Inside Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s low-key Las Vegas wedding ceremony

Inside Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's low-key Las Vegas wedding ceremony 2
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck opted for a low-key Las Vegas wedding at the world famous A Little White Wedding Chapel over the weekend.

Mrs. Affleck, 52, detailed her and the Academy Award-winner’s, 49, journey to the altar on her newsletter On The JLo, where she shared how the couple read their own vows and opted not to pay extra for an Elvis impersonator during the intimate ceremony.

Bennifer join Sinead O’Conner, Britney Spears, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore and many more celebrities who have tied the knot at the iconic venue.

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Iconic venue: Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Ben Affleck, 49, opted for a low-key Las Vegas wedding at world famous A Little White Wedding Chapel over the weekend

Iconic venue: Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Ben Affleck, 49, opted for a low-key Las Vegas wedding at world famous A Little White Wedding Chapel over the weekend

The venue allows couples to choose between five indoor chapels – the Little White, L’Amour, Crystal, Promises & Green Room – the outdoor gazebo, or the historic world-famous Tunnel of Love Drive Thru.

The chapel – established in the 1950s – has married about 800,000 couples, and has been the chosen venue for many quick celebrity weddings. 

It was at the Little White Wedding Chapel that Die Hard actor Bruce Willis, 67, married actress Demi Moore, 59, on November 21, 1987. 

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'All you need is love': The couple were the picture of happiness on their special day

‘All you need is love’: The couple were the picture of happiness on their special day 

World famous: The venue allows couples to choose between five indoor chapels - the Little White, L’Amour, Crystal, Promises & Green Room - the outdoor gazebo, or the historic world-famous Tunnel of Love Drive Thru

World famous: The venue allows couples to choose between five indoor chapels – the Little White, L’Amour, Crystal, Promises & Green Room – the outdoor gazebo, or the historic world-famous Tunnel of Love Drive Thru

Pop sensation Britney Spears, 40, also said ‘I do’ at the chapel to childhood sweetheart Jason Allen Alexander in 2004, though their marriage was annulled 55 hours later.

Other notable unions that took place at the chapel include Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow (1966), Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy (1989), Eva Longoria and Tyler Christopher (2002), Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon (2007), Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner (2019), as well as Sinéad O’Connor and Barry Herridge (2011). 

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Those who select to get married in the Tunnel of Love Drive Thru – for a budget friendly $95.00 – get to sit in the back of the famous pink Cadillac underneath a blue ceiling adorned with cherubs and romantic phrases.

Chapel of love: Bennifer join Sinead O'Conner, Britney Spears, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore and many more celebrities who have tied the knot at the iconic venue

Chapel of love: Bennifer join Sinead O’Conner, Britney Spears, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore and many more celebrities who have tied the knot at the iconic venue

Savvy advertising: A sign outside the venue informs visitors that celebrities like Joan Collins and Michael Jordan were married at the chapel

Savvy advertising: A sign outside the venue informs visitors that celebrities like Joan Collins and Michael Jordan were married at the chapel 

Jennifer mentioned in her newsletter that the personnel graciously let them take photos in the classic vintage car. 

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‘We barely made it to the little white wedding chapel by midnight. They graciously stayed open late a few minutes, let us take pictures in a pink Cadillac convertible.’

She also noted that the classic car was ‘evidently once used by the king himself’ but that Elvis (the impersonator) was in bed and it would cost extra to have him show up. 

In the newsletter – which was signed Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck – the Hustlers star included candid selfies of the newlyweds and video of the couple preparing for their special day, including one of Ben getting ready inside the chapel’s bathroom and photos of J.Lo in her wedding dress.

Drive thru weddings: Those who choose to get married in the Tunnel of Love Drive Thru - for a budget friendly $95.00 - get to sit in the back of the famous pink Cadillac while a minister performs the ceremony

Drive thru weddings: Those who choose to get married in the Tunnel of Love Drive Thru – for a budget friendly $95.00 – get to sit in the back of the famous pink Cadillac while a minister performs the ceremony 

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The famous pink Cadillac: In her newsletter the pop star noted that the venue allowed her and Aflleck to take pictures in the pink Cadillac convertible

The famous pink Cadillac: In her newsletter the pop star noted that the venue allowed her and Aflleck to take pictures in the pink Cadillac convertible

Dreamy: The couples say their vows underneath a blue ceiling adorned with cherubs and romantic phrases

Dreamy: The couples say their vows underneath a blue ceiling adorned with cherubs and romantic phrases 

No Elvis: Jennifer also noted that the classic car was 'evidently once used by the king himself' but that Elvis (the impersonator) was in bed and it would cost extra to have him show up

No Elvis: Jennifer also noted that the classic car was ‘evidently once used by the king himself’ but that Elvis (the impersonator) was in bed and it would cost extra to have him show up

‘We did it. Love is beautiful. Love is kind. And it turns out love is patient. Twenty years patient,’ she wrote in her post.

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‘Exactly what we wanted. Last night we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license 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. 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 recognize us as partners and to declare our love to the world through the ancient and nearly universal symbol of marriage.’

‘So with the best witnesses you could ever imagine, a dress from an old movie and a jacket from Ben’s closet, we read our own vows in the little chapel and gave one another the rings we’ll wear for the rest of our lives.’

Special place: The chapel - established in the 1950s - has married about 800,000 couples

Special place: The chapel – established in the 1950s – has married about 800,000 couples

Forever: 'We read our own vows in the little chapel and gave one another the rings we’ll wear for the rest of our lives,' Jennifer wrote

Forever: ‘We read our own vows in the little chapel and gave one another the rings we’ll wear for the rest of our lives,’ Jennifer wrote

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Thankful: 'Thank you to the Little White Wedding chapel for letting me use the break room to change while Ben changed in the men’s room,' she added

Thankful: ‘Thank you to the Little White Wedding chapel for letting me use the break room to change while Ben changed in the men’s room,’ she added

‘They even had Bluetooth for a (short) march down the aisle. But in the end it was the best possible wedding we could have imagined. One we dreamed of long ago and one made real (in the eyes of the state, Las Vegas, a pink convertible and one another) at very, very long last.

‘When love is real, the only thing that matters in marriage is one another and the promise we make to love, care, understand, be patient, loving and good to one another. We had that. And so much more. Best night of our lives. Thank you to the Little White Wedding chapel for letting me use the break room to change while Ben changed in the men’s room.’ 

‘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,’ she said, referring to their blended family.

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The star shares 14-year-old twins Emme and Max with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53, and Affleck shares three kids with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 50: Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10. 

Newlywed bliss! The newsletter was signed 'Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck' and included candid selfies of the newlyweds and video of the couple preparing for their special day, including one of Ben getting ready inside the chapel's bathroom

Newlywed bliss! The newsletter was signed ‘Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck’ and included candid selfies of the newlyweds and video of the couple preparing for their special day, including one of Ben getting ready inside the chapel’s bathroom

‘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.’ 

She signed off with her new name – ‘Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck.’ 

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The dynamic couple tied the knot in Las Vegas three months after becoming engaged again and 20 years after the actor first got down on one knee.

The content included a video of Ben preparing for their nuptials inside the chapel’s pink bathroom.

‘And this was my wedding changing area!’ Ben, wearing a white suit, declared as he held the camera up to a scratched-up mirror.

Blushing bride! JLo wore a quaint white dress in video posted to her newsletter. She appeared to be wearing two different white dresses in her post

Blushing bride! JLo wore a quaint white dress in video posted to her newsletter. She appeared to be wearing two different white dresses in her post 

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'And this was my wedding changing area!' Ben, wearing a white suit, declared as he held the camera up to a scratched-up mirror

‘And this was my wedding changing area!’ Ben, wearing a white suit, declared as he held the camera up to a scratched-up mirror 

VIP! Jennifer's 14-year-old Emme looked thrilled to be attending the nuptials as she took a snap in the famous pink Cadillac

VIP! Jennifer’s 14-year-old Emme looked thrilled to be attending the nuptials as she took a snap in the famous pink Cadillac 

Jennifer, however, had more luxurious accommodations. She wore a chic yet simple dress with her hair styled in waves as she got glammed up inside an elegant bathroom.

‘I feel amazing, excited,’ Jennifer said before doing several twirls in her dress.

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The bride appeared to be wearing two different white dresses in her post – the sleeveless frock and a more traditional lace garment which flashed some cleavage. She tucked a veil into her cascading waves.

The couple collectively known as ‘Bennifer’ obtained a marriage license in Clark County, Nevada on Saturday and exchanged vows in a ‘super small’ ceremony.

Jennifer will also be taking Affleck’s last name. The Clark County Recorder’s Office shows the pop star will be changing her name to ‘Jennifer Affleck.’ The marriage certificate, however, has yet to be filed.

Lovely: Mrs. Affleck detailed her journey to the altar on her newsletter On The JLo

Lovely: Mrs. Affleck detailed her journey to the altar on her newsletter On The JLo 

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