10 Most expensive weddings in history
The average American spends thousands on their special day. However meet the well-known political and celebrity figures of our society. Thousands are nothing to these folks. Some of them spent well into the millions to make their special day as beautiful and lavish as possible from inviting high profile political figures to well-known singers including personal security to guard some of these famous actors and actresses the thought of it all is just phenomenal to say the least. Did you know that the Clintons paid $200,000 for the safety of Oprah Winfrey? What that is just crazy. We need to have these folks help pay for our weddings. Here are their stories.
10 Liza Minelli and David Gest Spent $4.3 Million!!
It sure must be nice to have tons of money around and being able to invite whomever you please with no limitations for your wedding day. That is exactly what famous actress and singer Liza Minelli did for her rather pricey event. Some famous people that appeared were the late well-known pop singer Michael Jackson and other familiar figures. The 12 story cake cost nearly $40,000 and the flowers alone were worth $700,000. The special ceremony had more than 500 people on staff for the special day. Talk about lavish. My goodness.
9 Chelsea Clinton’s Special Day Cost $4.8 Million!!
When the Clinton’s daughter Chelsea accepted the proposal from her long-time childhood friend Marc Mezvinsky to tie the knot, they sure weren’t worried about costs. Judging from the celebrities and cost of affairs including $150 a wedding invitation the well-known political figures were the least bit concerned. Some prominent figures included Oprah Winfrey the famous actress and talk star host. The Clintons even paid $200,000 to ensure Ms. Winfrey’s security. Could you see paying for one of your wedding guests’ safety at your next wedding? Wow!!
8 Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLaughlin Spent $15 Million On their Special Day!!
Totally astounding is the wedding of Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLaughlin. They spent nearly $15 million on their wedding day. Such luxuries included the bride’s gown which was worth 200,000 Euros. There were five private jets arranged for 64 guests. The 4-day event went for a total of $15 million!!
7 Royal Indian Couple Vikram Chatwal and Priya Sachedva Spent $20 Million!!
This pricey event went for ten days and went for the price tag of $20 million. There were also some well-known political figures including former President Bill Clinton as well as other leaders from across the world. In addition, there were many Hollywood stars invited to the event and were provided with their own transportation by the elite royal family on specially chartered jets. The brides and bridesmaids dresses were amazing, reminding us and those watching of beautiful outfits similar to lehenga choli and other traditional Indian wear.
6 Andrey Melnichenko and Aleksandra Kokotovich Had A $30 Million Dollar Wedding Price Tag!!
Famous businessman Andrey Melnichenko and model Aleksandra Kokotivch spent nearly $30 million. Did you know this is some of the net worth of some well-known celebrities? The costly wedding had such singers like Christina Aguilera and the late Whitney Houston who were paid an impressive $3.6 million to sing at the marriage.
5 Prince William and Kate Middleton Spent $34 Million on their Royal Wedding
This well-advertised wedding for royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton was viewed in as many as 118 countries on the television, radio, and internet. The price tag of $34 million for the lavish wedding included an eight-floor fruit cake with 900 sugar flowers worth $80,000.
4 Indian Royal Couple Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia Spent $58 Million
Another impressive Indian wedding for royal couple Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia went for $58 million. The wedding included nearly 1000 guests and more than 100 chefs prepared scrumptious dishes.
3 Royal England Couple Prince Charles and Lady Diana Tie the Knot for $115 Million
Another historical England wedding back on July 29, 1981 was made when Prince Charles and Lady Diana took vows. The $115 million price tag included $6 million for the security of the guests and the princess’s wedding dress with 10,000 pearls. Unfortunately, the newlywed couple divorced in 1996.
2 Lavish Indian Wedding Costing Nearly $123 Million Dollars!!
When Indian royalty couples Seemanto Roy and Chnadano Toor and Sushanto Roy and Richa Roy tied the knot, their weddings combined cost approximately $123 million dollars. However, what sets this costly wedding from others is they shared their wealth with beggars who had nothing. What a touching moment. Awesome.
1 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum and Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Spent $137 Million Dollars!!
The royal couple spent nearly $137 million dollars for their special day and even went to the villages to feed the poor and declared a five-day holiday when the two took vows. Beautiful.