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The often-extravagant wedding of celebs costs millions of dollars. According to the survey, the normal person spends less than $50,000 for a wedding! But for Celebrity that barely covers the cost of their wedding gown. Here is the list 20 most expensive celebrities wedding ever.

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1. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky married in 2010 at the Astor Courts estate in New York. The cost of their extravagant wedding was around $5 million.

Former U.S President Bill Clinton's daughter, Chelsea Clinton married Investment banker Marc Mezvinsky in 2010. The couple exchanged the vow in front of the 400 guests at the Astor Courts Estate in New York.

The wedding area was completely secured. The then Secretary of State and mother of the bride Hilary Clinton declared the area as no fly-over zone.

Marc wore custom Burberry tux whereas Chelsea wore custom Vera Wang gown with the matching diamond jewelry.

Total estimated cost was $5 million including catering cost $750,000, air conditioned tent cost $600,000, custom Burberry tux cost $20,000, security cost $200,000, and flowers, tables and invitations cost $669,000.

2. Liza Minelli and David Gest

Liza Minelli and David Gest wedding is considered as one of the most expensive weddings, costing $3.5 million. However, they both filed for divorce in 2003.

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Oscar-winning producer Liza Minelli married Producer David Gest in March 2002 in New York City’s Marble Collegiate Church. The Famously Flamboyant Minelli and entertainer Gest wedding was witnessed by Legendary Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Trump and Mya.

Some 850 guests attended this extravagant wedding including Diana Ross, Lauren Bacall, and Mia Farrow. Guests were entertained by a 60-piece orchestra played by Tony Bennett.

To make it the best one, more than 500 staff workers were employed. It is estimated to be one of the most expensive celebrities weddings. However, the couple split just 16 months later in 2003 with both filings for divorce.

Total estimated wedding cost was $3.5 million including Bob Mackey gown cost $45,000, reception gown cost $14,000, wedding cake cost $40,000, flowers cost $7,000 and staff worker cost $150,000

Sadly, famed TV personality, David Gest passed away at age 62, in London hotel.

3. Paul McCartney and Heather Mills

Former Beatle Paul McCartney and Heather Mills wedding costs was $3 Million. Some 300 guests witnessed the couple's wedding.

Former Beatle Paul McCartney married English media personality Heather Mills in June 2002. Their wedding took place at St. Salvador Church in Ireland. Prior to the wedding, Paul proposed Mills with 21 cart sapphire in 2001.

The reception party was held at Lakeside in Indian-theme featuring realistic Indian dancers and a vegetarian feast. The over-the-top wedding featured around 300 guests including Ringo, Starr, Elton John and Eric Clapton.

For a honeymoon, the couple headed to $20 million yachts rented for $19,000 per night. However, the couple divorced just four years later in 2006.

Total estimated wedding cost was around $3 million including rent of castle cost $40,000, gown lace cost $10,000, gown cost $40,000, fireworks cost $150,000, flowers cost $145,000 and cake cost $4,500.

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4. Elizabeth Hurley and Arun Nayar

Indian businessman Arun Nayar and Elizabeth Hurley’s wedding cost was around $2.5 million. In 2010, the couple filed for divorced and the following year, their divorce was finalized.

Indian businessman Arun Nayar wed model-actress Elizabeth Hurley in March 2007. The wedding ceremony spanned in two continents for almost 8 days.

The first ceremony, held at Sudeley Castle on 2 March 2007. After British receptions, the second ceremony was completed in Hindu tradition in the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India.

The Indian tradition ceremony included a Sangeet at Nagaur Fort and reception at Mehrangarh. Around 300 guests attended the ceremony including Elton John and designer Valentino. 

The couple’s Maharani suite cost $10,000/night. Total estimated wedding cost was $2.5 million that includes wedding bands cost $200,000, Private Jet cost $300,000 and hotels cost $100,000.

In late 2010, the couple announced their separation and officially divorced in 2011.

5. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

Actor Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes married in 2006. The former power couple's lavish wedding cost was around $2 million.

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Hollywood actor Tom Cruise married actress Katie Holmes in November 2006 in 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in Italy. The Batman Begins actress wore the specially designed off-the-shoulder ivory silk gown by Giorgio Armani. 

Some of the renowned guests include Will Smith, David and Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Lopez, and Jada Pinkett Smith. In the ceremony, guests were treated with the white chocolate wedding cake alongside about 300 bottles of wine.  

Total estimated wedding cost were $2 million that include Armani Tux cost $3,000, Armani wedding gown cost $50,000, Armani reception clothes cost $100,000, 300 bottles of wine cost $180,000, and guest’s airfare and accommodations cost $900,000.

The couple divorced after five and half years in 2012.

6. Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky

Actress Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky in 1991 at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. Taylor sold her wedding photo to People Magazine for around $1 million.

British-American Actress Elizabeth Taylor and Construction worker Larry Fortensky married in 1991. Larry was Taylor’s seventh husband and the wedding ceremony was held at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch.

Elizabeth wore a pale gown designed by Valentino. Some 100 guests attended the ceremony including Liza Minnelli, Eddie, Murphy, and Nancy Regan, former first lady.

Everyone was anxious to hear the nuptials, as paparazzi helicopter flown above the property. Later, Elizabeth sold her wedding-photo for $1 million to People Magazine.

Total estimated cost of the wedding was $2 million including Valentino designed gown cost $30,000, catering cost $500,000, and wedding ring cost $10,000.

However, the couple divorced five years later in October 1996. Sadly, Elizabeth Taylor died at age 79 in 2011.

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7. Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman

Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman married in 2005 at Napa Valley’s Staglin Family Vineyard. The wedding featured a winter-themed and the couple walked down with a real and diamond rose.

American-born singer Christina Aguilera married music executive Jordan Bratman in November 2005. The extravagant wedding ceremony held at Napa Valley’s Staglin Family Vineyard.

At the wedding, Aguilera wore a Spanish-style Christian Lacroix gown. Later, she wore a satin minidress for the reception. Some 150 guests including Sharon Stone attended the ceremony.

Aguilera and Bratman stayed at the $3,500/night suite with fireplace and outdoor hot tub at Auberge du Soleil.

The wedding featured a winter-themed; tent filled dangling crystals, silver drapery, and white roses. The lovely couple walks down with a real rose and a diamond rose.

Total estimated wedding cost was about $2 million including wedding orchestras’ cost $80,000, Christian LA Croix gown cost $30,000, tuxedo cost $5,000, hotel suite cost $14,000, and bridal bouquet cost 10,000.

However, the couple divorced six years later on April 15, 2011.

8. Elton John and David Furnish

Elton John and David Furnish married in December 2005 at Windsor’s Guildhall. More than 600 guests attended the reception ceremony to congratulate the couple.

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Pop legend Elton John and Canadian Filmmaker David Furnish wedded in December 2005. The couple exchanged the vow with diamond rings at Windsor’s Guildhall, the place where Prince Charles and Camilla married.

About 600 guests attained at John’s Windsor Country mansion to congratulate the newly married couple. Guests enjoyed the Vintage Pink Champagne along with John's song ‘Your Song’. Paparazzi were crowded outside the ceremony hall to take the picture of the John and Furnish.

The total cost of the wedding was around $1.5 million including morning suits cost $5,000, diamond wedding bands cost $240,000, champagne cost $120,000 and Caviar cost $10,000.

9. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

In 2000, Michael Douglas wed Catherine Zeta-Jones at New Plaza Hotel in New York. The couple sealed $1 million deal with OK! Magazine to release the wedding pictures.

Actor and producer Michael Douglas married Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in November 2000. The Couple exchanged the vow at New York’s Plaza Hotel.

High-profile media BBC labeled their wedding as the ‘Wedding of the year’. The couple sealed $1 million deal with OK! Magazine for a wedding picture. But, Hello! Magazine journalist clicked and released the event’s picture. Later, the couple sued the Hello! Magazine.

Around 250 guests were invited including Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Michael Caine. All the guest was requested to show their hologram embedded invitation cards.

Total wedding cost was $1.5 million including Presidential suite cost $5,000/night, chocolates and champagne cost $100,000, Christian Lacroix gown cost $140,000, Diamond Tiara cost $300,000 and wedding cake cost $6,000.

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10. Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren's wedding in 2004 cost around $1.5 million. More than 150 guests attended the wedding at Sandy Lane Beach Resort in Barbados.

American Professional golfer Tigerwood married Swedish model Elin Nordegren in 2004. The couple exchanged the vow at Sandy Lane Beach Resort in Barbados.

To ensure the privacy, the couple rented the whole 200-room resort for $200,000. Some 150 guests including basketball players Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley arrived at Beach resort to congratulate the Bride and Groom.

Elin Nordegren walked through the aisle in a white-netted pagoda gown with white roses. Hottie and the blow entertained the guest during reception event and concluded with an astounding firework display.

The 2008’s U.S Open champion wood and his bride spent their evening in his $20 million yachts called ‘Privacy’.

Total estimated cost of the wedding was $1.5 million including resort rental cost $200,000, and fireworks Display cost $50,000.

The couple divorced six years later in 2010.

11. Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell

In 1993, Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell married at New York’s Plaza Hotel. This extravagant wedding cost was around $1.5 million.

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Comedian Eddie Murphy and model Nichole Mitchell married in 1993 at New York’s Plaza Hotel. The couple exchanged the vow in front of 500 guests in the Plaza ballroom.

Celebrities including Bruce Wills, Demi Moore, and Prince were invited to the ceremony. After dinner, guests moved to the grand ballroom, turned into a disco. 

Total cost of wedding was around $1.5 million including wedding gown cost $40,000, wedding cake cost $25,000, champagne cost $150,000 and security cost $12,000.

In 2005, Mitchell filed for divorced and a year later, the couple officially parted.

12. Pierce Brosman and Keely Shaye Smith

Pierce Brosnan wed Keely Shaye Smith in 2001 at Balllintuber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland. Their extravagant wedding costs around $1.5 million.

Irish actor and film produce Pierce Brosnan wed American Journalist Keely Shaye Smith on August 4, 2001. The wedding, held at the 13th-century Irish castle, Balllintuber Abbey in County Mayo, Ireland.

Prior to that, the couple dated for 7 years since 1994. Brosman and Smith chose Ashford castle, an island set on the largest lake of Ireland, for their reception featuring Irish food and dance.

More than 150 guests arrived at the venue to congratulate the couple. The guest enjoyed the six-tier carrot cake. The evening reception party ended with the firework.

Total estimated cost of the wedding was $1.5 million including Richard Taylor's gown cost $60,000, Full tails tux cost $12,000, flowers cost $70,000, and bridal earrings cost $20,000.

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13. Madonna and Guy Ritchie

Madonna and Guy Ritchie married in a secretive marriage ceremony at Skibo Castle in Scotland. Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow and Rupert Everett attended the ceremony to congratulate the newly married couple.

American Singer Madonna married English Filmmaker Guy Ritchie in December 2000. This celebrity couple exchanged the vow at Skibo Castle in Scotland.

They rented out the entire 21-room castle for the guests. To maintain their privacy, the couple added around 70 more security guards. 

Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Rupert Everett, Sting and Trudie Styler attended the ceremony. Madonna wore a staples cream color silk gown designed by Stella McCartney including 1910 diamond tiara.

Total wedding cost was $1.5 million including security cost $70,000, castle rental cost $200,000, food and champagne cost $800,000, Stella McCartney Gown cost $80,000 and firework cost $200,000.

14. Donald Trump and Melania Knauss

Current US President Donald Trump married Melaine Knauss in 2005. The estimated cost of couple's wedding was $1 million.

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Current US president and businessman Donald Trump wed First lady Melania Knauss in January 2005 at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopalian Church in Palm Beach.

The gown Melania wore in the wedding attracted everyone’s attention including Paparazzi, lingered as the Vogue Magazine cover picture of the month.

The gown made from 300 feet of stain decorated with 1,500 crystals, weighing 50 pounds. After the ceremony, the guest was picked to the great ballroom. 

Some 400 guests including Katie Couric, Rudy Giuliani, and Shaquille O'Neal attended the ceremony. Famous celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten alongside other 45 chefs prepared the dining for the guests.  

Total wedding cost was around $1 million including flower cost $ 500,000, caviar cost $8,000, Christian Dior gown cost $125,000 and crystale champagne cost $250,000.

15. Tori Spelling and Charlie Shanian

Tori Spelling and Charlie Shanian married in 2004 in Los Angeles. Spelling wore Badgley Mischka gown decorated with a veil and diamond.

American actress Tori Spelling married actor Charlie Shanian in July 2004. The couple exchanged the vow at Spelling's parents' 56,000-square-foot Los Angeles mansion.

Spelling wore a special designed Badgley Mischka gown decorated with a veil, diamond, and platinum flower headband. The couple married in 1920s Great Gatsby themed.

About 400 guests including Jason Priestley and Jennie Garth, alongside her father's mate Jackie Collins, Bob Newhart and Ed McMahon arrived to congratulate Tori and Shanian

Tori’s 90210 castmates stated it was the most extravagant and most beautiful wedding she had ever witnessed.

Total estimated wedding costs were $1 million including Badgley Mischka gown cost $50,000, flowers cost $100,000, and wedding rings cost 100,000.

However, the couple divorced two years later in 2006.

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16. Brad Pitt and Jeniffer Aniston

Actor Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston married in July 2000. Every of the wedding staff member signed $1 million confidential agreement.

Most successful American actor Brad Pitt wed Jennifer Aniston in July 2000 at TV producer Marcy Carsey’s Malibu estate.

More than 200 guests including Cameron Diaz and Salma Hayek, Courtney Cox and David Schwimmer attended the ceremony. The bride wore a Lawrence Steele white gown refurbished by suede Manolo Blahnik sandals.

The report claimed that every of the wedding staff member signed $1 million confidential agreement. The wedding had Zen garden look with 50,000 flowers and candles well-lit the reception tent. The wedding ceremony ended with the immense firework.

Total wedding cost was around $1 million including security cost $100,000, lobster and champagne cost $300,000, Lawrence Steele Halter gown cost $50,000 and groom tux cost $4,000.

The couple divorced after five years in 2005.

17. David Beckham and Victoria Adams

David Beckham wed Victoria Adams in 1999 at Luttrellstown Castle in Dublin. The wedding had the royal atmosphere and it cost around $800,000.

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Former English footballer David Beckham married English fashion designer Victoria Adams in 1999 at Luttrellstown Castle near Dublin.

The couple looked like king and queen of the evening. The wedding had a royal atmosphere with gilded red velvet thrones. Some 250 guests were instructed to wear black and white. The guest along bride and groom were entertained by Elton John.

Victoria wore a tight-fitting silk ivory gown accessorized with a gold diamond-coated crown. The night ended with a huge fireworks display and celebrations.

Total wedding cost was around $800,000 including Vera Wang Gown cost $100,000, bridal Jewelry cost $160,000 and wedding rings cost $200,000.

18. Dario Franchitti and Ashley Judd

Dario Franchitti wed Ashley Judd in December 2001 at the Skibo castle in Scotland. The couple rented all the 40-rooms available at the castle.

Former British racing driver Dario Franchitti married American Actress Ashley Judd in December 2001. The couple exchanged the vows at the Skibo castle in Scotland.

The bride wore an Armani open-back waist gown with a full-length decorated lace coat whereas Dario wore a kilt. Some 100 guests including Salma Hayek, Ed Norton, and several formula one racers attended the ceremony.

Guest enjoyed the ceremony outside the big tent outfitted with industrial heaters. To maintain the privacy, the couple rented all the 40-rooms available at the castle, costing $35,000 per night.

Total wedding costs was around $750,000 including rooms cost $175,000, champagnes cost $30,000 and Armani gown cost $20,000.

However, the couple divorced 12 years later in 2013.

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19. Tommy Mottola and Mariah Carey

In 1993, Tommy Mottola married Mariah Carey at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church. About 300 guests including Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, and Robert De Niro attended the extravagant wedding.

American music executive Tommy Mottola wed Songbird Mariah Carey at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Manhattan's tony Fifth Avenue in June 1993.

Mariah Carey wore a pale ivory dress with a 27-foot-long. Being influenced by late Princess Diana, the couple modeled the wedding similar to the wedding of Princess.

About 300 guests including Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, and Robert De Niro enjoyed the lavish wedding party at the Metropolitan Club.

Total wedding cost was around $500,000 including Vera Wang Gown cost around $25,000 and Bridal shoes cost $1,000.

The couple divorced five years later in 1998.

20. Marc Anthony and Dayanara Torres

Marc Anthony wed Dayanara Torres in 2002 in Las Vegas. Four years later, Torres filed for divorce and the couple officially separated in 2004.

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American singer Marc Anthony and Former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres married in 2000. The couple exchanged the vow in a secret ceremony in Las Vegas.

Two years later, Anthony and Torres renewed their vows in Puerto Rico with the extravagant party. Torres arrived outside the San Juan Cathedral, where throngs were desperately waiting for her one glance. She was wearing Reem Acra’s crystal and pearl-embroidered satin dress.

Some 200 guests including Lance Bass arrived at the reception party to congratulate Anthony and Torres.

The total cost of their wedding ceremony was around $500,000 including Reem Acra Gown cost $30,000 and platinum wedding Bands cost $20,000.

The couple separated in October 2003. The following year, Torres filed for divorce and their divorce was finalized in June 2004.

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