If Ben Affleck plans on proposing to Jennifer Lopez for a second time, he could have hassle topping the final engagement ring he purchased her, because the show-stopping piece from Harry Winston is now value an estimated $12 million.
When Ben, 48, first requested JLo, 52, to marry him in 2002, he gave her a 6.1-carat pink diamond in a radiant lower that value a reported $1.2 million — and it turned out to be fairly the funding.
Not solely is the couple again collectively, however the ring can also be believed to be value ten instances greater than it was practically twenty years in the past as the worth of the uncommon coloured diamond has soared.
H&T Pawnbrokers expertly values the much-talked-about ring at practically $12 million, with over a 1,069 p.c sale enhance because the early 2000s, PopSugar reported.
Wanting again: The pink diamond engagement ring that Ben Affleck gave Jennifer Lopez in 2002 is now estimated to be value a whopping $12 million
Say what? H&T Pawnbrokers expertly values the pink diamond ring at practically $12 million, with over a 1,069 p.c sale enhance because the early 2000s
It is unclear if Jennifer nonetheless has the ring from 2002, however her former publicist Rob Shuter would not assume she ever gave the sparkler again to her former fiancé.
‘So far as I do know, Jen has by no means returned the ring!’ he informed Access Daily. ‘So if issues transfer ahead with these two, gosh she’s already obtained essentially the most lovely ring I’ve seen. It’s completely gorgeous.’
Ben and Jen met on the set of their movie Gigli in early 2002 when she was nonetheless married to her second husband, Cris Judd.
The singer was noticed cuddling and kissing Ben at her shock thirty second birthday celebration that July, a month into her separation from Judd. She formally filed for divorce a number of days later.
Wanting again: The sparkler from Harry Winston was reported to be value $1.2 million when Ben popped the query practically 19 years in the past
Reminiscences: JLo confirmed off the spectacular ring on the premiere of their movie Gigli
In November 2002, Bennifer, as they had been famously dubbed, had been visiting his household in Boston when he proposed. The actress revealed their engagement throughout an unique interview with Diane Sawyer.
‘It is essentially the most magnificent factor I’ve ever seen. I nonetheless take a look at it and form of marvel at it, you understand?’ JLo gushed of her ring. ‘He’s like, “I simply wished you to have one thing that nobody else would have.”‘
Jennifer confirmed off the spectacular ring on the purple carpet on the Gigli premiere in July 2003, however the couple by no means made it down the aisle. A day earlier than their marriage ceremony in September of that 12 months, they introduced that that they had postponed the ceremony.
By January 2004, it was confirmed that that they had cut up up. She went on to marry Marc Anthony and have twins, Max and Emmy, whereas Ben wed Jennifer Garner and had three kids: Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.
They’ve each been linked to different folks following their respective divorces, with Ben most not too long ago relationship Ana de Armas and Jennifer engaged to Alex Rodriguez.
Impressed: ‘It is essentially the most magnificent factor I’ve ever seen. I nonetheless take a look at it and form of marvel at it, you understand?’ JLo informed Diane Sawyer throughout an interview about her engagement to Ben
From all angles: The radiant lower pink diamond is flanked by two emerald lower diamonds
Nonetheless obtained it? It is unclear if Jennifer nonetheless has the engagement ring, however her former publicist Rob Shuter not too long ago stated that so far as he is aware of, she by no means returned it to Ben (pictured in 2003)
Nevertheless, even when Jen was sporting an enormous emerald-cut diamond ring from A-Rod, she was nonetheless fascinated with her engagement ring from Ben.
Throughout an at-home video chat with Dua Lipa and Charli XCX final 12 months, the actress recalled displaying her pink engagement ring to Barbra Streisand.
‘I met her at an Oscar celebration, years in the past, and [at the time] I used to be engaged to Ben Affleck. She’s actually into diamonds, which I didn’t know,’ Jennifer recalled. ‘He had given me a pink diamond, which obtained quite a lot of press and… no matter. I beloved getting it, don’t get me fallacious. So, she got here as much as me, and like, she’s heard of it.
‘I’m like, “Oh My God.” And he or she’s like, “Can I see your ring?” And he or she requested me in regards to the ring, however then she requested me — and I believed it was so unusual — about being well-known, and the way I deal with it.’
Ben’s alternative of diamond has definitely made an enduring impression on Hollywood.
Nick Cannon proposed to Mariah Carey in 2008 with a 17-carat pink and white diamond ring with a ten.02 emerald lower pink diamond by Jacob Arabo of Jacob & Co that was valued at $2.5 million.
Again on: Bennifer (pictured on yacht in Italy final week) rekindled their romance earlier this 12 months following JLo’s engagement to Alex Rodriguez
Someday? There’s a likelihood that followers might even see Jennifer’s pink diamond engagement ring once more as each she and Ben look like sporting their outdated items from one another
Outdated jewellery? Jennifer shared a sultry bikini picture final Friday, and followers had been fast to taken notice of her diamond bracelet
May or not it’s? Eagle-eyed followers had been fast to level out that it was the Harry Winston bracelet Ben gave Jen again once they had been relationship
In the meantime, Ryan Reynolds gave Blake Full of life a 12-carat pink oval diamond engagement ring designed by Lorraine Schwartz that was estimated to be value simply over $2 million forward of their 2012 marriage ceremony.
There’s additionally an opportunity that followers might even see JLo’s pink diamond engagement ring once more as each she and Ben look like sporting their outdated items from one another since rekindling their love
In Might, shortly after information of their relationship broke, eagle-eyed followers noticed Ben sporting what appeared like the identical silver watch JLo had gifted him in 2002, which he famously donned throughout his cameo within the Jenny from the Block music video.
The 2 have been dwelling it up on their European yacht trip, the place Jennifer was seen sporting a necklace spelling out Ben’s identify.
When she shared a bikini picture of herself absorbing the solar on the boat on Friday, followers had been fast to note that she had on a diamond bracelet that appeared similar to the one Ben gave her 19 years in the past.