This weekend’s wedding is rumoured to cost £3 million, but that’s small change for Nicola Peltz’s father, who is one of the richest men in America

It’s wedding bells at last for Brooklyn Beckham and his fiancee Nicola Peltz this weekend in what is being hailed as the A-list wedding of the year.
You can forget something blue, the only colour on all the guest’s lips will be the green of cold, hard cash. Oh, and we’re not talking about the Beckhams’ £380 million fortune, that’s small fry in comparison to the Peltz family’s estimated £1.3 billion fortune. It comes as no surprise to anyone, then, that the couple have signed a lengthy prenup before their upcoming Palm Beach ceremony.

The eldest Beckham progeny 23, proposed to his actress fiance, 27, after nine months of dating in July 2020 and has had plenty of time to ingratiate himself with his soon-to-be in-laws. At the time, Nicola wrote on Instagram: ‘I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life by your side. Your love is the most precious gift.’ High praise indeed from someone who is undoubtedly no stranger to lavish gifts, as daughter of the 1,931st richest man in the world.

But who are the Peltzes and how exactly did they make their billions?
Nelson Peltz, 78, may be the 432nd richest person in the US, owning a vast property portfolio, a Renoir and a couple of PJ’s (private jets, duh) — oh and used to commute to work by helicopter, that is until his neighbours complained about the racket. But the Peltz patriarch, who counts Rupert Murdoch and golfer Greg Norman as friends, came from rather more humble beginnings.

He was born in New York to Jewish parents. Later, after dropping out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1963, with the intention of becoming a ski instructor, he ended up joining his family’s food delivery business. He started out as a driver and worked his way up the ranks expanding the business and eventually buying a stake in the vending-machine company Triangle Industries Inc., which he built into a Fortune 100 company.
But it was in 1997 that Peltz really hit the jackpot and founded Trian, a food and beverages company, investing in and acquiring brands including Cadbury, Pepsi, Quaker Oats, Heinz and Schweppes.

Peltz married his third wife, fashion model Claudia Heffner in 1985, who is the mother of Nicola and eight of his ten children. The Peltz clan are no less successful than their high-achieving parents, Nicola is an actress, having starred in the Psycho prequel Bates Motel and Transformers: Age of Extinction. Her older brother Will has also appeared in several teen flicks, such as Sierra Burgess is a Loser and Time Freak. Meanwhile, their other brother Brad deviated from the theatrical route and competed as a professional ice hockey player for Ottawa Senators, a team that it was rumoured Nelson Pletz once flirted with buying.
Nicola, who now lives in a £22 million mansion in Beverly Hills with Brooklyn, grew up splitting her time between her family’s Palm Beach home and a 27-bedroom mansion in Bedford, New York. Their 130-acre East Coast bolthole once belonged to DeWitt Wallace, the co-founder of Reader’s Digest and boasts an indoor ice rink, flock of albino peacocks and a collection of Old Masters.

But the family spend most of their time in the wealthy district of Palm Beach, counting Trump, Glenn Close and Bruce WIllis as neighbours. It’s on the grounds of their 44,000 sq ft, Regency style estate that Nelson’s youngest daughter’s Jewish ceremony is taking place, with aerial photographs this week showing three marquees being erected ahead of the big day.
There has been much speculation about the possible guest list for this weekend’s nuptials, with such a chunky Rolodex of high profile friends, the day will no doubt be a who’s who of Hollywood royalty. One name that perhaps won’t make the cut however, is neighbour and one time political ally Donald Trump.

The billionaire was a staunch Trump supporter for much of the former president’s term in office, reportedly hosting a fundraiser in Trump’s honour, charging £470,000 per couple for the privilege. But their relationship soured after the infamous Capitol Hill riot, where Trump refused to denounce the violent storming of the government building by his supporters. Following the incident Peltz spoke out publicly saying he was “sorry” he had voted for Trump in the 2020 election.

But unlike most weddings, one less head, no matter how inflated, probably won’t make much difference to the budget if Peltz’s previous party planning is anything to go by. Nicola’s twin brothers’ bar mitzvah reportedly cost between £800,000 and £1.5 million, which makes the rumoured £3 million wedding budget seem almost frugal.

Perhaps they could cut back on costs by foregoing hiring a professional photographer and roping in the groom, who once interned for award-winning photographer Rankin before pivoting into the world of Youtube food tutorials.

David and Victoria’s son even created an eight-episode series titled Cookin’ With Brooklyn which followed his journey to become a chef.
In the show’s trailer, Brooklyn said: “My name is Brooklyn Beckham and I just love to cook… I am not a chef yet, this is the very start of my food journey.’

“I love making food for the people that I love and for the people I enjoy hanging out with.
“I’m going to work my a*** off and see where I get, I’m getting goosebumps about it, I’m so excited.”

The show faced some criticism when it was revealed one eight-minute episode of the show reportedly cost $100,000 (£74,000) to make.
Brooklyn has also tried his hand at some other careers, including football and modelling.

He previously appeared on covers for huge publications including Vogue China, Miss Vogue, and The New York Times Style Magazine.
In 2016, Brooklyn pursued his passion for photography and shot a campaign for Burberry BRIT.
He then attended Parsons School of Design in New York for a photography degree, and went on to publish his first book of photography, titled What I See.

Meanwhile Nicola already changed her name to nicolaannepeltzbeckham on instagram, and strangely her once low follower count has spiralled to over 2.6 million and is no longer private. Guess she’s ready for Slaylebrity life indeed.

Slaylebrity Net Worth Stats

Social Fans: 2.6 Million
EST Net Worth: $50 million








Sources Evening Standard, Heart

Well well Brooklyn certainly came into money!

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Brooklyn’s billionaire in-laws the Peltzs’

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Nicola Peltz with Dada

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Well she's certainly marrying a Master Chef...pasta from actual scratch wowza...they don't make Men like this anymore!

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Nicola Beckham what are those cool shoes!!

Dress was a custom Valentino dress

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The dress is classy but we thought Victoria would have designed it

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