The opulent wedding of 26-year-old Madelaine Brockway and her partner Jacob LaGrone has ignited a social media storm, with their extravagant celebrations in Paris making headlines as the ‘wedding of the century’. The event, reportedly costing a staggering $59 million, captivated viewers with its luxury and grandeur.
Brockway, the heiress of a South Florida car dealership fortune, tied the knot with LaGrone on November 18 in a ceremony that garnered widespread attention for its lavishness. Videos from the event showcased exclusive performances by Maroon 5 and an indulgent stay at the Palace of Versailles, where guests were flown in on private jets.
While the internet buzzes with details of the extravagant affair, curiosity around Brockway’s background soared. According to her LinkedIn profile, she’s a self-employed entrepreneur based in Fort Worth, Texas. Her father, Robert “Bob” Brockway, serves as the Chairman and CEO at Bill Ussery Motors, overseeing Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Coral Gables and Cutler Bay, Florida.
The viral videos prompted various reactions across social media platforms. One event planner on TikTok expressed astonishment, comparing the affair to Sofia Richie’s wedding and noting its surpassing grandiosity. Comments on Instagram lauded the event as “captivating” and “straight out of a dream,” dubbing it the “wedding of the century.”
The lavish celebrations commenced with a ‘bachelorette week’ at the luxurious Amangiri resort in Canyon Point, Utah, known for room rates starting at $3,150 per night. Following this, Brockway and her guests journeyed to Paris, where she documented the build-up to the extravagant affair.
The wedding’s luxurious details, including private performances and opulent venues, have fueled discussions worldwide, earning both admiration and incredulity on social media platforms.