Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Shannon Tweed rose to stardom as Miss November 1981 for Playboy magazine. In 1982, she began her movie career and also appeared in the soap opera "Falcon Crest" (1981). She became Playmate of the Year in 1982. She was briefly involved with Playboy magazine founder Hugh M. Hefner but has carried on a long-term relationship with KISS member Gene Simmons since 1983. She has become somewhat of a "B" movie "queen", appearing in numerous low-budget "erotic thrillers" and adventure films. She and Simmons have two children, a son named Nicolas (b. 1989) and a daughter Sophie (b. 1992).IMDb Mini Biography By: Robert Byrd <email@example.com>; updated by JeZeBeL
|Gene Simmons||(1 October 2011 - present) 2 children|
Platinum blonde hair
Sparkling blue eyes
Deep sultry voice
Playboy Playmate of the Month November 1981.
Playboy Playmate of the Year 1982.
Older sister of Tracy Tweed.
Represented the Ottawa Valley in the 1978 Miss Canada Pageant, placing fourth.
Is the third of seven children. She has three brothers and three sisters.
Her appearance in Playboy was arranged by a Canadian television series entitled "Thrill of a Lifetime" (1981) which fulfilled real-life fantasies of ordinary Canadians.
Engaged to Gene Simmons [July 26, 2011].
"He opted never to marry. I opted not to bitch about it. I'm not the jealous type." Explaining her relationship to longtime companion Gene Simmons, 2005.
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