Kate Middleton and Prince William will celebrate their eighth wedding anniversary at the end of this month. Their wedding was a lavish affair.
And by lavish, we mean royally lavish. This means that in all, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s royal wedding was expensive. But how much did it cost, exactly?
William and Kate have been married for nearly eight years. They will be celebrating their anniversary on 29 April. The couple first met when they were studying together at St Andrews University and began dating in 2003. They dated for seven years before they got engaged.
Wedding was a lavish event watched by royal fans all over the world.
Since they wed, the couple have gone on to have three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The wedding took place at Westminster Abbey in London. And many fans flocked to the streets to catch a glimpse of the newly-weds. The total cost of the wedding was thought to come in at around $34 million.
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As the fans headed to the streets, it is thought $32 million of the wedding fund was spent on keeping the ceremony under control. Duchess Kate’s dress is also thought to have been a huge expense. It’s cost was estimated to be £250,000. Her dress was designed by Sarah Burton, creative director for Alexander McQueen.
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There were two dresses that were made for the wedding day.
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After the ceremony, Kate slipped into a second wedding dress for the after party. The royal couple reportedly spent around $5,000 on a luxury wedding cake. Although the details of the cake were not announced. She also wore a number of priceless jewellery. That included a Cartier halo style wedding tiara.
This will have probably put up the total cost of the wedding up even more contributing to the pricey affair. Although their wedding anniversary is fast approaching, the Duke and Duchess have another reason to celebrate. As their third born Louis is about to turn one.