Celebrities are capable of orchestrating a multi-million dollar wedding proposals and pulling out big, shiny diamonds that carry steep prices. From bizarre-shaped diamonds to rare, precious gems, these engagement rings cost no less than $200,000. For a normal person, this amount of money would already be the cost of the wedding plus funds for the mortgage.
In Hollywood, the price tags of engagement rings are the talk of the town whenever a celebrity gets engaged. Custom-made rings are more expensive. Then, add to that the material, shape, and size of the stone. Additionally, some renowned jewelers charge higher prices because of their branding.
Interested to know who's ring makes the list of the 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings? Read on and find out the Hollywood celebrities who wear the rarest and most luxurious rings.
10. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston sure embodies her character, Rachel Green in sitcom series Friends, when she gets luxurious items like an 8-carat emerald-cut solitaire stone for an engagement ring. The Hollywood A-lister was surprised by former husband Justin Theroux with a whopping $500,000 engagement ring.
According to reports, Theroux was able to work with ring specialists to design and customize a ring that would look amazing on the hand of an incredible woman. Aniston surely loved the ring, saying Theroux knows what she liked.
9. Khloe Kardashian
The Kardashians are surely among the most influential individuals in Hollywood today. When Khloe Kardashian got engaged to retired NBA player Lamar Odom, the world couldn’t miss the 12.5-carat diamond ring worth $850,000 on her hand. Two months after they first met, Odom proposed to the reality star with this astounding ring.
Khloe and Lamar got married five days after the proposal. Seven years later, the two have parted ways due to Lamar’s addiction to drugs. Even after the split, Khloe reportedly kept the ring to herself.
8. Kate Upton
Price: $1.5 million
During the 2016 Met Gala, supermodel Kate Upton sported her megawatt round-cut diamond pave engagement ring. Custom designed by her fiancé Justin Verlander, the diamond ring stood out with her sparkly gown.
Before the engagement, the two had been dating for three years. Upton said in an interview that the engagement happened a few months before the Met Gala and she was excited to share the news with the world. According to US Magazine, the estimated price of the diamond ring is $1.5 million.
7. Paris Hilton
Price: $2 million
A socialite like Paris Hilton surely gets all the beautiful things she likes. When it came to her engagement with boyfriend Chris Zylka, she got surprised with a 20-carat bauble diamond ring with an estimated price tag of $2 million.
The media personality revealed that her now ex-fiancé didn’t pay for the ring because the jeweler got free publicity. Hilton still kept the ring to herself even after her split with Zylka.
6. Blake Lively
Price: $2.5 million
When Blake Lively publicized her relationship with Ryan Reynolds, women around the world were in complete awe. Not too long after, Reynolds proposed to Lively with a 7-carat diamond ring featuring light pink gems in an oval shape.
According to The Knot, the ring was made by renowned jeweler Lorraine Schwartz and cost about $2.5 million. The actress revealed in an interview that this ring is one of her most treasured possessions because of the love that it symbolizes.
5. Kim Kardashian-West
Price: $4 million
This list wouldn’t be complete without Kim Kardashian’s rock from singer and rapper Kanye West. Although this ring was stolen in the infamous Paris robbery in 2016, this $4-million ring is still worth the mention.
Kanye popped the question to the reality star in October of 2013. Six months later, the couple tied the knot in Florence, Italy.
4. Jennifer Lopez
Price: $4.8 million
Before her recent engagement with Alex Rodriguez, singer Jennifer Lopez received an 8.5-carat Harry Winston diamond ring worth $4.8 million from Marc Anthony. The price of the ring gave justice to how rare the diamond is.
Now with her new partner, Alex Rodriguez, the singer was given a rare, pink, radiant-cut diamond ring worth $2.7 million. The two have been dating since 2017 and Alex popped the question earlier this year.
Price: $5 million
The emerald-cut diamond ringof Beyoncé is among the world’s most valued diamonds. The ring was designed by famous jeweler Lorraine Schwartz and weighs 24-carats.
The timeless piece has been on Queen B’s hands since the proposal in 2007. Before the proposal, the couple has been dating for six years and rumors of engagement were already on the table. On April 4, 2008, the two exchanged vows at Jay-Z’s penthouse in Manhattan, New York.
2. Elizabeth Taylor
Price: $8.8 million
The renowned Diamond a.k.a. the Taylor-Burton Diamond has had a long and rich history up to this day. The 68-carat Cartier diamond ring was worth $1,050,000 when Richard Burton bought it for Elizabeth Taylor. However, after their divorce, the price went up to $8.8 million. At the auction, a part of the proceeds was donated to Botswana hospital.
According to reports, Taylor regretted selling the precious ring but chose to do so because of the insurance policy that prohibits her to wear it often. Additionally, she needed to be around armed guards when she wore the classic Cartier ring.
1. Mariah Carey
Price: $10 million
The most expensive celebrity engagement ring is Mariah Carey’s 35-carat diamond ring. Her ex-husband James Packer gave the ring to her way back in 2016. A year after, the two parted ways but Mariah was still seen wearing the $10-million ring.
Last year, the singer decided to get rid of the ring and sold it to a Los Angeles jeweler for $2.1 million. Which is only a small fraction of the price that Packer originally paid.
Celebrities surely take engagement to a whole new level with multi-million dollar engagement rings from famous jewelers. The rings on this list are the most expensive pieces in Hollywood. Regardless of the buying price, the value of these rings increases because of their previous owners. So, if these pieces are sold in the future, the prices may increase massively.
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