So Folarin, who is one of Folorunsho Alakija’s four sons, married Iranian beauty Nazanin and it was LAVISH!
For those who don’t know, Folorunsho Alakija is one of the richest black woman in the world with estimated fortune of $2.1 billion and she is a Nigerian! She is number 80 on its Global Power Women list and overtook Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world in 2014.
Held at the Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire over the weekend, the wedding was estimated to have cost around £5m.
Most expensive elements of the wedding:
Wedding Venue: £150,000
Marble floor and marquee: £200,000
Robin Thicke: £150,000
Cake: Up to £10,000
(Prices are all estimates)
Guests were also treated to a surprise performance from Blurred Lines singer Robin Thicke, as well as a magnificent firework display in the hotel grounds later in the evening.
Folarin’s new wife, who once dated Rob Kardashian, studied Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Manchester, has a Graduate Diploma in Law and has also worked as a model and marketing consultant. Folarin makes his money as an entrepreneur, investor, and cinematographer. The dream couple…
See the mouth-watering five-course menu guests were treated to…
Rainbow tapioca crisps and barley wafer with dips
Montgomery cheddar custard and chive yogurt
Berries, white asparagus, and granola
(Alternative choice of crispy duck egg)
English peas, cep crumble and Wiltshire truffle
Baked bread with truffle butter and unsalted butter
Cauliflower puree and sauce Vierge
Slowly braised feather blade of Oxfordshire beef
Potato terrine, Roscoff onion, onion ash, heritage vegetables
(Alternate choice of guinea fowl)
Poached summer fruits
Basil, mint, lemon verbena jelly
Edible flowers and pink
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Image Source: Daily Mail