Gene Simmons, born on August 25, 1949, is a multifaceted individual with various occupations, ranging from actor and guitarist to singer-songwriter and television producer. Born in Tirat Carmel, he holds dual citizenship in both Israel and the United States .
Simmons is known for his work in numerous genres, including heavy metal music, rock music, and hard rock. Over the years, he has adopted various pseudonyms like Dr. Love, God of Thunder, Reginald Van Helsing, and The Demon.
Apart from being a successful musician, Gene Simmons has also enjoyed a respectable academic background, with education from an array of institutions such as Newtown High School (Queens), College of Staten Island, SUNY Sullivan, and Yeshiva Torah Vodaas.
Throughout his career, Simmons has received various accolades and awards. His achievements include being a Guinness World Records holder and an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Furthermore, he is the father of a child named Nick Simmons.