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Here is the list of top 10 most expensive and lavishing weddings of all time

Updated On 16 Jan, 2017 Published On 16 Jan, 2017
Here is the list of top 10 most expensive and lavishing weddings of all time

Lastly, among the most expensive wedding of the world Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and princess Salama marriage was most classy of the world till now.

Weddings are one of the most celebrated events worldwide as it is an occasion to celebrate the love of two people. We share these beautiful moments with close friends, family, and relatives.

It's no secret that people tend to spend a lot of money on them and many people still want to have these excessive, over the top weddings.

Celebrities, royalties, and business person are willing to spend millions of dollars on their special day. Here are the top 10 most expensive weddings of all time in the world.

10. Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky-$2.5 Million

On October 6, 1991, Elizabeth Taylor married construction worker Larry Fortensky at the Neverland Ranch of her longtime friend Michael Jackson where 160 guests were invited. 

Her wedding dress was a gift from Valentino and was value $25,000.


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It was a major celebrity assembly, including Eddie Murphy, Nancy Reagan, Quincy Jones, Macaulay Culkin and Liza Minnelli which brought paparazzi flying in helicopters above the ranch. However, the couple was divorced in October 1996.

9. Paul McCartny and Heather Mills-$3 Million

Mills and McCartny got married on 11 June 2002 with a spectacular Indian-style in Ireland at Castle Leslie in the village of Glaslough.

They entertained their guests with the vegetarian meal, dancers, fireworks that cost $145,000 and rented the Castle for $40,000.

A song special composed by McCartny, called “Heather”, was played by Ringo, George, and Paul.

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8. Liza Minnelli and David Gest-$3.5 Million

Entertainer Liza Minnelli tied the knot to producer David Gest in March 2002, at the Regent Hotel in New York.

Their wedding was one hell of an event where nearly 850 guests were invited. Some of the celebrities on the guest list were Mia Farrow, Diana Ross, and Donny Osmond.

The starlet was accompanied down the walkway by the best man Michael Jackson and maid of honor Elizabeth Taylor.

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Unluckily, Liza and David forever were anything but as their marriage only lasted 16 months.

7. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky- $5 Million

The first daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Investment banker Marc tied the knot on July 31, 2010, in Rhinebeck, New York.

The couple celebrated their special day with 400 close friends, family, and relatives. The newlywed wore a dress made by Vera Wang.

The lovable couple still happily married.

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6. Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin- $8 Million

Manchester United and England football captain Wayne Rooney wedded to English television presenter, columnist Coleen on 12 June 2008.

The ceremony was a close and a private event with just 8 guests, plus a handful of reporters from a magazine that offered a duo $2.5 million to take their wedding photos.

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The ceremony was held in two stages; the first part of the celebration took place in a 330-year-old Villa beneath a Louis XVI chandelier and continued in the Riviera resort of Santa Margherita Ligure in a 17th century Villa.

The bride traveled to the ceremony by a luxury yacht and family members were flown in on a private jet.

5. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries- $10 Million

American television personality, model, actress Kim married basketball player Kris on 20 August 2011. It was the event that every main magazine and entertainment outlet wanted to cover.

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Since E! News covered most of the bill in an agreement that they had the rights to air the wedding. However, the couple had one of the shortest celebrity marriages ever, lasting a total of 72 days.

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4. Prince William and Kate Middleton- $34 Million

The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was possibly the biggest event in the last decade. The couple tied the knot on 29 April 2011 at historic Westminster Abby.

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There was a total of three guest lists; the first list had 1,900 people invited to the ceremony, the second had around 600 people invited to the lunch at Buckingham’s palace and the third list contained 300 to attend a dinner.

3. Lady Diana and Prince Charles- $48 Million

Lady Diana and Prince Charles wedded on 29 July 1981. This was one of the most highly expected royal weddings ever. The ceremony took place at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and had 3,500 guests. The reception only had 120 guests at Buckingham palace.

The ceremony took place at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and had 3,500 guests. The reception only had 120 guests at Buckingham palace.

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However, their marriage continued for only 11 years and the couple separated in 1992 and divorced in 1996.

2. Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia- $60 Million

Vanisha and Amit married in 2004 and their celebration took place for the total of six days at a 16th-century chateau, a palace of Versailles, and a temporary wooden castle.

The family flew 1,000 guests from all over the world by private jet. The invitations were decorative in the sense that they were sent in silver boxes and included plane tickets and rooms at a five-star hotel in Paris.

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The highlights of the festivities were at the reception where a performance by singer Kylie Minogue took place along with the fireworks at the Eiffel Tower.

1.  Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan and princess Salama- $100 Million

Sheikh Mohammad and princess Salama married in 1981 and had one of the most expensive and overgenerous weddings of all time.

The marriage celebration took a total of 7 days and not only that a stadium that seated 20,000 was built for the wedding.

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The newly married duo ride on a horse all over the town and handed out food and gifts to the people of their country.

The groom bought 20 camels, decorated with luxurious jewels for the wedding. No doubt it was the most expensive wedding till date.  

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