Gene Simmons Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, assets, personal life, music

Gene Simmons Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, assets, personal life, music

Facts of Gene Simmons Net Worth: Know his earnings, career, assets, personal life, music

Net worth$300 million
Date of Birth:1949 August 25
First NameChaim
Last NameWitz
NationalityIsraeli-American
Age:70 years old
Birth Nation: Israel

Gene Simmons is a popular singer, musician, producer, actor who is involved in various fields of an entertainment industry. As a personality, he has been successful to collect the huge net worth of $300 million.

Simmons in Kiss

What are the earnings of Gene Simmons? Know about his income sources

The heart of the rock band, Kiss back in the '70s, Gene Simmons is the popular singer and musician of the industry who has accumulated the huge net worth of $300 million. 

As being the co-founder of the band, all of the incomes of the band are equivalent to all the co-founders. In 1977, the band earned around $10.2 million. A year later, the band, Kiss earned around $17.7 million in royalties.

With the progression, the band started to earn money from all the possible sides as in 1979, the band earned $100 million from merchandise sales and tours.

Simmons with Guitar

In 1996, the band Kiss earned around $43.6 million from the Alive Worldwide Tour. Later, in 1999, the band used to earn around $500,000 for a one-night performance.

As being an actor and television personality, Gene Simmons build his net worth from those sources also but he has not disclosed his salary. However, Gene Simmons earned around $125,000 per episode from Family Jewels in 2013.

Gene Simmons likes to keep secret about his net worth, income, earnings, and endorsements. But we'll know more about Simmons down here.

Gene Simmons' Property and cars

Simmons house

Gene Simmons' house in Beverly Hills, CA

Simmons House

Gene Simmons House in Sherman Oaks

Simmons Vehicle

Volkswagen Beetle

Simmons Car

1956 Ford F-100

How did Gene Simmons start his career?

While at college, Simmons was involved in a band, Lynx later known as The Missing Links. Later, Simmons formed the band, The Long Island Sounds. His next band was Bullfrog Bheer and recorded a demo, Leeta with the band.

After working in several bands, Simmons along with Paul Stanley formed the rock band, Wicked Lester in the early '70s. The band was later named, Kiss and joined by Peter Criss and Ace Frehley.

Simmons Poses

The following are the studio albums of the band, Kiss:

  • Kiss(1974)
  • Hotter Than Hell(1974)
  • Dressed to Kill(1975)
  • Destroyer(1976)
  • Rock and Roll Over(1976)
  • Love Gun(1977)
  • Dynasty(1979)
  • Unmasked(1980)
  • Music from "The Elder"(1981)
  • Creatures of the Night(1982)
  • Lick It Up(1983)
  • Animalize(1984)
  • Asylum(1985)
  • Crazy Nights(1987)
  • Hot in the Shade(1989)
  • Revenge(1992)
  • Carnival of Souls(1997)
  • Psycho Circus(1998)
  • Sonic Boom(2009)
  • Monster(2012)

Know about Gene Simmons' Solo Works

As a musician, Gene Simmons released some solo albums also. In 1978, he released his solo album, Gene Simmons. His second solo album was titled, Asshole and released in 2004. His other albums are Speaking in Tongues(2004) and Vault(2017).

Gene Simmons first appeared in a television show, The Mike Douglas Show in 1974. He also appeared in the show, The Paul Lynde Halloween Special in 1976 with the band members of Kiss.

Simmons in Movie

His other appearances in television shows include Miami Vice(1985), Family Guy(2002), Third Watch(2004), SpongeBob SquarePants(2007), CSI(2014), and others.

His career in the films started in the '80s. His debut film was Runaway in 1984. Then, he appeared in the film, Trick or Treat, and Never Too Young to Die in 1986.

Simmons has appeared in other notable films including Detroit Rock City(1999), The New Guy(2002), Detroit Metal City(2008), Extract(2009), Why Him? (2016), and others.

What was Gene Simmons early life like? 

Originally born as Chaim Witz, Simmons was born on August 25, 1949, in Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel. He was born to the father Ferenc Witz, and the mother Florence Klein.

Simmons moved to New York City with his mother when he was only 8. He used to practice guitars for hours from his early days. He later changed his name to Gene Klein.

Simmons Young

To educate, Simmons went to the Sullivan County Community College where he was involved in a band. He was musical from his childhood.

Simmons was influenced by The Beatles. He worked as a typist, an assistant to the editor, and instructor before starting his musical career.

Know about Gene Simmons' Personal Life

Talking about Gene's love-life, he dated an actress Shannon Lee Tweed in 1983. But the couple married only after 28 years i.e. they married in 2011. They have two children together.

Simmons and his wife

Gene Simmons launched a men's lifestyle magazine named Gene Simmons' Tongue in 2002. He has some other ventures also including Rock & Brews restaurant franchise, Indy Racing League, and other companies.


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