Posted 9.26.14 @ 17:10
Weddings are always a special event, no matter who you are and no matter what culture you came from. When it comes to their weddings, people often do all that they can to make the event a really memorable affair. It is why it is not surprising that when famous and well-off people wed, the wedding is always a luxurious and lavish celebration of love.
For this article, we’ve compiled a list of some of the grandest weddings in the recent past, all costing more than $10 million and with all the makings of a luxury wedding.
Lady Diana and Prince Charles Nuptials
Costing more than $110 million, the wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles captured the world in its fairytale grandeur. To date, the wedding is still the most expensive wedding on record, attended by more than 3,500 guests and was watched by around 750 million viewers on television. The wedding reception had 27 weddings cakes which were all custom-made. The preparation time for the wedding is more than 14 weeks and was a worldwide sensation.
Amit Bhatia and Vanisha Mittal Nuptials
When India’s richest person got married, it was expected to be a splendid and unique affair, and they did not disappoint. The wedding itself took place in the course of a week starting from ceremonies held at the Versailles Palace for the engagement and the wedding itself being held at Chateau Vaux le Vicomte. The total cost for the wedding is estimated to be around $78 million - which is just expected since they even flew chefs from India just for the wedding. No expense was spared for the reception either, with Kylie Minogue entertaining the guests with a stellar performance.
Princess Salama and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Nuptials
When a wedding is held at a stadium built for conducting the wedding, it is meant to be a grand affair. Costing around $45 million and attended by more than 20,000 guests in 1981, the wedding of Dubai’s ruler and his lady love would cost more than $100 million if held this day.
Kate Middleton and Prince William Nuptials
Just like the marriage of his parents, Prince Willam’s wedding took the world by a storm. The wedding was watched from all over the world and was attended by more than 1,900 guests who were divided in 3 categories. Kate Middleton’s gown alone costs $434,000 whilst the flowers and the cake cost $800,000 and $80,000 respectively. The total for the Kate and William nuptials is at around $34 million, even if it is not as grand as Lady Diana’s and Prince Charles’s wedding.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Nuptials
The Hollywood couple had a week long wedding celebration which has an estimated cost of around $20-30 million. The main ceremony for the wedding took place at Forte di Beldevere in Italy and was attended by about 200 guests (plus multiple special events held all over Italy and France). $250,000 was the estimated cost for the accommodations and chauffeuring of the guests alone and the bride’s gown has an estimated value of half a million dollars. The couple is far from broke though, as numerous freebies and other gift from sponsors and friends surely made up for the $20-$30 million they spent.
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