Date of Birth:
April 17, 1972
Houston, Texas, United States In a Relationship With:Ben Affleck Best Quotes:
“Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you've lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren't too bad, what more do you need?”
“I knew we were going to marry someday, but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed. And surprised he had bought a ring. I ran around the yard screaming.”
“I think that it's not as crazily different, my job, from anyone else's, as people let themselves believe. I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is, but it's really not that.”
Jennifer Garner (born Jennifer Anne Garner in Houston, Texas on April 17, 1972) is an actress and film producer. Throughout her conservative upbringing, Jennifer danced ballet and went to church every Sunday. She received a degree in Fine Arts from Denison University. After a series of small parts in movies such as Dude Where’s My Car and Pearl Harbor, Jennifer caught the public eye in 2001 on J.J. Abram’s ABC show Alias. Throughout the five years Alias ran, she was nominated for four consecutive Golden Globes for “Best Actress in a Television Series-Drama” and won the award in 2002. She was also nominated for multiple Emmy awards and won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2005 for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series. Jennifer’s first marriage was to Scott Foley whom she met on the set of Felicity. The two separated in 2003 and became officially divorced in 2004. She dated Alias costar Michael Vartan for a short while after her divorce. Jennifer’s breakout movie role was as Ben Affleck’s love interest, Elektra Natchios, in the 2003 movie Daredevil. However, she stole the screen as the lead, a preteen girl who has her wish come true when she wakes up as her 30-year-old self, in 13 Going on 30 (2004). Jennifer also appeared in the 2007 indie flick, Juno, as a young wife hoping to adopt pregnant teen, Juno’s (Ellen Page), baby. In mid-2004, Jennifer began dating Daredevil co-star Ben Affleck. He proposed to her on her 33rd birthday with a Harry Winston diamond ring. The two married on June 29, 2005 in the Caribbean; Jennifer was 3 months pregnant with their oldest daughter Violet at the time. Violet was born December 1, 2004 and Ben and Jen now have another daughter named Seraphina who was born on January 6, 2009 and a son named Samuel who was born on February 27, 2012. Jennifer most recently starred in the remake of Arthur with Russell Brand and The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
Best Known For:
Jennifer played CIA agent Sydney Bristow in the ABC show Alias for five years before becoming a film actress. Her marriage to Ben Affleck and her three young children have made her a tabloid regular.
Jennifer topped the Maxim’s Hot 100 List in 2002. This sexy actress was once married to Scott Foley and dated co-star Michael Vartan before eventually settling down with hubby and co-star Ben Affleck. The Hollywood golden couple have three children together, adorable Violet, Seraphina and Samuel.