|Birth name||Chaim Weitz|
|Also known as||"The Demon"|
|Born||August 25, 1949 (age 61)|
|Origin||Tirat HaCarmel, Israel|
|Genre(s)||Heavy metal, hard rock, glam metal|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, producer, actor, entrepreneur|
|Years active||1963 - Present|
| Associated |
|Kiss, Wicked Lester|
Gene Simmons (born Chaim Weitz Hebrew: חיים ויץ; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-American rock bassist, singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and businessman. Known as "The Demon", he is the bassist/vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s.
Simmons was ranked number 12 in Roadrunner's list of 50 Best Frontmen in Metal History.