Who is Jennifer Lawrence's husband Cooke Maroney, how did they meet and how long have they been together?

JENNIFER Lawrence announced on September 8 that she is pregnant with her first child with husband Cooke Maroney.

Here's everything you need to know about the Hunger Games star's partner…

Who is Cooke Maroney?

Maroney is a 37-year-old art dealer.

He is the director of the Gladstone Gallery in New York, which represents artists including Lena Dunham's dad, Carroll Dunham, Richard Prince, Anish Kapoor, and Bjork's ex, Matthew Barney.

According to Us Weekly, Maroney went to High School in Middlebury, Vermont, before studying Art History at New York University.

He is known on the art party scene and previously worked at the prestigious Gagosian gallery.

When did Cooke start dating Jennifer Lawrence?

The new couple was introduced by one of Lawrence's best friends, Laura Simpson, in May 2018.

A source told Page Six: "They met through Jen’s friend Laura. The relationship has been going on a few weeks. But they have been very private and careful not to be seen together.”

The couple were first seen in public when they went on a dinner date back in June 2018.

A representative for Lawrence confirmed the news of her engagement to Maroney in February 2019.

The engagement was revealed when she was spotted wearing a ring by an eyewitness who told Page Six:

"It was a giant rock. They seemed like they were celebrating and people were talking about it. The ring was very noticeable.

"They were sitting back in a corner. She was wearing a cute black dress with white polka dots."

When did Jennifer Lawrence get married?

The happy couple said 'I do' on October 19, 2019, during a lavish ceremony in Newport, Rhode Island.

They held the nuptials at the historic Belcourt mansion, where she wore a Dior dress while her hubby looked dapper in a classic tuxedo.

Following the ceremony, guests were served a hearty meal of smoked pork belly followed by roast beef and bread pudding.

Once the meal was finished, guests were invited to really let their hair down at the glitzy party, with entertainment provided by the covers band The Ruckus.

Who else has Jennifer Lawrence dated?

Lawrence split from director Darren Aronofsky in November 2017.

She has previously been romantically linked to Coldplay rocker Chris Martin.

Lawrence was also in an on-and-off romance with X-Men co-star Nicholas Hoult.

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