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David Howell Evans is a musician hailing from Ireland and is best known by his stage name, The Edge or simply, Edge. His international reputation largely rests on his being the lead guitarist and keyboardist for the band “U2”. He has also been a backing vocalist for the band and has even written and composed songs.
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“U2” was formed with The Edge and his pals from school along with his brother who left very early to join another band. The band started doing live shows at small venues, and they started developing their own music in 1977. By 1980, they were doing foreign tours, and they were able to launch their first album, “Boy” soon after. One of their most successful tours was the October tour, in the build-up to which the band was at the verge of breaking up.
Family and Personal Life
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Edge had got married in the year 1983 to Aislinn O’Sullivan, who was his girlfriend from school. The couple has three children named Hollie, Arran and Blue Angel. Although the couple had already separated in 1990, they had to wait to get legally divorced until 1995, which is when the Irish laws first allowed it. He later began dating American dancer, Morleigh Steinberg in 1993. They even have a son together.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Morleigh Steinberg (m. 2002), Aislinn O’Sullivan (m. 1983–1996)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Blue Angel Evans, Sian Evans The Edge, Levi Evans, Hollie Evans, Arran Evans)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||David Howell Evans|
|Age (as of today)||61 years|
|Date of Birth||August 8, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Barking, United Kingdom|
|Nationality||American, Irish, British|
|Height||1.77 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||78 kg, 172 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$280 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
The Edge's height is above average measuring 1.77 m. Boasting a weight of 78 kg. Being born on August 8, 1961, translates to an age of 61 years as of todays date (July 23, 2023).
You see, rock and roll isn’t a career or hobby – it’s a life force. It’s something very essential.The Edge
A trumpet sounds pretty much like a trumpet, and that’s true of a lot instruments; pianos sound like pianos, but there’s something about the guitar – the range of possibilities is much broader.The Edge
Starting a band is the easy part. Once you’ve formed the band, you have to tell a story, and that story requires songs. And not just good songs, but great songs. After a while, great songs won’t do – they have to be the best. Success doesn’t make it any easier. Each time I start a new record, it’s a brand-new search.The Edge
One of the good things about globalization is it has created a single international music community, and I feel very much part of it.The Edge
The big cop-out would be to accept popularity rather than opting to try to create potent work. It’s so easy to do the popular thing, the expected thing, and that’s where you start to cheat yourself – and your fans, in the end – because there’s an inherent dishonesty in pandering and dishing up what everyone’s expecting.The Edge