Who is Scarlett Johansson?
Being listed among the world’s highest paid actresses since 2014, Scarlett Johansson is one of the most talented, versatile actresses in Hollywood. Scarlett is perhaps best known for her starring roles in such movies as Lost in Translation, The Prestige, Avengers film series, Lucy, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Her and Under the Skin. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and often considered as a modern sex symbol of Hollywood. Having gifted with great looks, seductive voice and charismatic onscreen persona, this young amazing actress has made her way up the ladder, establishing herself a name in the industry who is now the most sought-after actress in the business. Well-known for her stunning and breath-taking performances, Johansson has featured in a variety of genres from romance to action to comedy throughout her career.
Scarlett was born on the 22nd of November 1984, in New York City, New York, United States of America. She is currently 34 years old.
|Birth Name||Scarlett Ingrid Johansson|
|Nickname||Scarlett Johansson, ScarJo, Scarlett Fever|
|Date of Birth||November 22, 1984|
|Place of Birth||New York City, New York, USA|
|Age||34 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Model|
|Ethnicity||Danish, Swedish, Ashkenazi Jewish|
Early Life and Family
Scarlett Johansson is the daughter of Karsten Johansson, an architect and Melanie Sloan, who is a producer. She has Danish, Swedish roots on her father’s side whereas her mother is an Ashkenazi Jewish. She has three siblings, an older sister, Vanessa, who is also an actress; an older brother, Adrian; and a twin brother, Hunter. Scarlett also has an older half-brother named Christian, from her father’s first marriage. Her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was an art historian, screenwriter and film director, originally from Swedish. Even though she is Jewish, she celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah.
Scarlett attended Simon Baruch Middle School and then went to P.S. 41 Greenwich Village School in upper-middle-class in New York.
Later, she took theatrical training from Professional Children’s School in Manhattan, New York City, graduating in 2002.
Scarlett Johansson is currently dating Saturday Night Live co-head writer, actor, and comedian Colin Jost. They began seeing each other in early 2017 and became romantically involved soon.
Her past relationships, include her classmate Jack Antonoff (2001 to 2002) and her Black Dahlia co-star Josh Hartnett (2004 to 2006).
Scarlett Johansson’s Ex-Husbands
Scarlett married her first husband, Canadian actor, Ryan Reynolds on September 27, 2008 after a year of dating. The couple ended their marriage life in December 2010, with their divorce granted on 1st July of 2011.
She, then, began dating Frenchman Romain Dauriac, the owner of an advertising agency in November 2012. They got engaged in September of the following year and married on October 1, 2014, in Philipsburg, Montana. They welcomed their first child, daughter Rose Dorothy Dauriac on September 4, 2014. Johansson and Dauriac split in mid-2016, followed by their divorce in September 2017.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 3 inches|
Centimeters – 160 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 57 kg|
Pounds – 125 lbs
|Shoe Size||9.5 (US) / 40 (EU) / 7 (UK)|
|Dress Size||8 (US) / 40 (EU) / 12 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Husky voice|
As a teen actress, she made her film debut as John Ritter’s daughter in the 1994 fantasy comedy film, North.
Her leading role debut came in 1996 with the film Manny & Lo playing as Amanda.
She also has given voice for film characters. Johansson’s first film as voice actress was the American animated film, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. She gave voice for Princess Mindy, King Neptune’s daughter and SpongeBob’s mentor.
So far, she has starred in numerous films, some of her best-known films include, ‘Lost in Translation’, ‘Match Point’, ‘The Nanny Diaries’, ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ ‘He’s Just Not That into You’, ‘Under The Skin’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘The Jungle Book’, ‘Lucy’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War’.
Her immense popularity that she earned through her films made her to hone her acting skills as well as she established herself a singer. She dropped her first albumk, Anywhere I Lay My Head on 16 May 2008, which received mixed ratings from critics and music lovers.
In February 2015, Johansson formed a band called the Singles with Este Haim from HAIM, Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris, and Julia Haltigan. The group’s first single was called “Candy”. She also performed “Trust in Me” for The Jungle Book soundtrack and “The Promise & The Prize,” “Universal Fanfare”, and “My Happy Ending” for Sing: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Scarlett first appeared in the television series, The Client, in an episode titled Pilot. Apart from that, she has appeared in half a dozen of series.
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Scarlett Johansson Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Pizzas
- Favorite Color – Red
- Favorite Music – Classic Rock
- Favorite Artists – Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Anita O’Day, Rosemary Clooney,
- Favorite Actresses – Helena Bonham Carter, Juliette Lewis, Meryl Streep, Judy Garland
- Favorite Actors – Gary Sinise, Christopher Walken, Tom Cruise
- Favorite Directors – Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola and Tim Burton
- Favorite Movie – Goodfellas (1990), Mean Streets (1973), Heat (1995)
- Favorite Fashion Labels – Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Gucci, and Prada
Scarlett Johansson Net worth
This gorgeous leggy lass has accumulated a staggering net worth of $140 million. Her Los Angels home was purchased in 2007 for a whopping 7 million USD. This luxurious house features four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a remodeled kitchen, a dining room, a living room, a huge garden, swimming pool offering a tranquil hillside view, and a spa.
She has possession of several real estate properties across the country, including her Los Feliz mansion, which she bought with her then-husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, in 2010 for 2.9 million USD. This 2835 square foot spacious house quips two bedrooms, 3 baths, kitchen and living room.
Scarlett owns a Toyota Prius car.
Scarlett Johansson Facts
Scarlett was voted ‘Babe of the Year’ by GQ (Gentlemen’s Quarterly; men’s magazine) in 2010.
In 2004, she won the BAFTA Award for the category of ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role’ for the film, ‘ Lost in Translation’.
Scarlett was voted no. 7 in AskMen’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women in 2012.
Esquire magazine named her to be the “Sexiest Woman Alive” in their 2006 and 2013 editions.
She hit headline in September 2011 when her nude pictures got leaked on the internet, which hacked from her smartphone.
She is widely considered as the best selling actress and has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity 100.
Scarlett Johansson started doing adult films from 2003, where her first adult film was Lost in Translation for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress and Girl with a Pearl Earring.
In 2010, Johansson debuted on Broadway in a revival of A View from the Bridge, which won her a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress.
Scarlett Johansson has been included in Maxim’s Hot 100 list between 2006 to 2014.
In 2010, She was named GQ’s Babe of the Year. Her wax statue has been installed at the Madame Tussauds New York museum in 2015.
In 2012, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
As of May 2017, Johansson is the highest-grossing actress of all time in North America, with her films making over $3.6 billion