Most Expensive Weddings Ever

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020, 3:14 pm
By:Tony Williams

1.Elizabeth Hurley & Arun Nayer - $2.5 Million

Supermodel and movie star, Elizabeth Hurley married Senoir VP of Tyco, Arun Nayar in a spectacular double ceremony that took place over eight days. Three hundred thousand dollars in private jets transported guests to Suderly Castle in Gloucestershire and then to Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, costing $100,000 for accomodations just for those attending the elaborate event. The bridal suite, in India, on its own was $10,000.

Elizabeth Hurley & Arun Nayer - $2.5 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

2.Elizabeth Taylor & Larry Fortensky - $2.5 Million

When Michael Jackson walks you down the aisle, you know it's going to be an extravagant wedding. Costing $2.5 million dollars, the movie star married construction worker wedding attracted such celebrities as Eddie Murphy, Nancy Reagan and Liza Minnelli. This marriage that began at Neverland Ranch ended five years later.

Elizabeth Taylor & Larry Fortensky - $2.5 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

3.Paul McCartney & Heather Mills - $3 Million

Paul McCartney wed Heather Mills in an Indian themed wedding worth $3 million dollars. Taking place at the St. Salvador Church in Monaghan, Ireland, the remaining Beatles members, George and Ringo were in attendance. Indian dancers entertained while the bride and groom, and guests, dined on a vegetarian feast under a $150,000 firework show.

Paul McCartney & Heather Mills - $3 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

4.Liza Minnelli & David Gest - $4.3 Million

Liza Minnelli and David Gest tied the knot on March 16, 2002 in a $4.3 million dollar wedding. Taking place at Marble Collegiate church in New York City, the church was packed with celebrities such as Michael Jackson with 850 guests attending the wedding. Natalie Cole performed Unforgettable and Tony Bennet with a 60 piece orchestra entertained throughout the evening.

Liza Minnelli & David Gest - $4.3 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

5.Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky - $5 Million

Chelsea Clinton wed Marc Mezvinsky in New York City on July 31st, 2010 before a guest list that includes celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey. Dressed in a Vera Wang princess cut, chiffon gown adorned with a rhinestone and silver belt, costing $25,000, Chelsea and her groom dined on cake that cost $11,000.

Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky - $5 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

6.Wayne Rooney & Coleen McLoughlin - $15 Million

On June 12th, 2008 Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin married in a $15 million dollar wedding. The Manchester United football star wed his product endorser bride in a four day event in Villa Durazzo, in Italy. Overlooking the Italian Riviera, the bride wore a dress costing $2.7 million dollars.

Wayne Rooney & Coleen McLoughlin - $15 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

7.Vikram Chatwal & Priya Sachdeva - $20 Million

On February 18, 2006 Vikram Chatwal and Priya Sachdeva tied the knot in a $20 million dollar wedding. The ten day affair took place in Delhi, Mumbai, and Udaipur where 600 guests from more than 26 countries were brought in on chartered jets. The son of a New York hotel manager, Vikram invited Bill Clinton to watch as he married the model, actress and investment banker, Priya.

Vikram Chatwal & Priya Sachdeva - $20 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

8.Andrey Melnichenko & Aleksandra Nikolic - $30 Million

Russian billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko, married Aleksandra Nikolic in a $30 million dollar wedding taking place on September 3, 2005. Held at the Cote d'Azur in France, performances by Whitney Houston and Christina Aguilera capped the evening.

Andrey Melnichenko & Aleksandra Nikolic - $30 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

9.Prince William & Kate Middleton - $34 Million

In true royal fashion, Prince William wed Kate Middleton as 118 countries watched the $34 million dollar wedding. With an eight foot tall fruit cake and a cake costing $80,000, the wedding was reminiscent of the prince's parents years earlier. The nuptials took place on April 29, 2011 at the Westminster Abbey, London.

Prince William & Kate Middleton - $34 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

10.Vanisha Mittal & Amit Bhatia - $58 Million

Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia had one of the most expensive weddings in the world, when they got married in 2004. With 1000 guests in attendance, coming from all over the world, the wedding lasted five days in the Grand Chateau, in Versailles. Over a hundred dishes were served, made by top chef of Calcutta.

Vanisha Mittal & Amit Bhatia - $58 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

11.Prince Charles & Lady Diana - $115 Million

Many people still remember where they were the day Princess Diana married Prince Charles on July 29th, 1981. With more than 750 million people glued to their television sets, six thousand people lined the streets to watch the event unfold. The bride, with her 25 foot long train and a dress adorned with 10,000 pearls, didn't disappoint.

Prince Charles & Lady Diana - $115 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever

12.Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum & Sheikha Hind Bint Mahtoum - $137 Million

When SheikH Rashid married Princess Salama in 1979, a hall the size of a stadium was built to hold the twenty thousand guests. The wedding took place over seven days and cost $137 million. Dubai declared a five day holiday where the ruler mounted his horse and went to each village to feed everyone.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum & Sheikha Hind Bint Mahtoum - $137 Million-Most Expensive Weddings Ever



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