Kim Kardshian‘s weekend wedding to New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries is estimated to have cost $6 million by her wedding planner Sharon Sacks, who admits the E! reality star received deep discounts by promoting the companies with publicity on her Twitter account and on TV.
$100,000: Ad rates E! could charge for Oct. 9 and 10th special Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event.
$2.5 Million: Price of Lorraine Schwartz headpiece she wore to walk down the aisle.
65 carats: Size of Schwartz headpiece, an homage to Audrey Hepburn, according to People magazine.
$10 million: Cost of Schwartz jewelry she wore on her wedding day, which she called her “something borrowed.”
$5 million: Worth of her 28-carat earrings.
$200,000: Cost of Kardashian’s wedding band, which consists of 15 carats of emerald-cut diamonds.
$150,000: Price of Kardsahian’s hair, makeup and grooming, as reported by Us Weekly.
$10,000: Price of Lehr & Black designed crystal-embellished black-and-white engraved gatefold invitations.
$1.5 Million: Price People magazine paid for licensing fees for the photos and exclusive access.
11 pages: Length of People’s spread on the couple.
3: Number of custom-made Vera Wang gowns Kardashian wore.
5 Million: Estimated number of total viewers for Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event. By comparison, sister Khloe‘s wedding to Lamar Odom earned 3.2 million viewers in November 2009, making it the most-watched broadcast in E!’s history at the time.
8 Million: Estimated number of people who would have tuned in if the wedding were aired live.
9.3 Million: Kardashian’s Twitter Followers
200,000: Circulation of a magazine like Brides, which is why vendors were eager for publicity for Kardashian’s wedding.