Jennifer Garner is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $40 million. She was born on April 17, 1972 in Houston. She is the daughter of Patricia and William. Her mother is an English teacher and her father is a chemical engineer. Her childhood was a good one, despite the fact that she moved around a lot as a child due to her father’s job with Union Carbide. She ended up living in West Virginia most of her childhood after moving around a lot, and that is where she graduated from high school and where she left to go off and attend college. She has one younger sister. She states that her family was strict, but that they had a lot of good rules and that she never felt that she was unable to be herself or do what she wanted because of the rules.
When she was only three, she began ballet lessons. She loved to dance, but she never had any desire to become a ballerina as a career choice. She simply loved the idea of being able to dance, and she did that throughout much of her childhood. She decided that she wanted to attend college, so she moved to Ohio and attended Denison University. She graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts, and she later decided to go to the National Theater Institute in Connecticut. She decided she would be a doctor or a librarian or something practical. She did not want to become an actress. However, she changed her mind when she began working in the business and really did enjoy it.
Though she worked for many years, Jennifer Garner did not make a big break in her acting career until she was cast in Felicity in 2001. She had a minor recurring role, but it was enough for her to get her name in the door. It was when she was given the lead role of Sydney Bristow in a hit drama called Alias that she really made it big. From there she was given lead roles in superhero films and in romantic comedies, and she became one of the most famous actresses of our time. She’s working all the time, and she’s good at what she does.
She married Scott Foley in 2000 and the couple divorced in 2003. She spent a year dating actor Michael Vartan in 2004, and she eventually went on to marry her “Daredevil” costar Ben Affleck in 2005. They now have three children; they have two little girls and a son. They announced that they had decided to end their marriage in 2015, but so far have still be living together, vacationing together and doing everything as a family. She currently works on her production company, keeping her kids as grounded as possible and taking them to church every Sunday. Her family comes first, and she’s the first to admit that they are the ones that mean the most to her; she even says her estranged husband is the love of her life.
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