Paul David Hewson

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Paul David Hewson, born on May 10, 1960 in Glasnevin. Republic of Ireland is age 55. Bono is a singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.

Family Life and Background

Bono is the son of a Roman Catholic postal worker and a Protestant mother who died when the boy was just 14. He joined the band U2 in October 1976, when he was in high school, and was dubbed "Bono Vox" meaning good voice. He now has 4 kids, two sons and two daughters.

How did they become a leader?

Bono became a leader by participating in global charity efforts, and is also the frontman of the Irish rock band U2. Bono also win a Noble Peace prize in 2003 for his successful efforts to relieve third world debt and promote AIDS awareness in Africa.

A quote from Bono

"[I]t's quite important that, if your audience is wrapping you, dressing you in the clothes of morality, you take them off. Because that's not the job of the artist.

-- Bono

What events occurred that may have influenced the leader's actions and decisions?

Bono relive third would dept and promote AIDS awareness in Africa.

Images that symbolize the leader's qualities

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Interesting facts about Bono

1 Bono got his nickname from a hearing-aid store.

2 His mother passed away when he was 14 years old.
3 He’s been married for nearly 30 years and has four children.

4 He gave the Class Day speech at Harvard in 2001.

5 Bono is not a fan of the band name U2.