But as things slowly return to normal, the nuptials of the rich and famous are once again becoming extravagant affairs.
Last month, all eyes were on the big day of K-drama darlings Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin, which had a constellation of South Korean stars in attendance.
And on April 9, actress Nicola Peltz wed chef Brooklyn Beckham, eldest son of Victoria and David Beckham, in a million-dollar wedding on her family’s estate in Florida.
Everyone loves a wedding and every detail – from the gorgeous gowns to the stunning venues – is scrutinised.
With price tags which are out of reach of mere mortals, celebrity weddings are pure escapism, offering a fairy-tale happily-ever-after and much gossip fodder.
Here are five lavish star weddings which cost millions.