Expensive Weddings – 10 Most Expensive Weddings in History
Getting married is one of the most awaited time s of person’s life. But for some, marriage is only a source of pomp and show. It is belief of a group of people in the world that the more amounts spent on the wedding, lesser are the chance of its success and long term relationship. Those who have too much money have great chance to show it to the world at the time of wedding of their own or their children. It is not just limited to eastern countries, but west is also in the competition. Let us see ten of those Expensive Weddings on which money was lavishly spent.
10. Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky:
This marriage took place in 1991 with 160 guests invited to attend. An estimated expenditure on this marriage is $2.5 million. Their relationship lasted five years.
9. Paul McCartney and Heather Mills:
With an estimate of 3 million dollars spend on this wedding; this wedding took place in 2002. The function was planned to be in solely Indian style.
8. Liza Minnelli and David Gest:
They also got married in 2002, with $3.5 million expenditure. It was lavish wedding with 850 guests invited to attend. Their marriage lasted only for 16 months.
7. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky:
Chelsea and Marc married in 2010 and still a happily married couple, in fact only one to be still with each other. Here marriage cost was $5 million.
6. Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin:
Rooney is footballer of the Manchestor United team who married his school love in 2008. The ceremony took place in three episodes, costing them $8million dollars.
5. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries:
Their wedding was one of the most highly covered weddings by the media. Right of coverage was also sold for millions of dollars. Their marriage estimated cost was $10 million.
4. Prince William and Kate Middleton:
Their wedding is supposed to be the most lavish wedding of this decade. 2 million people watched their wedding from all over the world. The cost of their marriage was $34 million.
3. Lady Diana and Prince Charles:
Their wedding is one of the most graceful and highly appreciated weddings of the century. Their wedding total cost was $48 million, however they divorced in 1996.
2. Vanisha Mittal and Amit Bhatia:
Vanisha and Amit got married in 2004 in France. Their entire guest arrived from private jet in France. Invitation card were made of silver with airplane tickets and hotel rooms packages in it. Gift bags for guest consisted of original jewels. They spent total $60 million on their wedding.
1. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Salama:
This popular Arab wedding took place in 1991, but unlike other lavish weddings, they did not just treated their guests but all the other people of the empire too. They distributed gifts in homes of people and the groom gifted the bride several camels loaded with precious gifts. Total cost of this wedding was a large $100 million.