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Samantha Fox insured her breasts for £1million during modelling career

Amy Johnson
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Samantha Fox on February 17, 1995 in London. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Samantha Fox on February 17, 1995 in London. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Samantha Fox has divulged that she insured her breast for £1 million at the height of her modelling career.

The 54-year-old made a name for herself when she was just a teenager after appearing as a topless model on The Sun's Page 3, and decided to insure her assets on the advice of her agent at the time.

“It was 500,000 each," she shared with The Sun. "My agent said, ‘If Betty Grable can insure her legs, you can insure your boobs’."

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Samantha Fox pictured in 1982. (Photo by Peter Barry/Keystone/Getty Images)
Samantha Fox pictured in 1982. (Photo by Peter Barry/Keystone/Getty Images)

Addressing her popularity throughout the 1980s Fox, who was born In Mile End, added: "I think I was popular because I had a good figure, but I think lots of people liked me because when they heard me talking they realised I was just a working-class girl done good.

“I had a fan club and would get lots of letters from women actually asking me things like what shampoo and make-up I used and my skincare regime.”

Fox retired from her Page 3 career in 1986 at age 20, then embarked on a music career. Her debut single, Touch Me (I Want Your Body) peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart.

Samantha Fox in concert at the Magazzini Generali on May 09, 2009 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
Samantha Fox in concert at the Magazzini Generali on May 09, 2009 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)

The star has released a total of six studio albums with her most recent one, Angel with an Attitude, coming out in 2005.

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Fox added to the publication that people started to "take her seriously" for her music career after she duetted with Freddie Mercury during a party held at Kensington Roof Gardens in 1986.

“Freddie Mercury pulled me up on stage at the party and we sang Tutti Frutti as a duet. It was on the front pages the next day and changed everything for me," she explained.

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