Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were engaged for 1 year. They dated for 3 months after getting together in Jul 2002. They were engaged in Oct 2002 but later separated in Jan 2004.
Jennifer Lopez is a 47 year old American Singer. Born Jennifer Lynn Lopez on 24th July, 1969 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States and educated at Preston High School, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States (1987) and Holy Family, she is famous for Fly Girl (In Living Color), Selena (movie, 1997), On the 6 (album) in a career that spans 1986 - Present and 1986; 1991 - Present and 1986; 1991–present and 1986–present. Her zodiac sign is Leo.
Ben Affleck is a 44 year old American Actor. Born Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt on 15th August, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA and educated at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (1990), he is famous for Armageddon, Pearl Harbour, Girl Gone in a career that spans 1981–present. His zodiac sign is Leo.
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|Dating||1st Jul 2002 - Oct 2002||
3 months, 2 days
|Engaged||Oct 2002 - Jan 2004||
1 year, 3 months
Jul 2002 -
14 years, 4 months
2002: While working on Gigli with Jennifer Lopez, Affleck raises eyebrows by placing an ad in the Hollywood Reporter
extolling his costar`s "graciousness of spirit, beauty and courage, great empathy, astonishing talent, real poise and true grace." She is still married to her backup dancer Cris Judd. Then, Affleck shows up to help Lopez celebrate the opening of her Pasadena restaurant Madres, giving her a floral arrangement while Judd stood by.
After hanging out together for months (and after Lopez`s divorce). Affleck and Lopez come out
as "Bennifer" in her "Jenny from the Block" video. In the video, they kiss, and read tabloid reports about themselves. Affleck also strokes Lopez`s famous posterior. He gives his new love a token of his affection, a yellow-and-white-diamond bracelet.
Affleck presents Lopez with a 6.1-carat pink-diamond solitaire ring custom-made by Harry Winston.
2003: The National Enquirer runs a story
about Affleck`s wild night at a Vancouver strip club. It causes trouble for the pair, but Lopez gets over it, telling Affleck, "You`ve had your bachelor party." A month later, Gigli is released, and is critically panned. The L.A. Times says it is "nearly as unwatchable as it is unpronounceable."
Four days before their $2 million wedding, Affleck and Lopez call off the event. "As the [wedding] date got closer, reality set in that this may not be the person Ben wants to spend the rest of his life with," a friend tells PEOPLE.
With his relationship on the rocks, Affleck visits the troops in Iraq. That January, Lopez breaks up
with him. "She finally realized they were never going to get married," a close source tells PEOPLE. By June, Lopez marries Marc Anthony.
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