Love-struck men, it seems, would go to great lengths to get the girl of their dreams. We have seen and heard men publicly declare their love for their beloved – some of whom were celebrities jumping up and down on couches on national TV or proposing during NFL championship games.
And some of the most “eloquent” declarations of love were those that were backed-up with really expensive bling – mostly to the tune of several millions of dollars.
Most Expensive Wedding Rings
It comes as no surprise that the most expensive engagement-slash-wedding rings were those presented to some of Hollywood’s hottest celebrities. Beyoncé, Paris Hilton, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Katie Holmes and Jennifer Lopez were the lucky recipients of some of the world’s most expensive wedding rings.
Beyoncé’s Ring from Jay-Z – Cost: USD5 million
For a time, Beyoncé and Jay-Z denied rumors that they have gotten married. But when Beyoncé finally showed off her ring for the world to see, it was an 18-carat flawless diamond ring reportedly worth more than five million US dollars from jeweler Lorraine Schwartz.
Paris Hilton’s Ring from Paris Latsis – Cost: USD4.7 million
When Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis proposed to then girlfriend Paris Hilton, he presented her with a white diamond engagement ring of 24 carats.
Reportedly worth 4.7 million in US dollars, Hilton later auctioned off her ring for the benefit of the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The couple got engaged in 2005 and broke-off the engagement that same year.
Donald Trump truly knows how to make his lady love feel like a million bucks – make that 3 million. He presented Melani Krauss with a fifteen-carat diamond ring when he proposed to her back in 2004.
Jacqueline Kennedy’s Ring from Aristotle Onassis – Cost: USD2.6 million
Aristotle Onassis was a Greek shipping tycoon who married President John F. Kennedy’s widow in 1968. He gave her a forty-carat diamond ring which was auctioned off in 1996 and bought for a whopping 2.6 million US dollars.
Catherine Zeta-Jones’ Ring from Michael Douglas – Cost: USD2 million
Catherine is the proud owner of a Marquise-Cut antique ten-carat diamond ring, thanks to husband Michael Douglas. The ring is said to be worth more than two million US dollars actually.
Katie Holmes’ Ring from Tom Cruise – Cost: USD1.5 million
Tom Cruise capped his whirlwind romance with Katie Holmes with an Edwardian-style diamond ring that is oval in shape and worth an estimated 1.5 million US dollars.
Jennifer Lopez’ Ring from Ben Affleck – Cost: USD1.2 million
They may not have ended-up together, but back when they were in love; Ben Affleck proposed to Jennifer Lopez with a pink diamond engagement ring worth 1.2 million US dollars.
It was a Harry Winston diamond ring worth 6.1 carats.