This Is the Most Extravagant Wedding We've Seen This Year

You can get a lot with a multi-million dollar budget.

A billionaire's son and his model girlfriend tied the knot at Blenheim Palace this weekend and with a multi-million dollar price tag, it was a far cry from the average summer wedding.

Folarin Alakija is the son of Nigerian oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija, who has been ranked as the 18th richest person in Africa by . He's said to have met Iranian-born Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar while studying in London and it's safe to say that this bride and groom's big day was every bit the fairytale.

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It's believed that hiring the Oxfordshire stately home, which is the main residence of the Duke of Marlborough, would have cost $192,000. And when it came to decorating the historic venue, no expense was spared.

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Wedding pictures shared on social media by guests (including including Victoria's Secret Angel Shanina Shaik) showed the couple during their first dance on a marble floor covered with their initials in gold.

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Celebrity florist Jeff Leatham took charge of the flowers and transformed the palace into a 'white wedding'. Leatham, the artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris, reportedly arranged one million white blooms around the venue.

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The event included a 12-foot-tall wedding cake, which was also covered in flowers, and a five-course menu from caterers Searcy's. To end the evening, there was performance from Robin Thicke followed by a fireworks display.

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As for Nazanin's dress, she chose a a strapless white gown adorned with lace during the day, but is said to have changed into a party dress in the evening.

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Commenting on the cost of the occasion, 's founder, Hamish Shephard, told Harper's Bazaar: "Venue hire would likely be up to $192,000 with the bespoke marquee with marble floor and production around $255,000 on top. The spectacular endless flowers by Jeff Leatham are likely to have cost at least $255,000. With food and drink, Robin Thicke (at $192,000) and all the other items for the big day, including the dress, on top, the wedding will have no doubt cost more than $1 million and potentially several million more."

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The couple got engaged last year and had a traditional Nigerian wedding in Lagos in November, reports. Folarin is an entrepreneur, while his new wife Nazanin has a degree in bioengineering and biomedical engineering from the University of Manchester.

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