The opulent wedding took place at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. / Shutterstock/Fulcanelli

Folarin Alakija, the son of Nigerian oil billionaire Folorunso Alakija, married Iranian model Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar, at the Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, this past weekend in an extremely oppulent ceremony.

Alakija's mother, Folorunso Alakija, is the vice chair of Famfa Oil, a Nigerian oil company, and one of the richest black women in the world, with an estimated fortune of £2.1 billion ($1.68 billion), according to Forbes.

The Daily Mail reported that the wedding cost roughly £5 million.

It was attended by celebrity guests, including Victoria's Secret Model Shanina Shaik, and featured a million white roses, a 12 foot cake, and a live performance from Robin Thicke.

Take a look inside the incredibly lavish fairytale-like ceremony below.

Folarin Alakija, the son of a Nigerian oil billionaire, married Iranian model Nazanin Jafarian Ghaissarifar in an extremely lavish ceremony this past weekend.

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There was truly no expense spared at the the wedding, which is estimated to have cost around £5 million. It took place at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and main residence of the Duke of Marlborough.

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The opulent wedding took place at Blenheim Palace, in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. (Shutterstock/Fulcanelli)

The venue was adorned with one million white roses. There was also a 12 foot cake.

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Celebrity florist Jeff Leatham arranged the incredible flower displays.

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Leatham, who is the fiancé of American actor Colton Haynes, frequently designs flowers for stars, including Oprah and the Kardashians, and is also behind floral arrangements for various Four Seasons Hotels.

Every intricate detail had been carefully thought through to match the fairytale-like theme. Guests were treated to a lavish five-course menu, which included foie gras, beef, and sole with alternative choices like crispy duck egg and guinea fowl.

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American singer-songwriter Robin Thicke serenaded guests with a surprise performance.

Nazanin, or Naza as she is known by her friends, had eight bridesmaids and a flower girl. She wore a stunning strapless lace white dress with a train during the ceremony...

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...And slipped into a sheer lace dress for the evening dancing.

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The night ended with a spectacular display of fireworks.

Supermodel Shanina Shaik was among the star-studded guest list. Her dress was designed by Galvan London (£869), shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti, and jewellery by Gemporia.

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Fashion blogger and vlogger Temi Otedola, behind JTO Fashion, who has almost 90,000 followers on Instagram, was also among the wedding guests.

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Alakija's mother, Folorunso Alakija, is the vice chair of Famfa Oil, a Nigerian oil company, and one of the richest black women in the world, with an estimated fortune of £2.1 billion ($1.68 billion).

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Alakija tragically lost his first wife Chena, with whom he had a daughter, to cancer six years ago. The newlyweds met through mutual friends.

 

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