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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson's Biography
Scarlett Johansson

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Scarlett Johansson is one of the best actress and one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. She has worked on several big films and delivered an excellent performance each time. From her role as Marvel’s Black Widow and her other films like Jojo Rabbit and Marriage Story, all have become iconic.

Bio

Scarlett Johansson, born Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is an American actress, model and singer. She was also the highest-paid actress in 2018 and 2019 and has been featured on Forbes Celebrity 100 list multiple times. Her films have grossed in billions worldwide which have made her the ninth highest-grossing box office star of all time. She has also won several awards like Tony Award and BAFTA Award.

Scarlett Johansson was always interested in a career in the spotlight. She began learning how to acting and appeared in a few commercials. After that, she shifted her focus to films and theatre and performed in Sophistry with Ethan Hawke. In 1994, Scarlett made her debut in North. She then played a role in Just Cause and If Lucy Fell. Her first leading role was in Manny & Lo in 1996. Her acting received positive reviews and she earned several nominations.

After that, she appeared in minor roles in Fall and Home Alone 3 in 1997. She then performed in The Horse Whisperer in 1998. Scarlett Johansson received more positive reviews and started to gain popularity. In 1999, Johansson appeared in My Brother the Pig and The Man Who Wasn’t There in 2001. The actress got her breakthrough from Ghost World in 2001. It was a box office failure but became a cult classic.

In 2002, Scarlett Johansson appeared in Eight Legged Freaks. She transformed from teen to adult roles in Lost in Translation and Girl with a Pearl Earring. The former film became another one of the cult classic movies of Johansson. It also became one of the highest-grossing films of that year. Scarlett received positive reviews for her performance by critics and the audience for the latter film.

In 2004, Scarlett had five releases out of which The Perfect Score, A Love Song for Bobby Long and A Good Woman were critical and commercial failures. Her other releases were The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and In Good Company, which were successful. Scarlett then played a role in Match Point in 2005. The film became a box office success and earned Johansson several nominations for awards. Next, she played a role in The Island. The film received mixed reviews at the box office.

In 2006, she played a role opposite Hugh Jackman in Scoop which was a box office success. She also starred in The Prestige which was a success. Scarlett Johansson’s next role in The Nanny Diaries alongside Chris Evans and Laura Linney. She received mixed reviews for her performance. The actress next appeared in The Other Boleyn Girl which also received mixed reviews.

In 2008, she reunited with Woody Allen for Barcelona which received mostly negative reviews. After that, she appeared in He’s Just Not That Into You in 2006, which was a box office success but received tepid reviews from the critics. In 2010, she made her Broadway debut in Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge. The play did well and her performance was received positively. In 2010, Scarlett played the role of Black Widow in Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2. It was her first venture in Marvel. She then onwards started to play the role of Black Widow for the rest of the MCU movies.

In 2011, she played a role in We Bought a Zoo alongside Matt Damon. In 2012, she played a role in The Avengers which broke several records and became extremely popular. She then played a role in Hitchcock. In January 2013, Scarlett starred in Broadway revival Cat on a Hot Tin Roof which received mixed reviews. After that, she played a role in Don Jon alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film did well and Johansson was praised for her acting.

In 2013, she voiced the character, Samantha, in Spike Jonze’s Her. The received several awards and became one of the top-grossing films of that year. In the same year, she played a role in Under the Skin which garnered praise for the actress. She continued her work with Marvel and appeared as Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014. The film became extremely successful, critically and commercially. The actress was praised for her role as well.

In 2014, she played a role in Chef alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Sofia Vergara. The film did well at the box office. In 2014, she also appeared in Lucy. It was another one of the highest-grossing films and became the 18th highest-grossing film in 2014. Later she appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War. Both were highly successful commercially and critically.

In 2016, Scarlet Johansson appeared in Hail, Caeser! and voiced Kaa in Disney’s The Jungle Book. After that, she played the role of Motoko Kusanagi in 2017 Ghost in the Shell which became a subject to controversy. Her next film was Rought Night which received mixed critical reception. In 2018, she voiced show dog Nutmeg in the Isle of Dogs and returned as Black Widow in Avengers: Infinity War. In 2019, she appeared in Avengers: Endgame which is the highest-grossing film of all time.

Scarlett Johansson’s next role was in Netflix’s Marriage Story alongside Adam Driver, which became extremely successful. She appeared in Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit which was also another one of Johansson’s successful films. Her last film was the solo prequel film Black Widow which led to a legal battle between Scarlet Johansson and Disney.

Stats

Date of Birth: 22nd November 1984

Height: 5’3”

Weight: 57kgs

Filmography

1994: North
1995: Just Cause
1996: If Lucy Fell, Manny & Lo
1997: Fall, Home Alone 3
1998: The Horse Whisperer
1999: My Brother the Pig
2001: The Man Who Wasn’t There, Ghost World, An American Rhapsody
2002: Eight Legged Freak
2003: Lost in Translation, Girl With a Pearl Earring
2004: The Perfect Score, A Love Song for Bobby Long, A Good Woman, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, In Good Company
2005: Match Point, The Island
2006: Scoop, The Black Dahlia, The Prestige
2007: The Nanny Diaries
2008: The Other Boleyn Girl, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Spirit
2009: He’s Just Not That Into You
2010: Iron Man 2
2011: The Whale, We Bought A Zoo
2012: The Avengers, Hitchcock
2013: Don Jon, Under the Skin, Her
2014: Chef, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lucy
2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron
2016: Hail, Caeser!, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Sing
2017: Ghost in the Shell, Rough Night
2018: Isle of Dogs 2, Avengers: Infinity War
2019: Avengers: Endgame, Marriage Story, Jojo Rabbit
2021: Black Widow

Awards

British Academy Film Award for Best Film Actress in a Leading Role, People’s Choice Award for Favourite Movie Actress, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action/Adventure

Latest Articles

Scarlett Johansson To Not Return To MCU As Black Widow After The Controversy? Star’s Agent Bashes Disney For The ‘Direct Attack’

Scarlett Johansson To Be Replaced By Brie Larson In Disney’s Tower Of Terror?

Scarlett Johansson Moving Closer To DC Amid Her ‘Black Widow’ Battle With Disney?

Controversy

Scarlett Johansson sued Disney after alleging that the giant media company has breached her contract by simultaneously releasing the film Black Widow in theatres and on the OTT platform, Disney+. This led to a lengthy battle which is still going on.

FAQs

Q. Is Scarlett Johansson married?

A. Yes, she is married to SNL writer Colin Jost since 2020. Before that she was married to Romain Dauriac and Ryan Reynolds.

Q. Does Scarlett Johansson have kids?

A. Yes, Scarlett Johansson has a daughter named Rose Dorothy Dauriac

Q. What is Scarlett Johansson’s net worth?

A. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Scarlett Johansson’s net worth is $165 million.

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