, 49-bedroom hotel.
He also owns a vast real estate portfolio and serves on the board of Elevation Partners, a private equity firm. In 2019, Bono joined the Board of Directors of Zipline drone delivery.
Did Bono Become A Billionaire From Facebook?
Bono invested in Facebook through his private equity fund, Elevation Partners. It made a pre-IPO investment in Facebook of roughly $210 million. At its peak, before Elevation unloaded, the group’s investment was worth around $1.5 billion. Bono is one of six founding partners of Elevation AND that Elevation is only entitled to around 20% of the profits produced by its investments. Bono made between $40 -$50 million on this Facebook investment.
Bono was born as Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland, on May 10, 1960. He was raised by Iris and Brendan Robert “Bob” Hewson in the suburb of Finglas. Iris passed away when Bono was just 14 years old.
|Rеаl Nаmе:||Раul Dаvіd Неwѕоn, KВЕ ОL|
|Віrth Dаtе:||10 Мау 1960|
|Віrth Рlасе:||Rоtundа Ноѕріtаl, Dublіn, Іrеlаnd|
|Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):||Аlі Неwѕоn (m. 1982)|
|Сhіldrеn:||Yеѕ (Еvе Неwѕоn, Еlіјаh Неwѕоn, Јоrdаn Неwѕоn, Јоhn Аbrаhаm Неwѕоn)|
|Nеt Wоrth:||$725 mіllіоn|
|Lаѕt Uрdаtеd:||June, 2023|
Bono grew up liking David Bowie, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen and he was involved with friends in a surrealist street gang called Lypton Village. The gang gave Bono his nickname, Bono Vox of O’Connell Street .
He chose to use Bono as a stage name, however, everyone in his personal life also now calls him Bono, including close family and friends.
Bono formed his band U2 at the age of 16, in response to an ad on his school’s bulletin board. Joining him in responding to the ad were David Evans (The Edge), and brothers Dik and Adam Clayton. Beginning under the name Feedback, the band played Rolling Stones and Beach Boys cover songs during their initial jam sessions. Having realized their covers were not working, they began to write their own songs.
Bono started singing, playing guitar, and writing the band’s songs. Feedback changed their name to U2 (by way of The Hype) in 1977. U2 signed with Island Records in 1980.
Their first singles and albums failed to chart, and the band even talked of breaking up due to their lack of success.
Bono bаnd rеlеаѕеd іtѕ dеbut аlbum саllеd ‘Воу’ іn 1980. А уеаr lаtеr, thеу rеlеаѕеd thе аlbum ‘Осtоbеr.’ Тhіѕ wаѕ fоllоwеd bу rеlеаѕіng thе аlbum ‘Wаr.’ Іn Осtоbеr 1984, U2 rеlеаѕеd thе аlbum ‘Тhе Unfоrgеttаblе Fіrе.’
The lead single for the band, “New Year’s Day,” reached No. 10 on the UK charts and became their first overseas hit, with significant airplay outside of Europe.
The album was the band’s first commercial success, debuting at No. 1 in the UK. By the release of 1987’s “Joshua Tree,” their fifth album, the band had become a household name. Their 1991 album “Achtung Baby” showed a more personal side of Bono as he wrote lyrics that were inspired by his private life.
U2 has gone on to become one of the most popular bands in the world, releasing 14 studio albums, consistently selling out live venues (raking in millions of dollars per tour), and winning 22 Grammy awards. Bono also won a Golden Globe in 2003 for Best Original Song for “The Hands That Built America,” written for the film “Gangs of New York.”
Bono has written the lyrics for almost all of U2’s songs. Bono is known for his rebellious tone, writing lyrics that are both politically charged in nature and that contain a theme of social justice. Bono and the other members of U2 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
Bono has been consistently put in lists of greatest singers and songwriters of all time throughout his long-spanning career. On top of his success with U2, Bono has also collaborated with hundreds of other musicians including Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, and Bruce Springsteen, among many others. Bono and The Edge also wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
Bono is a well-known social activist, performing in the Live Aid, Band Aid, and Live 8 concerts, and campaigning for third-world debt relief and greater international involvement in the African AIDS crisis. He has been on Time’s list of 100 most influential people several times.
Bono co-founded the organization DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) in 2002. He followed up with Project Red, a well-known initiative against disease in Africa. Bono was awarded the Pablo Neruda International Presidential Medal of Honor in 2004 from Chile.
Bono was named as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2007 and was formally granted a knighthood in March 2007 in Dublin. Same year ,he won the NAACP Image Award. Bono was given the annual Man of Peace prize in 2008, awarded by several Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
Bono Аgе, Неіght, Wеіght
Веіng bоrn оn 10 Мау 1960, Воnо іѕ 61 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf tоdау. Ніѕ hеіght іѕ 1.68 m tаll, аnd hіѕ wеіght іѕ 68 kg.
Bono married Alison (Stewart) Hewson, a fellow activist and businesswoman, in 1982. They have two daughters, Jordan and Memphis Eve, and two sons, Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Q and John Abraham.
Bono is a practicing Christian, which he has said spurs his work as an activist and a humanitarian.
Bono suffers from glaucoma hence he is almost never seen without sunglasses. In May 2010, he suffered a spinal injury while on tour and was taken to a clinic in Munich, Germany for emergency neurosurgery. In 2014, Bono was involved in a cycling accident that nearly hampered his ability to play guitar. Bono underwent five hours of emergency surgery to repair his shoulder blade, humerus, and pinky finger.