5. Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai
You might be wondering at this point what the most expensive wedding ever held was – and we’ve got it here for you. The marriage of Sheikh Mohammed Rashid al Maktoum of Dubai to Princess Salama in 1979 cost a whopping estimated $137 million (and that’s not adjusted for inflation)! The wedding holds the Guinness World Record for the most expensive wedding of all time and featured a guest list of 20,000 people and 34 private jets to ferry guests from other countries.