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Mariah Carey

Of course the diva that is Mariah Carey comes first with her 35-carat diamond and platinum ring costing a whopping £7.7 million. Mariah and James Packer didn’t make it down the aisle but the ring still lives.
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25 of the most expensive celebrity engagement rings in history

Celebrities have a lot of money to spend on their engagements and weddings. Where us poor souls spend an average of £573 on an engagement ring, the A-listers spend upwards of a million.

In fact, the average cost of a celebrity engagement ring hit £1 million in 2016, according to 77 Diamonds. Many famous faces including Mariah Carey, Kim Kardashian and Beyonce have rings worth a lot more than that.

The trend report also reveals that first timers spend 0.39% of their net worth on their partner’s engagement ring while celebrities who are going for their second marriage will up their game, splashing out around £2.75 million on a rock.

As for the rings themselves, emerald has now replaced oval as the preferred diamond cut while yellow gold is expected to be the big new player in 2017.

Here are some of the most expensive rings in the history of Hollywood.

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