Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney's Relationship Timeline (2024)

Jennifer Lawrence and husband Cooke Maroney have been linked since the summer of 2018 after meeting through a mutual friend.

Though the couple have been known to keep their relationship private, they've been publicly spotted enjoying each other's company.

Whether strolling through the romantic City of Lights hand-in-hand or sharing a sweet kiss in New York City, Lawrence and Maroney always look happy when they're together.

After months of dating, the actress and the art gallery director got engaged in early February 2019 and married later that year in October. Lawrence opened up in an interview with Vanity Fair about what she likes most about her marriage in November 2021.

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"I really enjoy going to the grocery store with him," she said. "I don't know why but it fills me with a lot of joy. I think maybe because it's almost a metaphor for marriage. 'Okay, we've got this list. These are the things we need. Let's work together and get this done.' "

In 2022, Lawrence and Maroney welcomed their first child together. The actress previously confirmed that she was expecting in September 2021 and graced several red carpets showing off her bump.

From starting off as friends to eventually becoming parents, here's a breakdown of Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney's relationship timeline through the years.

June 2018: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney start dating

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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," adding, "She is smiling like I have never seen her do with any of her previous boyfriends."

August 2018: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney show some PDA

In August 2018, the duo enjoyed a getaway in 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.

In the months that followed, the Silver Linings Playbook actress and the art dealer were spotted several times kissing and out on dates in N.Y.C. in January 2019.

February 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney get engaged

Not long after the couple was spotted in the Big Apple, it was announced that Maroney proposed to Lawrence in early February 2019.

After the two were spotted at a celebratory dinner in N.Y.C. — 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. They went apartment hunting together that April, and hosted their engagement party the following month.

June 2019: Jennifer Lawrence talks about her engagement with Cooke Maroney for the first time

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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.

"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.

During an appearance on Catt Sadler's podcast Naked with Catt Sadler shortly after, Lawrence called her fiancé "the greatest human being I've ever met."

When asked how she knew Maroney was "the one," she told Sadler that she "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, he's — you know. He's the greatest person I've ever met, so I feel very honored to become a Maroney," she said.

September 2, 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney spend Labor Day at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lawrence and Maroney spent a rainy Labor Day walking around N.Y.C. They also made a stop by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. One week later, Lawrence and Maroney were seen again laughing and walking around after getting massages together. The couple also enjoyed lunch.

September 16, 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney visit the ​​New York City marriage bureau

Lawrence and Maroney made it official with a trip to the Manhattan marriage bureau on Sept. 16, 2019. The couple was photographed with paperwork in hand. They were also spotted with two security guards, a photographer and a friend, according to Page Six.

October 18, 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney arrive in Rhode Island ahead of their wedding

Lawrence and Maroney arrived in Rhode Island on Oct. 18, 2019, and were spotted walking off their private plane together. Other guests, including Adele, Cameron Diaz, Benji and Joel Madden, Nicole Richie and Kris Jenner, were photographed landing in Rhode Island ahead of the couple's star-studded wedding weekend.

October 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney get married

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, Jenner and Amy Schumer.

"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."

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The newlyweds were photographed out-and-about a few times in November 2019, and then again in February 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States.

November 2019: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney honeymoon at an exclusive Indonesian resort

PEOPLE exclusively confirmed that Lawrence and Maroney spent their honeymoon at the exclusive Nihi Sumba Resort in Indonesia. According to a source, they spent their time on the remote island horseback riding and visited nearby Sumbanese villages.

September 2021: Jennifer Lawrence announces she and Cooke Maroney are expecting

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Nearly two years after getting married, the actress' rep confirmed to PEOPLE in September 2021 that the couple is expecting their first child together.

Lawrence stunned in a sparkly Dior dress at the N.Y.C. premiere of Don't Look Up, where she showed off her baby bump on the red carpet in December 2021.

The following night, the actress made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (her first time on the show since 2018), where she opened up about how she spent her time away from Hollywood.

"I just had a ton of sex," said Lawrence, laughing while looking down at her pregnant belly. She assured the laughing audience, "I'm joking."

November 2021: Jennifer Lawrence opens up about being a protective parent to her and Cooke Maroney's child

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Lawrence voiced her concerns about being a new mother during an interview with Vanity Fair in November 2021. As an actress who's constantly in the spotlight, she desires the utmost privacy and protection for her child.

"Every instinct in my body wants to protect their privacy for the rest of their lives, as much as I can," she said. "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."

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April 2022: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney welcome their first child together

In April 2022, news broke that Lawrence and Maroney had welcomed their first child after they were spotted out on a stroll with their newborn. The couple haven't revealed any further details about their newborn, including the baby's official birth date.

September 6, 2022: Jennifer Lawrence reveals the sex of her first baby with Cooke Maroney

In an interview with Vogue, Lawrence revealed that she and Cooke welcomed a baby boy in February 2022. She also reflected on embracing her new role as a mother, saying, "My heart has stretched to a capacity that I didn't know about. I include my husband in that."

June 30, 2023: Jennifer Lawrence says being proposed to by Cooke Maroney was "terrifying"

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Lawrence experienced a variety of emotions when Maroney proposed to her.

"[It was] terrifying, but very, very exciting," she said on an episode of Amelia Dimoldenberg's YouTube series,Chicken Shop Date. "I didn't say what I wanted to. I imagined it a million times, and then I ended up just going, 'What? What? What?' And then going, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.' "

August 22, 2023: Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney step out for a stroll in New York City

The couple, who wore color-coordinated outfits, were spotted walking near Central Park in N.Y.C. Lawrence lovingly held Maroney's arm on the outing.

January 7, 2024: Jennifer Lawrence says parts of her wedding to Cooke Maroney were "so stressful"

While talking to E! News on the red carpet of the 2024 Golden Globes, Lawrence admitted that her 2019 wedding to Maroney was "awful" and "so stressful" as she worried about the comfort of her guests at her Newport, Rhode Island venue.

"I'll never forget — I was freaking out about the guests being cold, and all of my friends were lying. They're like, ‘Nobody's cold, nobody's cold, everything's fine, everything's fine,' " she said.

Lawrence also admitted that she gave Robert De Niro the green light to leave her rehearsal dinner a little early.

"I looked over and I saw Bob, who doesn't know anybody and he's kind of wandering around, and I immediately was like, ‘No, this isn't what he wants to be doing. I don't want him here,'" she said. "So I went over and whispered, I was like, ‘Go home,' and he was nice — he like talked to my parents and was polite — but I was like, 'Go.' "

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