Paul David Hewson (bono) has lived a very interesting life from his tragedy with the loss of his mother and the struggle to reach fame.Bono is known for his intresting name but many dont know how manys he's had: first, he was "Steinhegvanhuysenolegbangbangbang”, then just "Huyseman", followed by "Houseman", "Bon Murray", "Bono Vox of O'Connell Street", and finally just "Bono". "Bono Vox" is an alteration of Bonavox, a Latin phrase which translates to "good voice". It is said he was nicknamed "Bono Vox" by his friend Gavin Friday. He initially disliked the name; however, when he learned it translated to "good voice", he accepted it. Hewson has been known as "Bono" since the late 1970s.The star has been in over 17 movies a lot in which he played himself. He has collaborated with some of the best performers today such as Rihanna, Jay-Z, Green Day and many more. Not to mention how much he gives back. He sponsors 36 charities for the following: Adoption, Fostering, Orphans, AIDS & HIV, Animals, At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Children, Civil Rights,Conservation, Creative Arts, Disaster Relief, Economic/Business Support, Education, Environment, Fair Trade,Family/Parent Support, Health, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Literacy, Mental Challenges, Peace, Poverty,Refugees, Slavery & Human Trafficking. Needless to say he has been a very good leader and role model over the years and he is no where near done yet.