The son of an Armenian billionaire and his bride have held what may be one of the most extravagant weddings ever in Moscow. The wedding of 23 years old Sargis Karapetyan and his Georgian bride, 25-year-old Salome Kintsurashvili was beyond lavish costing more than $2 million (N700 million). The wedding band, Maroon 5 were estimated to be paid paid around $500,000-800,000 to play the gig, and the bride joining the lead singer Adam Levine on stage to sing along.
Additional entertainment was provided by the Ukranian pop singer Vera Brezhneva, singers Alla Pugacheva, Valery Meladzem, Grigory Leps, Sofia Rotaru, Nikolay Baskov, Timati and Dima Bilan, while Pop singer Philip Kirkorov interrupted his tour to perform.
Personalities from Russian television also attended including Andrey Malakhov, while presenter Tanya Gevorkyan looked stunning in a green strapless gown by Oscar de la Renta as she posed in the fairytale surroundings.
The bride opted for three different gowns, the first of which was a glittering Elle Saab gown with long sleeves and a train.
Although the cost of the dress has not been revealed, the starting price of a couture wedding dress by the Lebanese designer is $35,000 (£24,000).
While the groom works as Vice President of his father’s company, Salome is the co-owner of the online vintage fashion store, “Buy By Me”