Jennifer Garner Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Education, Relationship, Career, TV Shows & Movies, Awards, Net Worth

Jennifer Garner’s Bio

Jennifer Garner is an accomplished American actress, producer and businesswoman. She rose to fame with her notable roles in both television and film, displaying her talent, charm, and versatility in “Daredevil” (2003), “Yes Day” (2021) and “Family Switch” (2023).

Jennifer Garner Age

Born Jennifer Anne Garner on 17 April 1972, in Houston, Texas, United States, she is 51 years as of 2023.

Jennifer Garner’s Height and Weight

She is approximately 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall, with a weight of around 61 kg. Her physical attributes contribute to her grace and presence on screen.

Jennifer Garner’s Family

Garner was born to William John Garner (father), who worked as a chemical engineer for Union Carbide and  Patricia Ann English (mother), who was a homemaker and later an English teacher at a local college. She has two sisters, Susannah Kay Garner Carpenter and Melissa Garner Wylie.

Jennifer Garner with her family

Jennifer Garner Education

She attended George Washington High School in Charleston, West Virginia. Later, Garner pursued a degree in drama at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, before relocating to New York to pursue her acting career.

Before gracing Hollywood screens, she dedicated herself to theatre training. In 1993, she immersed herself in the prestigious National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, spending the fall semester honing her skills. College summers weren’t for lounging – she actively gained experience in summer stock theatre productions. By 1994, her passion and hard work paid off when she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre performance, fully equipped to take on the world of acting.

Jennifer Garner’s Relationship

Jennifer Garner’s love life has been a whirlwind of connections and collaborations. Her first marriage, to co-star Scott Foley in 2000, sadly ended in 2003. After a brief relationship with her “Alias” co-star Michael Vartan, she found love again with Ben Affleck in 2004. Their bond, forged on the sets of “Pearl Harbor” and “Daredevil”, blossomed into a marriage in 2005 and blessed them with three children, 2 daughters; Violet Anne Affleck and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck, and a son called Samuel Garner Affleck. However, their fairy tale ended in 2015, leading to a finalized divorce in 2018.

Jennifer Garner with her kids

Throughout this time, Garner remained a pillar of support for Affleck during his struggles with alcoholism, even crediting Al-Anon for transforming their dynamic. Although they both moved on, their commitment to co-parenting their children remained strong.

Since 2018, Garner has been engaged in an on-again-off-again relationship with businessman John C. Miller, navigating the complexities of modern love with the wisdom and strength she has cultivated through her experiences.

Jennifer Garner with John Miller

Jennifer Garner’s Career

Jennifer Garner’s career began modestly with the TV film adaptation of Danielle Steel‘s novel “Zoya.”, but her talent quickly blossomed. She gained prominence in the Fox teen drama “Time of Your Life” (1999–2000), followed by supporting roles in Hollywood blockbusters like “Pearl Harbor” (2001) and “Catch Me If You Can” (2002).

Her defining moment came with the portrayal of CIA officer Sydney Bristow in the ABC action series “Alias” (2001–2006), which earned her accolades including a Golden Globe, a SAG Award, and four Primetime Emmy nominations.

Garner then showcased her versatility with charming performances in romantic comedies like “13 Going on 30” (2004), “Juno” (2007), “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” (2009), and “Valentine’s Day” (2010), while also flexing her action chops as Elektra in “Daredevil” (2003) and its spin-off, “Elektra” (2005).

Jennifer Garner as Elektra

In recent years, she has balanced indie dramas like “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) and family comedies including “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” (2014), “Love, Simon” (2018), and “Yes Day” (2021). She has also proven her action prowess in “Peppermint” (2018), and “The Adam Project” (2022)” and recently starred in the Apple TV+ series “The Last Thing He Told Me” (2023).

Beyond acting, Garner is a passionate advocate for early childhood education and children’s rights by serving on the board of Save the Children USA. She also co-founded the organic baby food company “Once Upon a Farm” and actively campaigns against the harassment of celebrity children by paparazzi.

Jennifer Garner’s TV Shows & Movies

Notable TV shows and movies featuring Garner include:

  • “Alias” (2001-2006)
  • “Daredevil” (2003)
  • “13 Going on 30” (2004)
  • “Elektra” (2005)
  • “Juno” (2007)
  • “Valentine’s Day” (2010)
  • “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013)
  • “Love, Simon” (2018)
  • “Yes Day” (2021)
  • “The Adam Project” (2022)”
  • “The Last Thing He Told Me” (2023)
  • “Family Switch” (2023)
Jennifer Garner in the film Family Switch

Jennifer Garner’s Awards

Garner has been nominated multiple times and received several awards throughout her career, including;

  • Golden Globe Awards 2002: Best Actress – Television Series Drama in “Alias”
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards 2003: Best Breakthrough Female Performance in “Daredevil”
  • Saturn Awards 2003: Best Actress on Television in “Alias”
  • Teen Choice Awards 2004: Choice TV Actress: Action for “Alias”
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards 2005: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series in “Alias”
  • People’s Choice Awards 2006: Favorite Female Action Star in “Elektra”
  • People’s Choice Awards 2006: Favorite Female TV Performer in “Alias”
Jennifer Garner won the Hasty Pudding Theatrical Awards for Woman of the Year

Jennifer Garner’s Net Worth

Jennifer Garner has an estimated net worth of $80 million. Her earnings primarily stem from her successful acting career and various endorsements.

Garner’s journey is a testament to her talent, resilience, and commitment to both her craft and her values. She has seamlessly navigated genres, captivated audiences, and carved her unique path in the entertainment industry while using her platform to champion important causes.

Jennifer Garner’s Social Media

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