|Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and singer renowned for the Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, making her the highest-paid actress in the world in 2018 and 2019 and has appeared on the Forbes celebrity 100 lists several times. Johansson is the ninth highest-grossing box office star of all time, with over $14.3 billion in worldwide box office earnings. In addition, she's won numerous awards for her performances, including a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, as well as two Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe nominations.|
Her full name is Scarlett Ingrid Johansson, also known as ScarJo; she was born November 22, 1984, in Manhattan, New York. She is five feet two inches tall.
Johansson enjoys singing and watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, her favorite movie. Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Anita O'Day, Rosemary Clooney, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Chet Baker, and Duke Ellington are among the jazz artists Johansson enjoys listening to.
From 2001 to 2002, Johansson dated fellow PCS classmate Jack Antonoff. Later she dated Josh Hartnett, her Black Dahlia co-star, for nearly two years until 2006. Then, they broke up, according to Hart it because their busy schedules kept them apart. In 2007, Johansson started dating Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds, and they were engaged in May 2008 and married in September 2008.
The couple separated in December 2010 and eventually divorced in July 2011. After that, Johannsson began dating Frenchman Romain Dauriac, the owner of an advertising agency. In September 2013, the pair announced their engagement. They spent time both in New York City and Paris. Rose Dorothy Dauriac, their daughter, was born in 2014. In October of that year, Johansson and Dauriac married in Phillipsburg, Montana. However, after splitting up in mid-2016, they divorced in September 2017. In May 2017, Johannsson began dating Saturday Night Live co-head writer and Weekend Update co-host, Colin Jost. They got engaged in May 2019. In October of 2020, the couple got married. They welcomed their newborn son, Cosmo, in August 2021.
Scarlett Johansson was born in the New York City borough of Manhattan. Karsten Olaf Johansson, her father, is a Danish architect who was born in Copenhagen.
Ejner Johansson and her paternal grandfather were art historians, screenwriters, and film directors, whose father was Swedish.
Melanie Sloan, Scarlett's mother and a New Yorker, has worked as a producer. Scarlett has classified herself as Jewish, and she hails from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Poland and Russia, with the surname Schlamberg. Vanessa, her older sister, is also an actress, and she has an older brother Adrian and a twin brother Hunter. Johansson also has an older half-brother Christian from her father's first marriage. She's a dual citizen of the United States and Denmark.
In a 2017 episode of PBS is finding your roots, Scarlett discovered that her maternal great grandfather's family died in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust. Johansson attended PS 41, Greenwich Village Elementary school.
When she was 13, her parents split. Johansson was particularly close to her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sloan, a bookkeeper and school teacher spending much time together, and Johansson considered Sloan to be her best friend. Johansson has been interested in a career in the spotlights since she was a child, and she used to do song and dance routines for a family.
Musical Theater and jazz hands were two of her favorite things. She attended tap dance lessons and claimed that her parents were supportive of her decision. Johansson practiced acting by staring in the mirror until she cried, imagining herself as Judy Garland in Meet Me in St. Louis.
She enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and started auditioning for commercials but quickly became disinterested. As a result, Johansson changed her concentration to film and theater, making her stage debut, and Ethan Hawke off-Broadway play Sophistry, in which she had to lie. Around this time, Johansson enrolled at the Professional Children's School PCS, a Manhattan-based private school for aspiring young actors. Johansson made her cinematic debut as John Ritter's daughter in the fantasy comedy North 1994 when she was nine years old.
Scarlett claims that she intuitively understood what to do on the set of the movie. Johansson performed minor roles in films, including Just Cause 1995, in which she played the daughter of Sean Connery and Kate Capshaw's characters, and If Lucy fell 1996, in which she played an art student.
In Manny & Lo (1996), Johansson played Amanda alongside Aleksa Palladino and her brother Hunter. The audience received her performance well. After a string of lesser parts, Johansson rose to prominence in the Robert Redford film The Horse Whisperer in 1998. Her breakthrough film came in Terry Zwigoff's black comedy Ghost World 2001, in which she played a cynical outsider, based on Daniel Clowes' graphic novel of the same name. In 2003, Johansson made the leap from teen to adult roles. The romantic comedy drama Lost in Translation and the drama Girl with a Pearl Earring.
Johansson had five films released in 2004, three of which were critical and commercial flops, and Woody Allen's 2005 thriller Match Point, Johansson portrays Nola, an aspiring actress who begins an affair with a married man. Johansson was nominated for a Golden Globe and a Chicago picture Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, a box office triumph.
Johansson's only movie in 2007 was the critically acclaimed comedy-drama The Nanny Diaries, in which she co-starred with Chris Evans and Laura Linney as a college graduate working as a nanny. Since Scarlett was a child, Johansson had a dream of performing on Broadway. She made her stage debut, and Arthur Miller's drama A View from the Bridge revived in 2010. She earned the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play in 2010.
Johansson starred as Black Widow in Jon Favreau's Marvel Cinematic Universe film Ironman 2 (2010) for her portrayal in the play.
She went through stunt and strength training to prepare for the role. Johansson learned Russian over the phone from a former teacher as Black Widow in The Avengers 2012, another MCU film. Johansson reprised her role as Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014, Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015, Captain America: Civil War 2016, Avengers: Infinity War 2018, Avengers: End Game 2019, and her own solos prequel film Black Widow 2021.
Scarlett Johansson has been one of the most well-known and well-paid actors in the world for over a decade. Her films have grossed over $14.3 billion worldwide, making her one of the highest-grossing movie stars of all time. She's also a very highly compensated brand endorser. She effortlessly earns 10 to $20 million every film and makes 10 to $20 million per year and endorsements.
Scarlett Johansson has a net worth of $165 million. As one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, Johansson can spare no expense when it comes to her real estate purchases. When Johansson is in Los Angeles, she lives in a massive state in Los Feliz. The actress paid $3.88 million for the 3500 square foot home in 2014. Johansson also bought a stunning 4000 square foot mansion on Point Seven nine acres of land in New York for 4 million in 2018. The Rockland County property dubbed the ivy house has breathtaking lake views from every aspect and overlooks the Hudson River.
In addition, Johansson owns a second beach property in Amagansett Dunes, New York. She spent $2.2 million on this property. Cars in Johansson's garage are Mercedes Benz GLE 350, Audi Q5, and Mercedes Benz GLC 250.