Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split after 4-year romance: Who will keep stunning $1.8M engagement ring?

According to sources A-Rod isn't in 'any hurry'to get the ring back from Jen

                            Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split after 4-year romance: Who will keep stunning $1.8M engagement ring?
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez's recent split brought up the question of who the engagement ring will remain with (Getty Images/ Jennifer Lopez's Instagram)

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split after four years of romance. But the big question that's on everybody's mind is what about the massive $1.8 million engagement ring that the singer received from A-Rod? The power couple got engaged in 2019 after the former MLB player proposed to her with the stunning 15-carat emerald-cut rock. It was in 2017 that the couple confirmed their romance and then after two years announced their much-awaited engagement.

The couple announced their split in a statement stating that they would remain friends and continue to work with each other suggesting that their split was amicable. "We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects."


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Considering there's no bad blood between the couple, who will finally get to keep the stunning ring? Currently, the ring is reportedly in Jen's possession, although she hasn't been wearing the ring in the recent past if her Instagram pictures are anything to go by. Traditionally an engagement ring is a gift given to one's partner while contemplating marriage. So if a couple splits up before getting married they usually return the ring. But according to sources A-Rod isn't in "any hurry" to get the ring back. Wonder Wall reported that the couple had "no discussion" about the ring and who it would go to in case of a split. 

The outlet also reported that there won't be any "conflict over the ring" and the former baseball player might let his ex keep the ring. During their four-year relationship, both J-Lo and A-Rod spoilt each other with extravagant and lavish gifts to each other. While A-Rod gave Jen several jewelry pieces, she gifted him some very expensive watches. 




A-Rod's stunning emerald-cut sparkler isn't the first expensive engagement ring that the singer has worn. In the past, the 51-year-old beauty received some very rare and beautiful rings from her former suitors. J-Lo got her first engagement ring from restauranteur and actor Ojani Noa in 1996 when he proposed to her with a pear-shaped diamond ring that was estimated to be $100,000 at that time. 

In 2001, the singer received an emerald-cut diamond ring from her then-beau Cris Judd. It was however Ben Affleck's engagement ring to the Latina beauty that drew everybody's attention The actor proposed to Jen with a pretty 6.1-carat pink diamond from famous jeweler Harry Winston, Inc. in 2002. According to estimates, the ring is reportedly worth between $1.2- $2.5 million. According to FOX Business, Marc Anthony, the singer's husband for ten years presented her with the most valuable engagement ring by far. The Latin music icon presented Jen with a rare 8.5-carat cushion-cut blue diamond ring that is estimated to be worth $4 million.