Bono Is a Facebook Billionaire, Probably

Salman Rushdie, Bono== SALMAN RUSHDIE Launch Party for "Luka and the Fire of Life"== The Bowery Hotel, NYC== November 15, 2010== ©Patrick McMullan== Photo - CLINT SPAULDING/ ==

According to NME, Bono's private equity firm, Elevation Partners, bought 2.3 percent of Facebook for $90 million back in 2009. After today's IPO — which valued the company at $104 billion — he stands to make over $1.5 billion. That makes him richer than Paul McCartney! It also makes those Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark projections way less dire.