9 Grandest, Most Expensive Royal-Like Weddings In Philippine History

The wedding day is really an exciting event to attend when your friends or close relatives are getting married but it would be more special if it’s your wedding day. It’s every girl’s dream, to be a bride on the most beautiful gown you’ll ever wear your entire life.

This day may be the end of your single life but precisely the start to begging with someone you love for the rest of your life. Sounds romantic aye?

For this reason, every soon to be a bride or the future couple spends a lot of time on the preparation of this big day. Every single aspect is checked so it’ll be the best and close to perfect; as much as possible, a celebration of love. Every bride wants to be at their best look to present their selves to their groom in front of God.

Everyone exerts too much effort to make the wedding place and the reception area a piece of heaven on Earth with the closest one to witness the ceremony.

Not just efforts and time are involved to makes the grandest wedding to be possible, it includes a thousand or even millions of bucks. We listed 9 of the most expensive weddings in the Philippines, check these out:

1. Ferdinand Marcos and Imelda Romualdez

The former Presidential couple, late President Ferdinand Marcos who was a Liberal and Imelda Romualdez (fashion designer/model) a Nacionalista by family tradition, had their civil wedding in Baguio City. After it, they had their church wedding last May 1, 1954, at the Pro-Cathedral of San Miguel in Manila.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 16 Million Pesos

2. Yong Larrazabal and Donna Cruz

After 7 months of being engaged, the actress and recording artist Donna Cruz ties a knot with a Cebu-based ophthalmologist Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III in September 19, 1998. Their wedding ceremony was at the Basilica de San Sebastian Church in Manila while the reception was held at the Manila Hotel.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 24 Million Pesos

3. Yilmaz Bektas and Ruffa Gutierrez

Ruffa Gutierrez is an actress and Former beauty queen was marries to a Turkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas last May 25, 2003. Later on, their marriage ended up on a divorced filed on May 8, 2007. They have two daughters and the custody over the kids remains with Ruffa.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 27 Million Pesos

4. Vic Sotto and Pauleen Luna

The Eat Bulaga hosts ‘Bosing’ Vic Sotto and actress / TV host Pauleen Luna finally got married on January 30, 2016, after 4 years of dating. The wedding took place at the St James the Great Parish Church in Alabang. Pauleen gave birth to Baby Talitha last November 6, 2017.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 83 Million Pesos

5. Assunta de Rossi and Jules Ledesma

The actress Assunta de Rossi is married to a businessman and Negros Occidental First District named Rep. Julio “Jules” Ledesma IV last March 14, 2004.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 97 Million Pesos

6. Hayden Kho and Vicki Belo

Hayden Kho, a celebrity cosmetic doctor, occasional actor, and model once had a civil wedding to the dermatologist and TV personality, Vicki Belo last June 23, 2017.

On September 2, 2017, they had their luxury and a romantic church wedding in Paris, France. The couple’s guests are only those who are closest to them.

TOTAL WEDDING COST: 500 Million Pesos

Runners up  ( Below 10 million Pesos )

7. Aga Muhlach And Charlene Gonzales

Aga and Charlene were married on May 28, 2001, at the St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Baguio City.

8.Gabby Concepcion And Sharon Cuneta

Gabby and Sharon were married on September 23, 1984, at the Manila Cathedral Church but after three years of being together, they are legally separated last August 1987.

9. Dingdong Dantes – Marian Rivera

The Kapuso King and Queen tied the knot on December 30, 2015, at the Immaculate Conception Parish Church Cubao and their reception at the Mall of Asia Arena. As expected, it was a grand wedding celebration of the two biggest names in Philippine showbiz. It was a star-studded event.