Little Known Facts About Kiss Legend Gene Simmons

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Little Known Facts About Kiss Legend Gene Simmons

Little Known Facts About Kiss Legend Gene Simmons

If you’re a fan of rock music, you know who Gene Simmons is. Gene Simmons is a rock-n-roll legend. Some even consider him to be a god. He set the rock-n-roll world on fire when Kiss released their first album in 1974 and to this day, people still worship him. But, there are some things that may surprise you about this rock-n-roll legend.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #1: Born in Israel

I was shocked to find out that Kiss legend Gene Simmons was born in Israel. When you think of Kiss, you think of a hard rocking American band. But, Gene Simmons was indeed born in Haifa, Israel.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #2: Helped Make a Cartoon

Another shocker is that Gene Simmons helped create the cartoon My Dad the Rock Star. He was an executive producer and write on the show. Unfortunately, the show was short-lived.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #3: Is 6’2

Kiss legend Gene Simmons seems huge with his platform boots on, but he’s also pretty tall without them. He is 6’2. But, he’s not just tall, he also measures up pretty nicely in other areas. Gene Simmons’ tongue is 7 inches long.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #4: Was an Elementary School Teacher

This is more shocking than Gene Simmons living in Israel. This Kiss legend actually taught 6th grade at PS 75 in Spanish Harlem. Can you imagine having this rock legend as a teacher? How cool would that have been?

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #5: Dated Diana Ross and Cher

Gene Simmons claims to have slept with well over 4,600 women. Two of the special ladies in his life have been Diana Ross and Cher. At one time he even lived with Cher.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #6: Considered Being a Rabbi

When you first think of Gene Simmons, the fire breathing Kiss star that he was, you may find it hard to imagine him as a rabbi. But, he isn’t as hardcore as you might think. He actually claims to have never done drugs, drank alcohol, or even smoked.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #7: Founder of a Publishing Company

This Kiss star even has his own publishing company called Simmons Publishing, which publishes books and magazines.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #8: Original Name Chaim Witz

Gene Simmons was born Chaim Witz. When he came to America his name was changed to Gene Klein. Then he later changed his name to Gene Simmons for his rock career.

Little Known Facts about Kiss Legend Gene Simmons #9: Doesn’t Believe in Marriage

Obviously, having slept with over 4,600 women he doesn’t like the thoughts of being tied down. He has lived with Shannon Tweed since 1986, but they have yet to get married. He has even been quoted saying, “Marriage is an institution, and you must be fully committed to it. That sounds crazy to me.”

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