Scarlett Johansson is one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in the world. She is a producer as well as a vocalist. She is best known for her role as Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. She has won several awards and accolades for her performances in various genres of films. She has also been named as one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine and one of the most beautiful women by various media outlets. In this article, we will explore her net worth, wiki, age, height, career and more.
Early Life and Education
Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City, United States. Her full name is Scarlett Ingrid Johansson. She has a mixed ancestry of Danish, Swedish, Polish and Jewish. Her mother, Melanie Sloan Johansson, is a producer, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is an architect. She has an older sister Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, and three brothers: Adrian Johansson, Hunter Johansson and Christian Johansson.
She developed an interest in acting at a young age and attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City. She made her stage debut in an off-Broadway play called Sophistry when she was eight years old. She also attended the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan and graduated from there in 2002.
Scarlett Johansson Career
Scarlett Johansson made her film debut in the 1994 comedy North when she was nine years old. She gained recognition for her roles in Manny & Lo (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Ghost World (2001). She received critical acclaim for her performances in Lost in Translation (2003) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for each film.
She continued to impress critics and audiences with her roles in A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004), Match Point (2005), The Prestige (2006), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and The Other Boleyn Girl (2008). She also collaborated with director Woody Allen in three films: Match Point, Scoop (2006) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
She achieved worldwide fame and success when she joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Iron Man 2 (2010). She reprised the role in eight more films: The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Black Widow (2021). She also voiced the character in the animated series What If…? (2021).
She has also starred in other successful films such as Her (2013), Under the Skin (2013), Lucy (2014), Hail, Caesar! (2016), Ghost in the Shell (2017), Isle of Dogs (2018) and Jojo Rabbit (2019). She received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for her roles in Marriage Story (2019) and Jojo Rabbit respectively. She became one of the few actors to achieve this feat.
She has also ventured into producing and directing. She produced The Whale (2022), a film based on the novel by Nathan Englander. She also directed a segment of the anthology film New York, I Love You (2008) and a short film called These Vagabond Shoes (2009).
She is also a singer and has released two albums: Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) and Break Up (2009). Both albums charted on the Billboard 200. She has also collaborated with other artists such as Pete Yorn, David Bowie, Massive Attack and Lulu Gainsbourg.
Scarlett Johansson has been married three times. Her first marriage was with actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011. Her second marriage was with businessman Romain Dauriac from 2014 to 2017. She has a daughter named Rose Dorothy Dauriac with him. Her third marriage is with comedian Colin Jost since 20202. She also has a son with him.
She is a dual citizen of the United States and Denmark. She is a supporter of various charitable causes such as Oxfam, Planned Parenthood, Feeding America and Amnesty International. She is also a feminist and an advocate for women’s rights.
Scarlett Johansson Net Worth
Scarlett Johansson has an estimated net worth of around $180 million as of 2023. A major part of her net worth she earns as a professional actor and model. She is also a singer and a producer. She is the highest-grossing box office star of all time, with her films grossing over $14.3 billion worldwide. She was the world’s highest-paid actress in 2018 and 2019, earning $40.5 million and $56 million respectively. She also earns from endorsements and sponsorships from brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Moet & Chandon, SodaStream and Mango.
Height and Weight
Scarlett Johansson has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) and a weight of 121 lbs (55 kg). She has green eyes and brown hair. She has a body measurement of 34-26-34 inches (86-66-86 cm).
Scarlett Johansson Awards and Honors
Scarlett Johansson has won several awards and honors for her work in films, television, music and theater. Some of them are:
- BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Lost in Translation (2003)
- Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A View from the Bridge (2010)
- MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for The Avengers (2012)
- People’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress for The Avengers (2013)
- Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for Her (2013)
- Hollywood Film Award for Actress of the Year for Under the Skin (2014)
- MTV Generation Award (2018)
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action for Avengers: Endgame (2019)
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for Marriage Story (2019)
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Jojo Rabbit (2019)
- Hollywood Walk of Fame star (2012)