Details of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s $2.8 Million Wedding [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 4 years ago
Details of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s $2.8 Million Wedding [WATCH VIDEO]
Kim Kardashian attending Maxim’s 10th Annual Hot 100 Celebration, Santa Monica, CA on May 13, 2009 – photo by Glenn Francis of

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding spectacular and extravagant celebration was also one of the most expensive ceremonies in some time. Click here to see the photos of Kimye wedding extravaganza. Kim and Kanye’s wedding cost approximately $2.8 million excluding the events in Paris. Read on to know more about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wedding details at Forte Di Belvedere in Florence, Italy.

High-end, wedding planner Jinane Kafrouny who is senior event manager with Weddings Italy, owned by Regency Events has revealed the wedding details to E! News. Kafrouny has been at the cutting edge of luxury wedding planning for the last quarter of a century in Italy. “Cost of such an event would approximately be 2 million euros excluding flights, hotel stays and the French leg of the event,” told Kafrouny to E! News.

“Most expensive would be hiring Bocelli and the rental of Forte di Belvedere. Bocelli normally charges from 100,000 euros to a million euros as long as the event is close to his home. Bocelli is probably their friend so the cost might of been low. Catering company typically charges between 300-400 euros per person for such a menu inclusive of the wines,” continued Kafrouny.

The breakdown of the expenditure of Kimye wedding extravaganza:

Venue: Kimye supposedly spent an estimated $400,000 to rent the historic venue Forte di Belvedere for their ceremony.

Jewelry: Kardashian/Jenner clan has bedecked “millions of dollars’ worth” of jewelry by Lorraine Schwartz.

Andrea Bocelli:  Bocelli on an average charges from 100,000 euros to a million euros depending on the time.

Cuisine: Normally the charges are between 300-400 euros per person. Since there were approximately 200 guests at the reception, the cost would be approximately $110,000.

Travel: E! News reported that Hunt & Palmer aviation Flight Services Manager Richard Hurrell revealed that the cost to fly 200 people back and forth from Florence to Paris on an aircraft would cost anywhere from 37,500 up to 60,000 euros per aircraft. So it would have cost around $74,000 per aircraft.

Hotels: Joëlle Edwards, owner of Joëlle Marie Events, revealed to E! News, “The couple had paid for 100 of the property’s 170 rooms at the Westin Excelsior to accommodate many of the wedding party.”  So at the Excelsior for 100 rooms for one night could range up to 50,000 Euros or $68,000.

Dinners at Paris: In general any of the plush family dinners at the Costes restaurant would cost 2,400 euros ($3,282.72). The pre-wedding ladies dinner was almost 300 euros, or $409, per person.

Lana Del Rey would have cost them around $2.5 million. As Yeezy’s surprise performance of “Summertime Sadness” during Kim and Kanye’s pre-wedding celebration in Paris that reportedly cost him $2.8 million. And that’s it for MNG’s Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wedding update. For more details coming up about the Kardashian clan including the Kim and Kanye’s wedding ceremony details, and other entertainment news, stay tuned here at  Movie News Guide (MNG). Click here to see the Instagram pics of the wedding.

Check out the video below:

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