1. Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto
This wedding was paid for completely by Michael Jordan and his wife, making it easily the most expensive ever (excluding royals) coming in at $10 million. The wedding featured a 500,000 square-foot tent.
2. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
Estimated at $10 million, Kim and Kris paid next to nothing for this extravagant affair. Wedding suppliers flocked to provide goods and services for free just to be associated with the wedding of the year. Bet they have regrets. Will they come back for her upcoming nuptials to Kanye? Probably.
3. Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin
Held on a $120 million yacht in Genoa, Italy, this famous footballer’s big day came in at $7.7 million.
4. Liza Minelli and David Guest
Held in New York with Michael Jackson as best man, this big day came in at $4.3 million. Stevie Wonder provided entertainment.
5. Elton John and David Furnish
Elton and David got married in 2005 and Elton serenaded his groom. The event reportedly cost $2, 500 per head.
If you thought that these weddings were expensive then you will never believe what the royals spend on theirs!
Kate Middleton and Prince Williams’s wedding was a budget affair at $33 million when compared to Prince Charles and Diana’s wedding which cashed in at $115 million.
Sheika Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum and his bride Sheika Hind Bint Maktoum’s romantic 1979 wedding cost $137 million and was held in Dubai. A hall especially for the event was built for 20,000 people and a five day national holiday was declared.