KISS wore platform shoes as part of their on-stage persona, U2’s Bono wears platform shoes because he has a bit of short man complex.
Bono is reportedly about 5″6 (five foot six inches) before putting on his platforms. Check out some photos of Bono out and about wearing his lifts and big shoes to try to gain a few inches…
Recently, a designers “black book” of celebrity measurement hit the auction block. It had Bono’s height listed at 5″7.
Most people that have met him still contend his height to be between 5″5 – 5″7 but at the end of the day Bono should just get over it “For He Is Bono!!!”
Bono’s platforms don’t compare to Prince, who actually wears high heel pumps. Check it out..