Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on May 19th 2012 10:30AM by Kenneth Partridge
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"Contrary to reports, I'm not a billionaire or going to be richer than any Beatle -- and not just in the sense of money, by the way, the Beatles are untouchable -- those billionaire reports are a joke," Bono told Andrea Mitchell.
The confusion likely stemmed from the fact that Bono's Elevation Partners equity firm owns 2.3 percent of Facebook, which took its stock public yesterday.
"In Elevation, we invest other people's money -- endowments, pension funds," the singer explained. "We do get paid of course. But you know, I felt rich when I was 20 years old and my wife was paying my bills. Just being in a band, I've always felt blessed."