Gene Simmons Biography
Gene Simmons, also known by his stage persona "The Demon" is a multi-talented person from the United States. He is a great musician and also a singer and songwriter. He has also established himself as an actor and entrepreneur. He is widely popular as the lead singer of the rock band Kiss. Gene Simmons was born in a middle-class family as Chaim Weitz in Tirat Carmel, Israel to parents, Feri Witz and Flora Klein. He holds the citizenship of United States and as well of Israel.
Gene Simmons is a married man. He is currently married to Shannon Tweed. Her full name is Shannon Lee Tweed Simmons and she is a famous actress from Canada. She has also established herself as a model. She is popular for her role in Gene Simmons Family Jewels. It is said that they were involved in a romantic relationship for about three decades and then they finally got married in 2011. They also have two children together. They are happy to be each other's partner and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.
Besides his relationship with wife Shannon, he was also rumored to have love affairs with actresses Cher, who is also regarded as the Goddess of Pop, and Diana Ross. Diana Ross is an American singer/songwriter/actress.
Gene Simmons began his singing career since 1963 and from that time on, he has been actively involved in the music world. Gene Simmons has co-founded the rock band Kiss with rhythm guitarist Paul Stanely in the early 1970s.
It is expected that he is earning huge amount of salary from this professional career and his net worth is estimated around $300 million as of 2017-18.Edit
Born in Tirat Carmel, Israel
Gene Simmons was from the middle class family born as Chaim Weitz in Tirat Carmel, Israel to Feri Witz and Flóra Klein. He holds the citizenship of United States and as well of Israel. He is a tall guy with six feet and two inch height.Edit
Began his musical career
Gene Simmons was interested in singing since his childhood days. He began his singing career since 1963 and from that time on he has been actively involved in music world. During his early musical days, he was associated with Lynx.Edit
Began his acting career
Besides his singing and song writing career, he is also an actor. After gaining some fame from this singing career, he desired to enter into the acting world. He played his first acting role in 1974 was that was in the television series, The Mike Douglas Show.Edit
Began dating Cher
It is believed that Cher is her first girl friend. It is also believed that they lived together for few years. Cher full name is Cherilyn Sarkisian and she is the great singer and actress from Untied States. She is also known as a fashion model.Edit
Began dating Diana Ross
Before he began dating Shannon Tweed, he was romantically linked with Diana Ross. Her full name is Diana Ernestine Earle Ross and she is one of the great singer and actress from United States. She has also established herself as a songwriter.Edit
Broke up with Diana Ross
His romantic love life with Diana Ross finally came to an end in 1983. They began dating each other from 1980 and they were together for about three years. The reason of their separation was rumored to be his extra affairs as he began dating Shannon Tweed soon after separating with her.Edit
Second child, Sophie Simmons
He also became father for the second time in his life. In 1992, he was not married with Shannon Tweed but that year they became parents with their second child together. She gave birth to a sweet little baby girl on 7th of July and they named her Sophie Simmons.Edit
Won Golden God award
He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2012, he was honored with one of the major awards in his life and that was Golden God award. He received this award from Revolver magazine.Edit
Won Golden Medal award
At the end of 2014, he was also honored with one of the prestigious awards in his life and that was Golden Medal award. He received that award from Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona. He was honored in Spain.Edit
Net Worth Update
As of 2017-18, Gene Simmons is worth estimated $300 million.Edit