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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.
The Edge has been very successful throughout the years.
“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.
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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)|
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|Full/Real Name||David Howell Evans|
|Age (as of today)||62 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. The Edge weighs 78 kg. Being born on August 8, 1961, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
I have a curiosity that compels me to find ways to make music that are fresh and new.The Edge
For me, my awkward phase corresponded to an interest in rock n’ roll. From experience, I’m guessing an insecure childhood is probably quite a common thing among people who start a rock band.The Edge
Weirdly enough, if I’m having trouble with a guitar part – not the playing of it but the writing – I’ll mess around with echo and other effects, just turn everything up and make it as crazy as can be, and it winds up taking me somewhere. I’ve found so many guitar parts from echo. It’s limitless.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
Jamming is really the most awful, excruciating experience for me; I really don’t enjoy it.The Edge