A beautiful payday of €21m for U2

Bono and his fellow U2 members have enjoyed a beautiful payday, netting €21 million from one of the band’s main companies.

27th December, 2008

Bono and his fellow U2 members have enjoyed a beautiful payday, netting €21 million from one of the band’s main companies.

The ‘‘employees’’ of U2 Ltd - understood to be the four band members and manager Paul McGuinness - received wages of €21.1 million for 2007, on top of €18 million in 2006. Their 2008 take-home pay from the company, which licenses U2’s intellectual property, is likely to be in line with those...

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