Craziest Insurance Policies In Music

on 9 January 2012 in Slideshows


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People take out insurance for many different reasons: to protect their homes, their cars, their lives, even their funerals, but that's just us normal folk, when it comes to musicians it's a whole other ball park. Fingers go for a million dollars each, voices that are worth $6 millions, even semen can be worth more than most peoples houses, it's all potential money in the bank for these guys. We countdown some of our craziest insurance policies ever to be taken out in music. Enjoy.

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    People take out insurance for many different reasons: to protect their homes, their cars, their lives, even their funerals, but that's just us normal folk, when it comes to musicians it's a whole other ball park. Fingers go for a million dollars each, voices that are worth $6 millions, even semen can be worth more than most peoples houses, it's all potential money in the bank for these guys. We countdown some of our craziest insurance policies ever to be taken out in music. Enjoy.

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    Gene Simmons
    Iconic Kiss bassist Gene Simmons' tongue, which is said to have been surgically enhanced, was reportedly insured during the bands peak for $1 million.

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    Tom Jones
    It’s not unusual to be loved by anyone, and apparently it’s not unusual to get your chest hair insured for $7 million. Well, not if you’re Tom Jones.

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    Dolly Parton
    Everyone knows that this songstress gets attention for her large breasts in addition to her talents, so much so that Big D decided to get her ever Bigger D’s covered for $300,000 apiece, totalling $600,000.

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    Keith Richards
    Keith Richards, hard-living guitarist for The Rolling Stones, has insured the middle finger on his left hand for $1.6 million.

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    David Lee Roth
    David Lee Roth, the former lead singer of Van Halen, decided to put a premium on his sperm with an insurance policy of $1 million, that’s like a dollar per sperm every time he get’s a little too hot for teacher.

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    Mariah Carey
    Winner of Gillette’s ‘Legs of a Goddess’ award Mariah Carey got her sexy pegs insured for $1 BILLION. Great legs and probably her greatest award to date.

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    Bruce Springsteen
    The Boss is famous for distinctive New Jersey voice, and he valued it so much himself that he got a policy taken out for $6 million.

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    Rod Stewart
    Taking note from Bruce, Rod also got his voice insured for a cool $6million, because what would he do without it? Lip-sync?

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    Jennifer Lopez
    The stories vary, but J-Lo’s posterior is reportedly worth anywhere between $27 million to $1 billion.

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    Jeff Beck
    The former Yardbirds guitarist cut off the tip of his left index finger while slicing carrots for a stew, and had to have it surgically reattached. Beck, heeded the close call and took out a $1 million insurance policy on each one of his fingers for a total of $10 million.

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    Bono
    U2 frontman and annoying do-gooder Bono’s back injury on their latest tour cost his insurance company a whopping £11million.

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