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Bono

Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), most commonly known by his stage name Bono (/ˈbɒnoʊ/ BON-oh), is an Irish singer, musician, and humanitarian best known for being the main vocalist of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2. Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, often using political, social, and religious themes. During their early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to U2's rebellious and spiritual tone. As the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with members of U2. Outside the band, he has collaborated and recorded with numerous artists, is managing director and a managing partner of Elevation Partners, and has refurbished and owns The Clarence Hotel in Dublin with The Edge. Bono is also widely known for his activism concerning Africa, for which he co-founded DATA, EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red. He has organised and played in several benefit concerts and has met with influential politicians. Bono has been praised and criticised for his activism and involvement with U2. He has

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Bono -- I Don't Wear Shades Indoors to Be a Douche ... I HAVE GLAUCOMA!

Bono
I Don't Wear Shades Indoors to Be a Douche ... I HAVE GLAUCOMA!

If you've ever made fun of Bono for wearing sunglasses inside, prepare to feel like an ass -- because the singer just revealed the only reason he's been doing it for 2 decades is because he has… READ MORE >

George Clooney Celebrates Engagement with Freakin' Bono!

George Clooney
Celebrates Engagement with Freakin' Bono!

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin celebrated their engagement in Malibu this weekend with a few close friends ... like Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber, and a little guy known as Bono.COOLEST.… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
Bono: Good Genes or Good Shades?

Bono
Good Genes or Good Shades?

Bono is having a beautiful day.Here's the 27-year-old U2 front man back in 1987 (left) -- and 25 years later, the 52-year-old humanitarian at an event in Rome this week (right).Looking Fly.More… READ MORE >

- 741 days ago
Bono -- Facebook WON'T Make Me World's Richest Rocker

Bono
Facebook WON'T Make Me World's Richest Rocker

Looks like Paul McCartney's title as world's richest entertainer is safe ... 'cause Bono says his stake in Facebook will NOT push him into the number one spot. Bono was in D.C. this morning to… READ MORE >

- 924 days ago
Bono Will Become Richest Rock Star on Planet by 4 PM

Bono
Will Become Richest Rock Star on Planet by 4PM

Bono will no longer breathe Paul McCartney's fumes in the money department ... by the close of trading today, he will become the richest rocker in the world, courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg and… READ MORE >

- 925 days ago
Bono -- Shady Passover Celebration in the Holy Land

Bono
Shady Passover Celebration in the Holy Land

U2 singer Bono celebrated Passover like a good little goy ... passing through Tel Aviv today while sporting his trademark space goggles.It's a beautiful day ... for unleavened bread. READ MORE >

- 963 days ago
Maria Shriver & Bono -- Positive Vibes

Maria Shriver & Bono
Positive Vibes

Maria Shriver found the perfect counterbalance to all the negative in her life -- a lunch date with rock music's super do-gooder Bono. Maria and the U2 front man weren't hiding from cameras either… READ MORE >

- 1282 days ago
Bulletin: Bono Removes His Shades, Shirt Too

Bulletin:
Bono Removes His Shades, Shirt Too

While vacationing in St. Barts on Wednesday, Bono did the unthinkable and took off ... his shades!!!!With his eyes and moobs exposed, the 49-year-old is almost unrecognizable. READ MORE >

- 1913 days ago
Bono, Jovi and Bill -- Who's the Bigger Rockstar!?

Bono, Jovi and Bill
Who's the Bigger Rockstar!?

It was an aging rock star convention last night as Bono, former President Bill Clinton and Jon Bon Jovi joined forces at a charity event in NYC.Fun fact: While 48-year-old Bono has over 20 Grammy… READ MORE >

- 2046 days ago
Bono -- Still Hasn't Found What He's Looking For

Bono
Still Hasn't Found What He's Looking For

While topless on the beach in St. Barts, Bono was caught searching everywhere for ... ... his misplaced colored sunglasses.  READ MORE >

- 2060 days ago

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