15 of the Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings of All Time

The Budget Savvy Bride

When it comes to hosting their wedding celebrations, some celebrities prefer to keep things low-key while others take a “go big or go home” approach.

Even for regular folks who aren’t in the public eye, there’s pressure to ensure everything is just right for the special occasion. So when money’s no object—the bar tends to be raised even higher.

15 of the Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings of All Time

Elizabeth Taylor’s eighth and final wedding was to Larry Fortensky. The wedding took place at her good friend Michael Jackson’s massive Neverland estate in Santa Ynez Valley,California. Taylor and Forensky hosted 160 high-profile guests, which included Nancy and Ronald Reagan, Eddie Murphy, and Liza Minnelli. Designer Valentino gifted Taylor a bespoke wedding dress valued at $25,000

Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky ($1.5 million)

The couple dated for six months before tying the knot at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. Vergara was decked out in a custom-made wedding dress by Zuhair Murad. The couple celebrated their big day with 400 guests, including Reese Witherspoon, Channing Tatum, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and a surprise performance from Pitbull.

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello ($4 million)

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin went all out to host their lavish wedding in Venice, Italy. Friends and family were flown in from Lebanon and the United States. The bride wore an Oscar de la Renta-designed wedding dress with a price tag of $380,000.

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin ($4.6 million)

Often referred to as the wedding of the century. Princess Diana of Wales wore a now-iconic wedding dress made of ivory taffeta, adorned with 10,000 pearls, intricate lace, sequins, a 25-foot train, and an even longer veil. In 1981, the dress would have retailed for £90,000.

Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer ($48 million)

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