Here's The List Of Million Dollar Celebrity Weddings Of All Time
Here's The List Of Million Dollar Celebrity Weddings Of All Time
Updated on September 09, 2022 15:17 PM by Andrew Koschiev
It's no surprise that weddings can cost a pretty penny. For a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, many individuals are willing to spend as much as it takes to create the wedding of their dreams. While, in hindsight, only a handful of people can afford such a lavish wedding, there are some public personalities for whom the sky is the limit. Check out some of the most expensive weddings of all time!
Jessica Biel – Justin Timberlake
A wedding once described as a total dream only cost $6.5million and is one that many won't forget. With 100 guests only in attendance, the location where they got married gave them the utmost privacy, so they did not have to worry about the paparazzi and could have their dream wedding. Now nearly ten years on, they are still going strong!
Kris Humphries – Kim Kardashian
This wedding is fabulously famous, not because it cost $ 10 million but because it only lasts 72 days. Kardashian now says she was "miserable" during this time and only married him because she did not want to look like a bride. Kim's advice to people who are feeling cold feet is that it's not for them.
Nick Cannon – Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon rejoin their vows twice during their five-year marriage. One of those times involved a special celebration at Disneyland. The dreamy bridal happened after the park closed and reportedly cost $180,000. The couple filed for divorce in 2014.
Catherine Giudici – Sean Lowe
One of the Bachelor nation's best couples tied the knot in a made-for-television ceremony estimated to cost around 250,000 dollars. Lucky for them, they did not have to pay a dime.
Dayanara Torres – Marc Anthony
While the former Miss Universe and the Latin singer initially got married in May 2000 at a super-secret Las Vegas ceremony, the vow counsel was a grander affair two years later. The couple's marriage with 200 guests was celebrated with a ceremony in Puerto Rico that reportedly cost $500,000. Anthony and Torres divorced in 2004.
Brooks Laich – Julianne Hough
The DWTS dancer married NHL star Brooke Laich in 2017. Hough's custom Marchesa wedding ceremony dress cost around $20,000, and the total for the couple's outdoor Idaho wedding is said to have been between $232,000 to $236,000.
Mike Fisher – Carrie Underwood
The Grammy-winning country singer Carrie Underwood married the Canadian hockey player Mike Fisher at a 2010 nuptial in Georgia. They rented out their whole venue, the Ritz Carlton Lodge, for the weekend. It is estimated that the wedding cost around $500,000.
Charlie Shanian – Tori Spelling
The 90210-alum got married in 2004 with a 1920s-themed affair that featured only 350 guests and food from the most famous chef Wolfgang Puck. The event's price tag was around $1 million. Suddenly, Spelling and Shanian divorced after 14 months of marriage.
Jared Kushner – Ivanka Trump
Together in three months only, Ivanka Trump's $1 million 2009 wedding was at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster. At this wedding, they cut 13 layered cakes guests ate at the reception is total estimated to cost $70,000 alone.
Jennifer Aniston – Brad Pitt
If there is any celebrity wedding we wish we were at, it is this one! Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's 2000 bridal were the hottest tickets in Hollywood time, leading them to spend more than $100,000 alone on security for the event. The wedding cost $1 million. They divorced in 2005.
Adam Shulman – Anne Hathaway
When you are the princess of Genovia, you can spend $1 million on a California wedding in Big Sur. Her 2012 "I do's" theme was "rustic," in wedding speak, and you're spending $100,000 on flowers.
Guy Ritchie – Madonna
The wedding will live in history books, but the couple split in 2008. The pop queen spent $80,000 on her Stella McCartney gown and put even more money into booking a Scottish castle for their ceremony and reception.
According to the Mirror, the ceremony was estimated to cost the couple £1.5 million, or $2.1 million.
Priyanka Chopra – Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra held many wedding celebrations in 2018, including three traditional Indian and Christian ceremonies.
In that, the pre-wedding celebrations themselves cost an estimated $61,000. According to the Times of India, their actual wedding venue, the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, has a price tag is over $60,000 a night.
Melania – Donald Trump
For their third wedding, Trump went all out. They had a 200-pound Grand Marnier cake covered with more than 3,000 icing roses made by Mar-a-Lago's Cedric Barbara, who told The Hollywood Reporter it took more than two months to design.
That set them back $50,000, but the costs came from her Dior gown, which had a 13-foot train and was embroidered with 1,500 rhinestones and pearls, $100,000. The catering by Jean-Georges Vongerichten for their 400 guests was a cool $110,000
Victoria And David
According to the BBC, David and Victoria Beckham's wedding cost was around $800,000 in 1999; however, it would have exceeded a million dollars in the present day.
Hence the couple's wedding at Luttrellstown Castle in Dublin with 250 guests. The castle's wedding package began at $135 per person, with the estimated venue costs at $33,750. An overnight stay at the castle costs $7,500 per night.
David Furnish – Elton John
The star-studded ceremony with 600 guests, including the Donatella Versace, Beckham family, Sharon Stone, and Claudia Schiffer. They partied all night in heated tents at the couple's Windsor mansion. They saved on their venue; however, the night's food and drinks cost a staggering $130,000. The two donned designer suits.
Elton gave followers a look into their lavish ceremony and reception by posting on Instagram. Forbes estimated that the duo spent between $1.5 million and $2 million for their big day.
Jordan Bratman – Christina Aguilera
According to InStyle, From top to bottom, wedding planner Michael Gapinskihe decorated the reception tent at an estate in Napa Valley with expensive information like white hydrangeas, birch trees, roses, custom chandeliers, and amaryllis made of branches.
They served comfort food like roasted chicken and family-style mac and cheese to their 150 guests and had DJ AM spin all night. People estimate the total cost of the wedding to have been $2 million.
Nicole Mitchell – Eddie Murphy
Comedian-actor Eddie Murphy married model Nicole Mitchell at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. E! News estimated their bridal cost was $1.5 million in 1993.
They may have spent excessive money on their lavish wedding, but they used it as an opportunity to give back. After they exchanged vows, People reported that they donated all of the flowers from their ceremony and reception to a hospital in Harlem. The couple divorced in 2006.
Michael Douglas And Catherine Zeta-Jones
The duo will celebrate their 21st wedding anniversary this year and will surely spend some time reminiscing about the Plaza Hotel, the bride's $140,000 Christina Lacroix gown, and her $300,000 diamond tiara. ABC News estimated the wedding cost between $1.5 and $2 million.
Larry Fortensky – Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor's 8th and final wedding was held at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch in Santa Ynez Valley, California. According to People, Jackson reportedly footed much of the $1.5 million bill.
The bride sported a $25,000 yellow dress to marry construction worker Larry Fortensky, who was 20 years younger than her.
Per the New York Daily News, Taylor sold her wedding photos to People magazine for $1 million and used the money to start The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Elin Nordegren – Tiger Woods
Before their headline-making divorce in 2010, Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods had a $1.5 million sunset ceremony at an expensive resort in Barbados. The pair rented out the hotel, more than 200 rooms, NBD, and even had 500 roses imported for the nuptials.
Keely Shaye Smith – Pierce Brosnan
The longtime duo finally wedded in 2001 with a $1.5 million ceremony at an Irish castle in Ballintubber Abbey. Over 100 guests attended the event. The couple had a seven-tier cake made for the party and had it modeled after the one served at John F. Kennedy's wedding to Jackie O.
Jamie Hince - Kate Moss
British model Kate Moss married guitarist Jamie Hince in a lavish three-day wedding in 2011. The England wedding was rumored to have cost upwards of $1.6 million, and the special day was captured by none other than Princess Diana's favorite photographer, Mario Testino. The couple split in 2016.
Kanye West – Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian's second wedding to rapper Kanye West reportedly cost $2.8 million. That is not including the pre-party they had in Paris at Valentino's mansion, Chateau de Wideville, with their 200 guests.
Katie Holmes – Tom Cruise
If you wish to get married in an Italian castle and have your whole wedding party wear Armani, your wedding like cost $3 million. It reportedly took more than 300 hours to place every crystal in Katie Holmes' ceremony gown. Unfortunately, the couple split in 2006 after six years of marriage.
David Gest – Liza Minelli
This $3.5 million wedding had an 850-person guest list, Elizabeth Taylor, served as maid of honor, and also a 60-piece orchestra. The love did not last, though, and the pair split after one year of marriage in 2003.
Princess Diana – Prince Charles
The longest royal history, Who could forget Princess Diana's 25-foot train - made by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for Alexander McQueen? While the dress cost is unknown, the total wedding cost of Prince Charles and Princess Diana is estimated at $48 million.
Meghan Markle – Prince Harry
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had another royal wedding, but this time it was bigger than the last. Following suit to be a family tradition, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent over $40.1 million alone on security for their wedding. In total, the marriage day costs around $42.8 million.