Scarlett Johansson was born on November 22, 1984, in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen.
She began acting like a child, and her role in the movie The Horse Whisperer brought her critical acclaim at age 13.
Johansson began acting during childhood after her mother started taking her to auditions. She made her professional acting debut at the age of eight in the off-Broadway production of “Sophistry” with Ethan Hawke, at New York’s Playwrights Horizons.
In 2003, she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, one for drama (Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)) and one for comedy (Lost in Translation (2003)), her breakout role, starring opposite Bill Murray, and receiving rave reviews and a Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival.
She dropped out of Mission: Impossible III (2006) due to scheduling conflicts. Her next film role was in The Island (2005) alongside Ewan McGregor which earned weak reviews from U.S. critics.
Scarlett Johansson is an American actress who has a net worth of $140 million.
Scarlett Johansson Overview
- Date of Birth: November 22, 1984
- Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
- Father: Karsten Johansson
- Mother: Melanie Sloan Johansson
- Occupation: Film Actress
- Eye Color: Green
- Hair Color: A natural brunette who went blonde
- Nationality: American
- Religion: Jewish
- Height: 1.6 m
- Weight: 57 Kg
- Spouse: Romain Dauriac (m. 2014–2017), Ryan Reynolds (m. 2008–2011)
- Children: Rose Dorothy Dauriac
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius