Nigerian billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija, threw one of her sons the most elaborate and expensive weddings ever. Folorunso, is the vice chair of Famfa Oil, a Nigerian oil company, and one of the richest black women in the world, with an estimated fortune of $1.68 billion according to Forbes.
Her son Folorin Alakija married Iranian model Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar, at the Blrnheum Palace Oxfordhire, England. Daily Mail is reporting the cost of the wedding was 6.5 million dollars.
Folorin Alakija is a widower, and has a 6-year-old daughter from his first marriage. His first wife unfortunately passed away from cancer.
Independent UK reports that there were one million flowers that embellished the Palace. The bride wore two gowns, a strapless gown for the ceremony then a forming fitting lace gown for the reception.
The couple had their initials on the marble dance floor, and the wedding cake stood 12 feet tall and adorned with doves and more flowers.
Robin Thicke performed at the wedding.
The wedding was one for record books. Then to top of the night there was a fireworks display. Momma Folorunsho sure knows how to threw a wedding. I’m sure my invite got lost in the mail.