The Most Expensive Luxury Gifts Given to Female Hollywood Stars
Aug 04, 2017 09:09 AM EDT
When you've more money than you know what to do with, you can buy your beloved the most expensive, luxurious gifts. Here we look at the most expensive gifts given to some of Hollywood's female stars. Whilst impossible dreams for mere mortals, there are some equally unique and beautiful gifts that will be just as well received, and adored at eternityrose.com
David Beckham to Victoria
David Beckham has gifted his wife a necklace that cost him USD38.8 million. In May 2017 it was rumoured that David was to buy Victoria the 250-acre island of Bird Cay, in the South Berry Islands of Nassau, Bahamas for their twentieth wedding anniversary, but representatives for the couple denied David was planning to spend USD11 million to make this purchase.
Kanye West to Kim Kardashian
Kanye has poured money into gifts for his wife Kim. These include gold Cartier bracelets to hand-painted Hermès bags. Having got engaged in 2013 with a 15-carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond ring, by 2016 Kanye replaced this with an even bigger ring. His gift to her at their wedding, was more unusual. Kanye bought ten Burger Kings in Italy, France, the United Kingdom to launch Kim as a successful businesswoman.
Courteney Cox to Jennifer Aniston
When Jennifer Aniston said that she wanted to take up cycling, Courteney Cox gave her a beautiful USD12,000 bicycle complete with an 8-speed cruiser, plus a quilted leather Chanel seat and saddlebag.
Richard Burton to Elizabeth Taylor
Richard Burton gifted a 68-carat diamond ring to Elizabeth Taylor. He wasn't marking any particular occasion, but paid USD1.1m for what became known as the Taylor-Burton diamond. Whilst the couple were married twice, at the time of their second divorce in 1979, Taylor sold the ring and donated the proceeds towards the building of a hospital in Botswana.
Saygin Yalcin to Kendall Jenner
Costing anything from a quarter, up to half-a-million dollars, a Rolls-Royce was Yalcin's gift to Kendall Jenner for her 21st Birthday. What makes the story even more unusual is that Kendall didn't know who Yalcin was. As reported by her sister Khloé Kardashian, Yalcin is a prince and was indeed a stranger who wanted to gift a car.
Ellen to Oprah
Being a global media giant who has everything she could ever wish for, Oprah had to be one of the most difficult women to buy for when she turned 60 years of age. Ellen DeGeneres decided to gift a giant portrait made entirely of sequins. DeGeneres later announced that Oprah would have to turn up on her show and collect the gift in person, since it would be too expensive to courier
Mike Tyson to Robin Givens
Tyson obviously believed his wife loved bathing as he splashed out USD2 million on a 24-karat gold bathtub that he purchased for now ex-wife Robin Givens as a Christmas present in the late 1980s. This extravagant spending, that included two Bengal tigers, ended in 2003 when he filed for bankruptcy.
Ben Affleck to Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck likes his gems. He bought Jennifer Garner a 7-carat diamond ring, reportedly for being a good mother. In 2016, when the couple were estranged, Affleck attempted to win back Jennifer's love with the gift of an 11 carat diamond on the eve of their 11th wedding anniversary.
Tom Cruise to Katie Holmes
Tom gifted to Katie so much jewellery, designer handbags and other presents during their marriage that at the time of their divorce, Katie was believed to be independently wealthy. Under terms of the divorce, Katie was able to keep millions of dollars of jewellery, including one birthday gift of diamond earrings that had cost USD500,000. Tom also had custom design pieces made for her. Tom's most expensive gift to Katie was to mark their wedding in 2006 when he bought a USD20 million Gulfstream IV-SP jet for his wife.
Elvis to Gladys Presley
Despite his mother not having a driving licence, Elvis gave a pink Cadillac to his mother in 1955. It was one of the most extravagant celebrity gifts of that decade. A few months later Elvis got his first number 1 it with 'Heartbreak Hotel.
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