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14 Celeb Weddings That Were Super Low-Key, And 13 Celeb Weddings That Were Wildly Extravagant

Oh, to have millions to spend on a wedding...

Celebs pretty much all have a ton of money ‚ÄĒ and one of the biggest things basically anyone can spend money on is a wedding.

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To that end, I decided to compile all the most lavish celeb weddings I could find ‚ÄĒ and also all the celeb weddings that literally happened at courthouses or at home. Here are the most and least lavish celeb weddings!

1. Low-Key: Beyoncé and Jay-Z

2. Lavish: Kim Kardashian and Kanye

3. Low-Key: Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner

4. Lavish: Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian

Kim walking with Caitlyn Jenner down the aisle
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The wedding, which aired as a special on E!, reportedly cost $10 million. They were married in Montecito, California, with almost 450 guests, who were served a four-course meal prepared by Wolfgang Puck. Earth, Wind & Fire and Robin Thicke performed. Kim wore a Vera Wang ball gown (though she ultimately ended up wearing three different gowns at the event). 

5. Low-Key: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

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Chris and Miley secretly got married at the house in Tennessee, with only a few people present, later posting a few intimate photos of the event.

6. Lavish: Ciara and Russell Wilson

7. Low-Key: Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio

Marilyn and Joe holding hands after getting married
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The two were married last minute at City Hall in San Francisco, using Joe's baseball-related trip to Japan as their honeymoon. Fans and photographers gathered outside as soon as they learned about the ceremony and caught Joe and Marilyn walking out as husband and wife.

8. Lavish: Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan

9. Low-Key: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

Daniel and Rachel on a red carpet
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It was so low-key, we don't even have a photo of it! The wedding only had four guests ‚ÄĒ two being their children, and the other two being family friends. They were married in a private ceremony in New York.

10. Lavish: Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

Nick and Priyanka at their wedding
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Around 200 guests attended the lavish festivities in India, with multiple ceremonies (both Christian and Indian), along with three wedding receptions and multiple dresses for Priyanka, two of which took thousands of hours to embroider and create. Their wedding venue was the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur. 

11. Low-Key: Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa

12. Lavish: David and Victoria Beckham

13. Low-Key: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

Gwyneth and Chris at an event
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The two secretly wed in Santa Barbara, California ‚ÄĒ just days after announcing Gwyneth was pregnant. They got their marriage license from the Santa Barbara County Courthouse and had no family members attend.

14. Lavish: Prince William and Kate Middleton

Will and Kate at their wedding
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Kate wore a custom Alexander McQueen dress and a Cartier tiara, and a second Alexander McQueen dress for the evening festivities at Clarence House. The two were married at Westminster Abbey, then proceeded to Buckingham Palace. Over 2,000 guests were in attendance, including other royals and celebrities such as Elton John. With security costs, the entire wedding reportedly cost $34 million.

15. Low-Key: Gisele B√ľndchen and Tom Brady

16. Lavish: Madonna and Guy Ritchie

Madonna and Guy
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The two were married in an extremely private ceremony at Skibo Castle in Scotland. Gwyneth Paltrow served as Madonna's maid of honor, and the bride wore a Stella McCartney dress. The wedding reportedly cost £1.5 million, and they apparently rented out every room in the castle.

17. Low-Key: Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell

18. Lavish: Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

Justin and Jessica on a red carpet
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The two were married in 2012 at the¬†Borgo Egnazia resort¬†in Southern Italy in an event that reportedly cost $6.5 million. There were around 100 guests ‚ÄĒ they arrived first at Frankfurt and then were surprised with a trip to Italy for the ceremony and days of festivities. Jessica wore a pink¬†custom-made Giambattista Valli haute couture gown, while Justin wore a custom Tom Ford tuxedo. He serenaded Jessica as she walked down the aisle with a song he'd written just for her.

19. Low-Key: Lily Allen and David Harbour

20. Lavish: Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre

21. Low-Key: Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux on a red carpet
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The two were married in 2015 at their home in Bel-Air in front of just their close friends and family. In fact, they told guests they were attending a birthday party for Justin, then turned it into a wedding ceremony, which reportedly felt more like a “warm house party." However, Sia did perform "Chandelier," so it was a little more extravagant than your average at-home wedding.

22. Lavish: NeNe and Gregg Leakes

Nene and Gregg Leakes at their second wedding
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NeNe and Gregg, who had previously been married and divorced, remarried in 2013 in a $1.8 million wedding that was filmed for Bravo. NeNe wore a¬†$50,000 Baracci dress for the ceremony and a¬†$20,000 Pnina Tornai dress for the reception, which was Old Hollywood‚Äďthemed, and served a custom 10-tier cake for the roughly 400 guests in attendance.

23. Low-Key: Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson

Colin and Scarlett on a red carpet
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Meals on Wheels actually announced the couple's 2020 wedding, saying the couple had asked people to donate to the organization to celebrate their marriage. The wedding is rumored to have taken place at their New York home and to have been very intimate and small, due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic.

24. Lavish: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise

Katie and Tom at their wedding
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The two were wed in 2006 at Odescalchi Castle in Italy. Katie and Tom reportedly spent £100,000 on just Chrome Hearts sunglasses as gifts for their guests, who included celebs like Victoria Beckham and Jennifer Lopez (who ended up performing one of her songs), and hired a fleet of limousines to transport them. The entire celebration reportedly cost them $3 million. Like Kim and Kanye, they paid for Andrea Bocelli to perform. Katie wore two Giorgio Armani dresses for the wedding, with Tom and their entire wedding party also outfitted in Armani.

25. Low-Key: Justin and Hailey Bieber

26. Lavish: George and Amal Clooney

Amal and George on their way to their civil ceremony
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The two celebrated their wedding over a weekend in Venice in front of 100 guests, including stars like Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. The ceremony was officiated by former Rome mayor Walter Veltroni. Amal wore an Oscar de la Renta wedding dress and an Oscar de la Renta dress for the reception, where guests were served a five-course meal and 250 bottles of champagne, and which went until 5 a.m. The two then had a civil ceremony, for which Amal wore a custom-made Stella McCartney pantsuit. The entire wedding cost $4.6 million. 

27. And Finally, Low-Key: Ariana Grande