Is Elijah Hewson A Nepo Baby? His Age, Height, Net Worth, GF

Elijah Hewson is an Irish rock singer, the frontman of the rock band Inhaler, but perhaps best known as the oldest son of the famous singer-songwriter, Bono.

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Elijah Bob Patricius Guggi Hewson was born in Dublin, Ireland, under the Leo zodiac sign on 17 August 1999, which makes him 24 years old as of 2023. He’s the son of the aforementioned Irish singer-songwriter and activist, Paul David Hewson aka Bono, who is the lead lyricist of the rock group U2, and Ali Hewson, who is a businesswoman and activist. Elijah’s parents were high school sweethearts, who dated for a decade before tying the knot in 1982. He began showing a keen interest in music as a child, and often accompanied his father to concerts, where he watched numerous celebrities such as Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney perform. Elijah is the younger brother of the businesswoman, Jordan Hewson, and actress Eve Hewson, and his younger brother is John Hewson.

Hewson attended St. Andrew’s College, which is situated in Blackrock, Dublin.


Hewson has revealed that he draws inspiration from several artists and bands throughout his musical journey and creative development, with the rock band Echo & the Bunnymen being one of his favorite performers.

During his days at St Andrew’s College, Hewson helped form the rock band Inhaler (the band adopted the name in 2015) in 2012. In addition to Elijah, the band comprises bassist Robert Keating, drummer Ryan McMahon, and the guitarist, Josh Jenkinson. On 9 July 2021, the band released their first album “It Won’t Always Be Like This,” which topped the Irish Albums Chart. The album was ranked at position one on the UK Album Chat. Inhaler released their second album, “Cuts & Bruises” in February 2023.

In June 2019 Hewson performed at the High Flying Birds concert, where he had the opportunity of sharing the stage with the iconic English singer-songwriter and musician, Noel Gallagher. In 2022, the band toured North America, where they had a stop at the famous Lollapalooza Chicago Music Festival. In an interview with Chicago Sun-Times, Hewson stated that he was awestruck when he noticed the iconic American heavy metal band, Metallica, watching his band perform, ‘The craziest thing that happened to us that day was I looked over to the side of the stage during our set and members of Metallica were watching us. That was pretty wild.” He added “I don’t think that [feeling] ever really leaves.’

Personal Life

It is rumored that Elijah is dating the American model, Grace Burns, who is the daughter of the filmmaker and actor, Edward Burns, and the supermodel and philanthropist, Christy Turlington.

In 2020, Elijah was in a romantic relationship with the singer and guitarist, Akira Galaxy Ament. Before Ament, the singer was dating the model and Instagram star, Saoirse Alicia Behzadi, and the American actress and singer-songwriter, Olivia Rodrigo.

The discussion of ‘nepo babies’ – celebrity kids enjoying success – has been on the rise and in regard to the matter, Elijah has stated, ‘I’m a very mini nepo baby. It doesn’t bother me, man. It doesn’t change the fact that I want to do music and that it’s what I love.’

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Hewson is of White ethnicity and has a pair of brown eyes and black hair. He stands 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, but his weight remains unknown.

Net Worth

Elijah has accumulated most of his net worth from his musical career. He’s reputedly worth approximately $1 million as of late 2023.

Elijah Hewson Family

Father: Paul ‘Bono’ Hewson

Paul David Hewson hails from Dublin, Ireland, and was born under the Taurus zodiac sign on 10 May 1960, which makes him 63 years old as of 2023. He is the second child of Brendan Robert Hewson and Iris Hewson, who raised him alongside his older brother, Norman, in an interdenominational Christian setting.

Bono’s lyrics predominantly include political and social themes with religious imagery that is inspired by his firm Christian beliefs. In 1976, Bono helped create the rock band U2, which comprised the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., and Adam Clayton. The band has released various albums including 1980’s “Boy” (debut), 1991’s “Achtung Baby,” 2004’s “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb,” and 2023’s “Songs of Surrender” among others. Outside the U2 band, Bono has recorded with various artists including Roy Orbison, Martin Garrix and Tina Turner.

Hewson is also a businessman who has invested in the Clarence Hotel in Dublin. He served as a managing director and partner of the American private equity company, Elevation Partners. He’s also a social justice activist, who often campaigns to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and fight poverty.

Bono has received 22 Grammy Awards as a member of U2. Moreover, he’s been inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. In 2007, he was granted an honorary knighthood by the late Queen Elizabeth II for his humanitarian work and service in the music industry.

Mother, Ali Hewson

Alison Stewart was born under the Aries zodiac sign on 23 March 1961, and is 62 years old as of 2023. She is the daughter of Joy and Terry Stewart and her siblings include Ian Stewart. She attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School, where she met Paul Hewson at the age of 12. Ali is an alumnus of the University College, Dublin, from where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Sociology.

Ali began her involvement in anti-nuclear activism in the ‘90s. She was the narrator of the 1993 Irish documentary movie “Black Wind, White Land” which discusses the long-term effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Ali works closely with the Irish activist, Adi P. Roche, and has been involved with the Chernobyl Children’s Project International (CCI) since the mid-‘90s.

Ali co-founded the fashion line, EDUN in 2005, and two years later, she co-founded the Nude Skincare brand – the French multinational conglomerate – LVMH has made investments in the two firms.


Elijah’s eldest sister is Jordan Joy Hewson, who was born on 10 May 1989. She’s an alumnus of Columbia University, New York, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, then with a master’s degree in Creative Writing.

In 2016, Jordan created the tech firm, Speakable, which has a mission of promoting social activism and making civic engagement more practical and accessible. Her firm’s first product – which saw her list among Forbes 2019’s Social Entrepreneurs’ list of 30 Under 30 – came with a button that makes it possible for readers to tweet, sign a petition, or donate after reading a blog. Jordan serves as Global Citizen’s Founding Editor.

Elijah’s second oldest sibling, Eve Hewson, was born Memphis Eve Sunny Day I. Hewson, in Dublin, under the Cancer zodiac sign on 7 July 1991, which makes her 22 years old as of 2023. After graduating from New York University, where she studied acting, Eve landed her first noteworthy role in the 2011 movie “This Must Be the Place.” She has since appeared in various projects, including the films “Blind Ties” (2013) and “Bridges of Spies” (2015), and in the Netflix supernatural psychological thriller, “Behind Her Eyes” (2021). Eve’s most recent TV appearance was in the Irish black comedy series “Bad Sisters” (2022). The actress is a winner of the Peabody Award for her performance in “Bad Sisters” in 2022, and a two-time nominee for the Irish Film & Television Awards.

Elijah’s younger sibling, John Hewson, was also born in Dublin, under the Gemini zodiac sign on 21 May 2001, and is 22 years old as of 2023. He’s a very private person, who hasn’t disclosed anything about his career and personal life.

Martha Clifford

As an Author at Affair Post, I lead a team in uncovering the stories of the world’s most influential personalities. My role involves diving deep into the lives of our subjects, combining accurate data with engaging narratives through every phase of the editorial process, from initial research to final publication. Our objective is to deliver comprehensive analyses of the net worth and accomplishments of pioneers in various sectors, including technology, culture, and social entrepreneurship. By integrating rigorous research with eloquent storytelling, we aim to connect our readers with exceptional individuals who are shaping our future, offering insights into their paths to success, challenges, and societal contributions.

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