29 Most Expensive Pieces of Celebrity Jewelry Ever Worn

Can you guess the value of the expensive celebrity jewelry flashed on the red carpets of big events? If your answer was  “a sum between $500,000 to $31 million,” then you are either really good at this game or very knowledgeable. Either way, these sums are huge, even for celebrities.

But the Oscars, Grammys and Academy Awards are all about the glam, and some celebs wanna drip in diamond and gold for the occasion. Who wouldn’t? This often encourages them to display the most expensive celebrity jewelry out there.

Keep reading to discover who these celebrities are and what their accessories have looked like!

29.) Kate Middleton

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $100,000

This princess loves gold and wanted to show her support for the 2012 Olympics.

On top of showing off jewels, she wore a gorgeous gown.

28.) Sean Kingston

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $500,000

The next expensive celebrity jewelry pieces are way more pricey than Sean Kingston’s. However, none of them can beat this diamond, ruby and emerald encrusted necklace in the wow factor.

Made in the shape of a crayon box with 10 carats worth of white gold, this piece had a sad fate. Sean’s sister mailed it to a jeweler and it went missing in the process. They only insured the package for $500 and didn’t have any jewelry insurance.

Where do you think it could be today?

27.) Gwyneth Paltrow

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  • Item: Cuff bracelet
  • Value: $1 Million

Gwyneth Paltrow’s white Tom Ford dress will stick in our minds for many years to come.

Her 2012 Oscars look was complete with an Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie “Hearts of Winter” cuff bracelet. With its 2,368 brilliant diamonds, it only makes sense that it is on our list of the most expensive celebrity jewelry.

26.) Kristen Stewart

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  • Item: Amethyst, Ring
  • Value: $1 Million

When she showed up to the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 premiere, this leading lady was dressed up.

She showed off amazing diamonds.

25.) Amy Adams

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  • Item: Necklace and watch bracelet
  • Value: $1.3 Million

Classy. Elegant. Simply perfect.

Amy Adams’s choice of accessories in the 2011 Academy Awards is oozing with beauty and style. The Cartier jewels brought the look together with a platinum, diamond and emerald secret watch and matching necklace.

24.) Margot Robbie

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $1.9 Million

Stop everything you’re doing and take in the beauty of this vintage necklace.

Originally made for the Duchess of Windsor in 1938, this 18-karat gold necklace has 150 diamonds and 300 sapphires.

23.) Jennifer Lawrence

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $2 Million

No need to bust the bling to make a statement.

Jennifer Lawrence, in her vanguard position, made the simple backward necklace a trend that year. This understated and yet elegant necklace made a splash on the red carpet of the 2014 Academy Awards.

22.) Jennifer Garner

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $2.5 Million

If a piece of jewelry can steal the show, consider it a good exposure investment.

That’s exactly what Jennifer Garner’s Neil Lane dark platinum diamond necklace achieved. It was also one of the most expensive celebrity jewelry pieces worn for the 2013 Academy Awards.

21.) Angelina Jolie

  • Item: Earrings
  • Value: $2.5 Million

Angelina Jolie glows without the help of any accessories or gowns. But add just a pair of emerald drop earrings and watch her face light up even more.

That’s exactly what happened in the 2009 Oscars with these 115-carat Lorraine Schwartz stunners. Absolutely ravishing.

20.) Kate Winslet

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  • Item: Set of jewelry
  • Value: $3 Million

Kate Winslet came to the 2010 Oscars to slay.

She paired a gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent gown with striking Tiffany and Co. jewelry pieces. The yellow diamond necklace by itself is worth $2.5 million. The canary diamond earrings and bracelets cost a total of $975,000.

19.) Giuliana Rancic

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  • Item: Ring
  • Value: $3 Million

When asked about her jewelry, Rancic could not stop talking about her Forevermark accessory.

She admitted that wearing her diamonds is one of her favorite things!

18.) Helen Mirren

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $3.8 Million

When a celebrity is ready to cough up as much as $3.8 million for jewelry, they make sure it’s worth it.

And oh boy, did this set meet and exceed everyone’s expectations! The cushion-cut sapphire and diamond necklace and matching earrings— both by Harry Winston — wowed everybody on the red carpet of the 2018 Oscars.

17.) Salma Hayek

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  • Item: Earrings
  • Value: $4.2 Million

If you think Salma Hayek’s gown at the 2018 Oscars is eye-catching on its own, wait until you see the real showstoppers: the Harry Winston diamond earrings.

What a sight to behold.

16.) Charlize Theron

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  • Item: Cuffs
  • Value: $4.5 Million

What could complement a gorgeous white Christian Dior Haute Couture gown than a set of luxurious diamond cuffs?

The 2013 Academy Awards saw a plethora of celebs in their fanciest outfits and jewelry, much to the amazement of many of us.

15.) Reese Witherspoon

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  • Item: Diamond Ring, Bracelets, Earrings
  • Value: $5 Million

This looks amazing on Reese!

Her sexy T-strap gown will make you become obsessed with her entire look.

14.) Jennifer Lopez

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  • Item: Ring, Brooch, Earring
  • Value: $5 Million

It seems that the singer loves Harry Winston jewels.

She seems like she isn’t afraid to put a bunch of the jewels together.

13.) Jessica Alba

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $5.8 Million

She is beauty, she is grace, and she stunned us with her diamond necklace!

Jessica Alba nearly blinded the photographers at the 2013 Golden Globes. She made a sensation with her Harry Winston jewelry. The platinum round diamond stud earrings and platinum pear-shaped diamond cluster ring were phenomenal.

12.) Sandra Bullock

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  • Item: Bracelet
  • Value: $6.4 Million

Glitz and glamor were the themes of the 2014 Oscars, and America’s sweetheart rocked them both.

Her earrings and bracelet were respectively worth $1.8 million and $6.4 million, and we can’t keep our eyes off them.

11.) Nicole Kidman

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $7 Million

The bling is strong with this one!

Australia’s favorite was dripping in diamonds with her L’Wren Scott custom-made necklace. More than 7,500 diamonds made this massive necklace and it took 6,200 hours to handcraft it. We’re speechless.

10.) Sofia Vergara

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  • Item: Various jewelry
  • Value: $7 Million

The wow factor is something Sofia Vergara is very familiar with.

Can you keep count of what she was wearing in the 2015 Emmys? Let’s start with ruby, sapphire and Colombian emerald earrings. Next, a 21-carat Asscher-cut ring,. She finished the look with a Colombian emerald and rose-cut diamond ring.

No wonders this is one of the most expensive celebrity jewelry sets.

9.) Lady Gaga

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  • Item: Earrings and engagement ring
  • Value: $8 Million

In the past, every time Lady Gaga stepped on a red carpet, all eyes were on her for her avant-guard and sometimes downright bizarre outfits. Today, all eyes are still on her, but for a different reason.

She became one of the most elegant and sophisticated celebs with her classy looks. She surprised us in the 2016 red carpet with a 90-carat emerald cut diamond drop earrings and engagement ring.

8.) Amy Adams

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  • Item: Diamond accessories
  • Value: $8 Million

Any gown can be enhanced with a few accessories — especially if the accessories are made of diamonds and worth $8 million!

When Amy Adams received the Best Actress award for American Hustle in the 2014 Golden Globes, she stunned us all. She wore a beautiful 30-carat diamond pendant, a 12-carat rose-cut diamond ring, alongside 10-carat yellow gold diamond earrings.

7.) Victoria Beckham

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $8 Million

Everyone would expect a fashion designer to be at the top of the trends. Victoria Beckham is no exception to the rule.

Her husband, the notorious David Beckham, spoiled her with a Bulgari necklace. The diamonds and ruby jewelry piece was a gift for Valentine’s Day.

6.) Anne Hathaway

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $10 Million

The red carpet of the 2011 Oscars and Anne Hathaway’s sexy red Valentino gown call for outstanding jewelry.

She chose Tiffany & Co. Lucia Star diamond necklace when she co-hosted the awards that year. They had an estimated weight of 94 carats.

5.) Charlize Theron

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $15 Million

Charlize Theron has a taste for fancy jewelry.

The ultra-classy bodycon dress she rocked could only be matched with ultra-sophisticated jewelry. And that’s exactly what she did. We all marveled at the 31-carat diamond necklace from Harry Winston she wore.

4.) Cate Blanchett

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  • Item: Jewelry set
  • Value: $18 Million

Cate Blanchett is the epitome of elegance. Part of it is her imposing aura, another part though is the breathtaking outfits and accessories she wears.

The Chopard set she wore in the 2014 Oscars — earrings, bracelet and a ring — is worth $18 million.

3.) Gloria Stuart

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $20 Million

Gloria Stuart’s famous Heart of the Ocean was the most expensive celebrity jewelry ever worn in the Oscars red carpet until Lady Gaga took this record this year.

All our eyes are now on the staggering $20 million deep blue diamond that Gloria Stuart wore in the 1998 Oscars.

2.) Lady Gaga

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  • Item: Necklace and earrings
  • Value: $30 Million

When a star wears a necklace that is as expensive as the budget of the movie they’re being nominated for (A Star is Born), you know they’re not joking around.

We remember many things from the 2019 Oscars ceremony. One of them is Lady Gaga’s and Bradley Cooper’s steaming duet performance. Another is her wearing a 128-carat yellow diamond, last worn by Audrey Hepburn.

Talk about glam!

1.) Carrie Underwood

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  • Item: Necklace
  • Value: $31 Million

The most expensive celebrity jewelry in our list is worth $31 million, and we can’t still wrap our minds around it.

Carrie Underwood wore this gem in the 2013 Grammys. The necklace featured 381 carats of oval, pear, marquise and round brilliant white diamonds.

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