Ben Affleck is no stranger to a high-profile romance — but not all of them have ended happily ever after.
Over the years, Justice LeagueActor has proven that he can still be in good terms with his ex-partner despite their split. In a February 2020 New York Times profile, he showed his support for ex-fiancée Jennifer Lopez after her 2020 Academy Awards snub for her work in Hustlers.
“She should have been nominated. She’s the real thing. I keep in touch periodically with her and have a lot of respect for her,” he told the publication at the time. “How awesome is it that she had her biggest hit movie at 50? That’s f–king baller.”
Fortunately, there are Argo producer’s sweet words did him some good. In May 2021 Us WeeklyAfter a decade of separation, the couple was confirmed to be back together.
“The old flame is absolutely rekindled. They picked up where they left off in terms of affection for each other,” a source shared at the time. Lopez confirmed the engagement in April 2022.
But let’s rewind! The Reindeer Games actor’s longest relationship began in 2004 with Jennifer Garner, whom he began dating after breaking his engagement to the “I’m Real” singer and pursuing an on-and-off romance with Gwyneth Paltrow. The exes — who share daughters Violet and Seraphina and son Samuel — were married from June 2005 until they announced their separation in June 2015.
Despite their split the 13 Going on 30Affleck has found someone to turn to during his times of need, including his recovery process. “Jen has always been the person who can get through to him,” an insider told Use2017. “She keeps Ben in line as much as she can.”
A source revealed that the August 2019 report was made by a source. Use exclusively that Affleck and Garner were doing “amazingly well at coparenting” their children together.
Affleck is rumored not only to have had romances with Lopez, Garner, and Paltrow but also to have dated a few other costars. Dating speculation was sparked by Affleck. Salma Hayek1999 Jaime King2001 was one of them. But after his broken marriage to Garner, he says he’s holding out for the real thing.
“I would love to have a relationship that was deeply meaningful,” Affleck told Good Morning America’s Diane SawyerFebruary 2020. “And one to which I could be deeply committed.”
UseOnly March 2020 revealed that Affleck was dating his ex-girlfriend. Deep WaterCostar Ana De Armas. “Ben is very supportive of Ana and tells her how amazing she is,” an insider told Use at the time “Ana’s friends are constantly telling her how lucky she is to have Ben and think he is so charming, cool and fun. They’re so happy for her.”
However, the duo called it quits in January 2021 — months before he found his way back to Lopez.
“Friends say they can see them staying together forever this time around,” a source shared of the GigliCostars in June 2021 “They are soulmates and always have been.”
Scroll down to see Affleck’s greatest loves and flings throughout the years.