Scarlett Johansson is a talented actress and Hollywood sex symbol. Learn facts about her movies, net worth and personal life here.
Scarlett Johansson: The Beginning
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is a very famous actress and singer, who was born in Manhattan, New York City on November 22, 1984. She is just 33 years old. Scarlett’s father is Karsten Olaf Johansson. He is an architect, originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. Her grandfather on her father’s side was Ejner Johansson, an art historian, screenwriter and film director. Scarlett Johansson’s mother is named Melanie Sloan. She is a producer from an Ashkenazi Jewish family of Polish and Belarusian descent. Talent and exposure to the arts obviously runs through Scarlett’s veins and helped her greatly in achieving success in her acting career. The rest of Scarlett’s family members include an older sister, Vanessa, who is also an actress, an older brother, Adrian and a twin brother named Hunter. Their parents divorced when Scarlett was thirteen. For her education, Scarlett Johansson attended PS 41, an elementary school in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. She was interested in a career in the spotlight from a young age and would often put on shows for her family, singing and dancing. Although her parents did not have much money, they were supportive of her dreams and career decision. Scarlett enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan to learn about acting and started out by auditioning for commercials. She soon shifted her focus to film and theater upon realizing that she wanted to make it bigger than that. She also began studying at Professional Children’s School, a private educational institution for aspiring child actors in Manhattan and at age nine, landed her first film role as John Ritter’s daughter in the fantasy comedy North. From there, the rest is history.
With her full lips, perfectly proportioned face and deep blue eyes, Scarlett Johansson has a beauty that is both timeless and classic.
Scarlett Johansson: Success In The Movies
Once Scarlett broke into film, it was not long before she became the highest grossing actress in all of North America, earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame before reaching 35 years old. Scarlett’s work as a child includes Manny & Lo, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, The Horse Whisperer and Ghost World. She switched into more adult roles in 2003 with Lost In Translation, for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress and Girl with a Pearl Earring. Scarlett spent some time doing collaborations with filmmaker Woody Allen between 2005 and 2009. Their first work together was on Match Point, for which Woody Allen replaced Kate Winslet with Scarlett for the role of Nola. Scoop and Vicky Cristina Barcelona are two other movies which Scarlett and Woody worked together on. In 2010, Scarlett first took on the role of Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the movie Iron Man. She has reprised that role several times in other Marvel movies and is cast in two upcoming Marvel films, Avengers: Infinity War and its sequel a currently untitled Avengers film. Scarlett Johansson is also well known is for her role in Lucy a sci-fi thriller in which Johansson plays the title role of Lucy, a woman with psychokinetic abilities, and for her role in the sci-fi movie The Island, in which she plays an escaped clone alongside actor Ewan McGregor. Her upcoming releases include Avengers: Infinity War on May 4, 2018, Isle of Dogs on March 23, 2018 and the untitled Avengers film sequel, scheduled to be released on May 3, 2019.
Scarlett Johansson sizzles here in a fiery red dress.
Scarlett Johansson: Net Worth, Marriage, Facts To Know
Scarlett Johansson has had a hugely successful career so far for someone yet so young, already having amassed a net worth of $100 million. She has been on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list several times and was granted her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame when she was not yet even 30 years old. Scarlett has been married twice, once to actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011 and second to French businessman Romain Dauriac, from 2014 to 2017. She has one daughter with Romain named Rose Dorothy Dauriac. During their marriage, Scarlett and Romain split their time between New York and Paris. Scarlett Johansson ranks highly in several beauty listings inclduing Maxim, Esquire, Playboy, Men’s Health and GQ. She was actually named Maxim “Sexiest Woman Alive” twice by Esquire. Madame Tussauds New York museum installed a wax sculpture of Scarlett in 2015. Scarlett Johansson has dual American and Danish citizenship.
Even in this more laid back image of Scarlett, she exudes sexiness with the sultry look on her face.
Scarlett Johansson: Last Words
Scarlett Johansson is the perfect example of a woman who knew what she wanted and went for her dreams. She got everything she dreamed for as well, being one of the highest paid actresses of all time and earning prestigious awards and accolades, even given her young age. Look out for her in her upcoming movies, Isle of Dogs and the newest Avengers releases. Given her history of success, she will surely not disappoint.