August 18, 2021 – 2:42 pm BST
Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and Coleen and Wayne Rooney had some of the most expensive celebrity weddings. Copy your lavish wedding on a budget …
From fireworks to Designer clothes, it can be said that no expense is spared at a celebrity wedding. But which famous couples have let off steam the most?
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Fireworks Kingdom has rated the most expensive celebrity weddings in the past 40 years based on reported cost with inflation. It turns out that several royals actually take the top spots, including those like Prince Charles and Princess Diana‘s wedding and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s wedding – both cost millions!
Take a look back at the most extravagant celebrity weddings, so research, and find out how you can replicate their big days for much, much less.
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1. Prince Charles and Princess Diana
The royals reportedly had the most expensive wedding
Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding reportedly would have cost £ 110,694,500 today, including security charges, a £ 225 cake, and a wedding dress with a 7-meter train and 10,000 pearls.
2. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Second place went to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding, which reportedly would cost $ 48,359,034 or £ 35,459,020, including the two wedding dresses valued at £ 322,436.
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3. Prince William and Kate Middleton
The wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011
Prince William and Kate MiddletonThe 2011 wedding at Westminster Abbey was a lavish affair, with a purported price tag of $ 34 million at the time. Ten years later, it would apparently cost $ 40,357,983 or £ 29,592,289.
4. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries
Fourth place, Wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries would call for a budget of $ 11,869,995 or £ 8,703,615 today. Meanwhile, the reality TV star’s second wedding to Kanye West originally cost $ 2,800,000, which would be the equivalent of $ 3,167,622 (£ 2,322,643) today.
5. Coleen and Wayne Rooney
When Coleen and Wayne Rooney married in 2008, it was thought to cost around $ 5 million, and their wedding would now be valued at an estimated $ 9,386,727, or $ 6,822,419.
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Kim’s wedding to Kris Humphries was ranked fourth of the most expensive
Also in the top 20 were Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra, theirs 2018 ceremony today would be $ 3,167,622 or £ 2,322,643; Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s $ 1 million wedding in 2000 would pile up to $ 1,554,586, or £ 1,139,893; and in last place were David and Victoria Beckham, whose wedding in 1999 would rise from $ 800,000 to $ 1,270,905 or £ 931,885.
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If you’re looking for celebrity-approved wedding features, Fireworks Kingdom has also found that you can have them all for just £ 23,983. That includes a tiara like Catherine Zeta-Jones, which apparently costs £ 337,486 but you can wear it for £ 250, and a bespoke wedding dress like Kim Kardashian’s £ 402,000 Dress by Givenchy Haute Couturewhich you could buy for between £ 1,600 and £ 6,000.
Here are the most popular celebrity wedding features and the lowest amounts savvy brides and grooms could pay:
1. Designer wedding dress – £ 1,600
2. Champagne – £ 121 for a toast with 50 guests
3. Designer cake – £ 1,000
4. Additional wedding dress – £ 1,385
5. Live band – £ 1,000
6. Designer suit – £ 2,000
7. Fireworks – £ 649
8. Designer flowers – £ 1,500
9. Destination wedding – £ 7,500
10. Tiara – £ 250
11th string quartet – £ 650
12. Long veil / train – £ 327
13. Palace Square – £ 6,000
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