Gene Simmons is a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and one of the worlds most recognized personalities.
Simmons co-founded KISS, Americas #1 Gold Record Award Winning Group of all time, in all categories (RIAA).
KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide, and continues to sell out
stadiums and arenas around the world, breaking box-office records set by Elvis and The Beatles.
KISS also boasts over 3,000 licensed / merchandise items and was inducted into
the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the 2014 induction ceremony. The band has also been recognized with a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame for its pioneering work. KISS is now celebrating its 43rd anniversary and gearing up for a Spring/Summer
He is co-founding partner of ROCK AND BREWS restaurants. Locations include the Delta terminal in LAX; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico;
El Segundo,and Redondo Beach, California; Paia, Maui; Orlando, Florida; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and many more sites nationwide,
including the very 1st ROCK AND BREWS CASINO & RESORT (in collaboration with the Kaw Nation) just breaking ground in Oklahoma.
Simmons film and TV accolades include:
Starring in his own reality show, GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (A&E) for 9 seasons
/ 167 episodes, and GENE SIMMONS ROCK SCHOOL (VH1) for two seasons.
Creating MR. ROMANCE (Oxygen) and the cartoon MY DAD THE ROCK STAR (Nickelodeon).
Co-producing the film DETROIT ROCK CITY (New Line).
Co-starring in Tristars RUNAWAY (Michael Crichton Writer/Director), New
Worlds WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE, and EXTRACT (Writer/Director Mike Judge), among other films.
Gene Simmons and WWE launched EREBUS PICTURES. Erebus will fully fund, and produce
elevated horror motion pictures, starting with the high concept action/ thrillers.
Launching two new ventures MOTION Pictures, a fully-funded motion
picture company that will produce and finance its own films; and SIREN , which likewise is fully-funded and will engage
in a variety of ventures, including real estate and other acquisitions.
Other music ventures include:
Managing the recording career of Liza Minnelli
Discovering the rock band Van Halen.
Manufacturing and selling his own line of AXE and PUNISHER basses
In 2017, Gene Simmons launched TITANS OF ROCK a touring music festival.
Launching in 2017, with a 20 city tour.
GENE SIMMONS MASTER CLASS events, where students got to learn to play an instrument
and write their own songs.
Simmons continues to be a highly sought after Keynote Speaker for private and corporate events, through his GENE SIMMONS RICH
AND FAMOUS EXPOS venture, is in the midst of writing his seventh book, ON POWER (Dey Books/Harper Collins), after his sixth
best selling book ME, Inc. (It/Harper Collins), and is in the midst of launching a joint venture with an asset
management entity to form a new Family Office (soon to be named.).
Other Collaborations Include:
KISS Golf Course Las Vegas. The first location, so far.
KISS & Hello Kitty team up for a co-branded KISS HELLO KITTY lic/merch
campaign in 90 countries.
KISS & Dr. Pepper two TV commercials, featuring Gene as Dr. Love, and a
Dr Pepper nationwide Radio Spot.
KISS Pepsi TV commercial.
KISS Coca Cola has put Genes face on their bottles in France.
KISS Holiday Inn TV commercial.
KISS Visa Cards in association with various banks.
KISSOLOGY VOL I, VOL II, and VOL III have sold an astonishing 20 X PLATINUM
(Sales are only for North America).
KISS/Cannon camera debuted in Japan, with TV commercial, billboards