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Hollywood’s Most Expensive And Exclusive Bodyguards

Celebrities enjoy a lot of benefits from their careers, like wealth that most of us can only dream of, special treatment, and larger than life experiences. However, it does come with the cost of personal freedom. That’s why so many celebrities have to invest in serious security. Life in the spotlight comes with the real fact that they can’t go anywhere without bodyguards. Here are some  celebrities with the most expensive and exclusive bodyguards.


Adele is one of the greatest voices of this generation, and fans absolutely love her down to earth personality. Her net worth is at about $190 million, so it makes sense that she has hired security that follows her day and night. She hired Lady Gaga’s former body guard Pete Van Der Been in 2017, who charges $70,000 per year for his services.

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston shot to worldwide fame when she starred as Rachel Green on the beloved series Friends. Since she became so well known, she hired the infamous celebrity bodyguard Sheldon back in 2013. He has worked with many stars in the past, so Aniston knew that he was the one to hire.

David and Victoria Beckham

David and Victoria Beckham are two of the most famous people in the world. He is a former star soccer player and she was a member of the Spice Girls and now a fashion mogul. That’s why they spent $1 million on tightened security in 2014 and they also have guardhouses installed in their home in 2020. They also always travel with security close by.

Halle Berry

Academy Award winner Halle Berry has been in the industry for over 30 years, so she is no stranger to paparazzi attention. has had many different bodyguards over the years. She goes everywhere with them, even while on hikes.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry is often seen out and about along with her bodyguard, who fans believe looks like a young Hugh Jackman. It is believed that Perry increased her security detail after she had her first baby in 2020, which makes a lot of sense.

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand is a bona fide star, and she frequently attends public events and award shows, always with bodyguards by her side. She even took them while on a trip to Walmart. She knows that the reality of her fame means that she can’t take any chances.

Amy Adams

Amy Adams has a full security team that accompanies her on red carpet events. She doesn’t necessarily have 24/7 security, and it seems like she is able to keep her private life under wraps. She has employed security guards that other celebrities have hired, so eagle-eyed fans may even recognize them.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s incredible level of fame means that she has a whole army of fans, who call themselves “Swifties.” While that is incredible, it also means that Swift has to be careful, which is why she has two bodyguards that go with her everywhere she goes.


Rihanna is a mega star who has to rely on serious security around her at all times. It is estimated that she spends about half a million dollars on security per year. She has bodyguards around, even if she’s only going on a quick Target run.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez has had a long and successful career as a dancer, singer, and actress. She has an estimated net worth of $290 million, so it makes sense that she spends a ton of money on security. She is rarely seen without bodyguards by her side.


Kesha has been in the spotlight since a young age, but since her career has not been at its peak like it was in the past, she can afford to hire bodyguards and security only when she feels like it is necessary. She is often seen with bodyguards, and she always seems to be very down to earth and friendly with them.

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle was first known for her acting, especially for her roles on TV show Suits. Her fame then skyrocketed when she became linked to Prince Harry, and things went over the top when she married him. The two require a lot of security, and it is estimated that they spend about $20 million each year on security.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has been a well known figure ever since he was a child and he was cast as Harry Potter in the film franchise. He doesn’t have security around the clock, but he does hire guards when he feels that it is necessary. This is especially the case when he is traveling.

Britney Spears

Ever since she was a teen sensation, Britney Spears has been a paparazzi fixture. She has been plagued by it for years, so it really makes a lot of sense that she dedicates a lot of resources to having tight security. In 2009, it was estimated that she spent $400,000 per year. It’s estimated that that figure has grown to about $600,000.

Jason Momoa

Even though Jason Momoa looks like a bodyguard himself, it doesn’t mean that this actor can go without security. He is often seen accompanied by security guards, especially since his fame has grown after appearing in the Marvel universe.

Queen Elizabeth

It seems natural that the Queen of England needs to have top security by her side at all times. The Queen’s Guard protects Queen Elizabeth at all times. They are infantry soldiers who protect her as well as the royal residences. They have to follow the same rules that have been in place since 1660. It is estimated that the Royal Family spends $138 million per year on security expenses.


Cher has always been seen with security guards, and we even know the name of her favorite body guard: Michael Francis. In 2015, Cher said that her former firefighter bodyguard said that he is “great” and has worked with other stars like “MJ Fox, Tina, Janet, & Countless Others.”

Michael Jackson

When Michael Jackson was at the peak of his fame, it was absolutely impossible for him to get around without a serious security team. It is estimated that at the time, Jackson spent $1 million on security each year. This included 24 hour security at his home, personal protection body guards, as well as other security measures.