Kate Middleton and Prince William
Date: April 29, 2011
Cost: CBS reported an estimated cost of $34 million.
Location: Westminster Abbey, England
Special touches: Security alone for the royal wedding cost a rumored $33 million. For this once-in-a-lifetime affair, two billion people tuned in to watch Kate walk down the aisle in her custom-made wedding gown. However, only 300 VIPs were invited to the dinner reception hosted by Prince Charles.