How Did Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck Meet?

Actor Ben Affleck and Knives Out star Ana de Armas seem to be everywhere these days. As their romance heats up, headlines about them seem to multiply. One thing you might wonder is how the couple got together. Here’s everything Showbiz Cheat Sheet knows about how Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas met.

Before Ana de Armas, Ben Affleck was married to Jennifer Garner

Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck | BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images
Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck | BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

Affleck was married to actress Jennifer Garner. They were married in 2005 and finalized their divorce in 2018. Although some ex-spouses are happy to get rid of each other, this didn’t seem to be true for Affleck. He told The New York Times he regrets his divorce.

“The biggest regret of my life is this divorce,” said Affleck. “Shame is really toxic. There is no positive byproduct of shame. It’s just stewing in a toxic, hideous feeling of low self-worth and self-loathing.”

Although Affleck regrets his divorce from Garner, he tells the publication he knows he has to move forward and live his life. “It’s not particularly healthy for me to obsess over the failures — the relapses — and beat myself up,” he tells The New York Times. “I have certainly made mistakes. I have certainly done things that I regret. But you’ve got to pick yourself up, learn from it, learn some more, try to move forward.”

Are things getting serious between Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas?

Things might be getting serious between Affleck and de Armas. Affleck reportedly introduced de Armas to his children. He and Garner have three children together, Violet, Seraphina, and Sam. A source told Entertainment Tonight that Affleck and de Armas are taking their time and seeing where the relationship takes them.

“Ben is in a great place and is very happy with Ana” said the ET source. “They are low-key. He and Ana are getting to know each other during this quarantine time and are excited to see where it goes.”

How Did Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck Meet?

Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck reportedly met on the set of their movie Deep Water. This isn’t the first time Affleck met a new love on a movie set. He met Jennifer Lopez on the set of Gigli. They began dating in 2002 and were engaged in 2003. They broke off their engagement in 2004. Affleck reportedly got to know Garner on the sets of Pearl Harbor and Daredevil before they became an item in 2004.

Read more: Ana de Armas Net Worth and How She Became Famous

Follow Sheiresa @SheiresaNgo