Prior to tie the knot secretly in Las Vegas in July 2022, Lopez and Affleck married other people with whom they started families.
The singer of “Let’s Get Loud” she was married to marc anthony from 2004 to 2014, and welcomed twins Max and Emme in 2008.
Meanwhile, the actor, director and producer of “Argo” he was married to jennifer garner from 2005 to 2018. They welcomed their first daughter, Violet, in 2005, their second daughter, Seraphina, in 2009, and their son, Samuel, in 2012.
Now that Bennifer is back on long term, they are bringing their families together.
Here’s what we know about the five children from Lopez and Affleck’s previous marriages.
Maximilian David Muniz
Lopez’s only child, Max, was born on February 22, 2008, along with his twin, Emme.
The teenager bears a striking resemblance to his father, with Lopez even once calling him “mini-Marc”.
“Emme is like a mini-me; Max is really like a mini-Marc. They are complete opposites,” he told Latin Times (via SCMP) in 2015.
Max has stated that he aspires to become an actor, making his screen debut in his mother’s 2022 romantic comedy “Marry Me.” According to the actress, it took a lot of family support for her son to accept the job, but she immediately fell in love with him.
“They encouraged him by saying: ‘Do it, do it, you’re going to enjoy it,'” López told El Gordo y la Flaca (via Hello!), adding, “He had a great time and wants to do it more. He wants to be an actor.”
Max is noticeably more low-key than his twin, who has followed in his parents’ footsteps to become a singer.
“It’s not that he’s shy, but I think he wants to be more of a voice actor because he has a very different voice and he can do very different voices,” Lopez explained in the same interview. “But he will do what he wants.”
A fountain said in weekly contact in June 2021 that Max and Affleck have bonded over “movies and video games.”
Emme Maribel Muniz
“It was crazy that it happened because, you know, it’s not very common for someone my age to be on that stage,” Emme. said “entertainment tonight” of the moment. “It was a crazy experience, but it was really fun because my friend was with me at the Super Bowl. She was dancing, and yeah, she was really cool.”
Emme previously went viral with her. version of Alicia Keys’ 2003 hit “If I Ain’t Got You”.
In addition to his musical aspirations, the teen is also an author, penning the children’s book “Lord Help Me: Inspirational Prayers for Every Day,” which was published in 2020 and became a New York Times bestseller.
Whether Emme pursues music, literature, or both, Lopez has vowed to support her son.
“Listen, yeah [they were] I’m going to do it, there’s nothing I can do to stop [them],” she said “entertainment tonight” about Emme in 2019. “I know because I’m an artist. No one can stop me from doing what I love to do. [They are] gonna do it but i would never push [them] In any direction. I always helped [them] as much as i can and i give [them] all the hints and tips I can and guide you the best way I know how to navigate.”
Affleck and Garner’s eldest daughter, Violet, was born on December 1, 2005.
The teenager is the spitting image of her mother and even shares “similar personality traits, like her passion for cooking,” a source said in weekly contact in 2019, adding that Violet is “a real mama’s girl.”
Affleck raved about his daughter’s fluency in Spanish during an appearance on “The Drew Barrymore Show” in 2020.
“She has always been a very good student and has been interested in Spanish, so I often helped her. Now all of a sudden she’s gotten to the point where she’s, like her, in the hardest Spanish classes and she’s getting better,” she said. “She’s right at the point where I think she might be passing me.
“I was like, ‘Nope. This is not happening,’” she added with a laugh. “I don’t care that you can’t do your math homework when you’re 14, but you’re not going to be any better at Spanish than I am. So I’ve decided that now I have to take classes. I have to do something to keep up.
Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck
Born on January 6, 2009, Seraphina is the second daughter of the “Gone Girl” actor and the “13 Going on 30” star.
He reportedly has a bold personality, with a source saying in touch, “Seraphina is adorable and super outgoing. She has a more mischievous streak than the other two and is incredibly close to Ben.”
Seraphina and her younger brother Samuel reportedly also have a “unique link”.
“The two spend hours playing together. Sometimes they fight like all brothers, but generally they get along,” a source once said.
Violet and Seraphina are also big fans of Taylor Swift and were speechless when they met the singer, according to Affleck. Interview “The Kelly Clarkson Show”.
Samuel Garner Affleck
Samuel is the youngest of the Affleck-Garner family, born on February 27, 2012.
According to his father, he loves baseball and has become quite good at it.
“I’m a coach on the Little League team and I’m doing really well,” Affleck said on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in 2019. “It’s amazing, it’s so much fun.”
Samuel isn’t that great at driving though, as he made headlines in June 2022 when he was photographed backing a Lamborghini SUV into a BMW while Affleck and Lopez shopped for cars in Los Angeles.
The preteen immediately got out of the vehicle to check both cars. Affleck did the same, consoling Samuel with a hug after the mishap.