Jennifer Lopez’s Dating History Is Sure To Make You Jealous
Not only is Jennifer Lopez the most successful Latina entertainer of all time, she’s enjoyed a long, varied dating history. Here’s a look at all of her beaus, from “Ohhh yeah” to the “Wait, what?”
1. Alex Rodriguez
Source: Alex Rodríguez. Digital Image. Business Insider. November 6, 2017.
Jennifer’s latest beau is one half of the hot new celebrity couple of 2017. Vanity Fair has already dubbed them “J-Rod”, because you always want the media to combine your names and make your relationship A Thing. That’s work so well in Jennifer’s past!
Source: Drake. Digital Image. People. December 28, 2016.
This was last year’s question mark on the celebrity dating scene. Was JLo on with Drake? Or were they just “hanging out”, as she described the above photo. Maybe someday we’ll know, or maybe the answer is lost forever to time.
3. Calvin Harris
Source: Calvin Harris. Digital Image. Mirror. July 26, 2016.
Jennifer and this somewhat popular EDM guy and former boyfriend of Taylor Swift were rumored to be dating based an Instagram post or two. If we were Calvin Harris, we’d sure want people to think we were dating JLo, too. Nice work, buddy!
4. Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Source: Maksim. Digital Image. Daily Mail. September 30, 2014.
Jennifer Lopez often has a backup dancer as a…backup. You’ll see as the list progresses. Maksim, formerly of Dancing with the Stars, is the most recent. There will be more.
5. Casper Smart
Source: Casper Smart. Digital Image. US Magazine. March 17, 2017.
See? Backup Dancer. Jennifer dated Casper Smart on and off from around 2011 – 2014. Intel says he cheated and got bounced, though the pair remains “friends.”
6. Bradley Cooper
Source: Bradley Cooper. Digital Image. Beyond Beautiful. March 20, 2015.
While never confirmed, photographs prove the momentary love that blossomed between Jennifer and “American Hustle” star Bradley Cooper. Alas, all we have are these photos.
7. Marc Anthony
Source: Marc Anthony. Digital Image. E! Online. October 11, 2017.
Let’s marvel at the abject foreshadowing of the above photo. The fact that Alex is in pinstripes and Marc in Mets blue, the smiles on their faces. Are they thinking of what has transpired, or imagining what is to come?
7. Marc Anthony
Source: Marc Anthony. Digital Image. Today Show. July 30, 2017.
Jennifer and Marc were married for seven years, and have wins: Max and Emme. Married the same year Jennifer broke off her relationship with Ben Affleck, Marc tied the knot with Jennifer just days after his divorce from his ex was final. Was this the ultimate rebound?
8. Ben Affleck
Source: Ben Affleck. Digital Image. US Magazine. October 31, 2017.
So, if you’re not old enough to remember “Bennifer” you probably should not be on the internet. This relationship was the talk of 2002 – 2003 (notice the Hollywood Video in the above photo). But, like all couples, Bennifer had problems. Continue to the next slide to hear about them.
8. Ben Affleck
Source: Ben Affleck. Digital Image. Stylist. November 9, 2017.
Bennifer had two very specific problems, and their names were Gigli and Jersey Girl. It’s hard for a relationship to survive one disastrous flop much less two. More problems include the Boston Red Sox and that goatee on Affleck. Maybe breaking up was the better option.
9. Cris Judd
Source: Cris Judd. Digital Image. Daily Mail. September 15, 2014.
Jennifer’s marriage to backup dancer Cris Judd lasted 16 months in the early 2000’s, post-Puffy, pre-Affleck. She seems to have a pattern of dating famous men and then mere backup dancers, but then, don’t we all have our patterns?
10. Sean Combs
Source: P. Diddy. Digital Image. The Fashion Spot. October 31, 2017.
Much of the JLo/Diddy romance has been lost to the mists of time. But back in the day, this was a major one, prompting many a raised eyebrow from our moms, like in the above “green dress photo”. The union ended in controversy (and tears) as we’ll see on the next slide….
10. Sean Combs
Source: P. Diddy. Digital Image. Popsugar. June 18, 2017.
….It all started with a jostle in a nightclub around New Year’s, 1999. Drinks were spilled, then shots fired, then Jennifer and Diddy were arrested fleeing in a Lincoln Navigator with a gun in the trunk. Jennifer was quickly absolved. It took a little longer for Diddy, but they were never the same.
11. Tommy Mottola
Source: Tommy Mottola. Digital Image. People en Español. October 22, 2017.
Another unconfirmed oddball romance. When Jennifer was just getting started, she was rumored to be dating Mariah Carey’s recent ex (and Michael Jackson foe) Tommy Mottola. Jennifer went on to do great things while Tommy was never heard from again.
12. Ojani Noa
Source: Ojani Noa. Digital Image. Beyond Beautiful. May 9, 2013.
Jennifer’s first husband, whom she started dating when he was a waiter and she was a rising starlet and former Fly Girl. The marriage was short, but the pain has been long. She’s had to sue him twice to stop him from spilling the “secrets” of their marriage. Oh, those first husbands…
13. Wesley Snipes
Source: Wesley Snipes. Digital Image. In Touch. February 21, 2017.
Whether or not that dated, Wesley was certainly Jennifer’s first onscreen love (in the 1995 film Money Train). It seems like Wesley wants people to think he dated Jennifer. And as longtime fans of Blade himself, we’re willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.
14. David Cruz
Source: David Cruz. Digital Image. Real Cool Nation. February 14, 2017.
Let’s give it up for the regular Joe who dates the superstar for a while. They’re often pretty good guys, they were young too, and they’ve got stories forever.