Brooklyn Beckham And Nicola Peltz's Wedding Was Extravagant, So Here Are 15 Other Times Celebs Went Above And Beyond To Say "I Do"

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Almost two years after announcing their engagement, Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz tied the knot in Palm Beach over the weekend. The ceremony took place at Nicola's $100 million family estate, and based on the photos we've seen so far, it was quite the lavish affair.

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Potential budget calculations have varied somewhat, although most reports estimate that Brooklyn and Nicola's big day cost around $4 million.

The event's supposed price tag generated a bit of criticism online, as watching two generationally wealthy public figures spend in excess, while war continues in Ukraine and economies struggle to recover from COVID-19, didn't sit right with some people.

The event's supposed price tag generated a bit of criticism online, as watching two generationally wealthy public figures spend in excess, while war continues in Ukraine and economies struggle to recover from COVID-19, didn't sit right with some people.

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Theirs was far from the first celebrity wedding steeped in grandeur. Let's look back at just a handful of the most extravagant:

1. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

Priyanka and Nick were married at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, in 2018. They celebrated with multiple ceremonies and three wedding receptions, which stretched across several days and welcomed around 200 guests. Two of the dresses that Priyanka wore took thousands of hours to embroider and create.

Priyanka and Nick were married at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India, in 2018. They celebrated with multiple ceremonies and three wedding receptions, which stretched across several days and welcomed around 200 guests. Two of the dresses that Priyanka wore took thousands of hours to embroider and create.

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2. George Clooney and Amal Clooney

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George and Amal said "I Do" at a star-studded ceremony in Venice back in 2014, which was officiated by the former mayor of Rome and preceded a reception featuring 250 bottles of champagne and five-course meals for all 100 guests. The wedding cost about $4.6 million.

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3. Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre Elba

Idris and Sabrina tied the knot in 2019, during a wedding celebration in Morocco that lasted three days. Around 200 guests witnessed performances by acrobats, dancers, and fire-eaters, plus fireworks that went off at the reception.

Idris and Sabrina tied the knot in 2019, during a wedding celebration in Morocco that lasted three days. Around 200 guests witnessed performances by acrobats, dancers, and fire-eaters, plus fireworks that went off at the reception.

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4. Madonna and Guy Ritchie

Madonna and Guy were married in 2000 at Scotland's Skibo Castle, which they reportedly rented out in its entirety. Their ceremony was very private, although we know that Gwyneth Paltrow attended as Madonna's maid of honor, and the wedding reportedly cost £1.5 million.

Madonna and Guy were married in 2000 at Scotland's Skibo Castle, which they reportedly rented out in its entirety. Their ceremony was very private, although we know that Gwyneth Paltrow attended as Madonna's maid of honor, and the wedding reportedly cost £1.5 million.

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5. Salma Hayek and François-Henri Pinault

Salma and François-Henri officially got married at Paris' City Hall in 2009. They went on to host a reception at Teatro La Fenice, an opera house in Venice, which a number of stars attended. It reportedly cost $3.5 million.

Salma and François-Henri officially got married at Paris' City Hall in 2009. They went on to host a reception at Teatro La Fenice, an opera house in Venice, which a number of stars attended. It reportedly cost $3.5 million.

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6. NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes

NeNe and Gregg married for the second time in 2013, during an Old Hollywood-themed ceremony that welcomed around 400 guests and was filmed for a Bravo TV special. It cost around $1.8 million.

NeNe and Gregg married for the second time in 2013, during an Old Hollywood-themed ceremony that welcomed around 400 guests and was filmed for a Bravo TV special. It cost around $1.8 million.

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7. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Kim and Kris were only married for a couple of months, but their televised wedding ceremony reportedly cost $10 million. It took place in Montecito before a crowd of roughly 450 guests.

Kim and Kris were only married for a couple of months, but their televised wedding ceremony reportedly cost $10 million. It took place in Montecito before a crowd of roughly 450 guests.

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8. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Kim and Kanye's 2014 destination wedding festivities took place all across Europe. Their rehearsal dinner at Versailles' Hall of Mirrors and pre-party at Valentino's Chateau de Wideville in Paris was followed by a ceremony in Florence where Kim wore a Givenchy dress reportedly worth a half-million dollars. The ceremony reportedly cost $2.8 million, or potentially $12 million when considering the cost of amenities plus the additional celebrations.

Kim and Kanye's 2014 destination wedding festivities took place all across Europe. Their rehearsal dinner at Versailles' Hall of Mirrors and pre-party at Valentino's Chateau de Wideville in Paris was followed by a ceremony in Florence where Kim wore a Givenchy dress reportedly worth a half-million dollars. The ceremony reportedly cost $2.8 million, or potentially $12 million when considering the cost of amenities plus the additional celebrations.

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9. Prince Charles and Princess Diana

This royal wedding is maybe best remembered for the custom gown that Diana wore, which featured a 25-foot train and was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for Alexander McQueen. The estimated cost of Diana and Charles' wedding was about $48 million.

This royal wedding is maybe best remembered for the custom gown that Diana wore, which featured a 25-foot train and was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for Alexander McQueen. The estimated cost of Diana and Charles' wedding was about $48 million.

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10. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Meghan and Harry's 2018 wedding was a global, pop cultural event, welcoming monarchs and Hollywood celebrities alike to Windsor Castle. The festivities reportedly cost upwards of $42 million.

Meghan and Harry's 2018 wedding was a global, pop cultural event, welcoming monarchs and Hollywood celebrities alike to Windsor Castle. The festivities reportedly cost upwards of $42 million.

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11. Prince William and Kate Middleton

Kate and William got married at Westminster Abbey in 2011, before moving the celebrations to Buckingham Palace and later, Clarence House nearby. Over 2,000 guests attended, and the wedding reportedly cost $34 million.

Kate and William got married at Westminster Abbey in 2011, before moving the celebrations to Buckingham Palace and later, Clarence House nearby. Over 2,000 guests attended, and the wedding reportedly cost $34 million.

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12. Ciara and Russell Wilson

Ciara and Russell were married at England's Peckforton Castle in 2016. Their 100-person guest list included stars like Kelly Rowland.

Ciara and Russell were married at England's Peckforton Castle in 2016. Their 100-person guest list included stars like Kelly Rowland.

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13. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

Jessica and Justin tied the knot at Italy's Borgo Egnazia resort in 2012. They invited about 100 people to Frankfurt before surprising them with a trip to Italy for the ceremony and celebration, which reportedly cost around $6.5 million.

Jessica and Justin tied the knot at Italy's Borgo Egnazia resort in 2012. They invited about 100 people to Frankfurt before surprising them with a trip to Italy for the ceremony and celebration, which reportedly cost around $6.5 million.

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14. Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise

Katie and Tom married at Italy's Odescalchi Castle in 2006. A number of celebrities, from Jennifer Lopez to Victoria Beckham and Andrea Bocelli, attended and performed at the wedding. The whole affair reportedly cost $3 million.

Katie and Tom married at Italy's Odescalchi Castle in 2006. A number of celebrities, from Jennifer Lopez to Victoria Beckham and Andrea Bocelli, attended and performed at the wedding. The whole affair reportedly cost $3 million.

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15. Victoria Beckham and David Beckham

Last but not least, Victoria and David wed at Dublin's Luttrellstown Castle in 1999. The couple's wedding featured thrones, doves, and an 18-karat-gold crown, and they reportedly spent around $1 million to make it happen.

Last but not least, Victoria and David wed at Dublin's Luttrellstown Castle in 1999. The couple's wedding featured thrones, doves, and an 18-karat-gold crown, and they reportedly spent around $1 million to make it happen.

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