Celebrities have more freedom than most to have the wedding of their dreams. Do you wonder how much they are capable of spending on their weddings? See below!
For many, their wedding day means the most important day of their lives. Obviously this was the case for these celebrities who spent a huge amount of money on their big day:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: $45.8 million
A royal wedding naturally had to make the list and Prince Harry and Meghan’s star-studded spectacle last year was a major event with a hefty price tag. Watched by millions of people around the world, the couple celebrated both of their cultures in an elaborate ceremony which saw the grand pomp of the British royal family combine with a celebration of black excellence.
From hiring British cellist prodigy Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Idris Elba to DJ to organising top tier security for their A-list guests including George Clooney and Serena Williams it naturally came with an immense price tag of an estimated $45.8 million.
Kate Middleton and Prince William: $34 million
The Cambridge wedding remains one of the most iconic of all time, with Kate Middleton’s lace Alexander McQueen gown changing bridal fashion forever. The couple was married in London at Westminster Abbey, where ten towering trees were brought in to line the aisle followed by a carriage procession throughout London to Buckingham Palace.
Once there, their celebrity guests and royals enjoyed a towering Fiona Cairns cake, multi-course dinner and a performance by Ellie Goulding - who sang a cover of Elton John’s ‘Your Song’ for the couples first dance.
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel: $6.5 million
Destination weddings are becoming more popular nowadays, but it’s no secret they don’t come cheap. Timberlake and Biel chose to hold their 2012 nuptials in Puglia at the award-winning Borgo Egnazia resort, an ultra-exclusive location that boasts two private beaches and a Michelin starred restaurant.
About one hundred guests witnessed Jessica Biel walking down the aisle in a haute couture Giambattista Valli pink gown as Timberlake serenaded her with an original song. Valli dressed the bridal party and mothers of the couple, while Tom Ford designed Timberlake and the groomsmen’s suits.
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin: $4.6 million
Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin married George Clooney in one of the most stylish weddings of the decade. Paparazzi and locals poured out to fill the streets of Venice to watch George, Amal and their wedding party sail down the canal in water taxis (including one fittingly called Amore). On the day of the wedding, family and many of George’s Hollywood friends stepped out in their finery to celebrate at the seven-star Aman Canal Grande Hotel where Amal wore Oscar de la Renta.