Weddings are all about celebrating love, but that isn’t to say that it should be the end of it. For some, their big day deserves nothing less than the best, even if it means having to shell out hundreds of millions from their pockets. Here in the Philippines, there have been one too many celebrity weddings that shocked the public with their lavish settings, bridal gowns, caterings, four-level cakes, and star-studded guest lists.
Without further ado, meet the top celebrity couples whose grandiose weddings have gone down in history. .
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SHARON CUNETA AND GABBY CONCEPCION
Sharon and Gabby had then-President Ferdinand Marcos as their principal sponsor for their wedding. That certainly reveals what we need to know about the cost of their big day.
LUCY TORRES AND RICHARD GOMEZ
The power couple reportedly held not one but three wedding receptions following their official ceremony on April 28, 1998 in Ormoc, Leyte.
CHARLENE GONZALES AND AGA MUHLACH
Aga and Charlene’s one-of-a-kind wedding back in 2001 was televised nationwide. The highlight of the event was the bride’s off-shoulder gown with a train of four meters long.
ASSUNTA DE ROSSI AND JULES LEDESMA
Assunta and Jules’ controversial marraige took place at the Makati Shangri-La with over 700 guests comprised of big names in the biz.
CLAUDINE BARRETTO AND RAYMART SANTIAGO
Claudine and Raymart’s much-awaited wedding in Tagaytay Highlands reportedly amounted to over PH25 million.
RUFFA GUTIERREZ AND YILMAZ BEKTAS
Everyone still recalls Ruffa and Yilmaz’s most noteworthy and extravagant wedding, despite the two splitting up later on.
KORINA SANCHEZ AND MAR ROXAS
Coming from already-rich families, Korina and Mar’s Filipinana-themed ceremony held at Sto. Domingo Church for sure wasn’t short of luxury.
CRISTALLE BELO AND JUSTIN PITT
Expecting parents Cristalle and her husband Justin Pitt tied the knot in the famous Villa Erba in Como, Italy in September 2017. Familiar? Steven Soderbergh’s film “Ocean’s Twelve” featured this majestic location.
GEORGINA WILSON AND ARTHUR BURNAND
Georgina’s custom Monique Lhuillier bridal gown cost over P700,000 on its own. Moreover, she and her British husband celebrated their wedding in Winchester, United Kingdom.
COLEEN GARCIA AND BILLY CRAWFORD
On the other hand, Coleen and Billy’s dreamy wedding in Balesin Island reportedly cost 7 million pesos.
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HEART EVANGELISTA AND CHIZ ESCUDERO
With support of GMA Network and proprietor Bobby Ongpin, Heart and Senator Escudero held a grand and exclusive wedding in Balesin Islang Club. According to GMA News, the mom-to-be wore an Ezra wedding gown that had a price tag of around 1 million pesos.
VICKI BELO AND HAYDEN KHO
Dubbed as the “Wedding of the Year” in 2017, Vicki and Hayden’s royalty-inspired wedding reportedly amounted to 80 million pesos. In particular, they had to fly in 250 guests to Paris, France, during which they enjoyed a five-course meal that cost the couple P16,000 per head.
MARIAN RIVERA AND DINGDONG DANTES
Finally, who could ever forget Marian and Dingdong’s grand wedding at MOA Arena? Reportedly the two spent a whopping P100 million for the occasion. Consequently, the media started to dub theirs as the “Philippines’ Royal Wedding”.
Tell us, which one of these celebrity weddings is your favorite?
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