Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Selling His Rock Star Estate for $22M in Beverly Hills

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons is ready to part with his Beverly Hills home of nearly 35 years. On the market for the first time ever, the palatial estate can be yours for $22 million. Josh and Matt Altman of Douglas Elliman hold the listing.

Fans of the rock legend may recall that the one-of-a-kind abode was the setting for the singer’s reality TV show “Gene Simmons Family Jewels,” which ran on the A&E network from 2006 until 2012.

Set on 2 acres on the exclusive “tennis court row” of Benedict Canyon, the grounds include a 16,000-square-foot mansion, a pool, 60-foot water slide, parking for 35 cars, and yes, a professional-sized tennis court.

Simmons and his wife, Shannon Tweed Simmons, purchased the property in 1986 for $1.3 million. They’ve lived there for decades with their two children.

According to property records, the couple renovated the property in 2000. They’ve updated

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Gene Simmons puts Beverly Hills mansion up for sale for whopping $22M



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Gene Simmons is leaving the Southern California life after nearly four decades.

The legendary KISS singer and bassist has decided to pick up and move his family to Washington State, citing high property taxes in California as a motivating factor.

As a result, he’s put his 16,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion, which includes seven bedrooms, up for sale for $22 million.  



a house with trees in the background: Up for grabs: Gene Simmons has put his Beverly Hills mansion up for sale for $22 million


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Up for grabs: Gene Simmons has put his Beverly Hills mansion up for sale for $22 million



Gene Simmons wearing sunglasses posing for the camera: Major investment: The legendary KISS singer and bassist bought the property when it was a smaller ranch house in 1984 for $1.35 million


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Major investment: The legendary KISS singer and bassist bought the property when it was a smaller ranch house in 1984 for $1.35 million

When Simmons, 71, first bought the property in 1984 for $1.35 million it was a ranch house on a hillside in the Benedict Canyon neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to The Wall Street

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Gene Simmons puts longtime Beverly Hills mansion up for sale for a whopping $22M

  • KISS singer and bassist listed the 16,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion for $22 million
  • The legendary rocker and his Playboy Playmate wife Shannon Tweed have lived on the property since 1984
  • The seven-bedroom home has been redeveloped over the years into a European-style mansion
  • Simmons is picking up and moving to Washington State, in part, due to the tax burden of living in California

Gene Simmons is leaving the Southern California life after nearly four decades.

The legendary KISS singer and bassist has decided to pick up and move his family to Washington State, citing high property taxes in California as a motivating factor.

As a result, he’s put his 16,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion, which includes seven bedrooms, up for sale for $22 million.  

Up for grabs: Gene Simmons has put his Beverly Hills mansion up for sale for $22 million
Major investment: The legendary KISS singer and bassist bought the
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