Scarlett Johansson
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When it comes to Hollywood celebrities whose movies gather huge views, Scarlett Johansson has the privilege of being among the highest-grossing actresses of all time. Since joining the film industry in 1994, she’s become a prominent person in films that most of her films don’t go without breaking Box Office records. Whether it is appearing as a lead actor or supporting actor, the actress has some impressive acting quality that always comes through in all her onscreen works. Some of her notable films include Iron Man, The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Captain America: Civil War. And aside from acting, Johansson is also making marks as a brand endorser, and musician. She also supports various charities and related causes.

Bio of the Actress

Scarlett was born Scarlett Ingrid Johansson on November 22, 1984. Her nationality includes both American and Danish. The star was born and raised in Manhattan where she attended PS 41 elementary school in Greenwich Village Manhattan. She also attended Professional Children’s School ( PCS). The school is a private school for children aspiring to be actors in her city, Manhattan. Scarlet also received lessons in tap dance. The blonde beauty has a mixed ethnicity. Her dad is from Copenhagen Denmark while her mother originally has her roots from Russia and Poland.

As a child, Scarlett Johansson had a big dream of being a famous music performer with Judy Garland serving as her main muse. When her musical dream wasn’t coming through, she changed gaze to acting and theatre performance. She started in off-Broadway and made her film debut in 1994 in the film North. Minor roles followed until 1996 when she earned her first leading role in the film Manny&Lo. Now the actress has confidently proven that she stands a strong force in the acting circle. So far, she has acted in numerous high-budget films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Match Point, Girl With a Pearl Earring. She has also ventured into other money-yielding activities including rekindling her musical career and releasing successful albums which charted on Billboard 200.

Family: Parents, siblings

Scarlet comes from a normal home and so was her childhood. She was raised by dad Karsten Johansson, an architect and mother Melanie Sloan, a producer. But after her parents divorced when she was 13, she got close to her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sloan who worked as a bookkeeper and a school teacher. Scarlett has three siblings and one half-sibling from her father’s first marriage. Her siblings include; older sister Vennessa who is also an actress, an older brother Adrian, a twin brother Hunter and half-brother, Christian.

Boyfriend, Husband, Daughter

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Scarlett might be dating the love of her life now but she has over the years been in different failed relationships. She dated American singer Jack Anntonoff from 2001 to 2002 while still schooling at PCI where Jack shared the same class with her. In 2013 the actress fell for Josh Hartnett her co-star in Black Dahlia. After marking their two year anniversary, if such exists, the two parted ways since they couldn’t spend quality time given their busy schedules.

In all of these failed affairs, Scarlett Johansson still gave room in her heart to love again. She and Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds started dating in 2007. There was this deep love that existed between them. The following year, Ryan proposed to her and the same they tied the knot. However, the love that seemed undying later died off only two years into their marriage, leading to their separation in 2010. their divorce was finalized in 2011 and in November 2012, Johansson began dating Frenchman Romain Dauriac. She and Dauric who owes an advertising agent married in 2014, the same they had their daughter, Rose Dorothy Dauriac. In 2016 they separated and finally divorced in 2017.

Currently, Scarlett Johansson is unmarried but clearly, she hasn’t given up on love. She is dating Colin Jost, Weekend Update co-host and Saturday Night Live co-head writer. The couple have publicly been known to be together since May 2017.

What is Her Net Worth?

Part of the best things about being a star is how you can easily make money from your status. And for Scarlett who has had a force in the acting industry since the 1990s, it is only rewarding to learn that she is not just one of the majorly rich actresses but also a no stranger to topping millionnaire charts. In 2015 she was named number 2 on Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest Paid Actresses, scooping $35.5 million that year. That same year her work as Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron earned her $20 million. She will reprise this role in the fourth installment of the superhero series in 2019 which means more money, hopefully.

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Similarly, her work in Ghost in the Shell, a 2017 film also earned her $17 million. The media company disclosed that her standard pay rate is more than $ 10 million per film. The following year she became number one on Forbes’ Top Grossing actors for generating $1.2 billion at Box Offices worldwide.  She also leads 2018 ranking with $40.5 million in pretax earnings which places her as the top-earning female lead, ahead of Angelina Jolie’s (28 million dollars) and Jennifer Aniston’s (19.5 million dollars). All these have presented her with more than $100 million net worth which is quite a lot of money to compensate for the time she has spent and the hard work she has put in. And while Scarlett has made most of her money from acting, she has also gotten involved in numerous other lucrative engagements including product endorsements and modeling for big brands


Scarlett Johansson is not the tallest of women in the world, and when standing next to tall stars, she looks downright petite. But who cares? Nobody actually, since her talent that is quite exceptional plus her amazing personality and cute figure which weighs only 57kg or 125 pounds have stolen the world’s attention more than anything else. Also, her bust, waist, and hips measure 36-26-36 in or 91.4-66-91.4 cm are fitting for her body frame. She wears bra Size 32D and her dress size is 8 (US) or 40 (EU) or 12 (UK). The actress stands at a height of 1.6 m or 5 feet 2 inches.