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The 20 Most Expensive Celebrity Weddings


According to Forbes, who threw the 20 most expensive celebrity weddings in history? From Nicole and Keith to Liza and David, celebrities sure know how to host the most expensive and elaborate weddings.

20. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Wedding Date: June 25, 2006

Total Cost: $250,000

Location: Cardinal Ceretti Chapel in Manly, Australia

Gown: Balenciaga = $20,000

Limousine: Rolls Royce = $5,000

Party Favors: Tiffany Clocks = $80,500

Star Guests: Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman.

19. Marc Anthony and Dayanara Torres

Photo: Andre Kang/Getty Images

Wedding Date: December 7, 2002

Total Cost: $250,000

Location: Cuartel de Ballaja in Puerto Rico

Gown: Reem Acra = $30,000

  • Divorced in 2004

18. Tommy Mottola and Mariah Carey

Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images

Wedding Date: June 5, 1993

Total Cost: $500,000

Location: Saint Thomas Church in NYC

Gown: Vera Wang = $25,000

Shoes: Vanessa Noel = $1,000

Star Guests: Dick Clark, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Joel, and Barbra Streisand.

  • Divorced in 1998

17. Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti

Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images

Wedding Date: August 4, 2001

Total Cost: $750,000

Location: Skibo Castle in Ireland

Gown: Armani = $70,000

Champagne: $72,000

Accommodations: $175,000

Star Guests: Salma Hayek, Ed Norton, Wynonna Judd, and Naomi Judd.

16. Victoria Adams and David Beckham

Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

Wedding Date: July 4, 1999

Total Cost: $800,000

Location: Luttrells Castle in Ireland

Gown: Vera Wang = $100,000

Jewelry: $160,000

Accommodations: $100,000

Star Guests: Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Brown, and Sir Bobby Charlton.

15. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston

Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images

Wedding Date: July 29, 2000

Total Cost: $1 million

Location: Carsey Estate in Malibu, California

Gown: Lawrence Steele = $50,000

Tuxedo: Yves Saint Laurent = $4,000

Lobster and Champagne: $300,000

Security Guards: $100,000

Star Guests: Cameron Diaz, Salma Hayek, Melissa Etheridge, and Courteney Cox.

  • Divorced in 2006

14. Tori Spelling and Charlie Shanian

Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Wedding Date: July 3, 2004

Total Cost: $1 million

Location: Spelling Estate in Bel Air, California

Gown: Badgley Mischka = $50,000

Flowers: $100,000

Star Guests: Bob Newhart, Jason Priestley, Ian Ziering, and Tiffani Thiessen.

  • Divorced in 2006

13. Donald Trump and Melania Knauss

Photo: ANdrew H. Walker/Getty Images

Wedding Date: January 22, 2005

Total Cost: $1 million

Location: Mar-a-Lago Estate in Palm Beach, Florida

Gown: Christian Dior = $125,000

Caviar: $18,000

Flowers: $500,000

Star Guests: Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa, Katie Couric, Hillary Clinton, Matt Lauer, Rudy Giuliani, Star Jones, Simon Cowell, and Barbara Walters.

12. Madonna and Guy Ritchie

Photo: George Pimentel/Getty Images

Wedding Date: December 22, 2000

Total Cost: $1.5 million

Location: Skibo Castle in Scotland

Gown: Stella McCartney = $80,000

Fireworks: $200,000

Food and Champagne: $800,000

Security: $70,000

Star Guests: Trudie Styler and Sting, Stella McCartney, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Rupert Everett.

11. Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith

Photo: Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images

Wedding Date: August 4, 2001

Total Cost: $1.5 million

Location: Ballintubber Abbey in Ireland

Gown: Two Richard Taylor designs = $60,000

Tuxedo: $12,000

Flowers: $70,000

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