The average engagement ring costs $5,680, according to a 2018 survey on average wedding costs conducted by The Knot. But when celebrities get engaged, the cost of their huge engagement rings can be in the millions. From Carrie Underwood to Beyoncé, we’re rounding up some of the famous faces with incredibly expensive engagement rings. Those who have popped the big question certainly haven’t been afraid to splurge on this big ticket item.
39. Katherine Heigl’s Engagement Ring From Josh Kelley
Katherine Heigl has been married to singer Josh Kelley since 2007. Kelley popped the question over a decade ago with a pear-shaped, 4-carat diamond ring worth $65,000, Marie Claire reported. Heigl is one of the celebrities who chose to adopt: She has two adopted daughters and one biological son.
38. Nikki Reed’s Engagement Ring From Ian Somerhalder
Nikki Reed — who partnered with Dell to create a jewelry line that uses gold recovered from computer motherboards — and fellow actor Ian Somerhalder got engaged in 2015 after six months of dating. Somerhalder gave Reed a floral-inspired, beautiful engagement ring with a roughly 4-carat center stone diamond, Us Weekly reported. The engagement ring is estimated to be worth at least $75,000, according to E! News. The couple got married in Malibu, California, in April 2015.
37. Ariana Grande's Engagement Ring From Pete Davidson
After only a few months of dating, “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson proposed to pop singer Ariana Grande in June 2018 with a custom 3-carat, pear-shaped, diamond-and-platinum engagement ring valued at $93,000, TMZ reported. The couple split as quickly as they got engaged — by October 2018, they had called off the engagement, People reported.
36. Jessica Biel’s Engagement Ring From Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake proposed to Jessica Biel with an expensive engagement ring in 2011: a 6-carat, square-cut diamond ring, Us Weekly reported. The vintage-style celebrity ring was picked out by Timberlake without any assistance from the bride-to-be, Biel told InStyle. Biel and Timberlake — who together are one of the richest celebrity couples right now — married in 2012.
35. Anne Hathaway’s Engagement Ring From Adam Shulman
Adam Shulman, who is a jewelry designer himself, worked with the jewelers at Kwiat Diamond and Fine Jewelry to find the perfect ring for Anne Hathaway. Shulman proposed to the actress in 2011 with a 6-carat, platinum-and-diamond ring, Us Weekly reported. The couple wed on the California coast in 2012.
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34. Carrie Underwood’s Engagement Ring From Mike Fisher
Carrie Underwood’s 5-carat, canary-and-white diamond ring cost $150,000, according to Marie Claire. Hockey player Mike Fisher proposed to the country star with the expensive engagement ring at his home in December 2009, and the couple married in July 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton resort on Lake Oconee, Georgia.
33. Eva Longoria’s Engagement Ring From Tony Parker
Eva Longoria’s 4-carat, emerald-cut diamond engagement ring from Tony Parker was custom-made by Jean Dousset, Us Weekly reported. The big engagement ring is estimated to be worth $150,000, according to Marie Claire. Longoria filed for divorce from the basketball star in 2010, three years after their storybook wedding in a European castle.
32. Heidi Klum’s Engagement Ring From Seal
Model Heidi Klum got engaged with a 10-carat, canary-yellow diamond ring from Seal in 2004 when he proposed to her in an igloo in the Canadian Rockies, Marie Claire reported. The couple split in 2012 after seven years of marriage.
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31. Priyanka Chopra's Engagement From Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas shut down an entire Tiffany & Co. store to shop for the perfect engagement ring for his bride-to-be Priyanka Chopra in July 2018. He ended up selecting an estimated 4-carat, cushion-cut diamond ring, and experts place the value of the ring at $200,000, E! News reported. Jonas and Chopra wed in December 2018 in Mumbai, India, during a multiday celebration.
30. Kate Hudson’s Engagement Ring From Matt Bellamy
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy proposed to Kate Hudson with a 9-carat, emerald-cut diamond engagement ring with a tapered baguette on both sides of the center stone, Us Weekly reported. The couple was engaged from 2011 to 2014, but never officially tied the knot.
29. Reese Witherspoon’s Engagement Ring From Jim Toth
Agent Jim Toth proposed to Reese Witherspoon with a 4-carat, Ashoka diamond ring set in platinum in 2011, Us Weekly reported. The celebrity engagement ring — which Witherspoon wears along with three pave-studded bands that represent each of her children — is valued at $250,000, according to Marie Claire. In total, that all adds up to a lot of pricey jewelry, which isn’t surprising because she’s one star who is richer than you think.
28. Julianne Hough’s Engagement Ring From Brooks Laich
Julianne Hough’s $350,000 Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring from hockey player Brooks Laich features an oval brilliant-cut diamond — estimated to be 7 carats — on a platinum band, E! News reported. The couple got engaged in 2015 and married in 2017 at Idaho’s Lake Coeur d’Alene.
27. Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring From Prince Harry
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement in November 2017, when Markle put her custom-made sparkler on display for the first time. Harry had the ring designed by the Queen’s preferred jeweler, Cleave and Company, and it featured an ethically-sourced center stone from Botswana — a location where he and Markle had vacationed — flanked by two round diamonds from a brooch that previously belonged to Princess Diana, Harper’s Bazaar reported. Experts estimate the value of the ring to be $350,000, CNBC reported.
The royal couple wed during a much-anticipated public wedding in May 2018 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor.
26. Angelina Jolie’s Engagement Ring From Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie’s famous engagement ring from Brad Pitt was custom-made by the couple’s private jeweler, Robert Procop. The emerald-cut diamond engagement ring totals 16 carats, Us Weekly reported. The A-list couple got married in 2014, and Jolie filed for divorce in 2016.
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25. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Engagement Ring From Brad Falchuk
“Glee” co-creator Brad Falchuk gave Gwyneth Paltrow a one-of-a-kind blue sapphire ring when he proposed in January 2018. The very expensive engagement ring is somewhere between 10 and 13 carats and is estimated to be worth $500,000, Money reported. Falchuck and Paltrow wed in September 2018 at a private Hamptons ceremony, People reported.
24. Hailey Baldwin's Engagement Ring From Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber proposed to his on-again, off-again love Hailey Baldwin in July 2018 with a custom oval engagement ring, estimated to be between 6 and 10 carats, People reported. TMZ reported the value of the ring to be a whopping half-million dollars. Bieber and Baldwin secretly wed in New York City just two months after getting engaged, People reported.
23. Jennifer Garner’s Engagement Ring From Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck proposed to Jennifer Garner on her 33rd birthday with a 4 1/2-carat, $500,000 ring from Harry Winston, Marie Claire reported. The ring features a cushion-cut solitaire with baguette stones set in platinum, Us Weekly reported. The actors were married from 2005 to 2015.
22. Kate Middleton’s Engagement Ring From Prince William
Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his late mother Princess Diana’s engagement ring. The 12-carat sapphire ring — one of the most famous celebrity engagement rings — was valued at $47,000 in 1981, but its current value is closer to $500,000, Marie Claire reported. The royal couple got married in 2011 in one of the most expensive royal weddings in history.
21. Lady Gaga’s Engagement Ring From Taylor Kinney
Taylor Kinney proposed to Lady Gaga with a 15-carat, heart-shaped diamond ring by Lorraine Schwartz on Valentine’s Day in 2015, but the two never wed. The couple split in 2016.
20. Amal Clooney’s Engagement Ring From George Clooney
George Clooney became a bachelor-no-more when he proposed to lawyer Amal Clooney in 2014 with a 7-carat, emerald-cut diamond ring, Us Weekly reported. After gifting her one of the most expensive engagement rings, the couple married in Venice, Italy, five months later.
19. Sofia Vergara’s Engagement Ring From Joe Manganiello
Cost: Approximately $750,000
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello made their love official when the actor proposed in 2014 during a Christmas vacation to Hawaii. Vergara’s diamond engagement ring features a 7-carat, square-shaped center stone surrounded by a halo of diamonds, Us Weekly reported. The actors got married in November 2015.
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18. Khloé Kardashian’s Engagement Ring From Lamar Odom
Lamar Odom gave Khloé Kardashian a 12 1/2-carat, radiant-cut diamond ring with a pave-studded band when he proposed in 2009, Us Weekly reported. Although the couple split in 2013, Kardashian kept the ring.
17. Catherine Zeta-Jones’ Engagement Ring From Michael Douglas
Cost: $1 million
Michael Douglas gave Catherine Zeta-Jones a 10-carat, side-set marquise diamond ring by Fred Leighton when he proposed in 1999, InStyle reported. The actors married in 2000.
16. Gabrielle Union’s Engagement Ring From Dwayne Wade
Cost: $1 million
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wayne got engaged after four years of dating and marked the occasion with an 8 1/2-carat, cushion-cut ring estimated to be worth $1 million, Marie Claire reported. With one of the best celebrity engagement rings on her finger, the actress wed the basketball player in 2014. Luckily, that ring probably didn’t hurt Wade’s bank account too much since he’s one NBA star with a very healthy net worth.
15. Hilary Duff’s Engagement Ring From Mike Comrie
Cost: $1 million
Hockey player Mike Comrie proposed to actress Hilary Duff in 2010 during a Hawaiian vacation with a 14-carat, princess-cut ring worth $1 million, Marie Claire reported. The couple got married that same year and split in 2014.
14. Jennifer Aniston’s Engagement Ring From Justin Theroux
Cost: $1 million
Jennifer Aniston got engaged to Justin Theroux in 2012 when he popped the question with an expensive engagement ring — a 10-carat diamond ring — Marie Claire reported. The couple announced their split in February 2018 after seven years together and two years of marriage.
13. Kate Upton’s Engagement Ring From Justin Verlander
Cost: $1.5 million
Model Kate Upton got engaged to her longtime boyfriend, professional baseball player Justin Verlander, in 2016. Verlander popped the question with an 8-carat diamond ring that he designed himself, E! News reported. The couple got married in Tuscany in 2017.
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12. Katie Holmes’ Engagement Ring From Tom Cruise
Cost: $1.5 million
Tom Cruise proposed to Katie Holmes with one of the most famous celebrity engagement rings after a romantic dinner at the Eiffel Tower in 2005. He popped the question with a 5-carat ring worth upward of $1.5 million, Marie Claire reported. The couple split in June 2012 after nearly six years of marriage.
11. Melania Trump’s Engagement Ring From Donald Trump
Cost: $1.5 million
President Donald Trump proposed to Melania with an emerald-cut, D-flawless diamond weighing more than 10 carats from Graff Diamonds. Although Trump told The New York Times in 2005 that he received a discount on the ring, a 2018 Forbes report discovered that he paid for the ring — which retails for $1.5 million — in full. For their 10th anniversary, Trump upgraded his wife’s ring to a reportedly 25-carat, $3 million sparkler. After all, it’s not cheap to live like Melania Trump.
10. Ciara’s Engagement Ring From Russell Wilson
Cost: $2 million
Football player Russell Wilson proposed to Ciara in March 2016 with a 16-carat diamond ring worth $2 million, Marie Claire reported. The couple got engaged on an island in Seychelles and wed in England in July 2016.
9. Paris Hilton’s Engagement Ring From Chris Zylka
Cost: $2 million
Paris Hilton got engaged to actor Chris Zylka in January 2018 when Zylka proposed with a 20-carat diamond ring featuring a pear-shaped center stone on a platinum split shank halo band worth close to $2 million, People reported. Ten months later, Hilton called off the engagement and the couple split, E! News reported.
8. Anna Kournikova’s Engagement Ring From Enrique Iglesias
Cost: $2.5 million
Although Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias never confirmed their engagement, the tennis pro was spotted wearing what looked like an engagement ring during a match in 2004. The ring in question featured an 11-carat, pear-shaped pink diamond flanked by baguettes, Us Weekly reported. The couple also never confirmed that they got married, but Iglesias said in a 2014 interview that he had gotten a divorce. The on-and-off couple seems to be back on again: They welcomed twins in December 2017, TMZ reported.
7. Blake Lively’s Engagement Ring From Ryan Reynolds
Cost: $2.5 million
Ryan Reynolds proposed to Blake Lively with a 12-carat, oval-cut diamond ring worth $2.5 million, Marie Claire reported. The actors wed in September 2012 at the Boone Hall Plantation in South Carolina. It takes a net worth like the one Reynolds has to afford this pricey piece.
6. Jennifer Lopez’s Engagement Ring From Marc Anthony
Cost: $4.1 million
Marc Anthony gave Jennifer Lopez an 8 1/2-carat, blue-diamond ring when he popped the question, Marie Claire reported. The couple wed in 2004 and separated in 2011.
5. Beyoncé’s Engagement Ring From Jay-Z
Cost: $5 million
Beyoncé and Jay-Z never confirmed their engagement, though it’s rumored Jay popped the question on Bey’s birthday in September 2007. The singer’s huge engagement ring is worthy of pop royalty: The 18-carat, emerald-cut diamond solitaire from Lorraine Schwartz is valued at more than $5 million, Brides reported. The couple wed in a private ceremony in April 2008.
4. Jennifer Lopez's Engagement Ring From Alex Rodriguez
Cost: $5 million
Jennifer Lopez’s ring from Marc Anthony was worth a fortune, but her ring from Alex Rodriguez is worth even more. Experts estimate the 15-carat, emerald-cut diamond ring Lopez got from her athlete beau could be worth as much as $5 million, People reported. Former baseball pro Rodriguez popped the question to the singer during a Bahamian vacation in March 2019.
3. Katy Perry's Engagement Ring From Orlando Bloom
Cost: $5 million
After dating on and off since 2016, Orlando Bloom proposed to Katy Perry on Valentine’s Day 2019 with a flower-shaped engagement ring. Diamond expert Andrew Brown told E! News the center stone appears to be a 4-carat, fancy vivid pink oval-shaped diamond surrounded by eight white diamonds, and he estimated the value at $5 million.
2. Kim Kardashian’s Engagement Ring From Kanye West
Cost: $8 million
Kanye West went all out for his proposal to Kim Kardashian, which involved renting AT&T Park and hiring a 50-piece orchestra to accompany him while he popped the question. And he spared no expense on the big engagement ring itself: West reportedly spent $8 million on a 15-carat ring for his bride-to-be, according to Marie Claire. The couple got married in May 2014.
1. Mariah Carey’s Engagement Ring From James Packer
Cost: $10 million
Casino mogul and billionaire James Packer proposed to Mariah Carey in 2016 with a 35-carat, diamond-and-platinum ring designed by Wilfredo Rosado, Marie Claire reported. Although the couple split before walking down the aisle, Carey kept the ring as part of a settlement deal.
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