Top 14 Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings

Top 14 Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings
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One of the advantages of being a celebrity and making the big bucks, is that when it comes time to get married, you can blow millions on a wedding and not even be phased by it. Some of these celebs have the money to fly people all around the world to make it to their special day and even pay for their friends and family hotel accommodations. Oh, getting married in a castle for the rich and famous is such a trend that’s been going on for years. And weddings wouldn’t be complete without the massive cake. Here’s the Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings!


14. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom
$1 million

Back before his nights on the Bunny Ranch and ending up in the hospital, Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian were deeply in love. Even though they had only known each other less than a month, they were ready to have an extravagant wedding in Beverly Hills. And with only 9 days to plan the wedding, Khloe was still able to snag a custom-made Vera Wang gown.


13. Guy Ritchie and Madonna
$1.5 million

Madonna was always a wild thang that didn’t seem like she was willing to be tamed. That is till she met a young English filmmaker, Guy Ritchie and she was ready for a wedding. It’s hard to picture Madonna in an actual church, which is probably why they choose to get married in Skibo Castle in Scotland. She decided to wear an $80,000 Stella McCartney for her big day.


12. Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
$2 million

The Mickey Mouse Club member thought that she found the one when she met Jordan Bratman. Christina Aguilera wanted to do it big when it came time to settle down and get married. They held their ceremony at a private vineyard in Napa, California, where a 14-piece orchestra greeted their guests and Aguilera walked down the aisle in Christian Louboutin heels and a Christian Lacroix gown.


11. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
$3 million

With a guest list full of A-List celebs, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes were destined to have one expensive wedding. They had their Scientologist ceremony in Bracciano, Italy at a 15th century Odescalchi Castle, while Will and Jada Smith, The Beckham’s and many more in attendance. The couple swapped Cartier wedding bands during the 20-minute long ceremony, while Katie looked stunning in her Giorgio Armani gown.


10. Liza Minnelli and David Gest
$4.2 million

Not only did all the biggest stars in the world attend the wedding, but these big names were also part of the wedding party for Liza Minnelli and David Gest. Crazy to think that Michael Jackson, the King of Pop himself was the Best Man and Elizabeth Taylor was the Maid of Honor. And boy did their guests get spoiled by the 50-piece orchestra and eat from the 12 tier wedding cake.


9. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
$4.8 million

The world had a chance to watch Chelsea Clinton grow up in front of us, as an awkward teenager in the White House. But, at her extravagant wedding, there was no trace of that awkward gal. She came down the aisle in a Vera Wang gown, while both her parents wore Oscar de la Renta. The couple paid the most for the catering $750,000, air-conditioned tents $600,000, and $500,000 for flowers.


8. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
$6.5 million

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel had an awesome destination wedding in Puglia, Italy at the Borgo Egnazia Resort. To avoid paparazzi, the couple paid for the entire hotel and a few surrounding buildings. Jessica was serenaded with an original song by Justin, as she walked down the aisle, wearing a Giambattista Valli gown. Timberlake being the classic man he is wore a black suit by Tom Ford.


7. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
$10 million

I’m sure this wedding day still brings back haunting memories for Kris Humphries, as he wed the Queen of Reality TV, Kim Kardashian. And as expensive as the event was, the couple didn’t really pay for much, as E! paid for almost everything. 10 million viewers watched the two-part event. Kim wore a Vera Wang dress, with a diamond head band cost $2.5 million and paid $2 million for the flowers.


6. Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
$10 million

For a billionaire like Michael Jordan, spending $10 million on his wedding to Yvette Prieto was nothing. They were married in the Sea Episcopal Church in Bethesda and then had the reception in a 40,000 square foot tent for their 2,000 guests at the reception. The guests had the opportunity to be entertained by Usher and Robin Thicke. With a guest list this big, it’s no wonder they had a seven-layer cake.


5. Petra Ecclestone and James Stunt
$18 million

As the heiress to the Formula One fortune, Petra Ecclestone got married to James Stunt in the Odesalchi Castle in Italy, the same castle that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise wed in. Just like many others on the list, Petra had a custom-made Vera Wang gown, but this one cost $1.3 million! They also paid $3.3 million for their entertainers, the Black Eyed Peas and David. Guetta.


4. Prince William and Kate Middleton
$34 million

Being able to witness a royal wedding like this one will be something to remember. Prince William and Kate Middleton had quite the historic wedding that had 2 billion people watching from around the world. Being that they are royalty, they needed to make sure that security was going to be extra tight, so they hired $32 million in security. The food and flowers ended up being just shy of $1 million.


3. Lady Diana and Prince Charles
$48 million

The story of Lady Diana and Prince Charles is one that even I remember from my childhood. This was going to be one of those moments of a lifetime that everyone should stop and watch. And 750 million people were watching from around the world, plus 2 million people on the streets of London, and 3,500 guests that attended the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral.


2. Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia
$60 million

Since Vanisha Mittal is the heiress of a billion dollar fortune, the challenge to do it big was accepted. Their wedding was a six-day event at Palace of Versailles, a 16th century chateau. Their private jet was busy, as it went around picking up 1,000 guests for the wedding. Guests received plane tickets, 5-star hotel accommodations in Paris, and a gift bag full of jewels.


1. Sheikh Mohammed bin Sayed Al Nahyan and Princess Salama
$100 million

It has been over three decades since Sheik Mohammed and Princess Salama were wed in 1981 and no one has hurdled their wedding day price. This wedding went on for seven days! The couple had a stadium that can seat 20,000 for their big day. And after they were married, they greeted the people of their country, passing out gifts and food.