10 Very Expensive Celebrity Weddings [PHOTOS]
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West recently got married amidst a lot of fanfare.
But where do they stack against the most expensive weddings in celebrity kingdom? Do they even make the cut?
Check out ten of the most expensive celebrity weddings ever, courtesy of THG.
1. Prince William and Kate Middleton
In fairness, $32 million of the $34 million tab went to security. The rest of the money was spent on flowers ($800,000) food ($150,000) and champagne ($60,000), among other details.
2. Celine Dion and Rene Angelil
Celine Dion and Rene Angelil tied the knot in Montreal in 1994. The singer donned a 20-foot train and a 7-pound tiara made up of thousands of Austrian crystals.
3. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
Let’s run it down: $750,000 for catering, $11,000 for the cake, $250,000 in jewellery, $600,000 for air-conditioned tents and $500,000 in flowers.
Madonna wore an $80,000 Stella McCartney dress and the couple booked an entire Scottish castle for the nuptials. They split after eight years.
5. Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman rented out a private vineyard and a 14-piece orchestra for the ceremony, with Christina in a designer gown and Christian Louboutin heels. The party went on until 5 a.m
6. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes didn’t make. But they did go all out on a $3 million wedding that included a Giorgia Armani dress, a fireworks display and the renting out of a 15th century Italian castle.
7. Liza Minnelli and David Gest
Michael Jackson was the Best Man. Over 1,000 guests attended. There was a 50-piece orchestra and a 12-tier wedding cake. The marriage lasted one year.
8. Wayne and Coleen Rooney
There was a party aboard a yacht as part of a four-day celebration that cost at least $1.5 million. Coleen spent $300,000 on her dress and $140,000 on trips to New York for fittings.
9. Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell
Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell exchanged vows in London 2011. Few weddings have ever included as many A-listers.
10. Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
There was a $10 million tab for this one. Robin Thicke and Usher performed, while the bride’s designer dress was made with handmade silk lace created especially for her.