Julia Garner Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Movies & Facts

Julia Garner Biography – Once a shy teenager is the new rising star of Hollywood!

Early Life:

Julia Garner was born on the 1st of February, 1994, in New York City, U.S.A.

Garner sisters’ childhood pic

Julia used to be a shy child who was not interested in studies at all. Even in an interview, she said, “I was the worst student. I hated school. I hated it”.


So, to deal with the confidence issues, she started taking acting classes at T. Schreiber Studio in New York. She took her first class at the age of 14 and soon started doing student short films at Columbia grad school.

Julia Garner Biography:

Julia Garner's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameJulia Garner
NicknameNot Known
Date of BirthFebruary 01, 1994
Age26 years (in 2020)
Zodiac/Sun SignAquarius
Birth PlaceNew York, U.S.A
CollegeColumbia University
Physical Stats
Height5t. 4"
(1.65 m)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorNavy Blue
Family & Relationships
FatherThomas Garner
MotherTami Gingold
SiblingsAnna Garner (Elder Sister)
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendMark Foster
TV DebutThe Americans
Movie DebutMartha Marcy Marlene
Web series DebutThe Get Down
Famous RoleRuth Langmore (Ozark)

Family Background:

Julia’s father’s name is Thomas Garner, and he is an art teacher and a painter.

Julia Garner’s parents

Her mother, Tami Gingold, is a therapist and former Israeli comedian.

Julia Garner with her sister

Julia has an elder sister, Anna Garner, who is 3 years older than her. Anna is an artist and a teacher in a school in Manhattan.

Garner’s Marriage Life:

Julia Garner engaged to Mark Foster in April 2019. And, after dating each other for about 10 months, they married on December 28, 2019, at New York’s city hall.

Julia Garner with her husband

Julia’s husband, Mark, is a musician, songwriter, and lead singer in the band named Foster The People. The band has released three albums so far.

Julia Garner’s acting career:

In 2010, at the age of 16, Julia Garner made her first appearance in a short movie named The Dreamer. The same year, she appeared in another short film, One Thousand Cranes.

At the age of 17, she made her debut in the full-featured movie, Martha Marcy Marlene, where she played the role of Sarah. The same year, she made her appearance in two other short movies, Our Time, and Mac & Cheese.


Later, in 2012, she made her lead role debut in Electrick Children, opposite Rory Culkin and Liam Aken. Soon, she appeared in Emma Watson starring The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Not Fade Away.

Next year, Julia starred in the horror film, We are what we are, along with Bill Sage and Ambyr Childers. The same year, she leads another horror movie, The Last Exorcism – Part 2, the sequel of its 2010’s version.


She started her 2014 year with two short movies and then starred in I Believe in Unicorns, and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

In 2015, she starred in the comedy-drama, Grandma, with Lily Tomlin. And, in 2016, she appeared in another comedy movie named Good Kids.


Later, in 2017, Garner appeared in lead roles in movies including Tomato Red, One Percent More Humid, and Everything Beautiful is Far Away.


In 2019, she starred in the critically acclaimed movie, The Assistant. It was released in the United States in the year 2020. Her upcoming movie is You Can’t Win.

Garner’s TV and Web series:

In 2015, she made her TV debut by The Americans. Then, she appeared in Girls in 2016. The same year, she appeared in Netflix’s series, The Get Down.

In 2017, Julia Garner starred in Netflix’s crime-drama, Ozark, as Ruth Langmore, one of her best roles that she is renowned for. She appeared in all three parts of the series. Its last part was released in March 2020.

Julia Garner with Ozark cast

In 2018, she appeared in 6 episodes of Waco, and 5 episodes of Maniac, a comedy-drama telecast on Netflix. The same year she starred in Dirty John as Terra Newell, one of the main characters of the web series.

Later, in 2019, she appeared in two of the episodes of Modern Love, streamed on Amazon video.


Julia’s upcoming Netflix web series is Inventing Anna that will probably release in the year 2020.


Facts about Julia Garner:

  • She was a very shy teenager, the reason that she started taking acting lessons.
  • Julia’s father is an American, and her mother is of German descent.
  • She is a practicing Jewish.
  • Julia and her husband, Mark, first met each other at the Sundance Film Festival.
  • In 2013, she won the Best Actress (Horror) Fantastic Fest Award for her role in We Are What We Are.
  • In 2019, Garner won a Primetime Emmy award for Ozark under the category of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
  • She is rumored to play the lead role in Madonna’s Biopic.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: Who is the husband of Julia Garner?

Ans: Mark Foster

Q2: What is the age of Julia Garner?

Ans: 26 years (in 2020)

Q3: Is Julia Garner related to Jennifer Garner?

Ans: No, she isn’t related to her at all.

Q4: What is the height of Julia Garner?

Ans: 5ft. 4″ (1.65 m)

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