What Happens To Celebrity Engagement Rings After A Break-Up?

Celebrity engagement rings are fascinating and impressive.  They are typically bigger and more beautiful diamond rings than you’ll ever see on the average person.  Everyone loves to watch celebrities get engaged and ogle at their stunning engagement rings.  However, just like us, many celebrity couples don’t make it.

Have you ever wondered what celebrities do with their engagement ring if the wedding is called off or if the marriage ends in divorce?  Scroll down to explore some of the most famous celebrity rings and break-ups in recent years.

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Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck gave Jennifer Lopez a six-carat pink diamond ring, worth $1.2 million, but the couple broke off their engagement in 2004.  Lopez returned the ring to Affleck, who sold it back to Harry Winston.

Elizabeth Taylor

Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor a 69.2-carat Cartier diamond for 1.1 million.  Once the pair divorced for a second time she sold the ring at auction for $5 million.

Kim Kardashian

When Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries broke up in 2011, she eventually gave back the 16.2 diamond engagement ring worth over $2 million.  Humphries then reportedly auctioned off the ring.

Camille Grammer

Kelsey Grammer gifted Camille a 10-carat ring for their anniversary, but the couple divorced in 2011 after 13 years of marriage.  Camille told Life & Style Magazine she is keeping the ring in a safe and plans to give it to her daughter someday.

Elin Nordegren

Elin and Tiger Woods divorced in 2010 after six years of marriage.  Elin auctioned off jewelry and her engagement ring gifted from Tiger, worth $2.5 million.

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton received a 24-carat yellow diamond ring from fiancé Paris Latsis, but the couple broke-up in 2005.  Paris auctioned off her ring for $4.7 million and donated the proceeds to charity.

Mariah Carey

James Packer gave Mariah Carey a $10 million 35-carat engagement ring, but the couple split in 2016.  Mariah reportedly sold the ring for $2.1 million to a jeweler in L.A.

Although you may not be a celebrity, you may be struggling as well with your diamond after a break-up or divorce.

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