10 Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings

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With Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s impending nuptials this weekend, Hollywood is abuzz with the extravagant cost of their wedding.  According to multiple sources, some of the wedding expenses include a $2 million dress, $3 million in security, $1 million for flowers, a $200,000 fireworks show and even private jets, mobile phones for guests, expensive champagne and much more.

While they’re trying to outdo the Royal Wedding, there are a slew of celebrities who have already dished out millions to say “I do.”

10.  Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
November 19, 2005

Cost: $2 million

Why: The couple spent $3,50o a night on a luxury suite for their 150 guest ceremony.

9.  Salma Hayek and Francois- Henri Pinarit
April 25, 2009

Cost: $3.5 million

Why: This wedding consisted of a 14-piece band and an exclusive performance by Bono.

8.  Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
November 18, 2008

Cost: $3.5 million

Why: This power couple rented a castle in Italy and had a choice of 300 bottles of win.

7.  Liza Minnelli and David Gest
March 16, 2002

Cost: $4.2 million

Why: Over 1,000 guests attended these nuptials.

6.  Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
June 11, 2002

Cost: $4.2 million

Why:  Nearly 300 people attended the very exclusive wedding with high-end foods, cake and flowers.

5.  Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
July 31, 2010

Cost: $4.8 million

Why: The largest chunk of expense came from the security detail.  The second was the $11,000 wedding cake.

4.  Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
August 20, 2011

Cost: $6 million

Why: This 72-day marriage began with a one-of-a-kind wedding dress for thousands of dollars.

3.  Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
October 19, 2012

Cost: $6.5 million

Why: This wedding took place in Italy and to make sure their privacy was kept, they rented about an entire hotel for friends and family.

2.  Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
April 27, 2013

Cost: $10 million

Why: Let’s just say performances included Usher and Robin Thicke.

1.  Prince William and Kate Middleton
April 29, 2011

Cost: $34 millions

Why: This royal affair was filled with week-long celebrations, a $70,000 wedding dress and over $800,000 in flowers alone.

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