Stars who spend big on security

In the world in which their addresses and whereabouts are easily found on the Web, celebrities are willing to spend mega bucks to just keep themselves and their families safe. Famous people pay six to seven figures to keep paparazzi, overzealous fans and stalkers away. Keep on reading and find out which celebs have taken extraordinary measures to protect themselves.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

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One of the hottest celebrity couples, Kim and Kanye, are also known for their lavish spending. Beyond toys and luxuries, however, Kim and Kanye are very serious about their personal security. Kanye reportedly spends a million dollars a year alone on his daughter, North West. The couple also has numerous armored cars, some of which are believed to cost a million dollars or more. Whenever they appear in public, the couple is guarded by numerous security guards.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

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Hollywood power couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, are also known for taking security very seriously. With six kids in their brood, security is essential. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie known for employing highly advanced security measures at their houses, including finger print readers. Reportedly, they favor guards with training from the United Kingdom’s famous Special Air Service (SAS). These soldiers are among the most elite in the world. It is estimated that their annual bill could be around $2 million.

50 Cent

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The famed rapper and businessman looks after himself with a large security team. He admitted that he spends $20,000 a week on security at his Farmington, Connecticut, mansion. “My home is surrounded by cameras. I need surveillance not only to look out for me but also to protect me. You get all these crazy lawsuits, and I need cameras to check on things,” 50 Cent told WENN.

Tom Cruise

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Suri Cruise isn’t ordinary child given she is one of the most photographed kids on the planet, being a daughter of superstar parents like Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Reportedly, Suri is guarded by four security personnel at the cost of $50,000 a week, which of course daddy Cruise is more than happy to pay up.

Jay-Z and Beyoncé

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Jay Z and Beyoncé take their security seriously. The couple has always been well-guarded but they have recently expanded their security spending by $4 million dollars to add staff and buy additional armored cars. This increase in spending comes after a fan in Brazil jumped on stage and grabbed Beyoncé. Since then, the couple has re-evaluated their security spending.

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One response to “Stars who spend big on security”

  1. Tina says:

    This is another side of the coin of being rich and famous. The thing is not about the millions of dollars many celebrities spend annually for their and their kids’ security, but also the stress it is connected to. I better live much less lavish style and none know about me, but I am safe. Well, life is an unpredictable thing and everything can happen. I just hope every good citizen no matter of he/she is poor or rich is safe and sound.