Fun Wedding Trivia

Bottle Your Brand, the Internet's leading supplier of custom bottled water wedding favors, offers these tidbits of unusual wedding trivia:

  • The longest engagement on record was Adriana Martinez and Octavio Guillen, who were engaged for 67 years!
  • Britain's oldest bride on record was only one day away from her 100th birthday when she married a man nearly 20 years younger.
  • The oldest bride ever recorded was Minnie Munro, of Australia, who married at 102. She wed a "spring chicken" aged 82.
  • The longest marriage on record is Sir Temulji Nariman and his wife Lady Nariman. They were married a total of 86 years. The two of them were only five years of age at the time of their wedding.
  • The longest marriage recorded in Great Britain was 82 years in length. The lovely couple was James Burgess and his wife Sarah Ann.
  • Richard and Carole Roble, from New York, have taken their vows 55 times. They are the record holders for the most number of vows taken. They have taken their vows in all 50 states.
  • The largest mass wedding occurred in Seoul, Korea in 1992 when 21,000 couples from the Moonie cult were married on the same day. The event was also attended by another 9,800 couples who took their vows by satellite hook-up.
  • The most expensive wedding on record had a bill for the reception of £22 million pounds. It was the wedding of a sheik's son. It was held in a stadium in Dubai and lasted for seven days.
  • The most expensive wedding dress was an outfit created by French designer Helene Gainville. It's estimated to be worth a cool £3.5 million. The dress was embroidered with diamonds mounted on platinum.
  • 30,000 people attended a Jewish wedding in Jerusalem in 1993, making it the largest wedding ever attended.
  • The longest train for a wedding dress was from Germany. It measured 515 feet.
  • Glynn Scotty Wolfe, a former Baptist minister, is on record as getting married the most times. He has taken 28 brides - and divorced 27 of them.
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