Top 10 Most Expensive and Lavish Weddings

Weddings are the most beautiful and delightful eves of one’s life! We love to show them to the world. Affluent outfits, precious jewelry, imperial venue, majestic food, luxurious gifts and what not! While some weddings are beautifully crafted, some are plated with gold. The crème de la crème celebrate their weddings like the cream of the crop. They make it rich, hit and pompous by footing the bill in billions!

Be ready to let your jaws drop with the Top 10 Most Expensive and Lavish wedding list!

10. Shining Shindig of Liza Minnelli & David Gest

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $4.3 million

Groom: David, famed for producing highest rated musical television in the history called Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration
Bride: Liza, the possessor of Academy Award for Best Actress (American)

The most talked about wedding was done on March 16th 2002. New York’s Marble Collegiate Church was festooned with flowers costing $700,000. What made the wedding fascinating was the “Unforgettable” performance by Natalie Cole. Tony Bennett and a 60-piece orchestra added to the wow-ness and of course the bill. A 12 tier cake was cut by the couple prepared for $40,000. More than 500 staff was retained for the service of the distinguished gathering.

9. Illustrious Impression of Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $4.8 million

Groom: an investment banker, co-founder of hedgefund Eaglevale Partners
Bride: Born of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

The duo exchanged wedding rings on July 31, 2010 in the delighting setting of New York. To drop the jaws, it is enough to say that bride’s beauteous wedding gown was a masterpiece by America’s top designer, Vera Wang. The exquisite chiffon dress with a princess-cut skirt having rhinestone and silver belt fastened makes it the worthy of $25000.
Plush wedding! Plush arrangements! Orchids, Garden roses, Casablanca for $500000 made the venue a dream place. The cake-bake charge was $11000. Hotshots like Oprah Winfrey and others dazzled the wedding. Oprah Winfrey’s security was as special as $200000.

8. Sumptuous Specialty of Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLaughlin

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $15 million

Groom: English Football Player, captaining both Manchester United and the England national team.
Bride: English television presenter

The wedding of the couple on 12th June, 2008 was very expensive and much interesting. It was a grand royal treat to the attendees. Why?
The 4 day event in Villa Durazzo, Italy was rejoiced among the beautiful scenic pleasure of Italian Rivera. 5 private jets for 64 guests, stay at yacht, imperial hotels and one word- INCREDIBLE!
Dressed in 200,000 Euros gown, embellished with crystals and pearls, the bride looked queenly gorgeous!
Expensive wedding’s information must be expensive. Britain’s OK! Magazine had to pay $5 million for publishing the wedding details.

7. Magnificent Marvel of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $20 million

Groom: American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, founder GOOD Music and DONDA, much-publicized as most successful and acclaimed musicians of the 21st century
Bride: Well-applauded American television and social media personality, actress and model, taken to be the highest-paid reality television personality

May 24, 2014 is marked as highly priced wedding in the name of Kim and Kanye. The wedding ring on Kim’s finger is debated to range between $5-8 million. Her white long train Givenchy wedding gown is said to have value as high as $2-3 million. The couple took luxurious care by having their family staying in $8,500-a-night hotel in Paris before their astonishingly wealthy marriage.
200 guests were reported to have flown in at the couple’s expense to see them saying, “I do” at Belvedere Fort. With all the million dollars spent it makes their wedding an extremely pricey one!

6. Celebrity Celebration of Vikram Chatwal and Priya Sachdeva

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $20 million

Groom: Notable American hotelier and actor, taken to be world’s one of the most eligible bachelors by BBC television program the magazine Radar, grabbed Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the first South Asia Media Awards, New York
Bride: Indian model

Again making it to the record are Indians. Wedding of these lovebirds was a well-heeled event of February 18th 2006. Being the special and exceptional couple how they could have one spot to cherish their wedding ceremonies. Their merriment was distinguished because of its 10 days gala at Delhi, Mumbai and Udaipur. It was more unusual as special chartered jets were sent to receive 600 guests from around the world. It is believed that Bill Clinton was also the part of guests list along with high profile people and Bollywood icons.
This wedding indeed became the prestigious marriage in India’s history!

5. Opulent Organizing of Andrey Melnichenko and Aleksandra Kokotovich

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $30 million

Groom: Russian businessman, stands 12th in the list of Russian billionaire and 137th in the Forbes World’s billionaire list (2015)
Bride: At 17 founding member of Models: a Serbian manufactured 1990s pop group, former Miss Yugoslavia, known for her “A” yacht

Groom: Russian businessman, stands 12th in the list of Russian billionaire and 137th in the Forbes World’s billionaire list (2015)
Bride: At 17 founding member of Models, a Serbian manufactured 1990s pop group, known for her “A” yacht

This made-of-money wedding was done in September 2005 with Cote d’Azur, France as its extra luxuriant locale. The most well-off and renowned people attended this super rich wedding. Imagine the World Stars giving live performance at your wedding. After fantasizing, see your budget rocketing by $3.6 million. Yes! This is what Christina Aguilera and Whitney Houston got EACH!

4. Majestic Matrimony of Prince William and Kate Middleton

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $34 million

Groom: Duke of Cambridge
Bride: Duchess of Cambridge

Taking the lead from his parents, Prince William exchanged vows with Kate making it another rich marriage. This million buck’s marriage was declared as public holiday on 29th April, 2011. Westminster Abbey, London was decorated like a dream-world with $800,000 flowers.
Kate’s $400,000 white satin dress laced beautifully is listed in most expensive wedding gowns. The preciously jeweled wedding ring came from the royal family’s tradition. 8 floored fruit-cake multiplied richness baked for $80,000 with 900 sugar flowers stuck.
1,900 people at ceremony, 600 at luncheon (by the Queen) and 300 for banquet (by the Prince of Wales) attended this expensive-memorable wedding!

3. Splendid Spending of Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $60 million

Groom: Owner of Swordfish Investments, Chairman of Hope Construction Material, Vice-chairman QPR, victor of Asian Business Young  Entrepreneur of the year
Bride: daughter of steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal

Indians have their marriage celebrations down pat. The richest of them has the name of Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia wedded on November 18, 2004.
A lavish silver box encasing 20-paged details of 5 days event was sent to 1000 people. The destination wedding’s venue was the most superb chateau and garden in Versailles. Performance by Kylie Minogue, a pop singer was the main highlight. Eminent personalities of the B-town like Shah Rukh, Aishwarya etc. graced the occasion. Calcutta’s top chef prepared 100 different delectable dishes. The fine wine was priced at $1.5 million. You may now imagine the rest!

2. Enticing Extravaganza of Prince Charles and Lady Diana

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $48 million ($110 million as per inflation)

Groom:  Heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince of Wales
Bride: Born of British nobility with royal ancestry

Tagged as “wedding of the century” and “fairytale wedding”, this marriage got historic on 29th July, 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral.
The pricey engagement ring was of £30,000 studded with 14 solitaire diamonds and Blue Ceylon Sapphire. Bride’s white puff ball dress was hand-embroidered, antiquely-laced, embedded with 10,000 pearls and beautified with 25 foot train of ivory silk taffeta, worth £9000 (£30,809 as of 2016). 27 wedding cakes were presented. Official cake was 5 foot high and a replica was baked in case the original got spoiled. Alone $6, 00,000 amounted to the security arrangements.

1. The Ritzy Royalty of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum and Salma

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Wedding Cost: Well-nigh $137 million

Groom: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Emir of Dubai.
Bride: granddaughter of Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum

Over-the-top is the wedding of the richest people. Arabs are famed for their posh merriment. Sheikh Rashid wedded Princess Salma in the ritziest way ever! Dubai was over-whelmed with ecstasy for official 5 days holiday. The ruler multiplied the bliss by feeding villagers. Amphitheater to lodge 20,000 guests was created. Princes, Sheikhs and ambassadors flew in on 34 private jets welcomed by Arab and African song-dance troupes. Some say the performer who sang for the couple was appreciated with a Mercedes.
This most expensive wedding till date has a place in the Forbes magazine and the Guinness Book of World Records.
Marriages are made in heaven, done on Earth! But for the expensive aristocrats, it is also wallowed in money. Billionaires make sure their weddings continue to pop our eyes and top the list!

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