12 Stars Who’ve Insured Body Parts

Heidi Klum's legs: $2.2M
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2013 10:42 AM CDT
12 Stars Who’ve Insured Body Parts
This Sept. 23, 2012 file photo shows model Heidi Klum arriving at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – When you're a celebrity, certain body parts may be a bit more valuable to you than they are to a normal person. So why not insure them? The Frisky rounds up a dozen stars who have done just that:

  • Troy Polamalu: The NFL star's famous hair landed him an endorsement deal with Head & Shoulders, which took out a $1 million policy on the long locks.

  • America Ferrera: When she snagged an endorsement deal with a tooth product company, it insured her smile for $10 million.
  • Keith Richards: His middle finger is insured for $1.6 million. Presumably that's related to his guitar-playing abilities, rather than his bird-flipping abilities.
  • Bruce Springsteen: His vocal cords are insured for a cool $5 million.
  • Heidi Klum: Her legs are insured, but the right leg is worth more ($1.2 million) than the left leg ($1 million), thanks to a scar on her left knee.
Click for the complete list, including a $600,000 pair of breasts. (Read more body parts stories.)

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