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Here’s How the Super-Rich Throw a Mind-Blowing Luxury Birthday Party

A-list celebrities and important figures in the world of business and politics celebrate their birthdays with glitz and glamour. From hiring famous performers to booking spectacular venues, their headline-grabbing, over-the-top celebrations are always nothing short of fancy.

Have you imagined how the uber-rich celebrate their lucrative birthday parties? Let's find out!

Multimillion-Dollar Decorations

Choosing the perfect theme and decorations for a luxurious birthday bash is a major decision because everything should fit your dream party as well as your special guests. To maintain sophistication and glamour, famous people sometimes go all out to celebrate an occasion.

For instance, American rapper Sean "P. Diddy" Combs reportedly spent more than US$20,000 on white orchids that were used as decorations during his 40th birthday.

Another talk of the town was the expensive amount that Prince Azim of Brunei splurged on white roses for his 27th birthday celebration. The roses reportedly cost more than US$100,000.

Meanwhile, elite couple Kim Kardashian and Kanya West threw a “kidchella” for their daughter North West’s first birthday. The party featured a Ferris wheel similar to the famous Coachella music festival.

Hiring Celebrities for Entertainment

For rich and famous families, a fantastic birthday party won’t be complete without entertainment. They hire the biggest and popular entertainers in the industry for a private concert. Take, for example, superstar Michael Jackson who performed during the 50th birthday party of the Sultan of Brunei.

Separately, billionaire and owner of the Arcadia Group Sir Philip Green hired Chris Brown, Carlos Santana, and Stevie Wonder to sing him a “Happy Birthday” song.

Other artists who performed in luxury birthday parties were the legendary British violinist Vanessa Mae, who was booked by one of the most feared men in Russia, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov.

Moreover, American rock band Aerosmith and rapper 50 Cent were generously paid to perform at Elizabeth Brooks’ bat mitzvah held at New York City’s Rainbow Room.

Lavish Food and Birthday Cakes

From cupcakes to puddings, the birthday cakes of the rich and famous are usually "worth its weight in gold." The most expensive cake in the world comes with bling, filled with diamonds, and meticulously hand-sculpted with towering edible figurines.

Unsurprisingly, these cakes are made from premium ingredients, featuring different flavors such as the classic fruit cake, red velvet, ivory fondant, ganache chocolate, and chocolate marble.

Fancy Event Venues

Renting the most prestigious mansions and hotels has been part of organizing luxury birthday parties. Aside from the charm and magical vibe of the venues, these fancy events also need a bigger space to accommodate their thousands of guests.

Aside from using mansions, some celebrities take their celebrations to another level. Let’s again talk about P. Diddy who splurged US$72 million to rent a grand yacht in Italy for her daughter’s 11th birthday celebration.

Celebrity Guest List

As expected, luxury birthday parties are attended by A-list celebs and magnates who are either friends with or relatives of the celebrant. During the 40th birthday bash of singer John Legend, the Kardashian clan was present along with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, singer Miguel and his wife, Aisha Hinds, Angela Bassett, and many more.

On the other hand, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's daughter Stormi Weather made headlines during her “Stormi World” themed party. Some of the celebrities who joined the fun were Winnie Harlow, Hailey Bieber, Rosalía, Chrissy Teigen, John Legend, and their daughter Luna, Cardi B's sister Hennessy Carolina, and a lot more.

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