Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
1961 – Dave ‘The Edge’ Evans, born on the 8th of August in Barking, Essex, in East London, to parents of Welsh descent, Gwenda and Garvin Evans.
1976 – He spotted Larry’s note on the Mount Temple Comprehensive High School bulletin board, which asked for anyone interested in forming a band.
1977 – Along with Bono and Larry, he joined a Christian-based religious group called Shalom. He becomes the guitar player and occasional singer. The young men were in search of spirituality and the answer to the big question, and these issues soon became a problem within the band.
1978 – They change their name to U2.
1980 – They become well known in the UK.
1983 – Married Aislinn O’Sullivan, with whom he remained for 7 years and had three daughters.
1990 – Got separated from Aislinn, they got a legal divorce.
1993 – He now has a daughter, Sian, and a son, Levi, with Morleigh Steinberg, the belly dancer and choreographer from the ZooTv Tour, whom he started dating.
2002 – Officially married to Morleigh in June.