Jennifer Anne Garner, also known as just Jennifer Garner, is an American actress, voice over actress, producer, director, spokesperson, and businesswoman.
Stage Name: Jennifer Garner
Full Name: Jennifer Anne Garner
Birthday: April 17, 1972
Place of Origin: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height: 5 ft 8 in.
Sexual Orientation: Straight Female
Status: Single, Divorced
Spouse: None, ex-husbands: Scott Foley m. 2000-2004; Ben Affleck m. 2005-2018
Profession: Actress, voice over actress, film producer, director, spokesperson, and businesswoman.
Total Net Worth: $80 million
Jennifer Anne Garner was born in Houston, Texas on April 17, 1972 to parents William John Garner and Patricia Ann English.
Her father, William, was a chemical engineer who worked for Union Carbide, while her mother, Patricia, was a homemaker and then an English teacher at a local college. Jennifer Garner is the second and middle child of 3 children, all daughters. Her parents are conservative and growing up Jennifer and her sisters were not allowed to paint their nails, wear make up, ear piercing, or hair dye.
When she was just 3 years old, her family moved to Charleston, West Virginia. At Charleston, Jennifer attended George Washington High School. She then attended uni at Denison University in Granville, Ohio where she majored at first in chemistry and shifted to theater after 3 years.
She is a member of a sorority, Pi Beta Phi. Jennifer Garner made use of her school break like college summers in which she worked at summer stock theater. In 1992, Jennifer worked at the Timber Lake Playhouse in Mount Carroll, Illinois. In 1993, she worked at Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan.
Also in 1993, Jennifer studied at the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut, during the fall semester. In 1994, Jennifer Garner graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts major in Theater. In 1995, she then moved to New York City and pursued acting.
Jennifer Garner was married twice. First to Scott Foley which she married on October 19, 2000 at their home. She met Scott in 1998 on the set of Felicity. The couple divorce in May 2003.
Then on June 29, 2005, Jennifer married Ben Affleck. She and Affleck met in 2001 on the set of Pearl Harbor and then worked together again in the movie in 2003 entitled “Daredevil”. The couple had 3 children namely: Violet, born in 2009; Seraphina, born in 2013, and Samuel, born in 2012. After many years of being married, Jennifer and Ben jointly filed for divorce.
Jennifer Garner landed minor roles in miniseries and television movies such as Zoya, Harvest of Fire, Dead man’s Walk, In Harm’s Way, Swift Justice, and Law & Order. In 1997, Jennifer moved to Los Angeles and landed on her first leading role, Rose Hill, a television movie. And then, she landed her first feature film appearance in the period drama entitled “Washington Square”.
Jennifer has landed roles in the next few years such as Deconstructing Harry, Mr. Magoo, Felicity, Significant Others, Time of Your Life, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, Dude Where’s My Car, Stealing Time, and Pearl Harbor.
In 2001, she starred in ABC’s Alias as Sydney Bristow which the series proved to be a turning point of her career. The creator of the show had Jennifer in mind to play the role.
The series aired for five seasons and has garnered successful feedback from critics and audience. With Alias, Jennifer has been nominated for several times and garnered wins for her performance. She went on a year break after Alias ended, and then returned to films such as Juno which is a successful hit.
It was when she shifted to film that also made a highlight on her acting career when Steven Spielberg offered her the role of a high-class call girl in the movie entitled “Catch Me if You Can” in 2002. In 2003, she did a voice over as herself in the animated series entitled “The Simpsons”.
Jennifer landed on a role in the movie entitled Daredevil a year after Catch Me if You Can. The year when he landed on Daredevil, she also played in her first leading role in the movie “13 Going On 30” which she was praised for her charming and effortless performance. Also, the movie grossed an amount of $96 million globally. In the later 2007 and early 2008, Jennifer Garner returned to the stage performance. She starred on Broadway’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” where she played Roxanne.
Jennifer Garner has a successful career in the movie industry. She has numerous successful films such as the movie “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”, “Dallas Buyers Club”, “Butter”, “Draft Day”, “Men, Women & Children”, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good”, Miracles from Heaven”, “‘Nine Lives”, “Danny Collins”, “Wakefield”, “A Happening of Monumental Proportions”, “The Tribes of Palos Verdes”. In 2018, she has played in movies such as “Llama, Llama”, “Love, Simon”, “Camping”, and “Peppermint”. Also in 2018, Jennifer has earned her spot in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has an upcoming movie entitled “Yes Day”.
Aside from her acting career, she is involved in a lot of ventures. Jennifer is also a product endorser for brands like Capital One and Neutrogena which is highly-paid. She is an ambassador for Save the Children and served on the board of trustees. Jennifer is a democratic political supporter in which she hosted fund-raisers and donated to campaigns.
Jennifer Garner is also a businesswoman. She co-founded the company with John Foraker in called Once Upon a Farm. The company is an organic fresh baby food brand. Jennifer is the Chief brand Officer of the company. The product is available to Women, Infants, Children (WIC).
Jennifer Garner Total Net Worth
Jennifer Garner has made her fortune mostly from her acting career. She also has income from other ventures such as being an endorser of companies which added to her fortune.
Jennifer Garner has an estimated net worth of $80 million.