The American population is woefully underinsured and uninsured. Can celebrity spokespeople bridge the gap? Maybe, maybe not, but some of them sure seem to be enjoying themselves while trying. From famous actors and actresses to former politicians and astronauts, a whole host of celebrities have become spokespeople for insurance. Here are seven of our favorites.
Famous for her late night chats over cheesecake on the show the Golden Girls, Betty White was the spokesperson for the Lifeline Program. In one video teaser, surrounded by hunks in golden shorts, White proclaims “I’m gonna rock your world with my cheesecake!” The series of short clips centered on redefining your golden years by selling your life insurance policy depicts Betty White breakdancing with her entourage and sitting on a golden throne surrounded by attractive younger men. Betty White has her cheesecake and eats it too!
What is whole life insurance, Alex? Alex Trebek, the Jeopardy host and official Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company spokesman, can tell you this, as well as the official national anthem of Estonia. Colonial Penn proudly boasts guaranteed acceptance life insurance on their website next to an image of the confident looking game show host. In this video, an abnormally somber Trebek appears in a commercial for Colonial Penn targeting prospective insurance consumers between the ages of 50 and 85 with an insurance product that promises no health questions or medical exams.
Aldrin may have been the second person to walk on the moon, but he is the first celebrity spokesperson for The Entaire Global Companies. If Buzz Aldrin’s undergarments from his infamous spacewalk are worth about $20,000, imagine how much his endorsement is worth!
Image: Buzz Aldrin presents the mankind award at Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)