Ben & Jennifer's Middle Child Shares More Than Ever Before With Name Reveal

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have kept their kids' lives extremely private, but their middle child is getting attention for introducing themselves with a new name. But first, let's backtrack: Garner suffered a heartbreaking loss when her father William died in late March. The "13 Going on 30" actor shared the news days later in a heartfelt post on Instagram. "While there is no tragedy in the death of an 85 year old man who lived a healthy, wonderful life, I know grief is unavoidable, waiting around unexpected corners."

Garner and her kids attended her father's funeral in early April, more than a week after his death, per the Daily Mail. Several of his grandchildren spoke during the service, including Garner and Affleck's middle child, who introduced themselves under a new name: Fin. Standing at the podium, Fin started the speech by saying, "Hello, my name is Fin Affleck," before reading a proverb in front of loved ones. Fin attended the funeral in a black suit and buzzcut, which first made its debut earlier in 2024. 

This isn't the first time we've heard the name Fin, as back in February, they were photographed wearing a backpack to school with the moniker embroidered on it. However, the funeral marks the first time Fin publicly introduced themselves under this name.

Ben and Jennifer's middle child embraces individuality

Fin has grown up right before our eyes. And, while Fin might be more private than Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, they have stepped out with their famous parents on occasion. Back in October 2023, Fin made a rare outing with the "Family Switch" actor in Santa Monica, per the Daily Mail. The two were all smiles as Garner held Fin close, while wearing khaki shorts and a blue sweater. This was before Fin started sporting a buzzcut, as they had shoulder-length locks with a bit of red dye in parts of their hair.

Cut to February, Fin was spotted with the "Argo" actor enjoying a day thrift-shopping alongside their step-sibling, Jennifer Lopez's child, Emme, per Hola! Fin rocked a unique outfit, featuring blue shorts and a beige shirt with different patterns on it. This outing was one of the first times the public saw Fin with a buzzcut, which was dyed pink at the time. But it looks like the pink didn't last long because when attending Garner's father's funeral service, it was back to brown. 

So where did Fin pick up their cool, confident style? Don't look to mom! "Although I adore it on others, you won't see me wearing many one-shoulder, asymmetrical, cool things," she told Southern Living about her subdued looks. "I can't feel like I'm wearing a costume." It stands to reason Fin developed their unique sense of style on their own, proving their individuality runs strong. Talk about a neat kid!