Jennifer Lawrence Is Pregnant! A Look Back at Her Relationship with Husband Cooke Maroney
Lawrence met Maroney through a mutual friend in the spring of 2018. They soon started dating, keeping their relationship private and off of social media.
A source told PEOPLE at the time that the new couple had "great chemistry."
"She is smiling like I have never seen her do with any of her previous boyfriends," the source said.
In August 2018, the duo enjoyed a getaway to Rome and Paris together, and were photographed holding hands in the City of Lights. A source noted to PEOPLE at the time that Lawrence and Maroney "seemed happy" as they strolled through Paris.
Within the year, the two were engaged.
After Lawrence and Maroney were spotted at a celebratory dinner in New York City — with the Oscar winner sporting a "massive ring" — the actress' rep confirmed their engagement to PEOPLE in February 2019.
Throughout their engagement, the Hunger Games star and her new fiancé were spotted together in New York several times. They went apartment hunting together that April, and hosted their engagement party the following month.
In June 2019, Lawrence spoke publicly about Maroney for the first time in an interview with Entertainment Tonight at the premiere of X-Men: Dark Phoenix.
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"Well, he's just the best person I've ever met in my whole life," she told the outlet at the time, adding that it was "a very, very easy decision" to say "yes" when he proposed.
When asked how she knew Maroney was "the one," she told Sadler that she "started with the basics."
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"'How do I feel? Is he nice? Is he kind?' It's just — this is the one, I know that sounds really stupid but he's just, he's — you know. He's the greatest person I've ever met, so I feel very honored to become a Maroney," she said.
Lawrence and Maroney tied the knot in October 2019 at the luxurious Belcourt of Newport mansion in Rhode Island, followed by a reception with 150 guests that included Adele, Amy Schumer and Kris Jenner.
"It was an all-night party. Jen and Cooke were the last people to leave at 5:30 a.m.," a source told PEOPLE at the time. "They waited until all the guests were gone so they could personally say goodbye. When they left, Jen looked happy, but also a bit tired. She also looked stunning in a jeweled dress."
Now, nearly two years after getting married, Lawrence and Maroney are expecting their first child together, the Joy actress' rep confirmed to PEOPLE on Wednesday.
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