Who is Jennifer Lopez Dating? Her Boyfriend, Ex-Husbands and Relationships

Jennifer Lopez, also known as J-Lo, is an American actress, singer, dancer and producer. The superstar was born to Puerto Rican parents, Guadalupe Rodriguez and David Lopez on the 24th of July, 1969.

Jennifer Lopez began dancing in 1991, acting in 1993 and singing in 1999 – all three career choices have paid off for her in the long run. She has also appeared in several movies including Maid In Manhattan, Enough, Wedding Planner, Second Act and The Boy Next Door – some of which she produced herself.

Her Ex-Husbands & Relationships

Throughout her career, Jennifer Lopez has had a colorful dating history, including dating some of the most famous men in the industry. Some of her relationships have led to marriage, while others were not so successful. Here’s a complete list of her previous relationships. Keep reading to find out who she is dating now.

Chris Paciello

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Chris Paciello

Jennifer Lopez and Chris Paciello began their relationship in 1992. Chris, who is an ex-con after pleading guilty to being involved in armed robbery, dated the musician up until 1994.

Wesley Snipes

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Jennifer & Wesley

Jennifer Lopez and Wesley Snipes met while on set, filming the movie Money Train in 1995. The co-stars were only together for a short while, parting after less than a year together.

Ojani Noa

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Ojani Noa With Jennifer Lopez

Ojani Noa and Jennifer Lopez started dating in April 1996. After 10 months of dating, the pair got married on the 22nd of February 1997. Noa had chosen to work at Madre’s (Jennifer’s Latin Restaurant) but was fired and he sued the musician in response.

Consequently, a confidentiality agreement was drawn up but he breached the contract and was also sued for invasion of privacy alongside the breaching.

These occurrences made the marriage seem more like a battlefield other than what it was meant to be. The couple finally separated in January 1998 and got divorced on the 1st of March 1998.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

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Jennifer & Diddy

The American rapper, Diddy, revealed his relationship with Jennifer Lopez in August 1999. The two had been together for months but never publicly acknowledged their relationship. Sadly by February 2001, the relationship was over.

Cris Judd

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With Chris Judd: Image Source

The American actor and choreographer dated Jennifer Lopez for 7 months, after they met while on the set of Love Don’t Cost A Thing (Lopez’s Music Video). They got married on the 29th of September, 2001. The marriage, unfortunately, did not last long and the two got separated in May 2002 and eventually got divorced on the 13th of January, 2003.

Ben Affleck

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Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez

The Latin pop star and Ben Affleck met while on the set of the 2002 film Gigli. At this time, Lopez was still married to Cris Judd. When Jennifer was in the process of divorcing Cris Judd, Affleck started making his intentions known. They were both later seen at a Vancouver strip club. In 2003, their relationship blossomed into an engagement and even on to wedding plans.

Unfortunately, things didn’t work as planned and in 2004, they called off the wedding and ended their relationship.

Marc Anthony

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Marc Anthony And Jennifer Lopez

After the called-off wedding with Ben Affleck in 2004, Jennifer Lopez got married to American singer, Marc Anthony on the 5th of June, 2004 after two months of dating.

The couple frequently collaborated together. They were seen on set together for the movie El Cantante (2006) and they also worked on songs for each other’s albums. After four years of marriage, on the 22nd of February, 2008, Jennifer delivered twins – a boy, Maximilian David and a girl, Emme Marie.

Sadly in 2011, MarcAnthonyy and Jennifer Lopez publicly announced that they had mutually agreed to end their marriage. They eventually got divorced on the 16th of June, 2014.

Casper Smart

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Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart

The pair first began dating in November 2011 but by June 2014, they had gone their separate ways. Shortly after, the two were confirmed to be back together. They were seen together on a romantic date in Las Vegas and were also at a Kid Ink Concert. The entire relationship finally ended in August 2016.


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Drake & J.Lo

Canadian rapper and songwriter, Drake, was romantically involved with Jennifer Lopez in November 2016. The Award-winning artiste posted a cozy picture of both of them on Instagram. They were also seen at Drake’s Las Vegas Show. But after two months, they called it quits in January 2017.


Jennifer Lopez was rumored to have hooked up with Ukrainian-American dance instructor, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, in 2014. The pair never stated that they were a couple but always said they enjoyed each other’s company as they worked together.

Later she was rumored to be in a relationship with Rodrigo Santoro her co-star in the movie, What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012). It was reported that there was on and off the set chemistry going on. But the claim was unfounded.

She was also rumored to be dating the A-list actor, Bradley Cooper in September 2011. They were seen having dinner in New York City but the pair claimed it was a business meeting.

Read Also: Rihanna Dating Timeline, Relationship History, Past Boyfriends

Who is Jennifer Lopez Dating? – Her Boyfriend

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Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez is currently in a relationship with the retired athlete, Alex Rodriguez. The two began dating on the 3rd of February, 2017. The lovebirds were seen recently in Italy, taking a vacation. Alex, a former baseball shortstop, posted a video on Instagram, showing himself and Jennifer Lopez singing while enjoying a boat ride.

The two presently seem happy and blissfully in love; although, they have stated that they are in no hurry to walk down the aisle.

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