He was famously portrayed by Justin Timberlake in the Oscar-winning film The Social Network. Now, Facebook founding president and Napster creator Sean Parker is courting controversy after splurging $10 million on his wedding.
Alexandra and Sean Parker. Picture: Mark Seliger.
The dot-com billionaire said ‘I do’ to singer Alexandra Lenas this weekend at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur, California. Parker reportedly hired a set designer to create a -style setting, complete with ancient ruins, cascading waterfalls and a cottage hideaway in the woods. Guests were even treated to custom-made outfits by Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings costume designer, Ngila Dickson, who also dressed the groom and flower girls.
The lavish production was more in keeping with a Hollywood movie set build, and in her romantic Elie Saab couture gown – which had more than a hint of Daenerys Targaryen – Parker’s bride gave new meaning to the phrase “fairytale wedding”.
A recent Elie Saab wedding dress. S/S 2013
Big Sur is known for its rugged coastline, lush forests and staggering views, and its easy location between Silicon Valley and LA makes it the perfect option for star-studded nuptials. Emma Watson and Sting were among the 300 guests.
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