World’s most expensive engagement rings

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Mariah Carey recently was proposed to by Australian billionaire James Packer with a 35-carat diamond ring that is worth an estimated $8-10 million. But how have other Hollywood engagement rings compared.

#5 To start this list we have Kim Kardashian West who was given a ring a 15-carat ring designed by her then fiance Kanye West. This Lorraine Schwartz solitaire is worth around $8 million.

#4 No list would be complete without the Queen B herself, Beyonce. Jay Z pulled out an 18-carat diamond ring with an octagon cut that was designed by Lorraine Schwartz. It is valued at around $5 million.

#3 The short lived engagement between Paris Hilton and Paris Latsis in 2005 included a 24-carat canary diamond ring. After the engagement was called off, it was auctioned off and sold for $4.7 million. They money went to support Katrina victims.

#2 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was engaged to and married Aristotle Onassis in 1968. He proposed with a 40.42 carat Lesotho III diamond. When she passed away it was sold at an auction for $2.59 million in 1996. She reportedly only wore it twice and kept it in a safe.

#1 Before Mariah Carey’s ring came along, the Elizabeth Taylor Diamond Ring was ranked at the top of the list. Taylor’s ring was a 33.19-carat Asscher cut Krupp Diamond which was given to her by Richard Burton. This $8.8 million ring was worn everyday by Taylor until she passed away after which it was sold by Taylor’s estate in 2011.

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