From cakes to venues, celebs aren’t known for holding back when it comes to splashing the cash on their nuptials – and Jennifer Lopez is no different. Sporting three different handmade couture Ralph Lauren wedding dresses during her recent wedding to Ben Affleck, her gowns are some of the most expensive of all time. So, we’ve rounded up 10 more of the most expensive celebrity wedding dresses ever below.
In the world of celebrities, there’s no holding back when it comes to wedding celebrations, particularly when it comes to one of the most important elements – the wedding dress.
And now, it’s been revealed on her website OnTheJLo.com that Jennifer Lopez wore three custom-made wedding gowns as she tied the knot to Ben Affleck, exclusively designed by Ralph Lauren. Whilst there has been no confirmed cost, estimates have started pouring in at upwards of $1 million each, meaning a potential total cost of up to $4 million.
So, we spoke to Merchant Cash Advance who have dived into the exclusive and expensive world of celebrity wedding dresses, unveiling the celebrities with some of the most expensive dresses ever made.
10 of the Most Expensive Celebrity Wedding Dresses
Jennifer Lopez’s first gown was made with more than 1,000 handkerchiefs and 500 metres of fabric, while her Jennifer’s second dress of the evening took 700 hours to make, including 11,000 Swarovski crystals, thousands of sequins and handmade lace.
Serena Williams takes second place in the world of expensive celebrity wedding dresses – at an eye-watering $3,500,000, her dramatic strapless princess gown was worlds away from the tennis stars usual sportswear. The iconic dress was designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
In third place is Priyanka Chopra, who wore an array of wedding dresses during her 2018 wedding to Nick Jonas. Before showcasing a red Sabyasachi for the traditional Indian ceremony, the bride wore a $2,000,000 custom-made Ralph Lauren gown covered in Swarovski crystals made out of 2,380,000 pearl sequins with a 75-foot tulle long veil and custom Jimmy Choo heels.
1. Jennifer Lopez
Designer: Ralph Lauren
Dress estimated cost: $3,000,000 – $4,000,000
2. Serena Williams
Designer: Alexander McQueen
Dress estimated cost: $3,500,000
3. Priyanka Chopra
Designer: Ralph Lauren
Dress estimated cost: $2,000,000
4. Victoria Swarovski
Designer: Michael Cinco
Dress estimated cost: $1,000,000
5. Kim Kardashian
Dress estimated cost: $500,000
6. Kate Middleton
Designer: Sarah Burton
Dress estimated cost: $400,000
7. Coleen Rooney
Dress estimated cost: $392,000
8. Amal Clooney
Designer: Oscar de la Renta
Dress estimated cost: $380,000
9. Meghan Markle
Designer: Clare Waight Keller
Dress estimated cost: $265,000
10. Mariah Carey
Dress estimated cost: $250,000
Merchant Cash Advance created a seed list of the most expensive dresses through thoroughly researching and referencing articles from Harpers Bazaar, Brides, Hitched, Hello Magazine and Vogue. Data was collected in August 2022 and is accurate as of then, and therefore subject to change.