Scarlett Johansson is an American film actress and model, recognized for her participation in films such as The Horse Whisperer, The Avengers, Lucy, among others.

Scarlett Johansson Biography

She was born in New York on November 22, 1984, and is the daughter of Melanie Sloan and Karsten Johansson, who were of limited economic resources.

She studied at Greenwich Village Elementary School in Manhattan. Her theatrical training was done at the Professional Children’s School, from which she graduated in 2002.

Also, some people know that his father was a famous Danish architect. So even if Scarlet chose never to work, she would have led a comfortable life regardless of her career path.

Scarlett Johansson Career

She started acting from her childhood, since her mother took her to participate in auditions.

She made her film debut at the age of 9, in the comedy “North” (1994), where she acted as the daughter of John Ritter. After one year, she was playing the role of the daughter of Sean Connery and Kate Capshaw in the movie “Just Cause”.

In 1996 she was playing a small role in the movie “If Lucy Fell”. That same year, she played the role of Amanda in “Manny & Lo,” and for her performance she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.

For the year 1997, she played secondary roles in the films “Fall” and “My poor little angel 3”. A year later, she was part of the film “The man who whispered to the horses”, and thanks to her excellent performance, she began to be more recognized in the cinema , she was also nominated by the Chicago Film Critics Association for the Most Promising Actress for the film.

In 1999, she was part of “My Brother the Pig” and in 2001 in the movie “The Man Who Never Was”. For the movie “Ghost World” in 2001, she received praise and recognition. In the year 2002, she appeared on “Eight Legged Freaks”.

For the year 2003, she played Charlotte in the movie “Lost in Translation”, for which she received many accolades, being cataloged as calm and collected when acting.

She won the BAFTA Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress; she was also nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, and the Chicago Film Critics Association.

In the month of June 2004, she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That same year she had screen or voice roles in five films: “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie”, “A Good Woman”, “The Perfect Score”, “In Good Company” and “A Love Song for Bobby Long”; for this last performance she earned a Golden Globe nomination for best actress.

In July 2005, she starred alongside Ewan McGregor in the movie “The Island.” That same year she was nominated again for the Golden Globe Awards.

For the year 2006, she played a supporting role in Christopher Nolan’s film “The Prestige”, which was a success at the box office and critics around the world, becoming recommended by the Los Angeles Times as an adult, provocative artwork. She starred in the 2007 film “The Nanny Diaries,” which was a poor box office and critical flop.

In 2008, she starred alongside Natalie Portman and Eric Bana in the movie “The Other Boleyn Girl.” A year later, she played the role of Anna in the movie He’s Just Not That Into You, which was successful at the box office.

In March 2009, she was chosen to play the role of the black widow in the movie “Iron Man 2”, which was released in 2010.

For the month of November 2010, she was chosen to star in the film adaptation of Michel Faber’s novel “Under the Skin”. The film was released in the United States in the year 2014 and was the target of good reviews.

In early March 2012, it was reported that she had been signed to play Janet Leigh in the film “Hitchcock”, which was released in November of that year and was well received by the public.

On May 2, 2012, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6931 Hollywood Blvd, across from Madame Tussauds.

At that time, she repeated her role as Natasha Romanoff (The Black Widow) in the movie “The Avengers”; The film received positive reviews and was a huge box office success.

For July 25, 2014, she was the protagonist of the movie Lucy. She also reprized her role as Black Widow in the movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which received positive reviews. Also, she played Black Widow in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, which was released on May 1, 2015.

Scarlett Johansson In Music

In 2006, she recorded the song “Summertime” by George Gershwin, in a collection of songs recorded by Hollywood actors.

On May 20, 2008, she released her first album titled Anywhere I Lay My Head, produced by Dave Sitek. The record received mixed reviews and was named the 23rd best album of 2008 by NME132; It also reached the number 1 position on the Billboard Top Heatseekers and number 126 on the Billboard 200.

For the year 2009, she was recording a cover of the song “Last Goodbye” by Jeff Buckley, for the soundtrack of the movie “He’s Just Not That Into You”. In September of that year, she, along with singer-songwriter Pete Yorn, recorded the album titled “Break Up”.

In 2010 the band Steel Train released the album Terrible Thrills Vol. 1, which included their favorite female artists singing songs from their album, where she performed the song “Bullet”. A year later she recorded “One Whole Hour” for the documentary Wretches And Jabberers.

For the year 2015 she formed the pop band Singles, along with Este Haim, Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris and Julia Haltigan, with whom he released the song “Candy” in February of that year.

Scarlett Johansson Filmography

 As an actress

1994: A boy called North.

1995: Just Cause.

1996: If Lucy Fell.

1996: Manny & Lo.

1997: Fall.

1997: Home Alone 3.

1998: The Horse Whisperer.

1999: My Brother the Pig.

2001: The Man Who Wasn’t There.

2001: GhostWorld.

2001: An American Rhapsody.

2002: Arac Attack.

2003: Lost in Translation.

2003: Girl with a Pearl Earring.

2004: The Perfect Score.

2004: A Love Song for Bobby Long.

2004: A Good Woman.

2004: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.

2004: In Good Company.

2005: Match Point.

2005: the island.

2006: Scoop.

2006: The Black Dahlia.

2006: The Prestige.

2007: The Nanny Diaries.

2008: The Other Boleyn Girl.

2008: Gomorrah.

2008: Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

2008: The Spirit.

2009: He’s Just Not That Into You.

2010: Iron Man 2.

2011: We Bought a Zoo.

2012: The Avengers.

2012: Hitchcock.

2013: Her.

2013: Under the Skin.

2013: DonJon.

2014: Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

2014: Chef.

2014: Lucy.

2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron.

2016: Hail Caesar!

2016: The Jungle Book.

2016: Captain America: Civil War.

2016: Sing.

2017: Ghost in the Shell.

2017: Rough Night Jess.

2018: Avengers: Infinity War.

Scarlett Johansson Net Worth

She has appeared in several movies that have grossed over $14.3 billion. She is also one of the highest paidactresses listed in Forbes celebrity 100. The net worth of her is estimated at 165 million dollars.

On average, she earns $10 million from movies and more than $20 million from endorsements (per year). When she’s not wearing her cape, you’ll see her starring in a movie like Jojo Rabbit.

She has won the Tony Award, BAFTA, five Golden Globe nominations and Oscar nominations. She is a philanthropist who has shown her support for charities such as Stand Up to Cancer and Cancer Research UK.

In addition to her heritage, she boasts a $140 million hit of her own. And despite such a sizable fortune, she shows no signs of slowing down.

Scarlett Johansson Love Life

Hopefully this is the love forever of the protagonist of Black Widow , although she has commented that monogamy does not come naturally.

Since the early 2000s, the actress has earned a reputation for being a bit “promiscuous”, although she has always kept her private life a secret and her weddings have been very low key, she has been candid about her views on relationships and sex.

She is currently married to Colin Jost , a comedian and screenwriter, who is the third husband of the actress. 

In 2006, during an interview she mentioned that contrary to what others thought she was not promiscuous, “there seems to be a mistaken belief that I am available sexually in some way, which is not to say that I am not open-minded about it. sex”. 

She added that “on some basic level we are animals and instinctively raised accordingly.” She also revealed that twice a year she took tests for sexually transmitted diseases, because any “decent human being” did. 

Her opinion on relationships hasn’t changed over the years. In 2017, she commented that the idea of ​​marriage was romantic and beautiful, and that it could be a beautiful thing to do, but she did not think it was “natural to be a monogamous person.

For her, marriage is a lot of work, and something that takes a lot of work is not natural. 

She, although she agreed to have a lot of respect for the union, since she has already been married three times, but that did not make her stop believing that the marriage went “against some instinct”.

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