julho 18, 2024

Since rekindling his romance with global superstar Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck has been making headlines more often. Recently, the actor and filmmaker caused a fuss for appearing to be “bored” as he accompanied his wife at the 65th annual Grammy Awards.

Actor Ben Affleck and actress and singer Jennifer Lopez arrive for the screening of the film The Last Duel presented out of competition during the 78th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido, in September 2021. Photo: AFP

While Affleck might not be the biggest Grammys fan, we can at least be sure of one of his interests: luxury watches.

From his Franck Muller x Chrome Hearts timepiece to his Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller, let’s dive into the dazzling and impressive watch collection of one of Hollywood’s biggest names.

1. Franck Muller Cintrée Curvex x Chrome Hearts
Arguably the most famous watch in Affleck’s collection, this fancy timepiece is a present from his current wife and fellow Hollywood A-lister Lopez, per GQ.

The power couple – fondly called “Bennifer” by fans – first got together in 2002 and made waves for multiple reasons, including when Affleck sported this iconic Franck Muller at a Los Angeles Lakers game and Lopez’s music video for “Jenny From the Block”, according to Hodinkee.

Franck Muller boasts a wealth of luxurious watches. Photo: Buyma.hk

Soon after the couple reunited in 2021, the watch seems to have found its way back onto the 50-year-old’s wrist.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are seen at a restaurant near the Louvre Museum in July 2022, in Paris, France. Photo: GC Images

2. Rolex Daytona “La Montoya” by Artisans de Genève
On one of his 2022 outings with J. Lo, Affleck was spotted wearing a custom skeletonised Rolex Daytona from Artisans de Genève, per GQ.

The Rolex Daytona “La Montoya” by Artisans de Genève. Photo: watchesworld.co.uk

Dubbed the “La Montoya”, the Artisans de Genève piece was a collaboration with racing superstar Juan Pablo Montoya, according to Celebrity Watch Spotter. The watch was sold for $72,400 but good luck getting your hands on one for even $100,000.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez out and about in July 2022, in Paris, France. Photo: GC Images

3. Arceau L’Heure De La Lune by Hermès
For Affleck and Lopez’s honeymoon in Paris in August 2022, the Gone Girl star relied on the French luxury house Hermès for his wristwatch needs.

Hermès’ Arceau L’Heure De La Lune watch. Photo: Hermès

The Arceau L’Heure De La Lune stood out while Affleck linked his arms with his new wife.

Ben Affleck is known for boasting a covetable timepiece collection. Photo: @montresbreguet/Instagram

4. Breguet Tradition Fusée Tourbillon 7047PT
What is Batman’s go-to timepiece? The Breguet Tradition Tourbillon – at least for Affleck’s version of the famous superhero. Affleck was spotted wearing timepiece, estimated at US$190,000, in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, as well as in Justice League, per WatchesOnYou.

Tradition Breguet 7047 Tourbillon Fusée in rose gold. Photo: Breguet

Per Hollywood Reporter, a Breguet spokesperson revealed that Affleck and film director Zack Snyder selected the 7407. “They felt it was the best watch for the character and helped complete the image of Bruce Wayne,” the rep explained.

Ben Affleck as Tom Redfly Davis in Triple Frontier, in 2019. Photo: @BstOfAffleck/Twitter

5. Timex Expedition T499759J
The Air actor and director has also counted on Timex for his wristwatch game.

The Timex Expedition T499759J. Photo: @dealonweb/Twitter

In the 2019 Netflix star-studded film Triple Frontier, Affleck put on a Timex Expedition T499759J WR 100m. The digital watch was priced at US$60, per Watch ID.

Ben Affleck attends the premiere of The Town at Fenway Park in September 2010, in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo: Getty Images

6. Calibre de Cartier
Affleck once opted to wear the Calibre de Cartier for a red carpet in Boston, Massachusetts.

Cartier Calibre de Cartier Multiple Time Zone Watch. Photo: Cartier

Affleck sported the timepiece during his press tour for the 2010 crime thriller film, The Town.

7. Cartier Ballon Bleu
Affleck has rocked the bestselling Cartier Ballon Bleu too, which was launched in 2007.

Cartier Ballon Bleu watch. Photo: Cartier

According to the New York Post, Justin Bieber and Kate Middleton have also flashed the same versatile timepiece.

Ben Affleck wearing the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller. Photo: Watches of Switzerland Official/Facebook

8. Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller
Last but not least on this list, Affleck also sported the Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea throughout the 2012 film Argo, per Hodinkee.

The Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea. Photo: Handout

Unfortunately though, this did not sit well with some critics who questioned the historical accuracy of featuring the watch. The award-winning movie was set during the Iran Hostage Crisis between 1979 to 1981, while the Sea-Dweller was released in 2008, as reported by Hodinkee.

Note: This story was originally published on SCMP and has been republished on this website.

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