Inside Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s wedding venue: Georgia mansion to hold three-day celebration


Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck will continue celebrating their love with a three-day wedding extravaganza, following their impromptu July Vegas nuptials. 

The singer, 53, and the actor, who celebrated his 50th birthday on Monday, are set to have their dream wedding celebration at Ben’s Riceboro estate in Georgia this weekend, according to Page Six.

The gorgeous estate features a central mansion designed in a plantation style over 4,000 acres, according to Homes And Gardens.

Going inside: Ben Affleck, 50, and Jennifer Lopez, 53, will celebrate a second dream wedding at Ben’s majestic estate in Riceboro, Georgia, over the weekend, according to Page Six

Loved up: Jennifer and Ben are seen during their intimate Las Vegas wedding last month

Loved up: Jennifer and Ben are seen during their intimate Las Vegas wedding last month

The lovebirds almost didn’t have Ben’s elegant estate to count on, as the Last Duel star put the property on the market back in 2018 for $8.9 million, before lowering the price to $7.6 million in 2019.

Luckily, he took the property off the market in June 2020, according to Radar, which meant it was still available for the wedding celebration. 

The estate, which is about 35 miles south of Savannah, is located on Hampton Island and overlooks the North Newport River.

The front entrance is flanked by stunning white columns, and a tall staircase heads up from the circular driveway to the second level, which features a balcony overlooking the front yard. 

The elegant home covers 6,000 square feet and features towering ceilings and pinewood floors for a classic Southern touch.

Stroke of luck: They almost didn't have Ben's estate to count on, as he put it on the market in 2018 for $8.9 million, before lowering the price to $7.6 million in 2019. Luckily, he took it off the market in June 2020, according to Radar; pictured 2021

Stroke of luck: They almost didn’t have Ben’s estate to count on, as he put it on the market in 2018 for $8.9 million, before lowering the price to $7.6 million in 2019. Luckily, he took it off the market in June 2020, according to Radar; pictured 2021

Gorgeous: The front entrance is flanked by stunning white columns, and a tall staircase heads up from the circular driveway to the second level, which features a balcony overlooking the front yard

Gorgeous: The front entrance is flanked by stunning white columns, and a tall staircase heads up from the circular driveway to the second level, which features a balcony overlooking the front yard

Tucked away: The estate, which is near Savannah, is located on Hampton Island and overlooks the North Newport River.

Tucked away: The estate, which is near Savannah, is located on Hampton Island and overlooks the North Newport River.

Spacious: The elegant home covers 557 square meters and features towering ceilings and pinewood floors for a classic Southern touch

Spacious: The elegant home covers 557 square meters and features towering ceilings and pinewood floors for a classic Southern touch

The rooms in the main mansion are decorated with rustic chandeliers and mostly white furniture in some rooms.

A study features darker wood for built-in bookcases, along with multiple sofas that make it ideal for social late into the night. 

The estate also features a smaller summer cottage, as well as another large structure known as the Oyster House.

The cottage has exposed wooden beams for its ceiling, along with a tasteful stone floor.

It also features both an indoor fireplace and an outdoor one, which would be ideal for gathering around on a summer night. 

Old school: The rooms in the main mansion are decorated with rustic chandeliers and mostly white furniture in some rooms

Old school: The rooms in the main mansion are decorated with rustic chandeliers and mostly white furniture in some rooms

Catching up: A study features darker wood for built-in bookcases, along with multiple sofas that make it ideal for social late into the night

Catching up: A study features darker wood for built-in bookcases, along with multiple sofas that make it ideal for social late into the night

Smaller house: The estate also features a smaller summer cottage, which has exposed wooden beams for its ceiling, along with a tasteful stone floor

Smaller house: The estate also features a smaller summer cottage, which has exposed wooden beams for its ceiling, along with a tasteful stone floor

Blast from the past: One of the bathrooms features an old-school clawfoot bathtub and his and hers sinks

Blast from the past: One of the bathrooms features an old-school clawfoot bathtub and his and hers sinks

The Oyster House is even larger than the main mansion, with 10,000 square feet, three master suites and six additional bedrooms which have bunk beds that were salvaged from merchant ships.

While the Oyster House could easily serve as a guest house for some of Ben and Jennifer’s closest guests, it would also be an ideal gathering spot for the wedding party.

The exterior features a large patio stocked with rocking chairs, and there’s a similarly large balcony overlooking it.

The large center space could easily be converted for dining or dancing, and balconies within the building would give guests a great view of the festivities. 

Enormous: The Oyster house is even larger than the main mansion, with 930 square meters, three master suites and five additional bedrooms which have bunk beds that were salvaged from ships

Enormous: The Oyster house is even larger than the main mansion, with 930 square meters, three master suites and five additional bedrooms which have bunk beds that were salvaged from ships

Spacious and roomy: While the Oyster House could easily serve as a guest house for some of Ben and Jennifer's closest guests, it would also be an ideal gathering spot for the wedding party

Spacious and roomy: While the Oyster House could easily serve as a guest house for some of Ben and Jennifer’s closest guests, it would also be an ideal gathering spot for the wedding party

Wide open: The large center space could easily be converted for dining or dancing

Wide open: The large center space could easily be converted for dining or dancing

Two levels: The balconies within the building would give guests a great view of the festivities

Two levels: The balconies within the building would give guests a great view of the festivities

Relaxing outdoors: The exterior features a large patio stocked with rocking chairs, and there's a similarly large balcony overlooking it

Relaxing outdoors: The exterior features a large patio stocked with rocking chairs, and there’s a similarly large balcony overlooking it

The area is incredibly private, and visitors to the island where the property is located need to produce permission from a resident on the island in order to be able to cross a bridge to it.

The dock on the river pays tribute to Ernest Hemingway with a replica of the legendary writers fishing boat Pilar, which is held their on a lift. 

In addition to the three main buildings, there’s plenty of outdoor space on the grounds for guests to explore while partying throughout the weekend. 

Ben’s Georgia home dates back to his first go around with Jennifer, as he bought it in 2003 for around $7 million.

Speaking about the second wedding, an insider told Page Six: ‘It’s going to be all about J.Lo. Ben wants all of the focus to be on her for their big day.’

Water sports: The estate is right on the water, which would make for fantastic boating. Visitors need permission from a resident to cross a bridge to the island

Water sports: The estate is right on the water, which would make for fantastic boating. Visitors need permission from a resident to cross a bridge to the island

Circling around again: The estate dates back to Ben's first relationship with Jennifer, as he bought the gorgeous land in 2003

Circling around again: The estate dates back to Ben’s first relationship with Jennifer, as he bought the gorgeous land in 2003

The weekend festivities with family and friends will start with a rehearsal dinner on Friday, according to the source. 

It will be followed by a ceremony on Saturday, and the couple will close out their celebrations with ‘a barbecue and picnic’ on Sunday.

The Hustlers star will reportedly be wearing a custom couture Ralph Lauren dress made in Italy, after previously wearing two different dresses for her Vegas wedding, including a wedding dress ‘from an old movie’ she worked on and a lacy creation designed by Zuhair Murad.

Her big day: 'It¿s going to be all about J.Lo. Ben wants all of the focus to be on her for their big day,' an insider told Page Six; Pictured 2022 in Paris

Her big day: ‘It’s going to be all about J.Lo. Ben wants all of the focus to be on her for their big day,’ an insider told Page Six; Pictured 2022 in Paris

The superstar’s wedding fashion is also going to be documented for Vogue magazine.  

Among the celebrity guests expected to attend is Ben’s best friend Matt Damon, Jimmy Kimmel, Drea de Matteo and brother Casey Affleck. 

Though it’s not known who else is on the guest list, Jennifer’s closest family members are her twins Maximilian and Emme, 14 — whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53 — as well as her mother Guadalupe and father David, and sisters Lynda and Leslie. 

Her best celebrity friends are Leah Remini, Jane Fonda and Renee Zellweger.

Meanwhile Ben shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, as well as son Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 50. 

Fun: The festivities will start with a rehearsal dinner on Friday, followed by a ceremony on Saturday. The couple will close out their celebrations with 'a barbecue and picnic' on Sunday; Pictured 2022

Fun: The festivities will start with a rehearsal dinner on Friday, followed by a ceremony on Saturday. The couple will close out their celebrations with ‘a barbecue and picnic’ on Sunday; Pictured 2022

Ben and Jen picked the actor’s Riceboro home for the event, with the songstress planning the party soon after their Vegas wedding according to TMZ. The publication has reported that it was where they were supposed to tie the knot 20 years ago, however, reports at the time stated it was meant to be in Santa Barbara. 

The home — located in the coastal town of Riceboro, Georgia, which is just outside of Savannah — is a two-story mansion with four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. There are also two other smaller properties on the grounds with additional bedrooms.

Ben and Jen have been doing a lot of travel since their July 16 wedding in Las Vegas.

The couple enjoyed a honeymoon in Paris, France, before traveling to Italy for the UNICEF concert in Capri, where the hitmaker headlined a show for Ukrainian relief. It was followed by a trip to New York, with their blended brood.

Celebrity guests: Among the celebrity guests expected to attend is Ben's best friend Matt Damon, brother Casey Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, and Drea de Matteo; Damon and Affleck pictured in 2016

Celebrity guests: Among the celebrity guests expected to attend is Ben’s best friend Matt Damon, brother Casey Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, and Drea de Matteo; Damon and Affleck pictured in 2016

Family: Also likely to attend will be Lopez's twins Maximilian and Emme, 14, whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53; Pictured 2022 in Paris

Family: Also likely to attend will be Lopez’s twins Maximilian and Emme, 14, whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53; Pictured 2022 in Paris

Blended brood: Meanwhile Ben shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, as well as son Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 50; Pictured with Violet and Samuel in 2019

Blended brood: Meanwhile Ben shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, as well as son Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 50; Pictured with Violet and Samuel in 2019

The newlyweds will celebrate their one-month wedding anniversary on Tuesday.

The couple surprised their fans when they opted for a low-key Las Vegas wedding at the world famous Little White Wedding Chapel last month, where they read their own vows and opted not to pay extra for an Elvis impersonator.

The Selena actress confirmed they tied the knot in Vegas in her newsletter. The chart-topping star also signed the letter using her new name ‘Jennifer Lynn Affleck.’

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

Blushing bride! The Hustlers star will reportedly be wearing a custom couture Ralph Lauren dress made in Italy, with her fashion being documented for Vogue magazine. Lopez wore two different dresses for her Vegas wedding

Blushing bride! The Hustlers star will reportedly be wearing a custom couture Ralph Lauren dress made in Italy, with her fashion being documented for Vogue magazine. Lopez wore two different dresses for her Vegas wedding 

Forever: The couple tied the knot last month in Vegas, three months after becoming engaged again, and 20 years after the actor first got down on one knee in 2003

Forever: The couple tied the knot last month in Vegas, three months after becoming engaged again, and 20 years after the actor first got down on one knee in 2003

The couple were determined to have a ‘fun and casual’ wedding, a source told Us Weekly following the wedding. They made a conscious decision to have a distinctly different wedding from what they had planned almost two decades earlier.

The dynamic couple tied the knot three months after becoming engaged again, and 20 years after the actor first got down on one knee in 2003.  

Jennifer and Ben rekindled their romance last year. The couple first started dating in early 2002 after meeting on set of Gigli.

They became engaged in November 2002, with Ben proposing to her with a 6.1 carat radiant cut pink diamond ring from Harry Winston.

They were set to get married in September 2003, but postponed their wedding and eventually broke up in January 2004.

Mr and Mrs: JLo shared details of their special day and signed the statement from 'Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck'

Mr and Mrs: JLo shared details of their special day and signed the statement from ‘Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck’ 



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