Nearly seven years after her divorce from Brad Pitt was finalized, the Friends star, 43, is set to tie the knot with Justin Theroux, 41, her love of 18 months. Aniston's rep also confirmed the news. Here, Us offers a timeline of events that lead to the couple's engagement: At first you think he could be like a serial killer, but he is actually the nicest person in the world.
Jennifer Aniston's childhood photos The actress and Theroux reconnected during while shooting Wanderlust, though Aniston has admitted she "didn't recognize him at the camera test. Aniston's rep denied she and Theroux were an item after they were photographed dining together at West Hollywood's Sunset Towers Tower Bar. The evidence was undeniable. Despite Aniston's rep's denial that she was romancing Theroux, a source confirmed to Us that Jen was "totally into him.
They have been hanging out for months. Jennifer Aniston's best hairstyles June 6, Chatting with mutual pal Jason Sudeikis, 36, and director Brett Ratner, 43, an eyewitness spotted Aniston adjusting Theroux's tie. Us broke the news that Theroux had moved into Aniston's pad. Theroux cleaned up his look when Aniston left her handprints in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Shaving his trademark beard and slicking his hair back, Theroux looked proud as Aniston's pals Jason Bateman, 43, and Chelsea Handler, 37, introduced her at the podium.
Theroux began introducing Aniston to his family. After the actress hit the red carpet premiere of Horrible Bosses, she and Theroux headed to the members-only club Shoreditch House in London. It was there that Theroux introduced his documentarian cousin, Louis, to his girlfriend.
Justin looked proud of Jen and seemed quite manly and protective. During one shopping trip, an eyewitness aid "they seemed giddy in love and genuinely happy together. Why was Jennifer Aniston's best year ever December 23, Aniston and Theroux reached another relationship milestone when they mailed out their first joint holiday card.
The red Christmas greeting read: A donation has been made in your name to St. The couple rented a luxe 13,square-foot-cabin in in Telluride, Colorado over the holidays. Though they ventured out every day, a source pointed out that Aniston and Theroux "kept a low profile. The oh-so-in-love pair rescued a boxer-pitbull mix named Sophie, Theroux told New York magazine. That's why we named her Sophie, because it was Sophie's Choice. I was crying — it was so hard.
In an emotional ceremony, Aniston received her star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame as friends, family and fans looked on. To celebrate the moment, she gave Theroux a kiss on the lips — her first major public display of affection since they began dating. Friends stars, then and now April 23, After The National Enquirer and TMZ erroneously reported that Aniston and Theroux had been scouting locations in Crete for a July wedding, the actress' rep told Us the stories were a "total fabrication" and they had not immediate plans to marry.
The couple touched down in Paris, France for a romantic couples getaway. After their romantic tour of the City of Lights, Aniston and Theroux bared their sexy beach bodies aboard a rented luxury yacht in Capri. The getaway was dreamed up by Aniston, per a Theroux insider, "to take Justin to some of her favorite places. Splash News August 8, Star magazine erroneously claimed the couple had split due to Theroux's unwillingness to commit.
Theroux popped the question on his 41st birthday. This will be the first marriage for the Your Highness star and the second for Aniston, who married Pitt, 48, in July ; they separated in January and finalized their divorce in October of that year. Pitt proposed to longtime love Angelina Jolie, 37, earlier this year. Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? Download the Us Weekly iPhone app now!