Take a look back at former power couple Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s relationship, from their lavish wedding and subsequent split, to their eventual reunion.
Romance Timeline of Brad Pitt & ‘Friends’ Star Jennifer Aniston
Brad and Jen first met in 1994, when the actor was just a “normal guy”. Years later Jen said that she knew she and Brad were meant to be on that first date, explaining, “It was weird … That was a really easy evening. It was really fun.” They eventually made things official when they stepped out on the red carpet together at the Emmy Awards in 1999, and got engaged just months later!
Brad & Jen wed in 2000.
The couple’s wedding was among the biggest news stories at the turn of the century. They said their ‘I do’s on July 29 in the year 2000, in front of 200 guests, with a lot of lavish trimmings including 50,000 flowers, four bands, a gospel choir, and fireworks to end the night. Jennifer told, “I had those typical jitters the day before my wedding, but the day of, I was just excited in a good way.”
Brad guest stars on ‘Friends’.
He portrayed Rachel Green’s old classmate in the season eight episode, “The One With the Rumor,” which aired in 2001. In the 2021 Friends reunion, Jen revealed he was one of her favorite guest stars. The actress referred to her ex-husband as “Mr. Pitt” when bringing him up along with other talented actors such as Sean Penn and Ben Stiller.