Paul Stanley Net Worth $125 Million
Paul Stanley could be the writer or co-writer of several of the group’s highest-charting hits. Stanley confirmed the “Starchild” character for his Kiss part. Hit Parader rated him 18th on their listing of Top 100 Metal Vocalists Ever. Gibson.com Readers Poll additionally named him 13th on their listing of Top 25 Frontmen.
Paul Stanley was born in upper Manhattan near 211th Street and Broadway; the Inwood area near Inwood Hill Park. He was the second of two kids, and created two years after his sister Julia. His mom came from a household that fled Nazi Germany to Amsterdam, after which to The Big Apple. His dad’s parents were from Poland. Before joining Kiss, Stanley was part of the groups Rainbow, Uncle Joe, and Post War Baby Boom. Stanley first worked with Gene Simmons in a group called Wicked Lester. The pair stayed together and joined Peter Criss and Ace Frehley to form the group Kiss. Their very first record which was self-titled was released in 1974. Stanley has written or co-written a number of the group’s big hits. He developed the character “Starchild” as his Kiss part. Paul Stanley was rated #18 on Hit Parader’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists Ever. In the same survey Gibson.com subscribers rated him 13th. His memoir titled Face the Music: A Life Endangered, was released in 2014. In 2011 Stanley had surgery performed on his vocal cords.