Loved up Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck tie knot for a second time in fairytale white wedding with star-studded guest list

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck tied the knot for a second time (Picture: WireImage)

and have celebrated their marriage in a second fairytale wedding ceremony.

The couple, known as Bennifer, lin July, two decades after they got engaged for the first time.

While their first nuptials were an intimate affair, they went all out for the second round for a stunning ceremony at their 87-acre and $8.9million (£7.3million) Georgia estate.

Jen wore a white couture Ralph Lauren gown with a trailing veil and train as she walked down the aisle on a white carpet.

Ben looked totally suave in a black and white tuxedo, and seemed over the moon as he shared a kiss with his bride.

The pair’s . Ben was joined by Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Sam, 11, who he shares with ex Jennifer Garner, and joining JLo were twins Emme and Max, 14, who she shares with ex Marc Anthony.

Of course, the couple had a star-studded guest list, with Ben’s close friend Matt Damon there to celebrate the big day.

The couple rekindled their romance last year (Picture: Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)
They were first engaged in the early noughties (Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kevin Smith and actor Jason Mewes – known for their iconic Jay and Silent Bob films – were also in attendance.

According , also expected at the wedding were George Clooney, Jane Fonda, Renee Zellweger, and Jimmy Kimmel and it’s thought that the couple requested guests wear white for the stunning ceremony.

However, Ben’s brother Casey Affleck did not attend. A source close to the actor told that he was stuck in LA due to ‘parental obligations at home.’

After the ceremony, the stars went on to party at the Oyster House at the estate.

The pair got legally married in Vegas in July (Picture: onthejlo)

Security was also tight at the event, with a police car seen at the venue.

The day wasn’t totally smooth-sailing however, as it’s said that Ben’s mum, Chris Anne Boldt,

A source told DailyMail.com that the incident was luckily ‘not serious’ and Jen was seen supporting her husband as he waited for his mother outside hospital.

The couple, who rekindled their romance last year and got engaged in April, surprised fans when they got married in Vegas, with Jennifer writing on her OnTheJLo blog: ‘We did it. Love is beautiful. Love is kind. And it turns out love is patient. Twenty years patient.

‘Exactly what we wanted. Last night we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a licence with four other couples, all making the same journey to the wedding capital of the world. Behind us two men held hands and held each other. 

Matt Damon (L) was there to support his pal (Picture: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Casey Affleck (R) did not attend (Picture: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for InStyle)

‘In front of us, a young couple who made the three hour drive from Victorville on their daughter’s second birthday—all of us wanting the same thing— for the world to recognise us as partners and to declare our love to the world through the ancient and nearly universal symbol of marriage. ‘ 

She continued: ‘They were right when they said, “all you need is love”. We are so grateful to have that in abundance, a new wonderful family of five amazing children and a life that we have never had more reason to look forward to. 

‘Stick around long enough and maybe you’ll find the best moment of your life in a drive through in Las Vegas at twelve thirty in the morning in the tunnel of love drive through, with your kids and the one you’ll spend forever with. Love is a great thing, maybe the best of things-and worth waiting for.’ 

The couple  began dating in July 2002 and got engaged in November of the same year. However, they postponed their wedding which had been scheduled for September 2003 and ultimately split in January 2004.

More than 17 years after their split, Ben and Jen got back together in spring 2021.

It is Jennifer’s fourth marriage as she was previously wed to Ojani Noa, Cris Judd, and Marc Anthony.

Ben was previously married to actress Jennifer Garner.

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