Over-the-top celebrity weddings

by SheKnows
Apr 21, 2012 at 1:29 p.m. ET
Here we see Salma Hayek and her fiance Francois-Henri Pinault out and about in Manhattan in 2008. The couple were married in a three-day event held in Venice, which set them back about $3.5 million. Image: WENN

1 /48: Donald Trump & Melania Knauss (2005)

1/48 :Donald Trump & Melania Knauss (2005)

Donald Trump married his third wife at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida. Their son, Barron, was baptized at the same church. Image: WENN

2 /48: Paul McCartney & Heather Mills (2003)

2/48 :Paul McCartney & Heather Mills (2003)

With a price tag of over $3 million, Paul McCartney's wedding to Heather Mills was definitely over-the-top. Image: WENN

3 /48: Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott (2006)

3/48 :Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott (2006)

Tori Spelling and her first husband, Charlie Shanian, were married in a $1 million wedding with a Great Gatsby theme and divorced less than two years later. Here we see Spelling with her second husband, Dean McDermott. Image: WENN

4 /48: Elton John & David Furnish (2010)

4/48 :Elton John & David Furnish (2010)

Here we see Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish shopping at Dolce & Gabbana in Beverly Hills. Image: WENN

5 /48: Tori Spelling & Charlie Shanian (2005)

5/48 :Tori Spelling & Charlie Shanian (2005)

Despite their elaborate wedding, Tori Spelling and her first husband, Charlie Shanian, split after just 15 months of marriage. Image: WENN

6 /48: Christina Aguilera & Jordan Bratman (2010)

6/48 :Christina Aguilera & Jordan Bratman (2010)

With an estimated cost of about $2 million, their wedding was one of the more expensive celebrity affairs in recent years. However, the marriage ended in divorce in 2011. Image: WENN

7 /48: Eva Longoria & Tony Parker (2009)

7/48 :Eva Longoria & Tony Parker (2009)

After an over-the-top wedding in France, the couple tried to survive a long-distance relationship -- him in San Antonio and her in Los Angeles filming Desperate Housewives. Image: WENN

8 /48: Eva Longoria & Tony Parker (2008)

8/48 :Eva Longoria & Tony Parker (2008)

The couple met in the locker room after a San Antonio Spurs game and they were married in an elaborate wedding on July 7, 2007. Image: WENN

9 /48: David and Victoria Beckham (2012)

9/48 :David and Victoria Beckham (2012)

They aren't the first athlete and celebrity to hook up, but the Beckham marriage has withstood the test of time. They're still going strong! Image: WENN

10 /48: Salma Hayek & Francois-Henri Pinault (2010)

10/48 :Salma Hayek & Francois-Henri Pinault (2010)

Salma Hayek broke up a couple of times with the French billionaire before their elaborate wedding, but now they seem to be happy. Image: WENN

11 /48: Madonna & Guy Ritchie (2008)

11/48 :Madonna & Guy Ritchie (2008)

In 2008, Madonna and Guy Ritchie reached a divorce settlement that granted him nearly $76 million. Image: WENN

12 /48: Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise (2011)

12/48 : Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise (2011)

We all know Tom Cruise is a little (lot) nuts, but his marriage to Katie Holmes is still going strong -- unlike many of the other celebrity couples who had elaborate weddings. Image: WENN

13 /48: Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas (2011)

13/48 :Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas (2011)

These two lovebirds have stayed strong over the years -- even through the ordeal of Douglas' advanced throat cancer. Image: WENN

14 /48: Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas (2007)

14/48 :Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas (2007)

Despite their 25-year age difference, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas seem to be happy and thriving in their marriage. Image: WENN

15 /48: Elizabeth Hurley & Arun Nayar divorce

15/48 :Elizabeth Hurley & Arun Nayar divorce

Elizabeth Hurley's star-studded wedding in 2007 was highlighted by Elton John giving her away. But all the money didn't stop this couple from splitting up -- they were divorced in 2011. Image: WENN

16 /48: Katie Holmes & Tom Cruise (2006)