Jennifer Garner Unfiltered: 20+ Reasons Why She’s Hollywood’s Realist Star

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Jennifer Garner’s Instagram page is a great source of positive vibes. The actress frequently posts backstage photos, videos of herself riding a lawn mower, and dancing in front of the camera. She also has a great sense of humor and often makes fun of herself and her friends. If you’re looking for a daily dose of positivity, Jennifer’s Instagram page is definitely worth checking out!

1. She loves animals, and not just her dog, but her chickens too.

Jennifer Garner is an animal lover and has a soft spot for chickens. She has hens at home and takes care of them as much as she does her dog. In fact, she once said that if there isn’t a Chicken Lady Day, there really should be. Jennifer walks her chickens, feeds them their favorite food, and even has naming rights to them. She named two of her chickens, Regina George and Hennifer.

2. Jennifer still keeps her Teddy Bear.

Jennifer Garner still cherishes her favorite childhood toy, a teddy bear. She once posted a photo on her Instagram page where she was hugging the same teddy bear at the age of 5, and then posted a similar photo which was newly taken, next to it. “45 years later, you’re still my main squeeze, Teddy Bear,” Garner wrote.

3. She is a supportive friend.

Jennifer Garner is known for being a supportive friend. She is always there for her friends during good and bad times. When a colleague premieres a series or releases their first movie, Garner is quick to praise their work and remind them how great they are.

4. First, she wanted to become a teacher, and later, a chemical engineer.

Jennifer Garner initially aspired to become a teacher like her mother, who was a college English instructor. However, after graduating from high school, she decided to attend Denison University in Granville, where her father had studied chemical engineering. She soon switched her major to theater, though.

5. Despite their divorce, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have remained friends.

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In fact, she was one of the first to congratulate Ben and Jennifer Lopez on their wedding. Garner sent them a beautiful bouquet of flowers and wished them happiness. The actress believes that keeping a friendly relationship with her ex is important for their 3 children, who need a father in their life.

6. Jennifer knows how to play sax.

Jennifer Garner is a talented saxophonist and has played the instrument since her high school days. She once surprised her friend Reese Witherspoon by playing a song on the saxophone for her birthday.

7. She shares her love for a healthy lifestyle with others.

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Jennifer Garner is passionate about organic farming and healthy eating. She co-founded Once Upon A Farm, an organic baby food company, and is committed to providing children with nutritious food. Through this project, she wants to remind us how magical our soil is and how lucky we are to put its gifts directly into our kids’ hands.

8. The actress has 2 sisters she’s very close with.

Jennifer Garner has two sisters, Melissa and Susannah. They were raised with strictness by their parents and were not allowed to wear makeup, pierce their ears, or dye their hair when they were teenagers. Jennifer also recalls with a smile that as a little kid, she was tortured by her sisters’ birthdays, as their celebrations were within 2 weeks of each other and right after Christmas.

9. She has an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.

Jennifer Garner received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from her alma mater, Denison University, in 2019. She was hooded with the degree by a dear friend who had become a beloved professor at the university. Garner shared her excitement on Instagram, writing, “When your dear friend becomes a beloved professor at your alma mater and hoods you with an honorary doctorate of humane letters, it is a very good day”.

10. She is a fully-involved activist.

Jennifer Garner is a passionate philanthropist who supports various causes. In addition to her work with children, she has also been involved with the Invest in Us campaign. In 2014, she appeared in A Path Appears, a PBS documentary that focuses on rural poverty among children in West Virginia.

11. Jennifer Garner is known for performing some of her own stunts in movies and TV shows.

Jennifer Garner is known for performing her own stunts in movies and TV shows. In fact, she did all of her own stunts while filming the series Alias. She was inspired to do her own stunts by the female-led cast of Charlie’s Angels. Garner’s commitment to doing her own stunts has continued throughout her career, and she even performed 98% of the stunts in her 2018 film Peppermint. She shared a video from behind the scenes of the comedy Yes Day where she was lifted in the air on ropes and imitated a parachute jump.

12. However, Jennifer is not really fond of roller coasters.

During the filming of Yes Day, she had to take a ride on a roller coaster. According to Jennifer, she didn’t really enjoy it. “Shooting at Six Flags Magic Mountain is a dream come true. Unless you hate roller coasters,” she wrote on her Instagram.

While filming Yes Day, Jennifer Garner had to ride a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. However, she didn’t really enjoy the experience. “Shooting at Six Flags Magic Mountain is a dream come true. Unless you hate roller coasters,” she wrote on her Instagram.

13. She was afraid to get her ears pierced for a long time.

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Jennifer Garner had only worn ear clips until recently. In 2006, she had her ears pierced to wear a gorgeous pair of chandelier earrings during the Academy Awards, but her holes closed up after that. She decided to have her ears pierced again at the age of 48, and she was worried whether her father would approve of it. Eventually, Jennifer talked to him, and he supported her decision.

14. She derives energy from the natural environment.

Jennifer purchased the farm where her mother spent her childhood and now dedicates a significant amount of time to rural living. Occasionally, she shares photos featuring farm animals, asserting that morning meditation is the optimal method to energize oneself for the entire day.

15. Jennifer showcases her preferred recipes on her Instagram account.

Some of her recipes bear the hashtag #PretendCookingShow. Recently, she posted a child-friendly adaptation of a meatball recipe. On another occasion, she shared a recipe for cinnamon toasts, commenting, “This perfect updated cinnamon toast makes for an indulgent Sunday morning or after school snack — and will give you instant Mom Hero Status.”

16. The actress fearlessly embraces awkward situations.

Once, Jennifer posted a video on her Instagram, revealing a moment when she accidentally spilled coffee on her white pants. Accompanying the post, she wrote, “Back to school hectic craziness and spilling coffee on the back of your pants. Staring at the walls over here. Happy Friday!”

17. Jennifer co-founded a company dedicated to producing organic, fresh baby food.

The company, in which the actress serves as the Chief Brand Officer, is named Once Upon a Farm. Established in 2018, Jennifer actively promotes it by frequently sharing updates from the company’s events. She consistently emphasizes the significance of maintaining a healthy diet.

18. She adorned a tree in support of the LGBTQ+ movement

In 2022, Jennifer chose to adorn a tree in her garden with multicolored ribbons as a demonstration of her support for the LGBTQ+ movement. Subsequently, she posted a video on her Instagram, tagged with #HappyPride. This wasn’t the first time she engaged in such a gesture; in 2020, she similarly expressed support for Pride Month by decorating a tree with ribbons, toys, and birdhouses.

19. Jennifer Garner helps children from poor families receive early education.

Look at her face she is so happy. Who wouldn't be all that love coming at you ❤️


The actress actively participates as a trustee on the board of Save the Children USA, advocating for national literacy, nutrition, and early education initiatives. Jennifer frequently visits families involved in the Early Steps to School Success program. Additionally, she champions the importance of a healthy diet for children, expressing, “We want all children to have access to organic, high-quality nutrition. We may be small, but our hearts are mighty.”

20. She’s not afraid to show her face without makeup.

Jennifer Garner is known for her natural beauty and is not afraid to show her face without makeup. In fact, she has been spotted out and about on numerous occasions with a bare face.

21. Jennifer Garner was invited to the wedding of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, but she and her daughter did not attend.

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez got married in 2021, but Ben’s daughter Violet Affleck did not attend the wedding. According to a source, Violet stayed home out of respect for her mother, Jennifer Garner, and because she is extremely loyal to her. However, recently, Jennifer Lopez has been bonding with her husband Ben Affleck’s daughter, Violet Affleck. The two were spotted spending time together, where they grabbed a bite to eat and went for a drive around the city.

Violet is the oldest daughter of Ben Affleck and his ex-wife, Jennifer Garner. Jennifer Lopez became stepmother to Violet, along with Ben’s other two children, Samuel and Seraphina, after marrying Ben Affleck in 2021.

As we wrap up our look into Jennifer Garner’s awesome life, here’s a little surprise for you. Did you know she owns her grandparents’ farm from way back in 1936? What’s happening on that farm now? Well, get ready for our next story as we dive into Jennifer’s cool adventure on the family land.

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