Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck: The Complete Relationship Timeline

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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

Want to know all about Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck and their whirlwind romance? Fans can’t get enough of Bennifer as their love surely became the talk of the town for quite a while. As one of Hollywood’s favorite romances parted ways back in 2004, they have reconciled their relationship and are strong than ever before. However, what went wrong in their relationship that led to the initial split? 

However, it surely was a tumultuous one with way too many ups and downs. Bennifer happened way back in 2001 as they met the set of Gigli, which that released in 2003. Although the movie ranked at the box office, tabloids soon suspected a brewing romance between the leading costars. Let us take a look at all the details and lesser-known facts about Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck: a complete relationship timeline.

Let Us Take A Look At Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s Relationship Timeline.

At the time, J. Lo was still married to her second husband, dancer Cris Judd; and went public with the Justice League actor soon after her divorce from Judd. The pop star gave fans some insight by saying how they were not trying to have public relations and felt rather pressurized after they come under the limelight and paparazzi.

2002: Ben Affleck soon made a short cameo in his ladylove’s iconic music video featuring a steamy moment from our very own Bennifer. As J.Lo sizzled in a hot-pink bikini and Affleck in a white tank, the pair are spotted sunbathing on a boat while the Good Will Hunting actor lovingly displays some PDA-filled moments.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

November 2002: The pair took a big step ahead and the First Love hitmaker soon confirmed her engagement. She further gushed about the ring saying that it was the most magnificent thing she has ever seen. The ring was a 6.1-carat pink diamond from Harry Winston with which Affleck sealed the deal. The rock reportedly cost A whopping 2.5 million!

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2003: J.Lo and Affleck worked together as played the dead wife of Affleck’s character in Jersey Girl. Although the dramedy starred the popular pair, it kind of tanked at the box office and could not live up to their expectations.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

2004: In a shocking turn of events, the pair calls off the wedding and parts way while giving way to numerous speculation. The pair splits and the “Let’s Get Loud” hitmaker tied the knot with singer-songwriter and longtime friend Marc Anthony. The two soon welcomed twins, daughter Emme Muñiz and son Max Muñiz, in 2008. In her 2014 book, True Love, J.Lo looks back on the turbulent period between announcing her split from Ben Affleck and marrying Anthony. The songstress and actress admitted that the Affleck split was her first heartbreak and she felt like her heart had been torn out of her chest.

April 2021: As Jennifer Lopez suddenly ended her engagement with former fiance Alex Rodriguez, she soon sparked reconciliation rumors with Ben Affleck as the actor was spotted by the paparazzi as he was visiting her Los Angeles home multiple times. The rumors were soon confirmed that the pair are back together!

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck

April 2022: After quite some time, the pair got engaged, yet again! It was a rare emerald-cut, pale green diamond that sealed the deal! The Marry Me actress further revealed that Affleck popped the question for the second time while she was taking a bubble bath! The pair have been determined to make the long-distance work for a long time.

Affleck is currently based in Los Angeles, while Lopez often works out of Miami. They put reportedly continue to travel back and forth between Los Angeles and Miami, as revealed by a source. Jennifer Lopez recently posted a throwback video of the two on Mother’s Day.

By Ranjita Paul

Residing in the city of Kolkata, Ranjita Paul has been penning down Entertainment articles for a while now. With these articles ranging from entertainment, specifically kpop, dating, breakups and tv shows, there sure is a lot to read from! You can reach her out at

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