Kim and Kanye’s life motto is definitely ‘go big or go home’ — and big they went! The couple tied the knot on May 24 in a fancy Florence wedding, and we now know how much the wedding cost!
Performance from Lana Del Rey, check. Kim Kardashian in a stunning white gown, check. Fireworks galore, check. It’s no surprise that Kanye West set up everything perfect for his lady’s big day — but how much money did it all cost?
Kanye West & Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Cost
We’ll start with the rehearsal dinner. The dinner itself cost a whopping $681,600, according to a newspaper article posted on Twitter. It even gets broken down to $2,044 a person and $5,452 worth of champagne.
The performances during the weekend, which included three songs by Lana Del Rey at the rehearsal dinner, a performance by Andrea Bocelli, and was going to feature Beyonce and Jay Z, but they backed out. The music cost $1.7 million.
After the rehearsal, the rain wasn’t holding back the guests from a great time — they danced around in front of a huge fireworks display over Versailles. Those fireworks cost $20,4480!
Now on to the big day.
Kim’s Dress Cost $2.1 Million
The wedding venue, Forte di Belvedere in Florence, cost $410,000, Elisa Di Lupo, a spokeswoman at the Florence mayor’s office, told the Associated Press. Kim’s wedding dress was reportedly designed by friend Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy and cost $2.1 million.
Additionally, Mr. and Mrs. West also paid for private jets, security and hotel rooms for all guests.
In case you were keeping a tab — that comes to $14.7 million for the big day.
Granted, this doesn’t include many other things, like the meal, the flowers, etc. The wedding is being catered by restaurant owner, Giorgio Pinchiorri, according to Us Weekly and we know that couldn’t have been cheap. He has won three Michelin stars for his italian restaurant Enoteca Pinchiorri!
Are you shocked by the price of the wedding, HollywoodLifers?
— Emily Longeretta