He first pursued his musical career in 1972 with a band called Ceremony. In addition, he started working as a writer for the national gay and lesbian magazine. As an Advocate, he started defending LGBT-related cases in the early 90s.
Later, Bono became a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign where he promoted National Coming Out Day. Bono has also served as Entertainment Media Director for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
Taking about his personal life Bono was engaged to Jeniffer Elia, with whom he dated for about seven years from 2005 to 2011.