Who is Jennifer Garner?

Jennifer Garner is one of the well-known actress and a producer who has been actively involved in the entertainment field from 1995 to till date. She has appeared in different kinds of series, followed by movies. One of her best roles was in a TV series ‘Alias,’ where she portrayed the role of Sydney Bristow, which was much appreciated and praised. From this role, she has gained much popularity, which eventually led her to step in Hollywood movies. She is also known from the movie ‘Daredevil,’ which is an adaptation of a comic book story. Apart from acting, she is also an activist. She is the ambassador for ‘Save the Children’ and is co-founder of the organic baby food company ‘Once Upon a Farm.’

Quick Info
Full NameJennifer Garner
ProfessionActress, Producer
Birth DateApril 17, 1972
Birth PlaceHouston, Texas
Star SignAries
ParentsFather: William John 'Bill' Garner
Mother: Patricia Ann
SisterMelissa Lynn Garner Wylie and Susannah Kay Garner Carpenter
HusbandScott Foley (divorced)
Ben Affleck (divorced)
John C. Miller (divorced)
Net Worth$80 million
Height5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm)
Weight54 kg (120lbs)
Body Measurements34-25-35 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark Brown


Jennifer Garner was born on April 17, 1972, in Houston, Texas. Her father, William John ‘Bill’ Garner, was a chemical engineer, and her mother, Patricia Ann, was an English teacher. She grew alongside her sisters Melissa Lynn Garner Wylie and Susannah Kay Garner Carpenter in West Virginia. She is currently 48 years old with Aries sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Jennifer Garner holds an American nationality. She follows Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cm) tall and weighs around 54 kg (120lbs). Her body measurements are 34-25-35 inches, respectively. She has a pair of hazel colored eyes with dark brown hair color complimenting her slim body figure.

Early Life/Education

Jennifer Garner grew up in a conservative environment. She took ballet lessons from the age of three and continued dancing throughout her youth. However, she did not want to become a dancer. She attended George Washington High School in Charleston and later enrolled at Denison University to study drama. Initially, she wanted to become a doctor or a librarian. She also studied at National Theater Institute and graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater performance in 1994.


Early Career 

Before stepping into television and film, Jennifer Garner landed her roles in the Atlanta production of two Shakespeare plays, ‘The Merchant of Venice’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in 1994. Moreover, she also became an understudy for the play ‘A Month in the Country’ at Roundabout Theatre Company in 1995.


Jennifer Garner made her first television entry in the television film ‘Danielle Steel’s Zoya’ in 1995. Following that, she she then appeared in an episode of series like ‘Harvest of Fire,’ ‘Dead Man’s Walk,’ ‘Swift Justice,’ ‘Law and Order,’ and ‘Spin City’ in 1996. The next year she appeared as Mary Rose in the television film ‘Rose Hill.’ She also appeared in the lead role in the 1998 drama series ‘Significant Others’ as Nell Glennon and in the 1999 series’ Time of Your Life’ as Romy Sullivan. The most prominent work in Jennifer’s career is ‘Alias,’ which ran from 2001 to 2006. She played the role of Sydney Bristow and received her first break. During those years, she also hosted an episode of the show named ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2003. The same year, she also lent her voice in ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Martha Speaks.’

Similarly, she then took a long gap from TV series and returned with a comeback in the 2018 series as the main lead where she lent her voice for the character Mama Llama in the series’ Llama Llama’. She played as Kathryn McSorley-Jodell in the leading role in comedy television series ‘Camping.’ Recently, she appeared in an episode of ‘Home Movie: The Princess Bride.’

Jennifer Garner Film

Jennifer Garner was noticed in the film industry from her different series. She made her first big-screen appearance in the movie, ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?’ in 2000. The following year, she played a supporting role in ‘Stealing Time’ and ‘Pearl Harbor.’ She also made a cameo role in the 2002 film ‘Catch Me If You Can.’ Likewise, she received her breakthrough moment in 2003 in the movie’ Daredevil.’ She played the character of Elektra Natchios, who is the love interest of Ben Affleck’s character. This film was an adaptation of a comic book.

Furthermore, she appeared in various genres of movies like ‘Elektra’ in 2005, ‘The Kingdom’ in 2007, ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’ in 2009, ‘Valentine’s Day’ in 2010, and many more. In 2011, she played and also produced the film’ Butter’. She featured in other movies in 2012 like ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ and ‘Arthur.’ Likewise, in 2013 she starred in a biographical drama film alongside Matthew McConaughey in ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’ This film was a box office success and received favorable reviews.

Additionally, in 2014 she starred opposite to Kevin Costner in the sports drama film ‘Draft Day.’ She was also seen in the Disney adaptation of the popular children’s book, ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.’ Likewise, the next year she played in the comedy-drama film ‘Danny Collins’ where she had a supporting role. She also featured in the comedy film ‘Nine Lives’, where she lead a role named Lara Brand opposite Kevin Spacey in 2016. She became a cast in ‘Mother’s Day,’ ‘Nine Lives,’ and ‘Wakefield’ the same year. Furthermore, she featured in the 2018 movie ‘Love, Simon,’ based on the novel ‘Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda’. She had her recent project, ‘Wonder Park’ in 2019, where she played as a voice actor.


Jennifer Garner has been nominated 11 times, winning 2 of them as her contribution to this field. She has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series. She has also received Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Television Series Drama for her role in the series’ Alias.’

Personal Life

Jennifer Garner married to Scott Foley in 2000 and got divorced from him in 2003. She then dated Ben Affleck and married in 2005 in a private ceremony in the Caribbean. This couple together has three children, two daughters and one son named Violet Anne Affleck, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, and Samuel Garner Affleck. Sadly, they also divorced in October 2018. She then dated businessman John C. Miller after her divorce but again broke up in early 2020.


Jennifer Garner has active social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@jennifer.garner) has 9.4 million followers. Likewise, her official Facebook page has 1.7 million likes and 5.5 million followers.

Net Worth

Jennifer Garner is a beautiful and amazing actress, has gained the name, fame, and a handsome amount of wealth. Her estimated net worth as of 2020 is $80 million.