Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Relationship Timeline (Latest Updates)

Ben Affleck Divorce: In Berkeley, California, on August 15, 1972, Benjamin Geza Affleck was born. His family relocated to a working-class area of Cambridge, Massachusetts, a year later.

Affleck And Garner Met On The Set Of The Film “Pearl Harbor” In The Summer Of 2000

In the summer of 2000, Affleck and Garner met while filming the movie “Pearl Harbor.”

At this time, Garner was married to actor Scott Foley.

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Garner And Foley Announced Their Split In March 2003

When Garner and Foley’s “Dinner for Five” episode aired a few months later, they broke up.

According to Foley, “nobody else was involved,” as reported by TV Guide.

Then he added, “Jennifer became a great star. She rose to fame and fortune on her own merits. No other relationship, no infidelity, no nothing. You may be surprised to learn that people get divorced.”

In May Of 2003, The Ben Affleck Divorce Was Announced

Garner filed for divorce within a few days of announcing their separation.

Following the split, Garner opened up to Allure magazine in a 2013 interview, revealing, “We had no chance. Because he’s such a kind guy, we’ve just gone bankrupt.”

Lopez And Affleck Called It Quits In January 2004

MTV reported nearly a year later that Ben Affleck divorced Lopez.

Lopez later stated in an interview with Vanity Fair: “I had been eviscerated. I lost my sense of self, wondered if I fit in this industry, and wondered if I sucked at everything.”

Ben Affleck Divorce
Ben Affleck Divorce

Violet Was Born On December 1, 2005, When Garner Gave Birth To The Couple’s Child

Garner gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Violet, in December, making Affleck and Garner parents for the first time.

The Couple’s Second Daughter Was Born on January 6, 2009

Seraphina Rose Garner, the couple’s second daughter, was born in early January 2009.

Garner Gave Birth to Their Third Child on February 27, 2012

Garner gave birth to the couple’s third child and first boy, Samuel Garner Affleck, in February 2012.

Affleck Said in December 2013 That Garner is the “Most Important Person” to Him

In February 2012, Garner gave birth to Samuel Garner Affleck, the couple’s third child and first son.

According to Sources, Affleck and Garner Put Off Their Divorce in March 2017

Unnamed sources told People magazine over a year later that Affleck and Garner had called off their divorce, albeit they weren’t back together.

According to an unnamed source, they really wanted to work on things and were giving it another shot.

Later That Month, Affleck Declared That He Had Completed Alcohol Addiction Treatment

In March, Affleck posted on Facebook about his alcohol problem and therapy.

According to the actor, “I finished treatment for alcoholism, which is something I’ve dealt with in the past and will continue to deal with. I want to live life to the fullest and be the greatest father I can be. I want my children to understand that there is no shame in seeking help when you need it, and I want to be a source of support for anyone who needs help but is hesitant to take the initial step.

I’m grateful for the affection of my family and friends, especially my co-parent, Jen, who has supported me and cared for our children while I’ve completed the task I set out to do. This was the start of many steps toward a successful recovery.”

Ben Affleck Divorce Was Filed on April 13, 2017

Almost two years after their separation, Garner and Affleck filed for divorce. According to TMZ, they are seeking shared legal and physical custody of their three children.

Ben Affleck Divorce Was Finalized on October 5, 2018

Three years after their separation, the two stars completed their divorce on October 5, 2018.

Affleck Stated in February 2020 That His Divorce From Garner Was His Greatest Regret

In an interview with the New York Times, the actor discussed how his addiction affected his marriage, revealing that when fractures began to develop in his marriage to Garner, he escalated his alcohol drinking.

“This divorce is the worst regret of my life,” Affleck told the publication. “Shame is quite harmful. Shame has no good side effects. It’s basically wallowing in a toxic, repulsive sense of poor self-worth and self-loathing.”

“There are obviously things I regret,” he remarked. “But you have to get back up, learn from it, learn some more, and attempt to move forward.”

It Was in May of 2021 That They Finally Got Together to Show Their Support for Their Offspring

They went up to support their son Samuel at the swim competition despite allegations that Affleck is dating Jennifer Lopez following his split from Ana De Armas.