Other costs would have included $2 million for Mark Gardens floral arrangements of African white roses and black and white décor, tents, lighting and favors.
Caviar, Kobe burgers, truffles, cupcakes and other tasty tidbits for the reception racked up a sweet $750,000 tab for the nearly 500 guests, which included Seacrest, Lindsay Lohan, Eva Longoria, and Carmelo Anthony and his wife, La La, People reported.
The $3 million in wedding bling — including the couple’s $1 million nuptial bands and Kim’s $2 million engagement ring, all by Lorraine Schwartz — was deeply discounted.
Even the $50,000 bachelorette party was sponsored, by Tao of Las Vegas.
In a public wedding of this magnitude, “everything is usually paid for or traded out,” said TV consultant Adam Armbruster of New Jersey-based ESA & Co.
After the wedding, the couple planned to head to New York, where Kim and her sister Kourtney will work on their reality TV show “Kourtney & Kim Take New York.”
During the filming, they will have a second wedding party at Capitale.
Dayum! And yes, the article says “the couple” all over the place because pre-nup or not, Kris Humphries-Kardashian is getting at least 8 out of that $17.9 million. That’s probably more than his first NBA contract!
Flip the page for the breakdown of exactly how Kim and Kris made it rain on newlyweds.
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