Quick Facts of Jennifer Garner

  • Full NameJennifer Garner
  • Net Worth$60 million
  • Date of Birth17 April, 1972
  • NicknameGarner
  • Marital Status Single
  • BirthplaceHouston, Texas, U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2007
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Aries
Jennifer Garner

The actress who rose to stardom portraying CIA officer Sydney Bristow in the ABC spy-action thriller Alias is none other than Jennifer Garner. She is an American actress who received a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her incredible acting skills.

Garner made a cameo apperance in Catch Me If You Can while appearing on Alias. She was married twice in her life and shares three children with her second husband.

A native of Houston

Jennifer Garner was born as Jennifer Anne Garner on April 17, 1972, in Houston, Texas, the United States of America. Garner holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She moved to Charleston, West Virginia, at the age of three with father William John Garner and mother, Patricia Anna. Her dad worked as a chemical engineer for Union Carbide, and her mother was a homemaker and later, she served as a English teacher at a local college.

Jennifer Garner in her childhood days
Jennifer Garner’s childhood picture, Image Source: Instagram

She grew up in Houston, along with her two siblings. In the same way, Jennifer attended a local United Methodist and Vacation Bible School.

Graduate of Denison University

Jennifer joined George Washington High School in Charleston. Later she enrolled at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1994. As a college student, Garner did the summer stock theater in her hometown of Charleston, West Virginia.

Rose to Stardom

Jennifer made her first screen debut playing Melissa Gilbert’s daughter in the romance miniseries Zoya. She starred as a Amish woman in the television movie Harvest of Fire in 1996. After appearing in the independent short film In Harm’s Way, she made one-off appearances in the legal drama law and order, featuring George Dzundza, Dann Florek, Michael Moriarty, and Carey Lowell.

Additionally, she gained her first lead role in the television series Rose Hill after moving to Los Angeles in 1997. Also, she is credited for films like Catch and Release, Juno, Dallas Buyers Club, Draft Day, Danny Collins and Nine Lives.

Married Twice

The 47 years old American actress is currently single, however, she was married twice in her life. She married Scott Folley, whom she met on the set of Felicity in 1998. The former couple tied the knot at their home on October 19, 2000. But, sadly, their married life ended into a divorce after three years of togetherness. The two separated in May 2003 due to irreconcilable differences.

Jennifer Garner with her ex-husband
Jennifer Garner with her first husband, Scott, Photo Source: E!Online

Following her divorce, Jennifer dated Alias co-star Michael Vartan from August 2003 to mid-2004. Unfortunately, things didn’t work in their favor, and the two parted their ways. Then she began dating Ben Affleck in mid-2004, whom she met on sets of Pearl Harbor and Daredevil.

Jennifer Garner with her former partner Ben
Jennifer Garner and her husband Ben Affleck, Picture Source: People.com

The couple exchanged their wedding vows in a private Turks and Caicos ceromany on June 29, 2005. Canadian actor Victor Garber and his husband Rainer Andreesen were the only guests on their wedding. Although they were together for a long time, they parted their ways. They jointly filed legal documents in April 2017and their divorce was finalized in October 2018.

Mother of three Children

Jennifer shares three children with husband Ben from their long span of marriage. The ex-couple has two daughters and one son. Even though the couple is no more together, they share mutual custody of their children.

Net Worth- $60 Million

Pearl Harbor has earned an impressive net worth from her works. The considerable amount of Jennifer’s net worth is $60 million as of 2020. As a theatre actress, she earns around $1000 to $2000 per week and appearing as a guest character in tv series, Jennifer earns around $35000 to $50000 per episode.

In addition, she has portrayed her roles in many movies, and from the films, she receives a big chunk of money. Although the exact model of her salary is not available but looking at her films with A-Listed actors, we can say that Jennifer has an average salary of $1 million per annum.

On the other hand, her ex-husband Ben Affleck has a net worth of $130 million as per celebrity net worth.  His largest career acting paycheck is $15 million which he earned from the 2003 movie ‘Paycheck’. Along with actor Matt Damon, Ben earned $300000 for the sale of ‘Good Will Hunting’ screenplay. From the film Reindeer Games, he received $6 million and earned $250000 per day, appearing in Pearl Harbor.