Gene Simmons – Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, and More

Gene Simmons and his longtime girlfriend, Shannon Tweed, married in 2011 and have been together ever since. The two met for the first time in the middle of the 1980s, and they began dating soon after. They've been married long enough to have

 two children: a son named Nick and a daughter named Sophie. When Gene Simmons wanted to pursue a musical career, he relocated from Israel to New York City in the early 1970s. He, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley came up with the idea

 to form the rock band KISS in 1973. KISS rose to fame quickly as a result of their high-energy, dramatic live performances, as well as their instantly recognizable clothes and makeup.

Gene Simmons is thought to have a net worth of more than $400 million, placing him among the top five wealthiest artists in the world.