Jennifer Garner was born on April 17, 1972 in Houston, Texas to Patricia Ann and Bill Garner. Her mother worked as an English teacher and her father maintained a career as a chemical engineer. She grew up with two sisters, Melissa and Susannah. Garner earned her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts at Denison University before moving to New York City in the 1990s to begin a career in acting.
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In 2000, Garner married fellow actor Scott Foley after meeting in 1998 on the set of Felicity. After Garner rose to fame through her acting career, it led to the couple’s divorce in 2004. In the same year, she began dating actor Ben Affleck and the two became engaged on her 33rd birthday. They married in 2005 when Garner was four months pregnant with her first child, Violet. They went on to have two more children, Seraphina and Samuel.
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Garner began her career by appearing in theater in New York City and first starred in The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Her first role on-screen was in Dude, Where’s My Car?, following with Pearl Harbor,, Daredevil and Catch Me if You Can. It was Garner’s reoccurring role in J.J. Abram’s Alias that established a steady career in Hollywood after five seasons on air and granted her four Golden Globe awards. She originally earned $45,000 an episode but her salary increased to $150,000 per episode. She quickly went on to star in 13 Going on 30, earning $3 million, and the on-screen hit film, Juno. In 2006, she started her own production company, Vandalia Films, and went on to star in and produce Butter in 2011. She also has appeared in over 15 television series and even signed a contract with Neutrogena. Today, Garner’s net worth is an estimated $63 million as her latest projects include The Odd Life of Timothy Green in 2012, and Serena. In 2013, she added an additional film to her resume with Dallas Buyers Club.