Bono Biography (2008)
Bono was born Paul Hewson on May 10, 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. He joined U2 while still in high school. Their sixth album "The Joshua Tree," made them international stars. Bono has used his celebrity to call attention to global problems, including world poverty, and AIDS. Bono was named one of Time magazine's Persons of the Year in 2005 and Queen Elizabeth II made him an honorary knight in 2007.