Identity Shift: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s Middle Child Reveals New Name

Fin Affleck, the 15-year-old child of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, has embraced a new name, as confirmed by Fin during a solemn occasion – Garner’s father’s funeral.

“Hello, my name is Fin Affleck,” Fin shared before reading a Bible verse at the service for their grandfather, William “Billy” Jack Garner, who died at the age of 85 in March 2024. 

The memorial service, held on Saturday, April 6, was live-streamed on the West Virginia church’s Facebook page, attracting subsequent attention on social media platforms.

Fin, appearing with a buzz cut, dressed in a suit and tie for the occasion. Garner shared news of her father’s passing on Instagram with a touching tribute, describing his peaceful departure.

Emme Maribel Muniz and Fin Affleck leave “Into the Woods” Broadway musical at St. James Theatre (Credit: YouTube)

“We are grateful for Dad’s gentle demeanor and quiet strength. For how he teased with a mischievous smile, and for the way he invented the role of all in, ever patient girl dad,” she wrote in the caption on Monday, April 1.

“We are grateful for his work ethic, leadership, and faith.”

Following the name announcement, Fin has been seen in public, recently spotted joining their mother at a nail salon. The teen opted for an oversized T-shirt and cargo shorts ensemble.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner (Credit: Pinterest)

Fin is one of Garner and Affleck’s three children, alongside Violet, 18, and Samuel, 12. Garner and Affleck, who married in June 2005 and divorced in October 2018, have since moved on, with Affleck now married to Jennifer Lopez.