Why Aren’t Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Having Their Wedding Anytime Soon?

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are the ultimate power couple. The photogenic pair got engaged in March and ever since, fans have been speculating about when and where they will tie the knot.

After all, Lopez is well-known as one of the hardest-working women in the entertainment industry, and on the verge of a huge concert tour, probably has little time to plan a wedding.

Recently, J-Lo sat down with Entertainment Tonight to discuss how the planning is going and when fans can expect to hear the ringing of wedding bells.

How long have Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez been together?

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez
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Although Lopez and Rodriguez first met way back in 2005, they were both married to other people. However, in early 2017, reports leaked that the pair had started dating. Lopez was one of the biggest stars in the world and Rodriguez was a baseball superstar – together, they became the hottest new couple around.

They were only together for a few months before the engagement rumors started. While the two publicly denied that they had gotten secretly engaged, fans and tabloids were persistent, asking at every opportunity.

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With marriages under their belts (three previous marriages for J-Lo and one for Rodriguez) and four children between them, it seems likely that neither Lopez nor Rodriguez felt a great sense of urgency.

In all likelihood, they were secure enough in their relationship and with each other to not have to prove anything to naysayers. However, their love story got a sweet update in March 2019 when Alex Rodriguez popped the question to Jennifer Lopez with a huge, sparkling engagement ring.

The romantic engagement

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Lopez and Rodriguez got engaged while on a romantic getaway to the Bahamas. The location of their engagement has many fans wondering if they will decide to get married in a destination wedding ceremony – it would certainly be their style, and it is well-known that the pair love the beach. 

While they didn’t give away all their engagement details, keeping some things just for themselves, Rodriguez did reveal that he had to rehearse many times prior to the actual proposal. He admitted that he wanted to get certain details exactly right, like catching the sun setting at just the perfect time.

He also claimed that Jennifer Lopez suspected that something big was afoot just prior to the proposal when she caught him slipping on his prized World Series ring – a piece of jewelry that he only wears on very special occasions. His commitment paid off, and Lopez, as everyone now knows, said yes to her baseball pro boyfriend.

When will Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez get married?

In her recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Lopez revealed that neither her nor Rodriguez have exclusively been focusing on preparing for the wedding. She said that although it’s going well, they both view their nuptials as a “forever thing,” and to that end aren’t rushing things.

She also admitted that she’s been so busy with all of her projects, from the concert tour to filming a moving with Cardi B, that she’s barely had time to do much for the wedding.

Still, Lopez said that she has been looking at a little bit of everything, from wedding dresses to different venues. It seems likely that if Lopez and Rodriguez do manage to tie the knot sometime this year, it won’t be until later, after Lopez concludes her upcoming “It’s My Party” tour that celebrates her 50th birthday.

No matter when the power couple seals the deal, it’s certain that fans will be waiting to study every little detail of their big day!