Biography Project

Gene Simmons


Chaim Witz was born at theRambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel, on August 25, 1949. With his mother, he emigrated to New York City, at eight years, neither of them speaking any English, and settling in the Jackson Heights section of Queens with some family. He started learning english by watching tv and reading comic books. He wanted to start a band after seeing the Beetles on Tv and all the girls that were all over them. So him and some middle school buddies started a band and they won their talent show.

How K.I.S.S Began

Gene Simmons and His Buddies Started the Wicked Lester then they changed the band named K.I.SS. Gene wanted to be big with K.I.S.S.