In the showbiz world especially in Hollywood, wedding celebrations are one of the most celebrated events. The celebrity couples spare no expense as long as they get their dream wedding and get full satisfaction in their celebration of love. The following are one of the top five most extravagant celebrity weddings.
Amit Bhatia and Vanisha Mittal
The most luxurious wedding recorded in the modern history took place at Louis’ Palace of Versailles, Beirut, Lebanon when Amit Bhatia, a rich investor married Vanisha Mittal, daughter of the biggest steel company in the world, in June 22, 2004. 1000 guests from around the world were sent a 20-page elegant invitation, flown on Boeing jets, and stayed in 5-star hotels. The estimated cost of this 6-day wedding event ranges from $60 to $78 million.
Prince William and Kate Middleton Wedding
The marriage of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton is the wedding of the century and the most extravagant royal wedding in history. Prince William, son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and Kate Middleton expressed their “I DO” last April 29, 2011. The overall estimated cost of the wedding was $34 million. The wedding ring costs $11,000.00; wedding cake – $80,000.00; cleaning – $64,000.00; the wedding gown – $434,000.00; the reception – $600,000.00; flowers – $800,000.00; and the most expensive detail of the wedding is the security with an estimated cost of $32 million.
David Gest and Liza Minnelli
On March 16, 2002, David Gest, a 49-year-old music promoter, wedded a 56-year-old Hollywood star Liza Minnelli in Marble Collegiate Church in New York with star-studded guests including Michael Douglas, Dianna Ross, Barbara Walters, Elizabeth Taylor as the Maid of Honor and Michael Jackson as the Best Man. The reception of this lavish wedding with estimated guests of 1,000 people was celebrated at the Regent Wall Street Hotel entertained by Tony Bennett and a 60-piece orchestra. The wedding’s estimated cost was $3 to $4 million.
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
Paul McCartney, a former Beatle member, tied the knot with Heather Mills in St. Salvador’s Church in Ireland on June 11, 2002. The Indian-theme of the reception was the most outlandish detail of the wedding. The bride wearing an elegant lace gown walked down the aisle with a song composed by McCartney for her bride entitled “Heather”. Special guests include McCartney’s fellow musicians Elton John, Ringo Starr, and Eric Clapton. The reported estimated cost of the wedding was $3 to $3.2 million.
Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman got married on November 19, 2005 in Napa Valley, California. Christina walked down the aisle wearing a $30,000 Lacroix gown and a diamond rosary worth $10,000.00. The estimated cost of the star-studded wedding was $2 million.