January 20, 1952 (71)
Paul Stanley is an American musician who is the co-founder, frontman, rhythm guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the rock band Kiss. The band was founded by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. The band was later joined by Eric Singer. He is the writer or co-writer of many of the band’s most popular songs. Stanley established The Starchild character for his Kiss persona.
In 2006, Hit Parader ranked him 18th on their list of the Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. A Gibson.com readers’ poll in 2010 named him 13th on their list of Top 25 Frontmen.