Kiss’s bassist and vocalist, the rock icon and a successful entrepreneur Gene Simmons who is also known for the early adoption of cryptocurrency, announced on 1 February 2022 that he will accept cryptocurrency as a medium of exchange for his Las Vegas Estate. The estate is currently listed on the market for $13,500,00.
Simmon’s modern desert mansion is located in the Ascaya community in Henderson, south of the Las Vegas strip. The mansion is more than 11,000 square feet, being well perched above the valley, and with a private orchard adjacent to it.
The rock icon has asserted to accept payments through either Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Try.Finance, Uniswap (UNI), Polkadot (DOT) or Aave. He has also said that aggregation of all these coins would be accepted as well.
In perspective, Kiss’s bassist and vocalist, Simmon’s, told Blabbermouth,
“I have been an outspoken proponent of cryptocurrency from the beginning. It is the future of money, and it just makes sense to offer interested parties the option of using cryptocurrency to purchase the estate.”
It has come to light, that The Ivan Sher Group of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Nevada Properties was selected to represent the rockstar’s luxury estate. Furthermore, Evangelina Duke Petroni, the salesperson in charge, of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services clarified that parties interested in purchasing the mansion should be verified through closing costs, along with commissions and taxes.
The rockstar goes way back with crypto
The bassist and vocalist of the classic rock band Kiss, spoke about cryptocurrencies on Twitter about a year ago, on 1 February 2021. A few months before this, Simmons tweeted about the subject with Cameron Winklevoss on 15 September 2020.
This message was decoded eventually when the Simmon’s said that he bought and now owned some digital currencies. Through the tweet, he made it clear that he wasn’t recommending it to anyone, but he had bought and will own Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and others.
Furthermore, Simmons joined forces with the Tesla founder Elon Musk and hip hop star Snoop Dogg, to show support of Dogecoin (DOGE).
The rockstar, also known for his on-stage persona as ‘The Demon’ embraced Dogecoin through this tweet and disclosed that he had bought the meme token.