Scarlett Johansson Biography

About Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson is a widely acknowledged actress known for her easy eyes looks and ravishing personality. Her plethora of marvellous performances have made her the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time.

Johansson’s vibrant demeanour and merry looking performances in movies like Manny & Lo, The Horse Whisperer, Lost in Translation, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Prestige, and Jojo Rabbit has made her the most talented and versatile actress of Hollywood.

However, her fabulous performances have also nominated her for various prestigious awards consisting of Academy, Golden Globe, and Tony Award.

Despite delivering such impactful performances, her claim to fame moment was her role as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in the blockbuster superhero film The Avengers with an ensemble cast consisting of Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Brie Larson, and Mark Ruffalo. She was an integral part of Phase 3 of the MCU. And, the last movie of this phase titled Avengers: Endgame, came out to be the highest-grossing film of all time, until March 2021.

Scarlett apart from being a tremendous actor is well-known for her fashion sense and is regarded as the most stylish and sexually attractive actress in the world.

Biography of Scarlett Johansson

Name: Scarlett Johansson

Nickname: ScarJo

Known For: Played the role of Black Widow in the Avengers Phase 3 of Marvel Cinematic Universe 

Profession: Model, Singer, and Actress

Date of Birth of Scarlett Johansson: 22 November 1984

Age of Scarlett Johansson: 36 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Scarlett Johansson: 160 cm, 1.60 m, 5’ft 3”in

Weight of Scarlett Johansson: 57 kg (125 lbs)

Body Measurements of Scarlett Johansson: 36-25-36

Eye Colour: Green

Hair Colour: Blonde

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Sagittarius

Known Language: Swedish, Denish, Polish, and English

Religion: Jewish

Favourite Foods: Pizzas except pineapple on the top, Burger, and Buffalo Wings

Favourite Actors: Gary Sinise, Christopher Walken, and Tom Cruise

Favourite Actresses: Helena Bonham Carter, Juliette Lewis, Meryl Streep, and Judy Garland

Favourite Colour: Red

Favourite Movies: Heat (1995), Goodfellas (1990), Mean Streets (1973), and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory(1971)

Net Worth of Scarlett Johansson: $165 Million (approx.)

Marital Status: Married

Children: 2

Nationality: American

Birthplace: New York City, United States

Currently Living: New York City, United States

Controversies of Scarlett Johansson

1. Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell was largely criticized for its whitewashing approach where a female American actress was given the lead role despite the story being written by a Japanese artist and the audience demanded an Asian actor as the lead. Johansson’s character portrayal was highly trolled and everyone started calling her undeserving of the movie.

2. Scarlett in the movie Rub & Tug was supposed to play the role of a transgender man, but the makers of the movie witnessed a huge backlash by the audience, who wanted an actual transgender to play that role instead of a cisgender woman like Johansson, due to which the Avenger actress had to part away from the film.

3. When Johansson, hinted to work with Woody Allen and said that she believed in the director and had huge respect for him. A wide swarm of netizens started trolling the actress for showing support to a person who is accused of sexual harassment.

4. According to news sources, Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney, lawsuit gained tremendous popularity across the world. As, Scarlett was promised by Disney her movie ‘Black Widow’ would be a theatrical release. However, Disney did not comply with their promise and before the completion of ’90 Days’ released the movie on their OTT platform named, Disney + Hotstar, which forced her to take legal actions against them.

Interesting Facts about Scarlett Johansson

1. She hails from New York and comes from a Jewish family and always have the knack for singing and dancing.

2. She is 3 minutes older to her fraternal twin brother Hunter Johansson and shares a deep emotional bond with him.

3. After being trained in a professional institute, she went to star as a teenager in various films like North, Just Cause, Manny & Lo, and Fall, where she was highly praised for her strong performances at such a young age.

4. She is also a great stage actor and has received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in A View from the Bridge.

5. She has also starred in various music videos titled When the Deal Goes Down by Bob Dylon, and What Goes Around… Comes Around by Justin Timberlake.

6. Apart from her involvement in the showbiz industry, she is a renowned philanthropist known for her monetary support to numerous organizations like Aid Still Required, Cancer Research UK, and Too Many Women.

7. She once collaborated with 300 women from Hollywood for the Time’s Up initiative which aimed at protecting women from harassment and discrimination.

8. Owing to her sensuous personality, she is referred to as the sex symbol by various media houses and is characterized as the embodiment of beauty and sexual attractiveness.

9. Various magazines have listed Scarlett in their lists of Most Sexiest and Most Desirable Women.

10. Among her various accolades and recognitions, she has featured in the Forbes’ Celebrity 100 List and has a Hollywood Walk of Fame star to her name.

11.She has endorsed esteemed brands like Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, L’Oréal, and Louis Vuitton.

12. She is also recognized as a ‘Fictional Superhero Queen’ for her performance as Natasha Romanoff/ Black Widow in various superhero films like Iron Man 2, Avengers, and Black Widow.

13. According to Ormax Media’s list of most loved Hollywood actresses on social media, Scarlett Johansson tops the list, followed by the veteran and mesmeric actress Angelina Jolie.

Movies and Television Shows of Scarlett Johansson

MoviesYear
North1994
Manny & Lo1996
Home Alone 31997
The Horse Whisperer1998
Ghost World2001
Lost in Translation2003
Girl with a Pearl Earring2003
Match Point2005
The Black Dahlia2006
The Prestige2006
Vicky Cristina Barcelona2008
Iron Man 22010
The Avengers2012
Under the Skin2013
Her2013
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2014
Captain America: Civil War2016
Avengers: Infinity War2018
Avengers: Endgame2019
Marriage Story2019
Jojo Rabbit2019
Black Widow2021
Television Shows
Late Night with Conan O’Brien1994
The Client1995
Entourage2004
Saturday Night Live2006-2019

Awards Won by Scarlett Johansson

AwardsYear
Toronto Film Critics Association Award – Best Supporting Actress2001
Young Artist Awards2002
New York Film Critics Online Award – Best Supporting Actress2003
British Academy Film Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role2004
Tony Awards – Best Featured Actress in a Play2010
MTV Movie & TV Awards for Best Fight (Avengers)2013
Teen Choice Awards – Choice Action Movie Actress2018
MTV Movie & TV Awards – MTV Generation Award2021

Family of Scarlett Johansson

Father: Karsten Johansson

Mother: Melanie Sloan Johansson

Siblings: Adrian Johansson, Vanessa Johansson, Hunter Johansson, Christian Johansson, and Fenan Sloan

Husband: Romain Dauriac (m.2020)

Ex-Husbands: Ryan Reynolds ​(m. 2008; div. 2011) and Romain Dauriac ​(m. 2014; div. 2017)

Children: Rose Dorothy Dauriac (Daughter) and Cosmo Jost (Son)

Social Media Profile of Scarlett Johansson

Instagram: @scarlettjohanssonworld

Education/Qualification of Scarlett Johansson

School: Public School 41, Greenwich Village

College: Lee Strasberg Theatre And Film Institute

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