There are certain weddings that are remembered forever simply because of their elegance. It is usually with a lot of money that an unforgettable elegance can be brought to a wedding. So, what are such expensive weddings that took place in the world in 2021 and 2022? Let’s find out.
The below weddings can be recorded as the 10 most expensive weddings in the world in 2021-22.
This wedding took place on a grand scale at City Hotel in San Francisco in the United States. And a lot of money was spent. It is reported that more than $100000 was spent on the hall alone. That is just one part of the total expenses which runs into a couple million. Ivy Getty, the great-granddaughter of oil billionaire J. Paul Getty, and photographer Tobias Alexander Engel got married in this lavish ceremony. Numerous well-known figures, including Anna-Taylor Joy, who was also the maid of honor, attended the ceremony. Additionally, the wedding’s museum-quality collection of French antiques and Russian chandeliers became attractions for all the attendees.
In a multi-day ceremony, socialite Paris Hilton and venture capitalist Carter Reum made their way down the aisle. The total celebration is estimated to have cost about $65.1M. At the Bel-Air home of Hilton's late grandpa Barron, in Los Angeles in the United States, Hilton and Reum tied the knot. Paris had three different outfit changes for the unique tented reception. Additionally, the 13-day romance has been adapted into the reality series "Paris in Love," which is available to stream on Peacock.
This wedding took place between Italian aristocrat Briano Martinoni Caleppio and Vera Arrivabene in Venice, Italy. The ‘City of Canals’ was an eyewitness to one of the most spectacular weddings of last year. Reportedly, the wedding cost around $2M. The ceremony took place in the church of San Pantalon which is a 17th-century landmark in the city. The wedding gown was custom-made from Prada. This star-studded affair will surely be remembered as one of the iconic marriages in recent years.
Issa Rae, the famous actor from the hit show “Insecure”, kept the details of her nuptials to Senegalese financier Louis Diame under wraps. The pair decided to get married in the charming Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in c in France. While Insecure co-stars Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji were on the guest list, the bride and groom's outfits really stole the show during their romantic wedding. Although there are no reports about the estimated wedding cost, we have reason to believe that it could have been a staggering amount.
Lily Collins, the Emily in Paris star, wed director Charlie McDowell in a lavish ceremony. At Dunton Hot Springs in Colorado in the United States, which had been transformed into a luxury resort, the couple exchanged wedding vows. In addition to this, Collins' wedding dress, which quickly became everyone's favorite, was created by well-known designer Ralph Lauren. It is estimated that this wedding cost them well above $118000.
Another royal wedding that will continue to make headlines for a while is that of Nina Flohr and Prince Phillip. Prior to the grandiose event, the couple had a civil wedding in St. Moritz and a smaller celebration in Cambridge for their close friends. The wedding which was held in Greece was a fairy-tale event thanks to the numerous royal delegates who traveled from all around Europe to attend. Although there are no specific estimates about the wedding cost, we are sure that it is a huge amount.
The late Princess Diana's niece, Kitty Spencer, wed businessman Michael Lewis in Rome, Italy over the course of three days. Due to its Victorian design inspiration, the bride's wedding dress was one in a million. With all of this, the wedding was one of the most opulent ceremonies in recent memory. The wedding costs are estimated to be well above $1M.
In Venice, Italy, LVMH scion Alexander Arnault wed accessory designer Geraldine Guyot. Big stars including Jay-Z, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, and Roger Federer were present at the event. In addition to this two-day celebration, the couple also had a tiny wedding in Paris on Giudecca Island. The total costs are estimated to have amounted to $2M.
The daughter of Bill Gates, Jennifer Gates, married fellow equestrian Nayel Nassar in October 2021 in Westchester, New York. The wedding allegedly cost over $2M. Everything about the wedding was extravagant—from the cake and gown to the huge reception.
After flaunting their impending wedding for a while, reality stars Heather Rae Young and Tarek El Moussa wed in October in Montecito in California, United States. The photos they have released online showcased their gorgeous setting, opulent reception, and sumptuous attire which makes it one of the most expensive weddings. There are no estimations about the total wedding expenses but the lavish celebrations were definitely not cheap.
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