Every damsel that aspires to tie the knot in the near future wants the event to be exclusive and classy. In fact, throughout history there have been couples who have spent millions of dollars on their weddings, just so that this occasion stands out from the rest and keeps people talking for years to come. Below are some Top 10 Expensive Weddings that amazed people all around the world.
10. The KimYe Wedding
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently held a wedding that’s estimated to have cost $2.8 million, the event was organized in a private Italian hotel. Even though the actual occasion happened in the aforementioned country, pre-wedding went down in Paris wherewith it’s reported that the couple hired 50 luxury cars to transport friends and family between the two cities.
9. Beyoncé And Jay Z Wedding
This celebrity couple began showing interest in each other after shooting the video to “Bonnie and Clyde,” Bey wore a traditional white train dress though the focus was on her 18-carat diamond ring, not forgetting Sean Carter’s expensive tuxedo suit. The event also showcased white stylish orchids that had been shipped from Thailand at a value of $500,000, plus to top it up Bey and Hov spent their honeymoon in a plush Caribbean hotel at a cost of $8,000 per night.
8. Eve’s Wedding To Maxmillion Cooper
Female rapper Eve recently got married to the CEO of gumball 3000 Maximillion Cooper, she was spotted in a gorgeous expensive gown designed by British fashion guru Alice. The show went down in Ibiza, Spain and as expected they were in it to spend it. The bride arrived in a vintage all-white stretch out limo that was just the showstopper.
7. Kelly Rowland And Tim Witherspoon
Female MC Kelly Rowland recently threw a private wedding with her hubby Tim Witherspoon in the beautiful country of Costa Rica, where fellow co-star Beyonce was also in attendance. Though she intended it to be a private event only open to close family members and friends, outsiders have come to appreciate it as well through the photos that were released. The wedding was so spectacular that Kelly tweeted that her yet to be born baby would be “stunting like the daddy.”
6. Lady Diana’s Wedding To Prince Charles Of Whales
This event took place at St. Paul’s Seminary in London and attracted an estimated viewership of 750 million people internationally, though adding up the radio audience this figure easily surpasses the 1 billion mark. It has been billed as the “fairytale wedding” or wedding of the century owing to the class of people that were represented. Diana’s dress alone was estimated to have a value of 30,099 British pounds, made from silk taffeta, sequins, and a total of 10,000 pearls. It’s by no surprise that this event is in the Top 10 Expensive Weddings list.
5. Elizabeth Hurley And Arun Nayar
Nayar is an affluent Indian textile industry guru worth about $200 million, the couple’s wedding took 8 straight days with processions shifting between the continents of Asia and Europe. Some of the places they visited are Umaid Bhawan Palace and Gloucestershire’s Sudeley Castle. A single night at these villas cost them $10,000 per head.
4. Vanisha Mittal And Amit Bhatia
Vanisha is the daughter of business mogul Lakshmi Mittal who at one time was ranked the 6th richest man on earth, as expected this wedding lived to its name with more than 1,000 guests from all around the world being invited. As for entertainment, pop icon Kylie Minougue laced the floor assisted by Shah Rukh. In total this wedding is believed to have cost $55 million.
3. Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt
Also nicknamed the hottest celebrity couple in Hollywood, these two love birds tied the knot in a spectacular way that’s befitting of their status. It all started in the spring of 2012 when Brad proposed to his wife with a crystal-studded diamond ring worth about $5 million. The wedding event was held at grand Chateau Miraval palace in Correns, a wine estate covering 1,100 acres and with a 35-room mansion in the middle.
2. Chelsea Clinton And Marc Mezvinsky
Hillary and Bill’s daughter Chelsea said “I do” to his childhood friend Marc Mezvinsky in an exclusive event worth mentioning. The air-conditioned tents did cost an estimated $600,000 and security $200,000, not to mention the invitation cards at $150 per piece. Very few weddings in the world can boast having single invitation cards that are worth this much.
1. Aleksandra Kokotovic Marries Andrei Melnichenko
The pompous wedding of Russian multibillionaire Andrei Melnichenko and model Aleksabdra is the showstopper of them all, it happened at the lavish Cote D’Azur Center in France where internationally acclaimed artists Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera performance live on stage, and as expected of a billionaire the wine bottles alone went for more than $1000 apiece.
These are the Top 10 Expensive Weddings that have happened so far, though there are many more waiting to occur in the near future.