In the words of Beyonce, “If you like it, then you should put a ring on it,” and hence, Jennifer Lopez followed it, except she did it six times.
The singer has continually received a staggering selection of jewels throughout her life, all of which boast a hefty price tag, some being more than the others.
So if you’re in need of some inspiration, before your man goes down on one knee, Lopez’s engagement timeline might just give you an idea of what to settle for.
Married to Ojani Noa
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The Cuban waiter proposed with a $100,000 (Dhs360,000) marquise-cut diamond ring, nearly a year after the couple met at a café. She then took her first trip down the aisle, which later ended in a divorce, one year after the marriage. As things certainly didn’t end smoothly, Lopez eventually banished him completely and moved on to her new love with time.
Engaged to Cris Judd
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While the music video ‘Love don’t cost a thing’ certainly shot off global, a certain love story brewed on set during its making. Per Diamond Hedge, the emerald cut ring was estimated to be worth six figures. However, the marriage didn’t work and it ended in a divorce a year later.
Bennifer’s first engagement
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The couple was engaged for the first time in November 2002, when Ben Affleck proposed to the time love of his life with a gorgeous 6.1-carat pink diamond from Harry Winston. The ring cost a whopping amount of $2.5 million (approx. Dhs9.2 million) and became a key focus in several snapshots. Unfortunately, the singer returned the ring in 2004, when the couple decided to call it quits and end the engagement.
Married to Marc Anthony
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The remarkable blue diamond Harry Winston ring from her ex-husband Mark Anthony was nothing less than a memoir worth keeping. With an 8.5 carat blue diamond ring that cost $4 million (Dhs14.7 million), he proposed to her with a piece that was beyond irresistible. After being married to him for the longest, eight years later, the couple announced their separation and eventually finalized the divorce in 2015. They went on to be amicable exes and co-parent their two children Emme and Max together.
Engaged to Alex Rodriguez
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After they first started dating in February 2017, the couple were later on engaged two years after in the Bahamas in March 2019. Since the engagement, curious fans had their eyes on the ring and later found out that it was estimated to be worth more than $1 million (Dhs 3.6 million). The flawless 16-carat emerald-cut diamond ring was set with a beautiful solitaire setting, according to Page Six. Their engagement was later broken off in early 2021.
Bennifer’s second moment
Two decades after their split, the couple is back again, except this time with a different ring. The news that flooded the internet most certainly made its rounds on social media, minutes after JLO teased an “exciting announcement” on her Twitter page. Via her fan newsletter, hawk-eyed fans witnessed the gorgeous green diamond ring on her engagement ring finger.
Per Page Six, her latest ring features an 8.5-carat natural green diamond, surrounded by two white diamonds shaped like trapezoids is expected to be more than $5 million (approx Dhs18.4 million). From her famous walk down the ramp in the awe-striking Versace gown to referring to green as her “Lucky colour” in the same magazine, this piece of jewellery is certainly special.
Married to Ben Affleck
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On July 17, 2022, the news got out that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck tied the knot in Las Vegas. The ring shown is a classic white gold band and was the image was posted by her nail artist Tom Bachik.
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