Expensive and over-the-top ways celebs have celebrated Valentine's Day

Wonderwall.com is taking a look back at some of the wildest ways celebs have celebrated Valentine’s Day over the years, starting with this over-the-top story that’s sure to make your jaw drop… In 2019, Kanye West booked Kenny G to serenade then-wife Kim Kardashian on Valentine’s Day. The reality star took to her Instagram Story to share multiple videos of the jazz musician performing in her living room while surrounded by hundreds of roses — each stem in a vase of its own. Kenny told TMZ that Ye reached out via email around 11 p.m. on Feb. 13 to set up the surprise performance. “As far as I’m concerned, it’s just from one heart to the other,” the multi-instrumentalist told the webloid when asked if he received compensation for his efforts. “I’m so flattered to be asked — whoever asks me. Valentine’s Day is such a special time, so if I can bring some more joy to somebody Valentine’s Day, that’s great. It was really just from one guy to another guy.”

Keep reading for more of the most expensive, over-the-top ways celeb couples have celebrated Valentine’s Day over the years…

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According to popular myth, David Beckham gifted wife Victoria Beckham an $8 million Bvlgari necklace dripping in diamonds and rubies on Valentine’s Day in 2006.

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In 2020, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrated Valentine’s Day by chartering a private jet to whisk them from their home in the Los Angeles area to Yountville in California’s Napa Valley for dinner at The French Laundry. Yep, they took a private jet to dinner at restaurant with three Michelin stars halfway across the state… Must be nice!

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According to The Sun, Angelina Jolie dropped more than $18K on a 200-year-old olive tree for then-partner Brad Pitt as a Valentine’s Day gift in 2010. The duo reportedly installed the pricey plant on the $60 million estate in France they shared during their marriage, Chateau Miraval.

In 2019, Jennifer Lopez dropped $24.3K on a Valentine’s Day gift for then-boyfriend Alex Rodriguez: a blue-and-silver Audemars Piguet Royal Oak chronograph watch. “Thank you baby,” the former baseball star wrote across a photo of his timepiece-adorned wrist on his Instagram Story.

In 2019, Priyanka Chopra told “Extra” that she planned to travel to London for 48 hours just so she could see her then-new husband, Nick Jonas, on Valentine’s Day. “I’m going to be in London, because Nick is going to be working in London so I am going in for two days to hang out,” she said. Imagine flying across the planet just to see your Valentine for two days!

According to the Daily Star, Katy Perry gave then-fiancé Russell Brand a lilac Bentley Brooklands previously owned by late The Who drummer Keith Moon as a Valentine’s Day gift in 2010. She reportedly dropped $341K on the pretty purple whip.

In 2019, Travis Scott gifted Kylie Jenner an enormous display of over-the-top floral arrangements for Valentine’s Day: a tunnel comprised of four heart-shaped arches adorned with red roses descending in size with a heart-shaped neon sign at the center. Most of us couldn’t even fit one of those arches in our home! Of course, it wasn’t the first time a famous rapper has splashed out in a big way for the makeup mogul on Valentine’s Day…

 

On Valentine’s Day in 2017, Kylie Jenner’s then-boyfriend, Tyga, treated her to a helicopter ride around New York City. He also gifted her a diamond-encrusted Hublot watch with an estimated value of somewhere between $25K and $70K.

According to People magazine, JAY-Z gifted Beyonce a $2,390 Tacori promise bracelet for Valentine’s Day in 2014.

In 2015, Rebecca Romijn told InStyle that six years earlier, her husband, Jerry O’Connell, “put in a vineyard” at their home as “a Valentine’s present.” That’s certainly one way to “wine and dine” your missus on V-Day!

In 2021, Michael B. Jordan rented out an aquarium in Atlanta so he and his then-new girlfriend, Lori Harvey, could celebrate their first Valentine’s Day as a couple with a private dinner in an underwater tunnel. Following a private tour and an under-the-sea-themed meal from Nobu, the “Black Panther” star gifted the model stock in Hermès. As if the rest of the evening wasn’t enough!

According to popular myth, at one point during their marriage, Courteney Cox dropped $45K on an antique carousel horse as a Valentine’s Day gift for then-husband David Arquette.

In 2019, Russell Wilson and Ciara got “His & Hers” G-Wagens for Valentine’s Day. The football star took to Instagram to show off their fancy new whips — a silver one for the singer and a black one for him.

In 2019, Gucci Mane gave his wife, Keyshia Ka’Oir, a 60-carat diamond ring for Valentine’s Day. He took to Instagram to show off the massive rock, captioning a brief video, “To my beautiful wife @KeyshiaKaoir Davis. For all the Valentines I missed I wanted to upgrade your wedding ring to this 60ct flawless oval ROCK #Brrr.”

In 2019, Chance the Rapper closed down the Barneys New York flagship store in Chicago to treat his then-new wife, Kirsten Corley, to a private Valentine’s Day shopping spree. “They enjoyed bite-size sandwiches, champagne and macaroons while shopping. Kirsten left with four extra-large shopping bags and four garment bags filled with clothing, shoes and accessories,” a spy told Us Weekly, adding that Chance was “so happy to be celebrating his Valentine.” He also took to Instagram to share a video of himself hanging out “on a shopping spree with my girl at the Barneys store shut down … backstage after hours playing a [Nintendo] Switch.”

Go big or go home? In 2020, Chip Gaines vandalized the silos in downtown Waco, Texas — where Magnolia Market is located — to wish wife Joanna Gaines a happy Valentine’s Day with an oversized love note. He took to Instagram to show off his handwork: their initials “C + J” inside a red heart with an arrow through it. “Jo loves love notes! And I love @joannagaines. So I went on a late night mission here at the silos in Waco to try and put out a beacon to her heart,” he captioned a pic. For the rest of us, pen and paper will have to do!

According to TMZ, Justin Bieber bought every single flower from one lucky florist as a special surprise for then-girlfriend Selena Gomez two days after Valentine’s Day in 2011. He reportedly wanted to “fill Selena’s house with flowers,” and it took “multiple trucks” to deliver his order.




















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