Average A-list celebrity wedding costs £1.6 million

06 Sep 2016

Uncovering the 10 most extravagant celebrity weddings of the 21st century, the average A-list wedding cost has been revealed

Using publicly available information and insider knowledge, wedding service experts at www.bidvine.com have compared 20 A-list weddings to reveal the average estimated cost.

Based on the number of guests, venue, catering, dresses, flowers and entertainment, the average celebrity wedding costs £1.6 million. This also accounts for travel and accomodation, but doesn't include security - which was the largest outlay at Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding, an estimated £24 milion.

Here are the 10 most expensive A-list celebrity weddings since the turn of the millennium:

  1. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel - £ 4,936,584
  2. Beyoncé and Jay Z - £3,190,515
  3. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian - £2,985,801
  4. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin - £2,848,185
  5. Liza Minelli and David Gest - £2,658,160
  6. Paul McCartney and Heather Mills - £2,468,290
  7. Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky - £2,278,423
  8. Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman – £1,518,949
  9. Prince William and Kate Middleton - £ 1,516,243
  10. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes - £1,500,000

The wedding experts at Bidvine also found that on average, celebrities had spent:

  • £39,000 on flowers
  • £3,566 on the wedding cake
  • £30,304 on the food
  • £145,403 on the wedding dress
  • £104,119 on the wedding venue

To view the full list of the 20 most expensive and high profile celebrity weddings of the 21st century visit the Bidvine website.

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