- Best man at Bono's 1982 wedding.
- Gave up alcohol in 1996.
- Recorded the "Theme From Mission: Impossible" for the 1996 Tom Cruise film with U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr.
- Inducted, as a member of U2, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
- Became a father for the first time in 2010.
- Has played on albums by Daniel Lanois, Nanci Griffith, Robbie Robertson, and Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul.