Last weekend in England, Folarin & Naza’s Alakija’s white wedding was celebrated with a lavish bash at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.
Their story has made it to Daily Mail and the thousands of pounds Folarin, who is one of Mrs Folorunsho Alakija’s four sons, & his Iranian beauty wife Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifa spent to have a fairytale wedding
Folarin’s ( groom) mother Folorunsho Alakija is one of the richest black women in the world so it is not a surprise that Folarin Alakija’s wedding was a fairytale affair.
The insiders said that Folarin & Naza’s wedding which was held at Blenheim Palace had one million roses, the Event was Jeff Leatham who is one of the worlds best , has also worked with Madonna, Oprah and Tina Turner,Eva Longoria and Tony Parker’s wedding.
Jeff said that up to £250,000 (N114million) was spent on flowers alone.
“The cost of hiring the whole Woodstock wedding venue, which is the ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill, is only on application but hiring just the palace and state rooms costs £33,000 (N15million).
The cake, which was adorned with hundreds of roses and ornate doves, was created by Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium.
Prices start at £300 per tier and Elizabeth’s clients include British, European and Middle Eastern Royalty, celebrities and high net worth individuals.
With eight tiers on their cake, the base price Folarin & Naza would have paid for their magnificent cake would be around £2,400 (N1.1million) – and that’s excluding the elaborate iced flowers and doves.
Guests at the wedding were also treated to a surprise performance from Blurred Lines singer Robin Thicke, who reportedly costs around £150,000(N68.2million) to hire.
A-list guest list included amongst many, Victoria’s Secret Angel, Shanina Shaik.
The new bride looked like an hourglass with the flattering traditional strapless off white gown with lace embellishment as she was walked down the aisle by her father. She accessorised her look with a dazzling diamond necklace and white Manolo Blahniks.
She later changed into a racier, floor length white gown with sheer panelling.
The pair became engaged last year and had a traditional Nigerian wedding in Lagos in November.
Mrs Folorunsho Alakija (mother of groom) was ranked by Forbes ,at an estimated Net worth of $1.8 billion dollars ,she is the 14th richest woman in Africa and number 80 on its Power Women list. she overtook Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world in 2014.