Dave Evans (The Edge) was born on August 8, 1961 in East London. His family moved to dublin a year later. He was often known as a loner early in high school. He took piano and guitar lessons and often played with his brother, Dick.
Both showed up to “U2′s” first little gathering. Edge was married to Aislinn O’Sullivan July 1983, but they are now seperated. He has 4 daughters Holly, Arun, and Blue Angel with Aislinn The two separated in 1991 but could not get a divorce because of the divorce laws in Ireland.
His experiences during this difficult time are said to have influenced Bono’s songwriting in such Achtung Baby tunes as “So Cruel,” “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” and “Love Is Blindness.” Later he had Sian and Levi with Morleigh Steinberg the belly dancer from the Zoo TV tour.