8 Celebrities Who Spent Millions Of Dollars Insuring Their Precious Body Parts

We insure our houses, vehicles, and lives, but when it comes to Hollywood, some celebrities have a lot more on the line. Yes, they even insure body parts! So why are they so desperate to achieve this? The reason is simple. If one of their body parts is lost or damaged, body parts insurance can shield them from the astronomical costs of having it repaired!
A number of stars really adore their bodies, which is why they’re willing to spend millions of dollars buying insurance on their body parts. Even though it may sound weird to normal people like us, it is by no means strange to these glamorous stars.
Quads, grins, and even strong singing voices have a cost. They would not receive a payment if the Boss' singing voice, David Beckham's legs, or Julia Roberts' menacing grin ever failed. So it seems to reason that the top A-listers would get insurance to protect their most valuable possessions.
From Bette Davis to Miley Cyrus, discover the 8 celebrities who went as far as insuring their body parts for the future below.

#1 Miley Cyrus's tongue – $1 million

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Following her 2013 VMAs performance, former Disney actress Miley Cyrus insured her tongue for $1 million (£665,000). In order to overcome her fears in front of the media, Cyrus started putting her tongue out in pictures. Since then, she has developed a deep connection to it. "I put my tongue out because I didn't know what to do with my face, and it turned into a defiant, punk rock thing", she claimed.

#2 Rihanna’s legs – $1 million

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Although Rihanna hasn't spoken anything about it, her legs are reputedly worth $1 million (£509k). After earning Gillette's Venus Breeze celebrity Legs of a Goddess award in 2007, she reportedly decided to insure her legs so she would be insured if they ever stopped looking like goddesses.

#3 Holly Madison's breasts – $1 million

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Holly Madison, a model, and TV personality, insured her breasts for $1 million (£614k) in 2011, making each one worth $500,000 (£307k). Madison, a former resident of the Playboy Mansion, thinks that making this choice was wise for her profession because "If anything happened to my boobs, I'd be out for a few months and I'd probably be out a million dollars."

#4 Bette Davis’ waist – $543,000 in today's money

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Bette Davis' waist, which the star insured in the 1940s for $28,000. The amount, which was a modest figure during Davis' prime, will be worth $543,000 (£390k) in 2021. When she was at the height of her stardom, she insured her tiny waist with Lloyd's of London out of concern that her career might suffer if she put on weight.

#5 Troy Polamalu's hair – $1 million

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Troy Polamalu, an American football player, insured his thick hair for $1 million (£670k), which earned him the Guinness World Record for the richest insured head of hair in 2010. Since 2000, Polamalu, who was hired as a spokesperson for Head & Shoulders in 2010, had not had his hair trimmed, and the product even has a Facebook page where supporters can express their gratitude. In order to raise money for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation, Polamalu then decided to chop off four of his spectacular curls in 2013.

#6 Keith Richards' hands – $1.6 million

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Keith Richards, the guitarist for the Rolling Stones, purchased $1.6 million (£1.1 million) in hand insurance. Some accounts assert that the policy applied to both hands, while others contend that it only applied to his left hand's middle finger, which is reportedly necessary to play specific chord patterns.

#7 Madonna's breasts – $2 million

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Not only Playboy bunnies appreciate their cleavage highly enough to purchase insurance on it. The world's most popular female artist, Madonna, insured her breasts for $2 million (£1.4 million) because she thought it would badly harm her career if something happened to them.

#8 Heidi Klum’s legs – $2 million

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A client insured the legs of supermodel Heidi Klum for $2 million (£1.2 million) in 2004. When Klum had her legs inspected while visiting London, it was determined, according to Vogue, that her right leg is worth more than her left, which has a scar from when she landed on glass.
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