Having insurance can help you when you least expect it. You can have a variety of things insured. If you’re worried about something breaking or want to ensure that you have the protective ownership over it if something happens, then insurance is the way to go. People hear the word insurance and get nervous. Often times they just think about the basic things. One thing to keep in mind is that what might be considered a huge financial difference with one person could be totally different for you. Never be afraid to have insurance on something. You will find that most insurance companies will help you regardless of whatever item you have. The only thing is you might have to do an insurance comparison to help you with making sure you’re with the right company.
Check out these 10 Weird Things People Have Insure
- Insured Hands
Insurance has been going on for a long time now. Back in the 1930’s, Harvey Lowe decided that he wanted to have his hands insured. He did it for a crazy price of $150,000 which was a lot back in those days. Harvey was considered to be the world’s yo-yo champion at that time. He believed his hands is what helped get him to that point, so he wanted them to be insured.
- Chest hair insured
Guess who decided to have his chest hair insured? The heart throbbing, ageless Tom Jones had his chest hair insured. He did it for around $7 million. He viewed his chest hair as having redeeming individual quality. He felt that was very important in regards to his own personal image. Maybe some of his personal vanity showed with this one.
- Voice Insured
You might be surprised to learn this but Bruce Springsteen decided to have his voice insured. It’s Bruce Springsteen, and his vocal qualities are unique. In some ways I can understand why he might want it insured. However, are you ready for the price? He had his voice insured for $6 million.
- Facial Hair insured
Tom Jones was not the only one that has had hair insured on their body. In fact, Merv Hughes, an Australian Cricket Player decided that he loved his mustache so much and thought that was a vital trademark of his career, he decided to have his mustache insured. He insured his mustache to around $400,000. Maybe the price wasn’t as crazy as Tom Jones did for his chest hair, but still crazy enough to have his mustache insured.
- Guitar finger insured
If you love playing the guitar and have ever thought about having your guitar finger insured then you’re not alone. Keith Richards, the famous guitarist for the Rolling Stones decided that he would have his middle guitar finger insured. He insured it for more than $1.5 million dollars. Keep in mind; this was not for the entire hand neither. It was only for just his guitar finger.
- Alien Abduction Insurance
Did you know that many people are scared of the idea that aliens could abduct them? In fact, they are so scared that people from around the world have decided to have alien abduction insurance. Over $10 million dollars has been invested towards it. People might also pay more if they have been abducted before or more frequently. Sometimes you have to also prove you have been abducted already before you buy it.
- Cigars Insured
Many cigars have been insured in the past by cigar companies. Lloyd’s of London issued one crazy cigar insurance with a cigar that was over 12 ft long and over 15,000 tobacco leaves had to be used to make it. It not only was insured for a crazy amount of over $1.5 million but also was considered to be one of the longest cigars ever made.
- Teeth Insured
Ken Dodds, British Comedian, decided that he would have his bucked teeth insured. He felt that his buck teeth were very integral to his career and performances. He purchased around $7.4 million for his buck teeth. Never make fun of someone’s bucked teeth. You don’t know if they are insured.
- The Loch Ness Monster Insurance
Have you ever heard of the Loch Ness Monster? Many people in the Scotland area have. In Scotland, a Whiskey company decided to offer $1.5 million towards the reward for capturing the Loch Ness Monster. However, they also decided they would cover themselves and took out a policy to help with protecting themselves in case someone did capture it.
- Legs Insured
It’s a known fact that many celebrities have their legs insured. However, Betty Grable’s legs might be more insured then most celebrities today. They were insured for the staggering amount of $1 million per leg. This was back in the 1940’s so today it would be around a billion per leg.
If you want something insured, talk with the insurance company. I am sure that no matter what you want insured, they will be more than happy to help you.