Celebrities have big, glamorous lifestyles. They live in huge mansions, drive expensive cars, and they eat the best food. It's not surprising that the glamor extends to jewelery, especially engagement rings. With celebrities, the bigger, the better. Here is a list of the 10 most outrageous celebrity engagement rings:
Cost: $5 million
Beyonce's engagement ring stunned everyone when she was first seen wearing this 18 carat diamond back in 2007. The ring has a simple, elegant shape that seems to fit her hand beautifully. The $5 million ring wasn't much of a shock, since after proposing, Jay Z promised her the "biggest ring that could fit on her finger". He took her on a surprise trip to Cannes, where he proposed to her.
Cost: $2.5 million
Ben Affleck gave Jennifer Lopez a gorgeous 6.1 carat pink diamond when he proposed to her in 2002. When he proposed to her, her home was filled with petals, flowers, and candles. Her favorite song was playing when he read a letter to her. At the end of the letter he asked her to marry him. She said yes, and the rest is history. They broke up before ever walking down the aisle.
Kate Middleton has a classic diamond and sapphire engagement ring. The ring belonged to Princess Diana, Prince William's mother, giving this breathtaking ring a priceless value. He proposed to her on a trip to Kenya in 2010.
Nick Cannon gave Mariah Carey a huge 17 carat pink diamond ring in 2008. The only thing more outrageous than the ring were the proposals. Nick Cannon proposed to her twice, since she was so surprised the first time that she ran away before he could finish. He proposed to her the first time on the roof of her apartment building, with the ring hidden inside a candy ring. The second time he kidnapped her and proposed to her on a helicopter ride.
Cost: $4.7 million
Paris Hilton received a massive 24 karat white gold ring with a rectangular diamond that has two diamonds on either side. The saying "beauty is pain" certainly applied to this ring as she said it hurt her finger to wear it. Paris Latsis proposed to her in May 2005 after she came home from a promotional tour for a movie. She picked out the ring, but ended up only wearing it for about five months before the couple parted.
Cost: $1.25 million
Kanye West bought Kim Kardashian a flawless 15 carat ring for his proposal. He proposed to her in 2013 at the MLB stadium. The scoreboard flashed "Please marry me". He came out on the field with an orchestra where he gave her the ring. His proposal cost close to $300,000.
Brad Pitt designed his ring for Angelina Jolie for a year. The stunning ring is 16 carats, and features a large emerald cut diamond in a platinum setting. The diamond is flawless. All of their children were present when he popped the question with his ring. They married in a private ceremony.
Jennifer Aniston sports a dazzling 8 carat diamond ring. Justin Theroux proposed to her at their favorite restaurant on his birthday. He got the best birthday present when she said yes. The two are still engaged.
Cost: $1 million
Mike Comrie asked Hillary Duff to marry him with a glittering 10 carat diamond. He proposed to her while they were on vacation in Hawaii. The two are no longer together.
Catherine Zeta Jones' engagement ring from Michael Douglas has a whopping 10 carat diamond. The horizontal marquise cut is surrounded by dozens of smaller diamonds. He proposed to her at his home in Aspen on New Year's Eve.