25 Extraordinary Facts You Didn’t Know About Gene Simmons…

One of the most iconic bands of the century, KISS have an exceptional history, but just how much do we really know about Gene Simmons, the main member and co-founder. Click through this gallery to find out all the sordid details of his life…

1. An Israeli Immigrant

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Gene was born a Hungarian concentration camp survivor in Israel. Named Chaim Witz by his mother, the pair moved to Queens, New York when he was eight years of age. Chaim later changed his name to Eugene Klein.

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