Hey Tourist! Celebrity weddings are some of the most expensive and highly sought after events in the world. With the most beautiful brides and handsome grooms, it is hard to find a more perfect dream wedding anywhere. Putting on a magnificent day isn’t all sunshine and rainbows though, especially when it comes to paying for everything and dealing with the paparazzi. We’ve collected the most stunning celebrity weddings and the juicy details about each, like who attended, and didn’t, as well as how much the final check cost these Hollywood star couples.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Not all marriages end in wedding bliss, as Tom Cruise found out with ex-wives Mimi Rogers and Nicole Kidman. He took a two million dollar gamble the third time with Katie Holmes when the two held a ceremony for friends and family on November 18, 2006. Cruise and Rogers were married about two years, while he and Kidman lasted a decade. Cruise and Holmes tied the knot at the Odescalchi Castle in Italy. A guest list of family and friends, plus a host of Hollywood stars, witnessed the Scientology ceremony. Katie’s pricey Armani dress was adorned with Swarovski crystals, and her lingerie was worth three thousand dollars. The wedding party also wore Armani atti
re. Odescalchi Castle typically comes with a rental price tag of fifty thousand dollars for private affairs, and for this wedding of the year, photographers paid 1,500 dollars for access to prime viewing spots. The next morning, the couple boarded a private jet with baby Suri to spend their honeymoon in the Maldives. They had forty pieces of luggage with plenty of toys in tow. Unfortunately, however, Tom Cruise’s luck did not change and the couple divorced in 2012. This wedding ballparked the cost of 2 Million dollars for the couple that didn’t last long at all.
Cruise was only twenty-four years old when he married Mimi Rogers, and the wedding was understated. It was a quiet ceremony in New York, unlike his lavish wedding with second wife, Kidman, in Australia in 1990. Together he and Kidman owned a three million dollar Los Angeles home, a 2.8 million dollar house in Darling Harbour, Australia, and Alibi, their forty-foot yacht.