Scarlett Johansson is an award-winning American actress and singer. She’s well known for her good looks and for several hit films like “Lost in Translation”, “Matchpoint”, and “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”.
Most people also know Scarlet for her portrayal as “Black Widow” in several films of the Marvel film franchise.
With her power onscreen persona and sex appeal, Esquire magazine has called her the “Sexiest Woman Alive”. Men’s Health Magazine has also placed her on number 12 of their “100 Hottest Women of All Time” list.
She’s been nominated and even won several prestigious awards due to her versatility in taking on various roles. Her talent has made her into one of the most sought out actors in the industry making her an A-list actress.
To know more about this brilliant young woman, keep reading as we’ll show you her personal life, career, and current net worth.
Celebrity Name: Scarlett Johansson
Real Name:.Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Birthday: November 22, 1984
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Spouse: Colin Jost
Profession: Actress, Singer
Net Worth: $165 million
Early Life and Education
Scarlett Johansson was born on Nov. 22, 1984, in New York City, New York. She was one of four siblings to Melanie Sloan, a producer, and Karsten Johansson, an architect.
They raised Scarlett in a very humble environment and took her to PS 41 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan for her elementary education. Scarlett wanted to become an actress ever since she was young and her parents supported her career choice.
While still at the age of eight, she had already started to work in off-broadway production and has even auditioned for several acting roles.
She managed to get her film debut at the age of nine in the 1994 movie “North”, and later went on to star in several other films like “Just Cause” and “Manny & Lo”
Throughout Scarlett’s life, she was able to get married twice. Her first marriage was with the awards winning actor, Ryan Reynolds. They dated back in 2007 and eventually tied the knot a year later. Their marriage was short-lived as they separated after 2 years, and eventually filed for divorce in 2011.
In 2012, she started dating Romain Dauriac, an owner of an advertising agency. They eventually got married a year later and also conceived a child named Rose Dorothy Dauriac in 2014. Though their relationship didn’t seem to work out as they filed for divorce in 2017.
Scarlett is now dating the co-writer for “SNL” and “Weekend Update”, Colin Joust.
Career as a Movie Star
The actress proceeded to take in more major acting roles until in 2002, she enrolled in the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan to study theatre. After graduating in 2003, she then had her first movie roles as an adult in “Lost in Translation” and “Charlotte”.
By 2005, Scarlett proceeded to work with Woody Allen in his Academy award-nominated film “Match Point”. The following year, she proceeded to star in more hit films such as “Black Dahlia”, “The Prestige”, and “Scoop”.
In 2008, she was able to work again with Woody Allen in his hit film by taking the role of “Cristine” in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”.
Scarlett then starred in the 2010 Marvel film “Iron Man 2” as “Black Widow”. With the success of the film, Marvel later turned it into a movie franchise and the actress was able to reprise her role in films such as “The Avengers”, “Captain America: Winter Soldier”, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Captain America: Civil War”, “Avengers: Infinity War”, and “Avengers Endgame”.
She also starred in other critically acclaimed films like the 2013 romance-drama film “Don Jon”, the 2014 comedy-drama “Chef”, and also Taika Watiti’s 2019 comedy film “Jojo Rabbit”.
Aside from acting, Scarlett has also ventured into having a career as a singer. Back in 2006, she sang the song “Summertime” for the compilation album “Unexpected Dreams”.
In 2008, she released her debut album “Anywhere I Lay My Head” which consists of a mixture of original and cover songs. Critics found her album somewhat attractive while others even find her songs alluring. NME even named it “23 best album of 2008”, and it also managed to get the 126th spot in the “Billboard 200”.
The following year, Scarlett also collaborated with the singer Pete Yorn for his collaborative album “Break Up” which managed to gain success in the United States.
With the success that Scarlett has made throughout her career, she’s been able to help people by supporting various charitable organizations. She got herself involved in “Aid Still Required”, “Cancer Research UK”, and “Too Many Women”.
In 2005, she became the global ambassador for “Oxfam”, an aid and development agency. She also became a part of the anti-poverty campaign “ONE” back in 2007.
She and her co-stars in the 2010 movie “The Avengers” also donated more than $500,000 for the people who were affected in hurricane Maria.
Back in 2018, she also collaborated with over 300 women to create the “Time’s Up” initiative, which was a movement to protect women from harassment and discrimination.
Awards and Achievements
The success that Scarlett has made throughout her career has managed to earn her several awards and nominations. Her first win in her career was back in 2002 where she won in the Young Artists Awards for “Best Performance in a Feature Film” for her role in “An American Rhapsody”.
By 2004, her role in the movie “Lost in Translation” managed to win her a BAFTA Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role”.
She was then able to get more awards for her role as “Black Widow” in the Marvel movie franchise.
Total Net Worth
Scarlett Johansson’s current net worth is estimated to be about $165 million dollars and an annual earning of $56 million.
Her total net worth has made her Forbes top-earning actress and it’s no surprise as her role as “Black Widow” helps her earn more than eight figures.