Jennifer Garner Net Worth and Salary: Jennifer Garner is an American actress and film producer who has a net worth of $80 million. Jennifer is also a highly paid product advocate for brands like Capital One and Neutrogena.
was in the Woody Allen film Deconstructing Harry, but most of her performance was cut from the final cut of the film. Garner was cast in JJ Abrams’ popular college drama Felicity in 1998, which was her most significant role to date. She has had minor roles in popular films such as 2000’s Dude, Where’s My Car? and the 2001 war epic Pearl Harbor.
2001 proved to be a turning point in Garner’s career when she starred as Sydney Bristow on ABC’s Alias. JJ Abrams, the series’ creator, wrote the role with her in mind. Alias aired for five seasons, with Garner’s salary slowly increasing until it was $150,000 per episode by the end of the series. The series was successful with both audiences and critics, and Garner received many award nominations and wins for her performance.
While working on Alias, she continued to work on the film intermittently. After being impressed with her performance in Alias, Steven Spielberg personally called and offered her a small role in 2002’s Catch Me If You Can. Her first film role in a co-star was opposite Ben Affleck in 2003’s Daredevil. She landed her leading role in the acclaimed romantic comedy 13 Going on 30 in 2004. The film grossed $96 million worldwide and Garner was acclaimed for her effortlessly charming portrayal of the lead character Jenna. After a year-long hiatus when Alias came to an end, she returned to work in 2007 with the big hit Juno, a film directed by Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman. Her work as Vanessa, a woman desperate to adopt a child,
Garner returned to the stage in late 2007 and early 2008, playing Roxanne and co-starring with Kevin Kline in Cyrano de Bergerac on Broadway, where she received rave reviews for her performance. Shortly after, she became a spokesperson for the Neutrogena skincare line.
Garner went on to do romantic comedy, including 2009’s The Invention of Lies, where she played Ricky Gervais in his directorial debut, again earning praise for her impeccable comedic timing.
Garner made his debut as a mother opposite Joel Edgerton in the 2012 drama The Strange Life of Timothy Green. The film had modest financial success and received mixed reviews. Garner collaborated with Matthew McConaughey on the 2013 drama Dallas Buyer’s Club, in which she played the role of a doctor treating AIDS patients in Texas in the 1980s. Once again, she was praised by critics and fans alike for her sensitive and poignant performance.
Garner has continued to hone her acting skills and has continued to appear in major roles throughout the 2010s. She is often praised for her ability to connect with audiences on an emotional and humorous level. In August 2018, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2019, it was announced that she would star in Yes Day, a Netflix comedy directed by Miguel Arteta.
Activism: Garner is a strong advocate for early childhood education. She is an ambassador and serves on the Board of Trustees for Save the Children, which advances national literacy and early childhood education efforts. She frequently visits families involved in the Early Steps to School Success program, which helps families obtain early childhood education support.
Garner is a strong advocate for early childhood education.
While Jennifer has stated that she’s not an overly political person, she has made donations to various Democratic politicians, including Wendy Davis. Garner also held two fundraisers for Barack Obama in 2008 and a fundraiser in support of Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Garner has been vocal in supporting laws protecting children of celebrities from paparazzi. She testified alongside Halle Berry in August 2013 to support a bill that was passed and is now California law to protect children from photographer harassment.
Personal Life: Jennifer Garner was married to actor Scott Foley from 2000 – 2004. They met on the set of Felicity in 1998. She was then married to actor/product/director Ben Affleck, whom she met on the set of Pearl Harbor from 2005 to 2015. Garner and Affleck, who have three children together, announced their split on June 30, 2015. Their divorce was finalized in October 2018. It was reported that there was no marriage contract.
Honorable Mentions: In 2002, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for Alias. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for the same role in 2005. Garner has won several other awards and has been nominated for more than 50, including three more Golden Globes and four Primetime Emmy Awards.
Real Estate: In 2009, Jen and Ben spent $17.55 million on a home in LA’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood. Jennifer lived in this house until the end of 2018. After she and the kids moved out, Ben and Jen sold this mansion to Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine in January 2019 for $32 million. That same month, Jennifer spent $8 million on a new home in Los Angeles’ Brentwood Park neighborhood. In April 2018, Ben bought a mansion in the Pacific Palisades for $19 million.
|Apr 17, 1972 (48 years old)
|5ft 8in (1.73m)
|Actor, TV Producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor, Businessman, Voice Actor, TV Director
|United States of America