Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are engaged the second time on 8 April 2022. Know more about the rare engagement ring of the singer

After harboring some fear and nervousness about her second engagement with Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez is ultimately got engaged to him. The couple posted the announcement about their engagement on their respective social media accounts on 8 April 2022.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck and their second engagement

It was a time of rejoice for the duo, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck. Ben, 49 went down on one knee in front of Jennifer the second time and asked for her hand in marriage. She said yes. They made on announcement about it on 8 April 2022. The engagement ring was a gorgeous one with a rare green diamond set on it. Green is also Jennifer’s favorite color. In the video posted, Jennifer’s sing Dear Ben from her album This Is Me…Then was playing in the background. Jennifer said that she had some really exciting news and a special story for her fans. Jennifer’s sister Lynda Lopez was the first to put up a congratulatory message for her.

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Ben Affleck and JLo engagement. The rare green diamond engagement ring (Source: Page Six)

This is the second time that Jennifer and Ben engaged. Earlier, it was in November 2002. Ben had gifted Jennifer an iconic Harry Winston ring with a beautiful pink diamond. But matters did not go as planned and in 20004, they called off their engagement with a statement that read:

“Jennifer Lopez has ended her engagement to Ben Affleck. At this difficult time, we ask that you respect her privacy,”

The couple’s individual other relationships

Jennifer and Ben had gone on to have other relationships before rekindling their romance. After his split from Jennifer, Ben moved on and dated, engaged, and wed Jennifer Garner in 2005. They have three children together. They are Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel. But the marriage collapsed and they divorced in 2018. Prior to dating Jennifer the first time, Ben was in a relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow (October 1997 to January 1999, late 1999 to October 2000). Prior to redating Jennifer, Ben was romantically involved with NY TV producer Lindsay Shookus (mid-2017 to mid-2018, early 2019 briefly).

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Ben Affleck with ex-wife, Jennifer Garner (Source: Glamour)

Jennifer Lopez in 2004 married singer Marc Anthony. She gave birth to their twins whom they named Maximillian and Maribel. The couple divorced in 2011. Prior to this, she was dating her high school friend David Cruz for 10 years. Later she married former Cuban waiter Ojani Noa in February 1997. They divorced in January 1998. From 1999 to 2001, she had an on and off relationship with Sean Combs. She wed backup dancer Cris Judd in September 2001 and divorced him in June 2002. After divorcing Marc, Jennifer had relationships with former backup dancer Casper Smart (October 2011 to August 2016) and Alex Rodriguez (February 2017 to April 2021) but they were unsuccessful. Alex and Jennifer were even engaged in March 2019.

The rare green diamond engagement ring of Jennifer

The ring comes from Ilan Portugali of Beverly Hills Diamonds. It has a cushion modified brilliant cut diamond. Revealing this, Ilan wrote on his social media:

“Congratulations Ben & @jlo on your engagement. It was my honor to be part of this exciting journey, on a quest to source such an exceptional natural gem for your spectacular engagement ring.”

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Ben Affleck and JLo (Source: USA today)

He added:

Among fancy-color diamonds, natural-color green stones with saturated hues are some of the rarest and most sought after. Green color synchronizes Nature & tranquility and represent life, health and associates with luck & prosperity,”

Geologist and luxury jewelers salesperson Amanda Smith opined:

“The green diamonds are so rare as the green shade comes as a result of irradiation from uranium.”

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