Stanley Harvey Eisen, commonly known by his stage name of Paul Stanley, is a famous American singer and songwriter, record producer, as well as a guitarist. Paul Stanley is perhaps best known for being the lead singer and a guitarist for the hard rock band called “Kiss”. Formed in 1973 by Stanley and Gene Simmons, “Kiss” became known worldwide for their sophisticated live performances, as well as their elaborate costumes and make-up. The band rose to prominence in 1975 with the release of their first live album called “Alive!”, which featured performances recorded in Cleveland, Wildwood and Detroit. A year later in 1976, “Kiss” came out with “Destroyer”, their fourth studio album, which established them in the music industry. Aside from receiving a Gold and Platinum certification from the RIAA, “Destroyer” produced four singles, and was named among the “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time” by “Rolling Stone” magazine. Following their immediate success, “Kiss” released “Rock and Roll Over” (1976), “Love Gun” (1977) and “Alive II” (1977). All of the latter albums received a Platinum certification shortly after being released.
Paul Stanley Net Worth $125 Million
“Kiss” managed to maintain public interest over more than 40 years, as they grew to become one of the best-selling bands in the history of music. With more than a 100 million albums sold worldwide, “Kiss” was named among the “50 Greatest American Rock Bands” and “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”. In 2014, “Kiss” were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The frontman of the band, how rich is Paul Stanley? Sources state that Paul Stanley’s net worth is estimated to be $175 million, most of his wealth coming from his involvement with “Kiss”.
Paul Stanley was born in 1952 in Manhattan, New York, where he studied at the High School of Music & Art. As a teenager, Stanley excelled as a graphic artist, yet he decided to pursue a career in singing instead. Even though he is mostly recognized as a member of “Kiss”, Paul Stanley has released two solo albums as well. His self-titled debut album came out in 1978, and immediately peaked at #40 on the Billboard music chart. “Paul Stanley” featured most of the songs written by Stanley, while some of the tracks were co-written with Mikel Japp. Considered to be one of the best solo albums released by the members of “Kiss”, “Paul Stanley” produced a popular single called “Hold Me, Touch Me (Think of Me When We’re Apart)”, which peaked at #46 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Stanley’s second studio album was released in 2006 under the title of “Live to Win”. Stanley’s latter studio work proved to be as successful and even more mature than his debut album. Upon its release, “Live to Win” peaked at #53 on the Billboard 200, and #14 on the Rock Albums music chart.
Considered to be among the “Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time”, Paul Stanley has an estimated net worth of $175 million.
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