U2 rocker bono is about to make $1 billion, thanks to his 2009 investment in Facebook. Bono’s investment company Elevation Partners bought $210 million worth of shares in the social networking site almost two years ago.
This week, the site has been valued at $65 billion, meaning that Bono and his company’s share of the business is now valued at a whopping $975 million.
U2 are already one of the world’s highest-earning groups, pulling in more than $736 million on their recent 360 Tour.
To put his possible wealth into perspective – currently Sir Paul McCartney, is the richest rock star in the world with a wealth estimated at $600 to $750 million.