WILL CLINTON WEDDING COST $3 TO $5 MILLION On Saturday Chelsea Clinton is set to marry her investment-banker boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky at a posh private estate 90 miles north of Manhattan. The hotly anticipated, highly secretive affair has been called the Wedding of the Decade and of the Century. Experts in all things nuptial think the cost of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s little girl’s big day at anywhere from $3 million to $5 million — a big boost from the estimated $2 million number that was thrown around last week.
… At the more conservative cost of $3 million, that’s a half-million behind Liza Minnelli and David Gest and a cool $1 million ahead of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
… If you’re crunching the numbers, at a budget of $3 million and with 500 of the former First Family’s nearest and dearests in attendance (that’s the anticipated count), it comes out to $6,000 a head.
… On the plus side, Bill and Hillary Clinton can afford it. Between 2000 and 2007 they earned a reported $109 million.
… One area where the Clintons are sparing no expense: porta-potties. Guests will have use of multiple $15,000 luxury portable bathrooms.