Do you know what’s great for a rockstar – who already has everything in the world? It’s when the acquire even more! U2’s Bono has become the richest rocker on the planet. (Sorry Vanilla Ice.) According to England’s NME, Bono owns 2.3 percent of the shares of Facebook through his investment group, Elevation Partners. Bono’s share could be worth more than $1.5 billion, after what is expected to be the second-biggest IPO in history. Sunday Bloody Sunday, indeed!
Do you know what $1.5 billion looks like? It looks like this:
Irish Bono has done well for himself. Let’s take a COED look at other rockstars who have made bank through non-rockstar means. Ready?