"Alex and Jennifer ran into each other about a month or so ago in L.A.," the source shared. "They're both single, have these huge careers and their families are their No. 1 priorities. They have a lot in common and friends thought they could be really good together."
All the men Jennifer Lopez has dated or married
All the men Jennifer Lopez has dated or married
Rapper Drake arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRAMMYS-ARRIVALS)
Marc Anthony (L) and his wife Jennifer Lopez pose at a news conference to announce "The Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony" collections in partnership with Kohl's department stores at The London West Hollywood hotel in West Hollywood, California, November 18, 2010. Kohl's will be the exclusive provider of the contemporary lifestyle brands in the U.S. and it will be available nationwide in Fall 2011 beginning with women's and men's apparel and accessories. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT FASHION BUSINESS)
Actress Jennifer Lopez and husband Ojani Noa attend the 'U Turn' Beverly Hills Premiere on September 22, 1997 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, California.
Tommy Mottola & Jennifer Lopez (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Singer Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Sean 'Puffy' Combs arrive at the first annual Latin Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, 13 September 2000. AFP PHOTO/Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd during The 74th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: (ITALY OUT) Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez leave a Soho restaurant October 28, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY,CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend David Cruz attend the 'Money Train' Century City Premiere on November 12, 1995 at Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinemas in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07: Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart attend the premiere of 'The Perfect Match' at ArcLight Hollywood on March 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK CITY - JANUARY 28: Actress Jennifer Lopez and actor Wesley Snipes attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation Benefit Gala on January 28, 1995 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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The source also revealed that their relationship, while "very new," really kicked off when A-Rod went to go check out J.Lo's Las Vegas show, All I Have, at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood.
"Jen flew to Miami with her kids. She dropped them off there and she and Alex then took their first trip together to the Bahamas to get away," the source said, explaining that Lopez's 9-year-old twins, Emme and Maximilian, are staying with their father, Marc Anthony, at his house in Florida.
The actresses who will portray slain Tejano singer Selena, in an upcoming Warner Bros "Selena," pose together at a news conference June 18. Portraying the younger Selena is ten year old Becky Lee Meza of Texas and Jennifer Lopez (R) as the adult Selena.
UNDATED PUBLICITY PHOTOGRAPH-FOR USE WITH STORY BC-ENTERTAINMENT-STONE - Actress Jennifer Lopez portrays housewife 'Grace McKenna" in director Oliver Stone's latest film "U-Turn" in this undated photograph. "U-Turn" also stars Sean Penn and is currently in release in the United States. After flopping dismally at the box office with his last serious political film, Oliver Stone is hoping to re-ignite his career with the age-old staples of sex, lust, greed, betrayal and murder.
Presenter and nominee Jennifer Lopez shows off her latest fashion at the 42nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 23. Lopez was nominated for Best Dance Recording for her song ["Waiting For Tonight".]
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs "Love Don't Cost A Thing" at the 28th Annual American Music Awards January 8, 2001 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez makes her way down the red carpet as
she arrives at the 74th Academy Awards March 24, 2002 in Hollywood.
Lopez is a presenter at this years ceremony. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
Actress Jennifer Lopez arrives at the Mann National Theatre in Westwood
for the premiere of her new movie "Gigli, July 27, 2003. Lopez and
boyfriend Ben Affleck play mob enforcers involved in the kidnapping of
a prosecutor's brother in order to help save a mob boss from going to
prison. The movie opens August 1. REUTERS/Mike Blake
U.S. singer and actress Jennifer Lopez arrives for the worldwide premier of Pepsi's latest advertisement in Madrid, February 23, 2005. U.S. singer Beyonce Knowles, England soccer captain and Real Madrid star David Beckham and Jennifer Lopez all starred in the advert. REUTERS/Andrea Comas ACO/GB
Jennifer Lopez waves to the crowd as she opens the first-ever "World of JLO" shop in the U.S. in Marshall Field's Chicago State Street Store September 22, 2005. The shop houses the entire JLO and Sweetface collections, intimates, fragrances, jewelry and accessories. REUTERS/John Gress
U.S. singer and actress Jennifer Lopez arrives for Dolce & Gabbana Fall/Winter 2006/07 women's collections show at Milan Fashion Week February 23, 2006. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Singer Jennifer Lopez arrives for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala "Anglomania" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York May 1, 2006. The gala presents a range of work by British fashion designers. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
Singer Marc Anthony and wife, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, arrive at the 7th annual Latin Grammy Awards in New York November 2, 2006. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES)
U.S. actress and singer Jennifer Lopez smiles during a news conference to present her film 'Bordertown' running in competition at the 57th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 15, 2007. The festival runs from February 8-18. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (GERMANY)
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs during the 2007 Fashion Rocks Concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York September 6, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES)
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez poses at the premiere of the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" at the Mann's Village theatre in Westwood, California December 8, 2008. The movie opens in the U.S. on December 25. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES)
Jennifer Lopez smiles on stage after being announced as one the judges for the 10th season of the television show "American Idol" at the Forum in Inglewood, California September 22, 2010. The new season begins on FOX January 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (GRAMMYS-ARRIVALS)
Singer Jennifer Lopez accepts the Favorite Latin Music Artist award at the 2011 American Music Awards in Los Angeles November 20, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (AMA-SHOW)
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs during a concert that is part of her "Dance Again World Tour" in Berlin October 13, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress and pop star Jennifer Lopez arrives with boyfriend Casper Smart at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Redmond (UNITED STATES - Tags: Entertainment) (GOLDENGLOBES-ARRIVALS)
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez blows a kiss at photographers as she poses on her star after it was unveiled on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs "First Love" onstage at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Marcus (UNITED STATES-Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)(BILLBOARDAWARDS-SHOW)
Judge Jennifer Lopez reacts as balloons fall during the American Idol XIII 2014 Finale in Los Angeles, California May 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (AMERICANIDOL-SHOW)
Jennifer Lopez performs "Booty" during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (MUSIC-AMERICANMUSICAWARDS-SHOW)
Singer Jennifer Lopez wears a gown by Elie Saab as she arrives at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-ARRIVALS)
Actress Jennifer Lopez and singer Harry Connick Jr attend Fox's American Idol XIV Finalist Party at The District Restaurant in Los Angeles, California March 11, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada May 17, 2015. REUTERS/L.E. Baskow
Actress Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni