August 16, 2022


Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Tie the Knot in Small Ceremony: "Love Is a Nice Factor"

Finally, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have made it down the aisle and are formally a married couple, the multihyphenate confirmed by way of her publication, “On the JLo,” on July 17. After their first go-round calling off their engagement in 2003 and a romantic reunion 17 years later, the pair lastly tied the knot in a small ceremony after acquiring a wedding license in Clark County, NV, on July 16. In response to the wedding license obtained by POPSUGAR, Lopez shall be altering her identify to Jennifer Affleck (which can also be how signed her publication).

“We did it. Love is gorgeous. Love is type. And it seems love is affected person. Twenty years affected person,” wrote Lopez. “Precisely what we wished. Final evening we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license with 4 different {couples}, all making the identical journey to the marriage capital of the world.”

Lopez mentioned the couple tied the knot in Vegas’s Little White Wedding ceremony Chapel with “the most effective witnesses you possibly can ever think about, a costume from an outdated film and a jacket from Ben’s closet, we learn our personal vows within the little chapel and gave each other the rings we’ll put on for the remainder of our lives.” Lopez referred to as it “the very best marriage ceremony we may have imagined. One we dreamed of way back and one made actual (within the eyes of the state, Las Vegas, a pink convertible and each other) at very, very lengthy final.”

“When love is actual, the one factor that issues in marriage is each other and the promise we make to like, care, perceive, be affected person, loving and good to 1 one other. We had that. And a lot extra. Greatest evening of our lives,” she wrote. Lopez added that the couple now has “a brand new fantastic household of 5 superb kids and a life that we’ve got by no means had extra motive to stay up for. Stick round lengthy sufficient and possibly you may discover the most effective second of your life in a drive by way of in Las Vegas at twelve thirty within the morning within the tunnel of affection drive by way of, together with your youngsters and the one you may spend ceaselessly with. Love is a good factor, possibly the most effective of issues — and value ready for.”

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Along with her word, Lopez shared some photographs and movies from the massive evening, together with some selfies with the groom. She wore her hair half up, half down and in some photographs sporting a long-sleeved, off-the-shoulder lace robe. In different photographs, she wore a white halter-neck costume. Affleck wore a white tux jacket with a black bow tie.

Lopez and Affleck’s storybook romance started a long time in the past, manner earlier than they formally rekindled their relationship in July 2021. The 2 stars met in 2001 on the set of their rom-com “Gigli” and wasted no time getting engaged the next 12 months. Nonetheless, simply days earlier than their deliberate 2003 marriage ceremony, the 2 referred to as it quits on their nuptials and relationship as a consequence of extreme media consideration.

After getting in new relationships — Affleck married and divorced ex Jennifer Garner; Lopez married and divorced ex Marc Anthony and dated Alex Rodriguez — the couple finally discovered their manner again to one another and acquired engaged once more, revealing the massive information in Lopez’s April 12 “On the JLo” publication. “Saturday evening whereas at my favourite place on earth (within the bubble tub), my lovely love acquired on one knee and proposed,” she wrote of Affleck’s proposal, per Us Weekly. “I used to be taken completely off guard and simply seemed in his eyes smiling and crying on the similar time.”

The singer added that she was “attempting laborious to get my head round the truth that after 20 years this was taking place once more. I used to be fairly actually speechless, and he mentioned, ‘Is {that a} sure?’ I mentioned, ‘YES after all that is a YES.'”

— Further reporting by Sabienna Bowman.