Jennifer Garner is a worldwide celebrity who started her journey in 1995 and came this far just by her own talent. She has a well-growing fan base till then. Within famous celebs, there are often situations like similar surnames happen! Not only within celebs, this happens with common people as well.
However, the fans of the celebs just tend to relate one with the other celeb if their surnames match. Similarly, fans are relating Jennifer Garner with James Garner due to their similar surnames.
Is it necessary for them to be related just because their names match? We will see below is Jennifer Garner related to James Garner, or is it a scam?
Is Jennifer Garner and James Garner Related?
Despite having similar surnames, Jennifer Garner and James Garner are not related to each other. Neither are they any long distance relatives to each other. Moreover, they have a huge age difference as both were born almost 50 years apart.
James Garner was born in 1928 and Jennifer Garner was born in 1972, but in the same birthday month. James is a Veteran actor in the black & white era, whereas Jennifer is a modern-day actor.
Although the professions of both James and Jennifer match, which is actor and producer, but this does not prove that they are related.
Also, James Garner’s original surname was Bumgarner which he changed to Garner after entering the film industry. Jennifer Garner’s parents, John and Patricia were purely American, whereas James’ Garner’s parents were German-American.
Who is James Garner?
James Scott Burgarner, or James Garner is an American actor and producer who was born on 7th of April 1928. He died due to old- age complications at the age of 85 in 2014. James was a Hollywood actor and a popular tv personality who worked on numerous tv shows and series for more than five decades.
Also, he worked in more than 60 different genre films. Before he entered the entertainment industry, James was in the US Arm Force as a military man, where he served in WW2 and Korean War. Later, he started modeling and slowly got into acting.
James Garner did not have any family support when he wanted to pursue his career in Hollywood.
Who is Jennifer Garner?
Jennifer Ann Garner is an American actress and producer who was born on 17th of April, 1972 in Texas, USA. When her parents moved to West Virginia when Jennifer was only three years old, she was brought up there.
Her parents are William John Garner and Patricia English. Garner found interest in films and drama when she was in college and acted in many theatre dramas there. She did not have any backup to enter into Hollywood, which made her initial years the most struggle-some years of her career. She started acting while 20 years old, but got the deserved fame later.
So, now you know that having the same surnames does not mean people are related. Jennifer Garner and James ‘Bumgarner’ are not related to each other. We wonder if they even haven’t met each other in real life!