Who is Ginnifer Goodwin, and what is she famous for?

Ginnifer Goodwin is an American actress and a producer. She was born in Memphis, Tennesee, United stated of America. Ginnifer was born to Linda Kantor Goodwin and Tim Goodwin. Her real name was Jennifer Michelle “Ginnifer.” Goodwin. She spent her entire childhood in Tennesse with her parents. Goodwill was interested in acting from her beginning. Additionally,  to her acting career, her father made her study working in a theater where she learned her necessary acting skills.

Ginnifer Goodwill is popularly known for her movies’ roles, Like the dramatic film is Mona Lisa Smile, walk the Line. Actually, she is known for her role in the HBO drama series Big Love. Ginnifer has also acted in movies like He’s Just Not that into you, Ramona, and Beezus, Something Borrowed. Matter of fact, she has also a voice-over in the movie named Rinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast.

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Ginnifer was born to Tim Goodwin and Linda Goodwin. Her father, Tim, was the owner of a private recording studio, and her mother, Linda, was a teacher and also worked as an employee in FedEx.Goodwin described that she changed her name from Jennifer to Ginnifer. She loved her grandparents, and she used to spent time with them. She also had a younger sister, and her name is Melissa Goodwin. Melissa is a Stop-Motion Animator on Robot Chicken.

Early life

Ginnifer was born on May 22, 1968, in Tennessee, United States. she spent her entire Childhood in Tenessa. Furthermore,  She was raised in a  Catholic Family. She did her Baptism in the year 1973 in Bat matzah Church. Ginnifer used to love candy and chocolates as a kid. She, along with her sister, used to spent their time in their father’s office. Looking back, Ginnifer described her childhood as a “Happy Place.”


Ginnifer Goodwin did her early education at St. Mary’s Episcopal school in 1996. She also attended Lausanne Collegiate School that ear. She was one of the best students in that school. Her primary subject was major English. The school offered her a scholarship watching her results and hard work.

She attended Hanover college just for one year. Later, she attended Boston University. Goodwin graduated from Boston in 2002. She started her career in acting and performance while staying in Boston.

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Gennifer started her career in the movie in 2003. Her first debut in the movie was in Mona Lisa smile. She was cast as Connie Baker. After 2004, she acts in the movie named Win a Date With Tad Hamilton in Cathy’s role feely. 

Between 2005 and 2010, Gennifer has acted in Movies like walk the line as Vivan Liberto cash, Love comes to the Executioner as Dori Dumchovic, In the Land of Women as Janey, day Zero as Milly Rifkin, Birds of America as Ida Tanager, He’s Just not that into you as Gigi Philips, A single man as  Mrs. Strunk, Ramona, and Beezus as Aunt “Bea” Beatrice. She still is friends with the cast of Birds of America including Lauren Graham, Hillary swank, Ben Foster, and Matthew Perry.

Her best movie for that decade was Walk the line.

She has worked on more than Six movies after 2010, such as Take Me Home Tonight as Banky. Goodwin starred alongside famous actors like Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, Chris Pratt, Jeanie Hacket, and Lucy Punch. She also acted on something Borrow as Rachel whiter, Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast as Fawn, Zootopia as Judy Hopps. In inker bell and the legend of the never beast and zootopia, she has worked as a voice-over actress.

TV Shows

Goodwill started taking steps in TV series after debuting in the series named Law& Order. This was a popular series, and she acts as Erica in the episodes Myth of Fingerprints. That year, Gennifer also acted on Ed as Diana Snyder. She got her first lead role in this series. This series started in the year 2001 and ended in 2003. we can see her acting in 2 seasons and 25 episodes on this series.

Later in 2002, she acted on Porn ‘n Chicken as Maya. She rose to fame after she acted on the 2005 popular series named Robot chicken. Her performance in that movie is admirable. Between 2005 and 2015,  we can see this slanted actress in series like Big love as Margene Hoffman. Crappy Holiday presents. SpongeBob Squarepants in short role of Purple-Haired Mermaid, Margene’s Blog as Margene Henrickson, Five as Charlotte, once upon a time as Mary Margaret, Electric City as Jean Marie, and many more.

As of the latest, we can see the Gorgeous Goodwill in the popular series “Why women kill.”

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Awards and Nominations

Hard work pays off. Such an instance is Gennifer Goodwin. Matter of fact, She has won many prestigious awards for her outstanding performances and has been Nominate for more than ten awards. Goodwin won the award for the category of Voice arts Award for her voice-over role in the series Zootopia in 2016. She has also won the Best Animated Female award for this movie In 2017. Goodwin has been nominated for awards like Favorite fantasy actress, Favourite Frenemies, and many more.

Ginnifer Goodwin Husband

Gennifer loves to isolate herself and loves to keep her personal life as private as possible. She is married to Josh Dallas in the year 2014. These cute couples have two children together.

Social Media Presence

Goodwin is not on any social media as she loves to keep her life as private as possible. Actually, there is a fan-made Facebook page in her name.

Net worth

In addition to acting and producing, Goodwin also runs a private studio just like her father.

Her net worth is $12 million, according to January 2021.


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