Jennifer Garner’s BiographyJennifer Garner is a popular American actress, director, producer, and a successful business lady. She has received Golden Globe awards multiple times. Garner is Ben Affleck’s ex-wife and a mother of three children; she managed to combine her family duties with a successful career.
Early YearsJennifer is the middle daughter of a chemical engineer William John Garner and a school teacher, Patricia Ann Garner. Jennifer has two sisters: an elder sister Melissa and a younger sister Susannah.
The mother took care of the girls’ upbringing; her aim was to turn them into real ladies. Melissa was the favorite and the role model in the family. Being a brilliant student, she graduated from school with honors and got a university scholarship.
However, Jennifer’s father didn’t take her creative hobbies seriously; he wanted his daughter to follow in his footsteps. After graduating from school, Jennifer didn’t dare to contradict her father and enrolled at the Chemistry Faculty of Denison University. Nevertheless, two years later, she made her point and transferred to the Drama Faculty, which she successfully completed in 1994.
Acting CareerInitially, Jennifer played the understudy to leading actresses; later, she took part in sideshows and group scenes. In her free time, Jennifer moonlighted as a waitress and attended auditions, dreaming of movie roles. However, her career in New York wasn’t working out, so the young actress decided to move to Los Angeles, closer to the hills of Hollywood.
In the course of three years, the shy provincial starlet turned into a promising emerging actress; her filmography was growing speedily. In 1998, Garner played the main character’s sweetheart in the drama series Felicity. This movie did not just move her one step closer to fame, it gave her a chance to meet her first husband, actor Scott Foley.
In spite of a tough divorce and a lot of personal drama, Jennifer managed to stay on track; she keeps pleasing her fans with new spectacular roles. The actress played the dramatic role of a sick girl’s mother in a moving drama film Miracles from Heaven (2016); she co-starred with Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston in the comedy Mother’s Day (2016); she expertly portrayed a cold-blooded murderer in the drama thriller Peppermint (2018); and she played the mother of a gay teenager in the family drama Love, Simon (2018).