Coming collectively! Jennifer Garner and her boyfriend, John Miller, simply hit a significant milestone of their relationship.
“John’s children lastly met Jen’s children,” an insider solely tells Us Weekly of the 13 Happening 30 star, who celebrated her fiftieth birthday with a meals drive on Saturday, April 16. “Plenty of children and household have been invited, together with John’s children, his dad and mom, his brother and his [brother’s] spouse.”
The Alias alum shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, and son Samuel, 10, with ex-husband Ben Affleck, from whom she break up in 2015 after 10 years of marriage. Miller, for his half, shares two kids together with his ex-wife, Caroline Campbell.
“All of them had buddies there,” the supply provides of the Juno actress and her beau. “It was informal and straightforward.”
Us broke the information in October 2018 that Garner had been seeing the CaliGroup CEO for six months. “Jen brings out one of the best in John, and he’s the happiest he has in all probability ever been,” an insider advised Us on the time. “It’s a loving, wholesome relationship.”
Lower than two years later, nevertheless, the duo known as it quits. “He was prepared for marriage and she or he simply couldn’t commit,” a supply advised Us in August 2020. “They parted on very amicable phrases.”
Inside 9 months, nevertheless, the duo determined to present their romance one other shot. “Jen and John are again on,” an insider revealed in Could 2021. “It began up just a few weeks in the past.”
Whereas the couple are fortunately reunited, they’re nonetheless taking issues sluggish, which is one motive why their kids hadn’t met earlier than this previous weekend. “They’ve been protecting their children separate from their relationship for a very long time, however now plan to include their children extra,” a supply advised Us in September 2021.
One month later, one other insider revealed that the pair’s buddies assume an engagement may very well be on the horizon. “They’re completely set on a long-term future collectively,” the supply defined. “They’ve taken their time to get this dedicated.”
After finalizing his divorce from Garner in 2018, Affleck, for his half, has since moved on with Jennifer Lopez. The Argo director, 49, and the Hustlers star, 52, rekindled their romance in April 2021 after initially courting from 2002 to 2004.
Earlier this month, the “Get Proper” songstress confirmed that she and Affleck are engaged for the second time after calling off their marriage ceremony in September 2003. Shortly after Lopez broke the information of their second engagement, an insider advised Us that the Oscar winner gave Garner and his household a heads-up earlier than he popped the query.
“His complete household knew somewhat earlier than [the announcement],” the supply defined, including that the newly engaged duo “waited just a few days earlier than sharing the information” with the world. “They’re each happier than ever.”
With reporting by Andrea Simpson