I came across an interesting article the other day that I just had to share. As a planner, one "sticky point" in conversations with my new Clients is inevitably the budget. (That is, the REALISTIC budget as opposed to the "fantasy dollars"!) After reading this article however, I realize even the fantasy dollar is someone else's budget constraint. MUST BE NICE!!!
"Forbes recently compiled a list of the 20 most expensive celebrity weddings, going back as far as 20 years. Whether paying for 50,000 exotic flowers or renting an entire island to escape the paparazzi, celebrities spare no expense when it comes to having exactly what they want. The top 5 spenders, in order, are:
Liza Minelli and David Gest: $3.5 million
Paul McCartney and Heather MIlls: $3 million
Elizabeth Hurley and Arun Nayar: $2.5 million
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: $2 million
Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky: $2 million
Others on the list of 20 include David and Victoria Beckham, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and of course Donald Trump and Melania Knauss.
Sadly, 40% of the couples on the list are now divorced (and some also made the list for the most expensive celebrity splits! "