Hollywood’s Most Expensive Transformations

Plastic surgery is pretty much an open secret in Hollywood. A lot of celebs wear their transformations as a badge of honour, while others try to hide the fact that they’ve had nips and tucks. Improving your confidence in your look is a great thing, and these transformations are absolutely incredible. Celebrities can often allow themselves to spend a fortune on the best plastic surgery money can buy. Here are some of Hollywood’s most expensive transformations.
Donatella Versace – $25,000
Donatella Versace is an absolute fashion icon, so it makes sense that she has quite the fortune to her name. She has an estimated net worth of $200 million, so it’s no surprise she has spent an estimated $25,000 on Botox, laser, and fillers. She has been quoted to have said: “I do not believe in totally natural for women.”
Kathy Griffin – (Rumored) $30,000
Comedian and actress Kathy Griffin have been in the spotlight for over 30 years. She has maintained her look by reportedly spending about $30,000 on treatments such as Botox, chemical peelings, permanent hair straightening and more.
Mickey Rourke – $36,000
Mickey Rourke has had an illustrious acting career as well as a successful boxing career. He was the leading man in many films, which may have led to an obsession with plastic surgeries, especially on his face. He has had six facelifts as well as rhinoplasty, all of which set him back about $36,000.
Caitlyn Jenner – $5 Million
Caitlyn Jenner made headlines when she announced her transition. She went through a transformation process that reportedly ended up costing her $5 million. She went through rhinoplasties, laser hair removal, as well as other procedures in order to complete her new look.
Lil’ Kim – $19,625
Kimberly Denise Jones, better known as Lil’ Kim, had a very successful rap carer throughout the ’90s and early 2000s. In 2008, she went away to prison for a year and faded from the spotlight. When she emerged, she debuted a brand new look, allegedly setting her back $19,625 for skin lightening treatments, breast implants, liposuction, and a rhinoplasty.
Roseanne Barr – $45,000
Roseanne Barr is known for her eponymous sitcom, Roseanne, and for being a successful comedian. Once the show’s long run ended, she went through a physical transformation that reportedly cost $45,000. This included a chest reduction, tummy tuck, and a rhinoplasty.
Tom Jones – $46,000
Singer Tom Jones is known for hit songs “What’s New, Pussycat” and “She’s a Lady” and for having a successful entertainment career. His career spanned over 50 years, and so he decided to go through several procedures to keep his looks. He spent a reported $46,000 on his transformation.
Kris Jenner – $1 Million
Kris Jenner is the matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, many of whom are known for their affinity for cosmetic procedures. She has maintained her looks through extensive surgeries and procedures that reportedly cost her about $1 million. She has undergone breast surgery, rhinoplasty, Botox treatments, and dental procedures as well.
Demi Moore – $400,000
Demi Moore became the best-paid actress in the world when she appeared in the film Striptease, earning her a salary of $12.5 million. Therefore it’s no surprise that she has spent a reported $400,000 on plastic surgeries in order to keep her youthful look. She is often lauded for looking ageless, which has been made possible by procedures such as facelifts and cheek augmentations.
Joan Rivers – $99,000
Joan Rivers was one of the greatest comedians of all time who was never afraid to speak her mind and keep everyone entertained. She was a comedy legend and a trailblazer for female comedians. She was very open about undergoing cosmetic procedures throughout her life, having had 348 minor procedures total.
Sharon Osbourne – $160,000
Sharon Osbourne came to prominence when she married rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and when they later appeared with their kids on the reality show The Osbournes. She shared with Female First magazine: “I had liposuction on my neck and had it lifted, too. I had my breasts lifted, my arms lipo-ed and my tummy tucked. I had my bum lifted and implants inserted, and I had my legs lifted… The total cost was $160,000 and it was worth every last penny.”
Kim Kardashian – $16,500
Kim Kardashian is the queen of reality TV and social media has frequently been open about her cosmetic procedures with her fans. She has had Botox treatments, a rumoured rhinoplasty, and work on her lips and skin. Whatever she’s done, the mom of four looks absolutely fantastic.
Rumer Willis – $100,000
Daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis is a talented actress and singer in her own right. Rumer has allegedly visited the same plastic surgeon as her famous mother and spent about $100,000 on procedures including jawline reconstruction, Botox injections, lip injections, and a rhinoplasty.

Michael Jackson – $1 Million
Michael Jackson is often regarded as one of the greatest musicians and performers of all time. The King of Pop had a condition called vitiligo, and he claimed that since he had inconsistencies in his skin, he chose to go through skin lightening. He also went through many surgeries on his face, dramatically altering his appearance.
Cher – $750,000
Cher has been one of the most successful stars in the world since the 1960’s when she performed with then-husband Sonny Bono and later launched a solo career. She has frequently been quite open about the fact that she has undergone surgical procedures to maintain her looks, include Botox, eyelid surgeries, rhinoplasties, and a chest augmentation.
Nicki Minaj – $31,200
Nicki Minaj is one of the most successful rappers of all time. As her success grew and time passed, her looks has continued to change. She has undergone skin lightening, which set her back about $1000. She has also had glute implants, which reportedly cost $5000. Her total cost of cosmetic procedures comes out to about $31,200.
Jocelyn Wildenstein – $6.7 Million
It’s safe to say that Jocelyn Wildenstein became addicted to plastic surgery, and at a certain point, it’s a detriment. She barely resembles herself and has been called “Catwoman” due to her feline-like appearance. She has reportedly spent a whopping $6.7 million on numerous cosmetic procedures, dramatically altering her face for good.
Blake Lively – $7,500
Actress Blake Lively has never flat out admitted that she’s had any cosmetic procedures, experts have weighed in that it’s pretty clear that she has had several minor procedures done. She has most likely undergone rhinoplasty and an eyelid lift. Whatever she’s either had done or not, she looks incredible.
Megan Fox – $8,000
Megan Fox has always been known for being absolutely gorgeous and has appeared in films like Transformers and Jennifer’s Body. Experts have deduced that she has had a rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, cheek implants, lip fillers, and Botox.
Barry Manilow – $70,000
Barry Manilow is an iconic singer and performer known for hit songs like “Copacabana” and “Mandy.” Although he has said that he has not had many cosmetic procedures, many have commented on the fact that his looks do not match that story. He has most likely undergone a facelift and rhinoplasty.
Suzanne Somers – $9,000
Suzanne Somers captured America’s heart when she portrayed Chrissy Snow on sitcom Three’s Company. 40 years later, she looks quite different from her Chrissy days. It has been speculated that Somers has had procedures including rhinoplasties, breast augmentation, lip injections, Botox, and eyelid lifts.
Dolly Parton – $25,000
Dolly Parton has been open about being pro-cosmetic procedures, saying in an interview with InTouch: “[a]nybody that’s got the nerve, desire and the money to have surgery, should find a good doctor and just do it.” She has admitted that she has had breast implants, chin liposuction, and work around her eyes. In 2012 she said: “These days, I do very little just fillers and Botox. You owe it to people not to look like a dog if you can help it!”
Kylie Jenner – $2 Million
Kylie Jenner is now infamous for the many cosmetic procedures that altered her look completely but is definitely most known for her lip injections. All of her body modifications, which people have speculated to include butt implants, breast augmentation, and fillers, have cost a reported $2 million total.
Heidi Montag – Over $1 Million
Reality star Heidi Montag has openly admitted that she is addicted to plastic surgery. In 2012, she opened up about the fact that she spent more than $1 million on cosmetic procures that include rhinoplasty, breast implants, liposuction, brow lift, and a butt enhancement.
Nadya Suleman – $12,500
Nadya Suleman, who is most commonly known as “Octomom” is infamous for giving birth to eight babies at one time back in 2009. Her pregnancy was highly publicized, and she earned a lot of money from her exposure. She spent a lot of that money on cosmetic procedures like lip injections and a rhinoplasty.
Pamela Anderson – $10,500
Pamela Anderson became a household name when she appeared in the popular TV series Baywatch. She later appeared in Playboy and numerous films. As time went on, Anderson decided to maintain her looks through cosmetic procedures like facelifts and breast augmentations.
Pete Burns – $38,000
Founder of band Dead or Alive Peter Burns is known for his initial fascination and eventual obsession with plastic surgery. He has had lip injections, a rhinoplasty, cheek implants, and many more. After a botched lip job, he has had countless procedures to try to fix them. In an interview, he said: “When I’m 80 and get to heaven I want God to not recognize me.”
NeNe Leaks – $20,500
Linnethia Monique Leaks, better known as NeNe, became well known for appearing in The Real Housewives of Atlanta for eight years. In 2013, she was open about the fact that she has had many cosmetic procedures done including a breast reduction, liposuction, a breast lift, and rhinoplasty.
Janice Dickinson – $20,000
Janice Dickinson is considered to be the world’s first supermodel, having an incredibly successful career in the ’70s and ’80s. She became known to a new generation of fans as a judge on America’s Next Top Model. She has been very open about having many cosmetic procedures which include a tummy tuck, facelift, brow lift, and fillers.
Heather Locklear – $18,500
Actress Heather Locklear became a household name when she appeared in shows such as Spin City, Dynasty, Melrose Place, and also Hot In Cleveland. She has made use of cosmetic surgeries not to alter her look but to maintain her look. She has admitted to getting Botox injections, a facelift, and cheek implants.
Denise Richards – $13,000
Denise Richards stole many a heart in the 90’s when she appeared in shows like Married With Children, Saved By The Bell, Wild Things, and Starship Troopers. She has admitted that when she was 19, she had a breast implant surgery that was totally botched. She later fixed it and has had numerous procedures on her face to maintain her looks.
Meg Ryan – $12,000
Actress Meg Ryan is best known for her roles in Naked Gun, Promised Land, and When Harry Met Sally. She has had extensive procedures done throughout the years, including a neck lift and many fillers and injections.
Trista Sutter – $11,000
Trista Sutter is a reality star who has appeared in shows like Survivor, Big Brother, and The Bachelor. After being paid $1 million by ABC to broadcast her wedding in a 3-episode mini-series, Sutter allowed herself to spend about $11,000 on a blepharoplasty and breast augmenation.
Tara Reid – $9,500
Tara Reid rose to prominence in the ’90s when she starred in films such as American Pie, Van Wilder, Urban Legends, and My Boss’s Daughter. She has had many publicized plastic surgery mishaps, including a tummy tuck that damaged her skin. In 2009, she revealed that the damage was corrected.
Kim Novak – $9,000
Actress Kim Novak has appeared in numerous films including Vertigo, Picnic, and The Man With The Golden Arm. After retiring in 1991, she became known for her plastic surgery procedures, which include cheek implants, a brow lift, and Botox injections, leading many to say that she has become unrecognizable.
Courtney Love – $10,000
Singer Courtney Love has always been known to be something of a wild child. Throughout the years, she has undergone many procedures that have slowly shifted her appearance altogether. She has reportedly had breast augmentations, fillers, and lip injections.
Iggy Azalea – $20,000
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea had several hit songs that led her to rise to fame. Now she’s more known for the extensive surgeries she’s undergone, leaving her looking completely different. She told Ellen Degeneres: “I didn’t [need plastic surgery]. There was nothing wrong with me. I think it’s a personal choice and anybody, man or woman, they should be able to make an informed decision, and if you want to change something, then that’s up to you.”
Jessica Simpson – $2,00
Popstar Jessica Simpson became known as one of the first celebrities to be a part of a reality TV series in the early 2000s. In 2006, she admitted to Glamour magazine that: “I had that Restylane stuff. t went away in like four months…[but] thank God! [They] looked fake to me. I didn’t like that.”
Victoria Beckham – $13,000
Victoria Beckham, also known as Posh Spice, has always been known for her chic style. Although she has always looked fantastic, she decided to get a breast augmentation which she went on to regret. She said: “I should probably say, don’t mess with your boobs. All those years I denied it stupid. A sign of insecurity. Just celebrate what you’ve got.”
Holly Madison – $32,000
Former Playboy playmate Holly Madison has openly admitted to having procedures done. In an interview, she said: “Living with Hef brought down my self-esteem a lot. I was comparing myself to the other girls … You have to look a certain way at the mansion. Plastic surgery made it easier for me to get things I wanted in my career. Without it, I wouldn’t be where I am today. My nose photographed really big in front of my face. If I wanted to do anything in the entertainment industry, I needed to get it fixed.”
Diana Agron – $15,000
Diana Agron became well known when she portrayed Quinn Fabray on the hit show Glee. She has admitted to getting her nose done after breaking her nose. She said on Letterman: “We had a day off [from Glee] and I met up with some of my friends and we were dancing. There was another collision of sorts I must be turning too quickly but it’s fixed now!”
Kelly Rowland – $22,000
Kelly Rowland rose to fame as a member of Destiny’s Child. She felt that she wanted to enhance her chest, and so she explained: “I wanted to get breast implants when I was 18, but my mom and Beyoncé’s mom told me to really think about it first. I took their advice and waited for 10 years.” It’s always a good idea to listen to mom!
Kourtney Kardashian – $25,000
Unsurprisingly, yet another Kardashian has made it onto our list. Kourtney has openly admitted that she has had a breast surgery while she was in college, though she regrets it. She said: “I wish I never did it. I had great boobs. Now I’m going to have to get them redone at some point. I like to look like myself. I like imperfections, but you also want to look at your best. I think lasers would be a good place to start if I was feeling like doing something.”
Gwyneth Paltrow – $1500
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is known for her obsession with living a healthy lifestyle, and why she launched her brand Goop. She has had Botox treatments, saying: “I would be scared to go under the knife, but you know, talk to me when I’m 50. I’ll try anything. Except I won’t do Botox again because I looked crazy. I looked like Joan Rivers!”
Ashlee Simpson – $13,000
Jessica Simpson’s younger sister Ashlee had a successful singing career like her sister, and like her sister, she has had some cosmetic procedures. Ashlee had her nose done, as well as cheeks, lips, and eyebrows. She said: “I used to look at a beautiful girl on the cover of a magazine and think I could never be that. [Plastic surgery] is something that everybody should think about for a really long time. Once you know it’s something you really feel comfortable with, then to each their own.”
Britney Spears – Unknown
Britney Spears has had some work done over the past several years, most likely on her nose and cheeks. She has admitted to getting lip injections as well. She said: “I just bought the new Shiseido face wash and moisturizer. I have no problem trying new brands. A doctor I see, [Beverly Hills plastic surgeon] Dr. [Raj] Kanodia, does fun stuff to me sometimes I’ve had lip injections before. He has this peptide-based face-care product; it’s green and slimy, and you mix it together and put it on your face. It does wonders. You leave it on overnight. Can you tell I love skincare?”
Clay Aiken – $11,000
American Idol alum turned politician Clay Aiken has had surgery on his jaw. He shared: “I had operative surgery on my jaw for a TMJ thing and I had them suck the fat out of my chin while they were in there.” We can totally understand!
Tori Spelling – $13,000
Actress Tori Spelling admitted that she had work done on her chest early on, saying: “I got my boobs done in my early 20s, and if I had known it would or could possibly impact the production of [breast] milk, I would never have had them done.”
Khloe Kardashian – Unknown
Khloe rounds out our list of Kardashian sisters who have had cosmetic procedures. She has opened up about this: “I think plastic surgery should be viewed almost like makeup because we’re all putting on a [expletive] mask basically every day anyway. When you dye your hair, you’re changing who you are, and I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that.”
Nicole Richie – $13,000
Nicole Richie became known on The Simple Life reality show. She has been very open about procedures: “It’s all the rage. To me, it isn’t all that different from getting fake tans or teeth-whitening. Why grow old gracefully when you have the technology to prevent it?” She has had procedures done on her face as well as her chest.
Ciara – Unknown
Singer Ciara has always been gorgeous and throughout the years has had different signature looks. There have been slight modifications to her face that have been barely noticeable. She has never confirmed getting any work done, but you can decide for yourself. Her work has been estimated to have cost about $10,000.
Ariana Grande – Unknown
Ariana Grande has never admitted that she has had any cosmetic procedures, but judging on photos of her when she was younger, it’s pretty clear she has had some work done. Experts have guessed that she has had a nose job, lip injections, eyebrow lift, and maybe even a breast augmentation. This could have cost her about $10,000.
Nicole Kidman – $1400
Talented actress Nicole Kidman shared her experience with Botox treatments: “I did try Botox, unfortunately, but I got out of it now I can finally move my face again.” It seems as though she was not a big fan of the results, and maybe won’t be trying it again in the future. We will never really know.
Vivica Fox – $26,000
Actress Vivica Fox is known for her roles in soap operas The Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives. She has had several cosmetic procedures done, including breast augmentation, nose job, lip injections, and Botox injections.
Kathie Lee – Unknown
Kathie Lee Gifford first rose to fame when she was a co-host on Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee. She has had many cosmetic procedures throughout the years and has even undergone a procedure while on live TV alongside co-star Hoda. The two referred to themselves as human guinea pigs. It is unclear how much all of her work has cost.
David Gest – $20,000
Comedian, TV personality and entertainer David Gest was once married to Liza Minnelli and was also good friends Michael Jackson. As he was always in the spotlight, Gest felt that he needed to always get cosmetic procedures done. He has spent $20,000 on facelifts, Botox, eyebrow lift, and liposuction on his jawline.
Courteney Cox – Unknown
Courteney Cox is best known for portraying Monica Geller on hit TV sitcom Friends. She has had some work done on her face, with many criticizing her for going too far. However, we think that she is just as beautiful as ever!
Lara Flynn Boyle – Unknown
Lara Flynn Boyle is best known for her role in the 90’s hit show Twin Peaks and she also appeared in Men in Black II. She has had cosmetic procedures including a nose job, lip injections, face fillers, and an eyebrow lift. In the end, the multiple procedures ended up changing her appearance, with some saying that she has become hard to recognize.
LaToya Jackson – Unknown
LaToya Jackson is one of the famous Jackson siblings and was always something of the odd woman out. She did not have much success with a singing career. She had a nose procedure similar to her brother’s and it even collapsed like Michael’s did.

Kendall Jenner – Unknown
Kendall Jenner, member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and model has never openly admitted that she has had any cosmetic work done. However, judging from photos of her from when she was younger, it is clear that at the very least she has had lip injections and perhaps even more procedures.