13 Wedding Dress – Kim Beats Beyonce Down This Aisle
Beyonce wore a wedding dress in her music video, “Best Thing I Never Had” and it was much more elaborate than the real-life wedding gown that she wore when she got married to her husband, Jay-Z, so we are going to go with that one. It was designed by Baracci and it cost $85,000. The steep price tag for the size 4 gown is because it was made with embroidered and beaded French lace, dripping with hand-sewn Swarovski crystals and pendants. It has a gold encrusted bodice with a full skirt and is a stunning cream color and not the traditional white. The strapless gown with its dropped waist and sweetheart neckline made Beyonce look like the perfect bride. After the video shoot, it was put up for sale for a mere $30,000. So some lucky girl will have a gown previously owned and worn by Queen Bey.
Kim knocks Beyonce out once again with the more expensive gown. Designed by her friend Riccardo Tisci, Kim’s custom Givenchy Haute Couture gown was estimated to cost around $500,000. Her daughter, North, had a matching mini gown that was handmade and hopefully, a little bit cheaper.
12 Real Estate – Beyonce Wins By A Long shot
Since both of these ladies are married, we will compare their real estate holdings here as “couples.”Beyonce and Jay-Z have been buying up real estate for some time now and own, or have owned, homes all over the country. At the top of Beyonce & Jay-Z’s list is their $120 million dollar Bel Air mansion, which has four swimming pools, bullet-proof windows, and of course, a helipad. They have also owned homes in New York, New Orleans, Huston, L.A., and the Hamptons. And what real estate portfolio would be complete without a private island? Yup, hubby gave Bey for her 29th birthday a $20 million dollar 12.5-acre island just off the shores of Florida.
Sorry, Kim, it’s going to be hard for you to beat the Queen here. During her bachelorette days, Kim did own a mansion in Beverly Hills but sold it when she and Kanye decided to get a place of their own. They bought a mansion in Bel Air for $11 million dollars that needed work and clearly, the two are not fixer-upper material, so they sold it. They instead went for something move-in ready and bought a brand spanking new $20 million dollar Hidden Hills, California mansion. The home is 15,000 sq.ft and sits on three acres and comes complete with a private vineyard, eight fireplaces, and two pools. If that is not enough, they purchased the house next door for $2.9 million dollars for that extra little bit of privacy and land.
11 Nurseries – Tied With Three Kids – It’s Too Close To Call
Beyonce and Jay-Z spent a cool $500k for the ultimate luxury nursery for their twins, Rumi and Sir Carter. Peanuts compared to the $1.8 million they spent on Blue Ivy and that was before she was even born. Of course, only the best of the best for Bey and Jay when it comes to their kids right? A Life & Style magazine source said, “Bey and Jay knocked out a wall between two bedrooms to create a master suite-size nursery inside their LA home. The twins will have matching cribs and rockers and designer sheets totaling $30,000, plus, a $50,000 state-of-the-art sound system. And yes, so the twin babies will have something fantabulous to look at as they drift asleep. She commissioned a $20,000 mural on the ceiling, complete with glowing stars. It’s the entire galaxy above the nursery.” The nursery will also have a movie theater, walk-in closet, and fireplace.
Kim, however, has splurged big time and spent $550,000 on her third child’s nursery. Kim has branded out the nursery with lavish items like a Swarovski crystal-encrusted rocking horse for $137,000 and a Steiff Louis Vuitton teddy bear, worth $170,000. Dolce Notte designed a velvet crib, a silk bassinet, a hand-painted cradle, matching chair, and wardrobe, totaling $40,000. And what nursery would be complete without the limited edition solid gold Suommo Dodo dummy at a bargain price of $96,000? Even Kanye told her to curb the spending but it didn’t stop her from buying $100,000 worth of Dolce & Gabbana limited edition baby clothes. Both women have three kids, and they both spent crazy amounts of money on the nurseries for them so this category is too close to call.