Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Become Parents of a Baby Boy

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are proud parents for the third time.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have become parents for the third time, this time of a baby boy. Photo: Flame80/Flickr

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have become parents for the third time, welcoming a baby boy, a source tells Us Weekly.

The newest addition to the Affleck family, whose name has yet to be revealed, joins big sisters Violet, 6, and Seraphina, 3.

The couple announced they were expecting in August, with Garner telling Jay Leno in January that they knew the sex of the baby, but weren’t sharing, tells People.

“It would be so weird to have a boy,” Garner told DeGeneres, and said her daughters had already picked out a name for the baby if it was girl.

The actress joked she and Affleck entertained their suggestions for baby names — most of which happen to be Disney-themed.

“[They suggested] Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse Affleck,” Garner joked. “And then they moved on…[to] Peter Pan, Captain Hook, Smee,” Garner said.

Affleck, in turn, said in 2010 that the three-against-one female-to-male ratio in his house leaves him significantly outnumbered.

“I would have thought [he wanted a boy]. At first…I really thought so,” the Arthur actress told Jay Leno in January.

“And then [Ben] kind of said, ‘Well, we have girls. We know how to do girls. My girls love me. I’m the big guy in the house.’ So, now I’m not sure.”

In January, Garner and Affleck, both 39, were photographed walking arm-in-arm, with Garner sporting a sizable baby bump.

Garner and Affleck met on the set of 2003’s “Daredevil” and got married in 2005.

A rep for Garner did not return requests for comment.






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