Paul Stanley Net Worth
Paul Stanley net worth: Paul Stanley is an American rock musician who has a net worth of $150 million. Paul Stanley was born Stanley Bert Eisen in Manhattan, NY in January 1952. He is best known for being the rhythm guitar player and co-lead vocalist for the rock band Kiss. Before joining Kiss, Stanley was a part of the bands Rainbow, Uncle Joe, and Post War Baby Boom. Stanley first worked with Gene Simmons in a band called Wicked Lester. The pair stayed together and joined Peter Criss and Ace Frehley to form the band Kiss. Their first album which was self-titled was released in 1974. Stanley has written or co-written many of the band's big hits. He developed the character "Starchild" as his Kiss persona. Paul Stanley was ranked #18 on Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. In a similar poll Gibson.com readers ranked him 13th. He starred in a production of The Phantom of the Opera, playing the Phantom in 1999. In 1996 he made his debut as a painter. His memoir titled Face the Music: A Life Exposed, was published in 2014. In 2011 Stanley had surgery performed on his vocal cords.
As a solo artist Stanley released his self-titled debut studio album in 1978. He released the album Live to Win in 2006 and One Live Kiss in 2008. In 2014 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an original member of the band Kiss. Along with Gene Simmons and manager Don McGhee, Stanley became part of the ownership group for the L.A. Kiss team in the Arena Football League. He has served as an ambassador for the organization AboutFace because of his birth defect microtia. Stanley had two hip replacement surgeries in 2004 and credits the injury to wearing platform boots for performances.