Iris Hewson Net Worth

Iris Hewson was born on May 27, 1926 in Dublin, Ireland and was the mother of U2 frontman Bono. She passed away when he was only fourteen, and her memory was immortalized in the song "Iris" which Bono wrote in her honor.
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Birth Day May 27, 1926
Birth Place Dublin, Ireland
Died On Sep 10, 1974 (age 48)
Birth Sign Gemini

💰 Net worth: $1.5 Million

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The mother of rock legend and U2 frontman Paul David Hewson, better known as Bono. She passed away when he was only fourteen and would later become the subject of his song "Iris." 

Before Fame

During the 1980s, Bono penned the songs "I Will Follow" and "Tomorrow" about his mother's death. 


She was a member of the Church of Ireland and there was debate during Bono's childhood about whether he and his brother would be raised Anglican or Catholic. 

Family Life

She passed away from an aneurysm at her own father's funeral. She and husband Brendan Robert "Bob" Hewson had two children together: Paul David and Norman Hewson. 

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She passed away long before she would ever get to meet her granddaughter, actress Eve Hewson