1. Mariah Carey’s Legs: $1 Billion
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Back in 2006, Gilette Venus announced Mariah Carey as their Golden Legs Goddess and this prompted her to insure these assets for a whopping $1 Billion! Gilette even gifted the singer a 16-foot replica of her legs that now stand proud in Radio City Music Hall in New York!
2. David Beckham’s Legs, Feet & Toes: $195 Million
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When David Beckham rose to fame playing soccer, or British football, of course, his legs, feet, and toes were a huge asset to his earning potential! And his is said to have the highest personal insurance policy for them in the whole of sporting history, at $195 million!
3. Julia Roberts’s Smile: $30 Million
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Julia Roberts has starred in so many of the world’s most beloved movies, like Pretty Woman and My Best Friend’s Wedding. And her smile is just as iconic as she is! So to protect her best-loved feature, she had it insured for the enormous price of 30 million dollars!
4. Dolly Parton’s Breasts: $600,000
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Dolly Parton is a woman of many talents, and she has her finger in so many pies we’ve lost count. From running businesses to her charity work, her acting and singing! But even though she rose to fame because of her singing voice, she didn’t have her vocal cords insured. Instead, she has her breasts insured for $600,000!
5. Miley Cyrus’s Tongue: $1 Million
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You can’t search for a photograph of Miley Cyrus without being bombarded with images of her pulling her tongue out. In fact, her tongue has become an icon in itself! So much so that she’s taken out an insurance policy on it for a huge 1 million dollars! This is definitely one of the weirder body parts to have insured!
6. Tom Jones’s Chest Hair: $6.9 Million
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And another totally bizarre insurance policy was taken out by the legendary singer Tom Jones. His smooth voice is enough to melt his fans, but this wasn’t the asset he decided to insure… But he actually insured his curly chest hair for an absolutely humongous $6.9 million!
7. Jamie Lee Curtis Legs: $2.8 Million
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It has also been reported that Jamie Lee Curtis has taken out an expensive $2.8 million insurance policy on her legs. And she got these assets insured all the way back in the nineties when she became the spokesperson for L’eggs Reliance, a brand of long-wearing pantyhose.
8. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Legs: $144 Million
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Cristiano Ronaldo is a legendary soccer player, and with sponsorships coming out of his ears, it’s only natural that he would want to insure his best asset: his legs! And, even though they aren’t as pricey as Beckham’s limbs, Ronaldo’s legs have a massive $144 million policy!
9. Madonna’s Breasts: $2 Million
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Being the absolute music royalty that she is, you’d assume that Madonna would be inclined to insure her voice. But in actual fact, Madonna has gone ahead and insured her breasts for nearly $2 million. She did state once in an interview that she agreed that beauty can get people’s attention but it’s her work that will last longer!
10. Heidi Klum’s Legs: $2 Million
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The iconic model and Project Runway star, Heidi Klum, has her legs insured for nearly $2 million. But, funnily enough, she joked that one of her legs is worth slightly more than the other as one has a scar on it from an accident she had a few years ago.
11. Bette Davis’s Waist: $28,000
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Bette Davis was one of Lloyd’s first customers when it came to insuring body parts. She approached the London company way back in the 1940s to insure her waist for $28,000. Today, that amount is worth half a million dollars, and it is said that she was the first star to insure a body part!
12. Jennifer Lopez’s Butt: $300 Million
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JLo’s derriere is quite iconic. So iconic, in fact, that she has had it insured for almost $300 million. But, for some reason, and despite the widespread rumors, it took her quite a while to actually admit that she had her butt insured! It doesn’t sound like she understands why either, as she joked: “what is somebody steals it?!”
13. Taylor Swift’s Legs: $40 Million
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Taylor Swift joked on her Instagram grid that her beloved cat, Meredith, owed her $40 million after scratching her leg… She’s since deleted this hilarious post but it definitely alluded to the singer’s expensive insurance policy on her never-ending limbs!
14. America Ferrera’s Smile: $10 Million
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The Ugly Betty actress, America Ferrera, became the face of the toothpaste brand Aquafresh’s teeth-whitening campaign. And to ensure America’s pearly whites were fully protected against any harm, the brand took out a whopping $10 million policy out on her smile!
15. Kylie Minogue’s Buttocks: $5 Million
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JLo isn’t the only star who had her butt insured. Kylie Minogue has also protected her buttocks with an enormous $5 million insurance policy. And why the heck not? As the first woman to have her music career span a whole five decades, she deserves to give her seemingly most precious body part that extra bit of insurance!
16. Keith Richards’s Hands: $1.6 Million
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The legendary guitarist of The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards, has musical talents that are completely unrivaled. You’d probably assume that his talents are priceless, but it has actually been reported that Richards has had his hands insured for 1.6 million dollars.
17. Daniel Craig’s Whole Body: $9.5 Million
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Daniel Craig insured his whole body for the gigantic sum of $9.5 million. He did this whilst he was filming for his role in The Quantum of Solace. Believe it or not, he needed this extra insurance because he actually performed most of his own stunts in the movie!
18. Fernando Alonso’s Thumbs: $13 Million
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Formula One driver, Fernando Alonso, is probably one of the sport’s most famous personalities. And even if you don’t know of him, you might’ve seen his iconic thumbs-up pose on your screens. He did pose with his thumbs up that often during the height of his career, he had them insured for somewhere between $13 and $15 million!
19. Tina Turner’s Legs: $3.2 Million
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Tina Turner definitely needs her legs for her legendary dance moves. The Simply the Best singer often showed off her pins, dancing around stages in her short glittering dresses. You wouldn’t believe it but she told Oprah in an interview that she used to be pretty self-conscious about her long legs. But in the nineties, they became a precious asset to her and she had them insured for $3.2 million.
20. Holly Madison’s Breasts: $1 Million
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Holly Madison rose to fame as one of High Hefner’s girlfriends and won over audiences to the show, The Girls Next Door, with her kind and sweet personality. But she decided to insure her breasts for $500k each just in case anything happened to them, stating that she believed that she’d be out of work for a while and probably lose that amount in earnings!
21. Kim Kardashian’s Butt: $21 Million
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Another celeb who decided to insure their butt is Kim Kardashian. And she’s had it insured for $21 million! Audiences have been pretty captivated by Kim’s behind over the years but she is quite taken aback by the attention and says that she has absolutely no idea what the fuss is about!
22. Bruce Springsteen’s Vocal Cords: $6 Million
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Bruce Springsteen once said that you can change someone’s life with a song. And, the fact is, he must’ve changed so many people’s lives, and we’re not exaggerating when we say that it seems like people from every corner of the globe love his legendary music. So it’s a good job he had his vocal cords insured for 6 million dollars1
23. Egon Ronay’s Taste Buds: $400,000
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For those that don’t know this name, Egon Ronay was a super famous food critic back in the fifties and his opinion could absolutely make or break a restaurant. His opinion was so valued that he deemed it extremely important to protect his taste buds with a $400k insurance policy!
24. Rihanna’s Legs: $1 Million
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In 2007, Rihanna took Mariah Carey’s title of having the Legs of a Goddess. This title was also given to Rihanna by Gilette Venus. So she thought that she’d better protect them and she decided to insure them for $1 million. This was definitely a lot less than Mariah Carey! Move over Mariah!
25. Gene Simmons’s Tongue: $1 Million
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KISS star, Gene Simmons’s legendary serpent-like tongue became a huge part of his on-stage persona. And its fame prompted him to visit Lloyds to take out an insurance policy for a million dollars. That’s got to be the most expensive tongue in the world, right?!
26. Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Breasts: $2.5 Million
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Like Dolly Parton, actress, Jennifer Love Hewitt also had her mind on her chest when she thought about insuring her breasts. The thing is, though, she didn’t actually go through with taking out a policy herself. She said in an interview that if someone offered to insure them for 2.5 million dollars, she’d definitely take it!
27. Troy Polamalu’s Hair: $1 Million
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American football star, Troy Polamalu’s luscious, shiny, curly locks are definitely the envy of many. But it takes work for hair to look THAT good and he said that before a game, his haircare routine regularly takes around 45 minutes! But he didn’t take out the $1 million insurance policy himself, it was actually taken out when he signed a sponsorship deal with Head and Shoulders!
28. Michael Flatley’s Legs: $40 Million
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Irish dancer, Michael Flatley has twice broken the Guinness World Record for foot-tapping, first with an insane 28 taps per second and then a second time with 35 taps per second. Yes, we did say PER SECOND. So with skills like that, it’s no wonder that he insured his legs for $40 million!
29. Merv Hughes’s Moustache: $370,000
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Merv Hughes was an Australian cricket star from the late eighties to the early nineties, and it wasn’t only his cricket playing that caught the world’s attention at the time. It was also his huge 6ft4 build and his iconic handlebar mustache, which he insured for $370k!
30. Ben Turpin’s Eyes: $25,000
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Ben Turpin was an actor and comedian in silent films and was recognizable for his distinctive eyes, which were, in fact, crossed! Interestingly, because his eyes were part of his persona, a $25,000 insurance policy was taken out on them just in case they became uncrossed!