Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney’s whirlwind romance: Inside the married couple’s relationship timeline
Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney’s romance has been going from strength to strength since they first started dating in 2018, with the loved up couple welcoming their first child in February.
The 32-year-old Oscar winner and the 37-year-old art gallery director’s whirlwind romance kicked off in spring 2018, after mutual pal Laura Simpson introduced them to each other.
On September 8, 2021, the movie star was seen rocking a baby bump while stepping out in New York City in exclusive pictures obtained by Dailymail.com.
Her representative confirmed the pregnancy hours later.
In February 2022, Jennifer gave birth to her and Cooke’s first child in Los Angeles.
Although the private couple have yet to announce their child’s gender or name, the child is believed to be a boy after talk show host Ellen DeGeneres called the baby a ‘him.’
Cooke is the director of the Gladstone Gallery, which represents artists like Matthew Barney, Ugo Rondinone, Anish Kapoor and Richard Prince and Lena’s Dunham’s dad Carroll Dunham.
Jennifer previously dated actor Nicholas Hoult, singer Chris Martin and director Darren Aronofsky.
Jennifer and Cooke have managed to keep their romance and their baby under wraps despite her A-list actress status.
Here’s a look at the timeline of the couple’s relationship…
July 24, 2022: Jennifer and Cooke hold hands as they enjoy a stroll in New York City
So in love: Jennifer and Cooke held hands on July 24, 2022 in New York City during a stroll
Jennifer and Cooke showed some PDA during a romantic stroll in the Big Apple on July 24, 2022.
The Oscar-winner kept her look stylishly casual as she walked around the city streets, donning a pair of loose-fitting tan pants that were secured with a belt at the waist.
The mom of one added a plain white, short-sleeved shirt on top to stay cool in the warmer weather.
Jennifer has taken a brief hiatus from Hollywood and the industry to focus on motherhood.
May 2022: Ellen appears to reveal Jennifer’s baby is a boy, referring to the child as a ‘him’
Reveal? Ellen appear to disclose Jennifer’s child is a boy, during a chat on her talk show in May 2022
The Hunger Games star has not yet confirmed the child’s gender but during a May appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the host referred to Jennifer’s baby as a he.
During their chat, Ellen, 64, referred to the baby — whose name also has not been revealed yet — as ‘him.’
Once she got Jennifer on the phone, Ellen reminded her that it had been ‘ten years’ since she was last on the series.
‘I always imagined that I would interview you on the toilet. And then you never told me that when you were here,’ Ellen opened. ‘I assume you’re at home because you have a baby and you can’t be here. You’re on the toilet with the baby.’
Ellen also explained how Jennifer now lives in the house she used to live in when she began hosting her talk show, which gave her a glimpse into the Silver Linings Playbook star’s new motherhood.
‘By the way, I do hear you sometimes talking to him, and it’s really cute,’ she added, indicating that the actress shared a baby boy with her husband.
April 12, 2022: Jennifer dotes on their baby while enjoying hike with Cooke in first family outing two months after giving birth
Happy: Jennifer and Cooke seen out for the first time with their child, two months after she gave birth. Seen on April 12, 2022
On April 12, 2022, Jennifer looked every inch the doting mother during her first public outing with her newborn baby, who she welcomed with husband Cooke in February.
As the first-time parents enjoyed a hike around Los Angeles with their newborn, the Hunger Games actress could be seen fawning over her little one as she and several loved ones took turns pushing the infant in a black stroller.
For the laid-back outing, the Don’t Look Up star cut a casual figure in a cropped sherpa hoodie, over a white T-shirt and matching trousers.
March 2, 2022: Jennifer’s spotted for the first time since giving birth
Stepping out: Jennifer spotted out for the first time after giving birth; seen on a hike on March 2, 2022 in LA
On March 2, 2022, Jennifer was pictured the first time since it was reported she gave birth.
While the exact date of when she gave birth still remains unclear, the Academy Award winner looked radiant and cut a fit figure as she was seen hiking with a pal. in LA.
Jennifer put on a casual display in a green T-shirt with a pair of orange Free City sweatpants.
February 2022: Jennifer gives birth to her and Cooke’s first child
Looking beautiful: Jennifer made her red carpet baby bump debut on December 5, 2021 at the Netflix world premiere of Don’t Look Up; she is wearing Christian Dior, designed by creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri from the spring 2022 collection
Jennifer gave birth to her and Cooke’s first child in February 2022.
The actress welcomed their baby in Los Angeles, but no gender or exact birthdate were revealed.
The notoriously private couple did not announce or confirm the child’s arrival; multiple outlets reported the news in late February.
December 17, 2021: Jennifer seen for the last time before she gave birth
Holiday season: Jennifer put her baby bump on full display on December 17, 2021 while house hunting with Cooke in New York City
Jennifer put her baby bump on full display on December 17, 2021 while house hunting with Cooke in New York City.
The sighting marked the last time Jennifer was seen with her baby bump.
For the outing in December, the Kentucky native rocked a green dress, adding a coat, stockings and flats.
She held on to Cooke’s arm as they headed to see property in the East Village area.
December 6, 2021: Jennifer showcases her baby bump while arriving to film The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Stunning: Soon after wowing at the premiere of Don’t Look Up, Jennifer was seen arriving to the New York City studios for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Pictured December 6, 2021
Soon after wowing at the premiere of Don’t Look Up – and showing off her baby bump on the red carpet for the first time – Jennifer was seen arriving to the New York City studios for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on December 6.
Jennifer turned heads once in a fitted polka dot dress which hugged her blossoming bump.
The low-cut black and white dress flashed a hint of cleavage and leg with its square-cut neckline and knee-length hem which all provided a Fifties-inspired feel to the elegant ensemble.
December 5, 2021: Jennifer debut’s her baby bump on the red carpet for her film Don’t Look Up
Golden: Jennifer made her red carpet baby bump debut on December 5, 2021 at the Netflix world premiere of Don’t Look Up in New York City
Jennifer made her red carpet baby bump debut on December 5, 2021 at the Netflix world premiere of Don’t Look Up in New York City.
The heavily pregnant actress looked radiant as she was joined by co-star Leonardo DiCaprio for the red carpet premiere of Don’t Look Up, in which she portrays astronomist Kate Dibiasky.
The glittering floor-length fringed gold gown by Dior hugged Jennifer’s noticeably bigger bump as she attended the gala event held at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
November 2021: Jennifer speaks out about her pregnancy
Candid: Jennifer said in a November 2021 interview she wishes to keep her pregnancy private; pictured on July 5, 2021 in Paris at Fashion Week
In an interview with Vanity Fair, Jennifer said while she is ‘grateful and excited’ to become a mother but wishes to keep her pregnancy private.
She explained: ‘If I was at a dinner party, and somebody was like, “Oh, my God, you’re expecting a baby,” I wouldn’t be like, “God, I can’t talk about that. Get away from me, you psycho!” But every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy for the rest of their lives, as much as I can.
‘I don’t want anyone to feel welcome into their existence and I feel like that just starts with not including them in this part of my work.’
September 8, 2021: Jennifer confirms pregnancy hours after she was seen rocking a baby bump
Glowing: Jennifer was spotted for the first time with her baby bump on display September 8 in photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com; seen September 8, 2021 in NYC
Jennifer was spotted for the first time with her baby bump on display September 8 in photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com.
After she was pictured with a baby bump, the star’s representative confirmed her pregnancy with People.
In the exclusive pictures, Jennifer showed off her growing bump in a pair of floral overalls during a stroll through New York City.
She slung a leather bag over her shoulder and strode through the cobblestone streets in her jelly sandals.
Lawrence appeared content as she strolled down the street, before eventually stopping for an al fresco meal with her friend at Fanelli’s Cafe.
October 2020: Actress purchases new four-bedroom townhouse in Manhattan for $21.9 million
New place: Jennifer snapped up a $21.9 million townhouse in New York City’s West Village; pictured with Cooke August 3, 2022
Jennifer snapped up a $21.9 million townhouse in New York City’s West Village adding a four-bedroom home to her Manhattan property portfolio as many city dwellers are fleeing amid the pandemic.
Her and her husband Cooke Maroney closed on a deal for the house that’s part of seven new-build units known as 17 Jane Street.
Jennifer and her spouse will have plenty of space as the master suite in the four-bedroom home has two bathrooms and a walk-in closet.
They’ll also be afforded privacy in the Big Apple pad as the pair of street-level townhouses that help form the condominium project both have separate entrances.
August 2020: Jennifer sells her Manhattan penthouse for $9.9 million
Home: In August 2020, she finally offloaded her palatial penthouse in Manhattan for $9.9 million , that had originally been listed for $15.45million; seen March 4, 2018 in Hollywood
In August 2020, she finally offloaded her palatial penthouse in Manhattan for $9.9 million, that had originally been listed for $15.45million.
Now Variety reports the Silver Linings Playbook star has sold the luxury penthouse suite with panoramic city views for $9.9 million to Lebanese banker Marwan Kheireddine, taking a huge loss.
According to the listing on the Compass website, the pad stretches across 4,073 square feet and features city views on all sides.
The condominium is located in a swank 30-floor building called The Laurel on East 67th St, with a key lock elevator and a doorman.
Jennifer’s top-flight apartment features eight rooms including a master suite with a dressing room, a screening room and a billiards room.
October 19, 2019: Jennifer and Cooke tie the knot in star studded wedding
Where they said their I do’s: Jennifer and Cooke wed at the Belcourt of Newport Castle in Rhode Island (pictured)
Jennifer and Cooke tied the knot on October 19, 2019 at the Belcourt of Newport in Rhode Island on October 19, 2019 with the likes of Adele, Cameron Diaz, and Emma Stone in attendance.
The mansion was built in 1894 by Richard Morris Hunt, a renowned architect, inspired by Louis XIII’s hunting lodge at Versailles.
Carolyn Rafaelian, CEO of jewelry line Alex and Ani, is the current owner of the mansion.
Their wedding had 150 guests, including Kris Jenner and her boyfriend Corey Gamble, Amy Schumer, Emma Stone and Ashley Olsen.
Jennifer wore a custom Dior creation for the nuptials, with the dress having its own security measures before her wedding.
According to People, the dress was stored in its own room at Hotel Viking; Dior’s ‘whole design team’ flying in for her wedding one day prior, holding her ‘dress in a private guest room at the Hotel Viking.’
The outlet’s insider added that ‘the entire Dior team loaded the dress in the car the morning of the wedding.’
September 2019: Jennifer and Cooke obtain marriage license
On the go: Lawrence spotted with Cooke going for a power walk in New York in May 2021
One month prior to their wedding, Jennifer and Cooke were spotted outside of the Manhattan Marriage Bureau.
The happy couple were spotted at the marriage bureau while joined by two security guards, a photographer, and another friend according to sources from Page Six.
According to the publication, one onlooker at the courthouse wrote in a now-deleted tweet: ‘When you go get your marriage license and Jennifer Lawrence walks by to tie the knot before your eyes. Yeah, kids, City Hall is COOL. The place to go!’
June 2019: Jennifer says Cooke is the greatest human being she’s ever met
Happy: Jennifer showed off her engagement ring on June 1, 2019 at the 12th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic at Liberty State Park in New Jersey
Jennifer gushed about her fiancé in an interview with pal Catt Sadler for her podcast, Naked with Catt Sadler: ‘He’s the greatest human being I’ve ever met. He really is, and he gets better. I started with the basics. “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 the greatest person I’ve ever met, so I feel very honored to become a Maroney.
‘I wasn’t at a place where I was like, “I’m ready to get married”. I just met Cooke and I wanted to marry him. We wanted to marry each other, we wanted to commit fully. He’s my best friend, so I want to legally bind him to me forever.
‘Fortunately, the paperwork exists for such a thing. It’s the greatest. You find your favorite person on the planet, you’re like, “You can’t leave”.’
She also revealed in the interview that she at first thought she didn’t want a Bachelorette party but then last minute decided to have one.
‘I thought I didn’t want to have bachelorette party, and then last minute I decided I did. Then nobody was available because it was last minute. And then I started crying. I was like, “I don’t even know why I’m crying. I didn’t know that I wanted a bachelorette party. I guess I just feel pathetic.” Cooke was like, “Oh my God, you don’t need to feel pathetic.”‘
Jennifer added that she was ‘in a good place’ with her wedding planning: ‘I haven’t been neurotic about [it].’ I’m like to lazy to be neurotic. I saw a dress I liked and I was like, “That’s the dress.” I saw a venue and I was like, “Cool, we got the venue.”‘
May 2019: Jennifer glams up for her engagement party in the Big Apple
Wow: Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May 2019, three months after confirming their engagement
Jennifer and Cooke had their engagement party in New York in mid-May 2019, three months after confirming their engagement.
The star wore a plunging $2,300 L. Wells dress with nude Casadei shoes, adding a Roger Vivier tote and Fred Leighton jewels.
Her stylists Jill Lincoln and Jordan Johnson shared a snap of the star enjoying the party, along with the caption: ‘Here she comes! We couldn’t be happier and more excited for #jenniferlawrence to become a #MRS.. this weekend we toasted Jen and her groom to be.. too good of a time was had by all.’
February 2019: Jennifer and Cooke get engaged after eight months of dating
Happy occasion: Jennifer and Cooke confirmed their engagement in February 2019 after they were spotted at a celebratory meal with friends and family.
The duo got engaged in February 2019 after just eight months of dating.
The happy news came after the couple were spotted dining together in New York at Raoul’s, with Jennifer seen showing off a ‘giant rock’ on her finger.
A source who witnessed the scene told Page Six the two and their pals were definitely celebrating something.
The star’s representative later confirmed the engagement to multiple outlets.
‘It was a giant rock. They seemed like they were celebrating and people were talking about it,’ said the source.
‘The ring was very noticeable. They were sitting back in a corner. She was wearing a cute black dress with white polka dots.’
January 2019: The lovebirds move in together
Happy: Jennifer and Cooke move in together after dating for seven months; pictured May 22, 2021 in NYC
Jennifer and Cooke move in together after dating for seven months, with their relationship getting ‘serious,’ according to a source for Us Weekly.
‘They definitely appear to be in it for the long haul,’ an insider told the outlet at the time.
November 2, 2018: Jennifer and Cooke kiss and cuddle at hockey game in New York City
Sweet smooch: The couple’s relationship went from strength to strength, with them sharing a very public kiss during a date night on November 2, 2018 at a New York Rangers vs. Buffalo Rangers hockey match at Madison Square Garden
The couple’s relationship went from strength to strength, with them sharing a very public kiss during a date night on November 2, 2018 at a New York Rangers vs. Buffalo Rangers hockey match at Madison Square Garden.
Jennifer and Cooke shared kissed and smiled throughout the hockey game.
August 2018: Jennifer and Cooke spotted together at JFK airport
Staying close: The star and her art buff boyfriend were spotted saying their goodbyes at JFK airport in late August 2018; seen August 23, 2018
The star and her art buff boyfriend were spotted saying their goodbyes at JFK airport in late August 2018.
The couple were pictured enjoying a romantic stroll in Rome the week prior.
The couple seemingly couldn’t bear to part from each other as they spent a while hugging and kissing outside the arrivals terminal.
May 2018: Jennifer and Cooke are ‘secretly dating’
Start: Jennifer and Cooke began dating in May 2018 , opting to keep their romance under wraps; seen June 5, 2018 in NYC
Jennifer and Cooke began dating in May 2018, opting to keep their romance under wraps.
They met through their mutual pal Laura Simpson.
Following a report about their secret romance, the couple opted to go public with their relationship.
They were seen stepping out in early June 2018 for numerous dates, as well as showing off major PDA during their outings together – including kisses and hand holding.
Cooke is the director of the Gladstone Gallery, which represents artists like Matthew Barney, Ugo Rondinone, Anish Kapoor and Richard Prince and Lena’s Dunham’s dad Carroll Dunham.
November 2016: Jennifer Lawrence says she doesn’t want bridesmaids when she gets married one day
Her words: Jennifer spoke out about her future wedding in an interview in 2016; seen May 9, 2016 in London, England
The actress had firm views when it comes to the details of her big day, telling Vanity Fair in 2016 that she won’t be having bridesmaids when she walks down the aisle.
‘Weddings rock, but I will never be a bridesmaid again,’ she explained. ‘There needs to be a bridesmaids’ union. It’s horrendous. If anyone asks me again, I’m going to say, “No. That part of my life is over. I appreciate the ask.” If I do ever get married, I don’t think I will have bridesmaids. How can I rank my friends?’
November 2015: Jennifer says she can’t wait to be married in Vogue interview
Back to work: The actress has been cast in a few projects, such as Causeway, which will screen at the upcoming 2022 Toronto International Film Festival in September
The Oscar-winner gave her fans a rare glimpse at her love life in a November 2015 chat with Vogue, telling the publication: ‘No one ever asks me out. I am lonely every Saturday night. Guys are so mean to me.’
In the chat, The Hunger Games star revealed that she hopes to find a suitor whose opinion of her is unaffected by her fame.
‘I’m just a girl who wants you to be nice to me,’ she told the magazine. ‘I am straight as an arrow.
‘ I feel like I need to meet a guy, with all due respect, who has been living in Baghdad for five years who has no idea who I am.’
Lawrence said that she ‘can’t wait to be married’ and ‘would absolutely not f*** it up’ if she finds the right person.
‘I feel like if I find that one person who I want to spend the rest of my life with, who I want to be the father of my children, that I would absolutely not f**k it up,’ before quipping: ‘But I’m also not banking on that.’