The most expensive weddings

A wedding day is considered one of the best days of your life. It is made all the more special with the company of friends and family. Some weddings are a quiet affair, but there are some wedding that have all the extravagance and more. Celebrities, Royals and many billionaire families have time and again surprised the public with their extravagant wedding ceremonies that last a week, with several guests in attendance.

Saying “I do” could be simple or as ostentatious as the like of these following wedding ceremonies.

Most celebrities and notables like to make their special day a memorable one, not just for themselves, but for all those in attendance as well.

Here is a list of the most expensive weddings we have witnessed since 2000.


  1. Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Expect something grand when a pop star and popular TV and internet sensation get married in a lavish wedding ceremony in Florence, Italy. Kardashian’s designer lace gown alone cost a whopping $500,000 and the wedding venue further cost $410,000. The wedding was quite an affair and the couple are going strong since they tied the knot in May’ 2014. Their wedding videographer alone cost over $350000.

  1. Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise

The most talked about wedding of 2006, TomKat tied the knot with all the friends and family members in attendance in Italy. Chartered Planes flew all the guests to the wedding destination. The wedding cost around $2 million dollars.

  1. Kate Middleton and Prince William

Prince William and Kate Middleton – the duchess of Cambridge – both were engaged for a few years and were the most talked about Royal couple until they tied the knot in April 2011. The wedding cost around $34 million dollars. The world saw the attendance of Royals, celebrities and nobles from around the world. The wedding nuptials were telecasted live on television.

  1. Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia

Daughter of a renowned Indian Billionaire Laxmi Mittal and British born Indian banker Amit Bhatia tied the knot in 2005 in Paris. The invitations for the wedding were sent out in silver boxes that included plane tickets and rooms at a 5 – star hotel.

Popular rock stars performed at the wedding including Kylie Minogue. The wedding ceremony in total cost $60 million, with a sizable portion going to the wedding photographer.

  1. George and Amal Clooney

What happens when a brooding star of Hollywood falls in love and decides to get married? Definitely he will go to any length to make sure his ladylove enjoys the best day of her life to the fullest. George and Amal Clooney had a destination wedding in Italy that some can only dream of. The bride wore an Alexander McQueen gown that was $380, 000. The bachelorette parties, Hotel stay and beverages added to the bill and all in all the wedding cost around $46 million.

  1. Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky

America’s former President and first lady Bill and Hillary Clinton’s only daughter got all what she deserved on her wedding day. The wedding bill was $5 million in 2010. The wedding cake alone cost $11,000, $600,000 for air conditioned tents, with 500 guests in attendance, the opera performance and the wedding dress, the wedding was an ostentatious and grand one.

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