Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings


Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

One of your favorite Hollywood couples had a lavish $250,000 ceremony in Manly, Australia, filled with hundreds of candles, a Rolls Royce limousine, and a one-shouldered custom Nicolas Ghesquière-designed Balenciaga gown.

David and Victoria Beckham

The most stylish couple ever had an $800,000 bash at Ireland's Luttrellstown Castle on July 4, 1999. More than 200 people attended the event. Elton John was supposed to perform at the reception, but had a heart attack that stopped him from doing so.

Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom

One of Keeping Up with the Kardashian's greatest moments (or at least most notable) was Khloé's wedding to Lamar in 2009. The $1 million affair featured a custom Vera Wang silk gown, a Beverly Hills mansion, and many celebrity guests. They split in 2013.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

Put together in just three months, Ivanka Trump's $1 million 2009 wedding was at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ. The 13-layered cake guests ate at the reception is estimated to have cost $70,000 alone.

Donald and Melania Trump

Like father, like daughter. Trump's third marriage total cost was also $1 million. While the couple didn't spend that much on their cake, Melania's custom-made Dior dress with a 13-foot train cost $100,000.

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

If there's any celebrity wedding we wish we were at, it's this one! Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's 2000 nuptials were the hottest ticket in Hollywood at the time, leading them to spend $100,000 alone on security for the event. At the end of the day, the wedding cost $1 million. They divorced in 2005.

Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith

The longtime couple finally tied the knot in 2001 with a $1.5 million ceremony at an Irish castle in Ballintubber Abbey. Over 100 guests attended the event. The couple had a seven-tier cake made for the party and had it modeled after the one served at John F. Kennedy's wedding to Jackie O.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Over 350 guests attended Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' wedding held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, which reportedly cost around $1.5 million. The pair casually had performances from Jimmy Buffett and Art Garfunkel during the ceremony, because, duh!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim Kardashian's second wedding (her first is also on this list) to rapper Kanye West reportedly cost $2.8 million. That's not including the pre-party they had in Paris at Valentino's mansion, Chateau de Wideville, with their 200 guests.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

If you want to get married in an Italian castle and have your entire wedding party wear Armani, your wedding will most likely cost $3 million. It reportedly took 350 hours to place every single crystal for Katie Holmes' ceremony gown. The couple split in 2006 after six years of marriage.

Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault

This couple first said "I do" at City Hall in Paris on Valentine’s Day 2009, but later celebrated with their celebrity friends at Venice's famous opera house Teatro La Fenice. The event reportedly cost $3.5 million.

Prince Charles and Princess Diana

Who could forget Princess Diana's 25-foot train–the longest in royal history–made by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for Alexander McQueen? While the cost of the dress is unknown, Prince Charles and Princess Diana's total wedding cost was an estimated $48 million. This royal couple divorced in 1996 after 15 years of marriage.

Prince William and Kate Middleton

When you're a member of the royal family, you either go big or go home. This royal wedding cost $34 million, and almost all of it ($33 million) went to security, per Insider.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Another royal wedding, and this time it was bigger than the last. Following suit of what seems to be a family tradition, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent about $40.1 million alone on security for their wedding. In total, the special day cost around $42.8 million.

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