Ali Hewson is an Irish businesswoman and activist. She was born in 1961 in Raheny, Ireland. She married Bono of the rock band U2 in 1982. Hewson has been the inspiration for many of U2 songs, notably Sweetest Thing. In 1993, she was the narrator for the documentary Black Wind, White Land, about the aftermath of the Chernobyl tragedy. She is the co-founder of Nude Skincare and the fashion brand EDUN.