There are weddings of all kind in the planet. There are tribal weddings, Peasant weddings, Hindu weddings, Christian weddings, Sikh weddings, Jewish wedding, and Muslim weddings- the list is endless. But there is one common classification- expensive weddings and not so expensive weddings. If we analyze the expensive weddings, we will surely be surprised to see the staggering amount of money being spent on these. The weddings are not only larger than life, but also larger than almost anything you can think of. Let us give a look into some of the priciest weddings of all time.
The first one is of film Hollywood beauty Catherine Zeta Jones who married surprisingly another Hollywood star of her double age Michael Douglas. The couple married in 2005 spending a huge amount of $1.5 million. They sent their invitations written in invisible ink and it also had an invisible hologram. The guest list included all the who’s who- Sir Sean Connery, Michael Caine and many others. The ceremony took place at Plaza Hotel, New York. Ms. Jones wore a gown which costs $300,000 and a diamond tiara 140,000 dollars.
Another expensive wedding was of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes in 2006 which built a record of expense and destroyed thousand girls dream of being Tom’s bride. They spent $2 million marrying in an old castle outside Rome. Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Jenifer Lopez, David Beckham attended the wedding. They spent $900,000 for air fair of the guests and $180,000 for just 300 bottles of wine.
Next is the fairytale wedding of British Supermodel Elizabeth Hurley and Indian tycoon Arun Nayar. They had a double ceremony. First one was in Gloucestershire, in the Suderly Castle. The second one was in Umaid Bhawan at Jodhpur. They spent $300,000 on private jets and $10,000 for just one night bridal suit.
Another super rich wedding were Paul McCartney and Heather Mills’ wedding which cost. With an approximate cost of $ 3 million the formal model and PETA activist model married the great song writer. They had a wedding based on Indian theme at an Irish church. They spent $150,000 on fireworks and $145,000 on flowers and kept a total vegetarian feast.
But the most expensive one is the wedding of world’s fifth richest man Laksmi Nivas Mittal’s daughter Vanisha’s wedding with Amit Bhatia. Mittal’s spent $60 million in the wedding. They sent invitations in silver boxes which included plane ticket and reservation in a five star suit in a Paris hotel. The wedding included performances by Kylie Minogue, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan. They gave away designer bags with jeels as complementary gifts.