This is a Hollywood romance in the making for the last 20 years.
From their first date to their breakup in 2004 to their recent romance, here is everything you need to know about Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s relationship.
Despite the fact that the couple first met in 2002, their turbulent relationship has been closely watched for 20 years, from when they first met to when it was reignited in 2021.
Initially dating for two years and causing a tabloid flurry with their relationship, the couple broke up in 2004. Lopez and Affleck both moved on to new relationships and married and had children after their breakup.
The full history of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s relationship can be found here: December 2001: Sparks fly between Lopez and Affleck on the set of their very bad movie Gigli.
November 2002: Affleck pops the question with a custom-made pink diamond solitaire engagement ring. In an interview with Diane Sawyer, Lopez gushes that the Good Will Hunting actor is “brilliantly smart, loving, charming, and affectionate.” She adds, “I just admire him in every way.”
September 2003: Just days before they’re set to tie the knot in Santa Barbara, California, they release a statement saying they’re postponing the wedding.