Gene Simmons, known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bassist/co-vocalist of Kiss, a hard rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s married actress and 1982 Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed on October 1, 2011 after living with her since 1983 and fathering two children. He formerly had live-in relationships with Cher and Diana Ross.
Tweed has lived with Gene Simmons of Kiss since 1983. The couple have two children, Nicholas and Sophie Alexandra Simmons. The family members star in a reality television show on A&E entitled Gene Simmons Family Jewels. On October 1, 2011 Shannon and Simmons married at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California..