Scarlett Johansson Net Worth
Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and singer, who is among the world’s highest paid actresses. She has been acting ever since she was a child and had even aspired to be an actress when she was a child. Her first film debut was in the film, North, a fantasy comedy, that she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. The estimated net worth of Scarlett Johansson is $100 million.
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984, in Manhattan, New York City, Karsten Olaf Johansson, an architect, from Copenhagen, Denmark and Melanie Sloan, a producer, with Polish and Belarusian descent. Her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a art historian, screenwriter, and film director. Scarlett Johansson has an older sister, named Vanessa, who is also an actress as well as an older brother, Adrian and she has a twin brother, Hunter. She also has an older half-brother, Christian, who was conceived in her father’s first marriage. Johansson is the great niece of Phil Schlamberg, the last known death combattant in World War II, who was also a wingman to Captain Jerry Yellin. While growing up, Scarlett Johansson attended, PS 41, an elementary school in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Her parents divorced when she was just 13 years old, and she was very close to her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sloan, a bookkeeper and school teacher. Johansson would often put on song and dance routines for her family and even took tap dance lessons. When she was a child, she would also practice acting by staring in the mirror until she made herself cry, with her biggest influence being actress, Judy Garland. After being turned away by a talent agent for her brother, she enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. She began auditioning for commercials soon after enrolling, but quickly grew tired of it and started to focus more on film and theater. She made her first stage appearance in the Off-Broadway play, Sophistry, alongside, Ethan Hawke. Around the time of her appearing this play, where she only had two lines, she began to study at the Professional Children’s School, a private education institution for aspiring child actors in Manhattan. After all of the studying, Johansson finally made her film debut, at the age of nine, as actor, John Ritter’s daughter, in the fantasy comedy, North. Her career soon took off with her playing in later films, as Sean Connery and Kate Capshaw’s daughter, in the mystery thriller, Just Cause, and also as an art student in If Lucy Fell.
With the passion to be an actress from the time she was a child, she took on being an acting very quickly. After acting in films with actors, like Sean Connery and John Ritter, she soon began to get her first adult film roles. After graduating, in 2003, she was given her first role, in the film, Lost in Translation, and later that year, she received another acting role, in the film, Girl with a Pearl Earring. After these roles, her acting career really took off, with her appearing as herself in the television series, Entourage in 2004 and then taking on voice roles that same year, in Robot Chicken and Saturday Night Live. She portrayed the character, Nola Rice, in the film, Match Point, the next year. In 2006, she had a big year, with her acting in three films, one of them being directed by the famous director, Brian De Palma. She took on her role in De Palma’s film, The Black Dahlia, and later acted in the films, The Prestige and Scoop. Scarlett Johansson took on the role of Annie Braddock, in 2007, in the Nanny Diaries and in 2008, she portrayed the character, Cristina, in the comedy drama, Vicky Cristina Barcelona. That same year, Johansson, played in the two other films that showcased her acting skills. The films, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Spirit, helped Johansson continue on her path to being a great actress. She continued striving for success in 2009, when she picked a role in the film, He’s Just Not That Into You, and in 2010 received a role in the action packed film, Iron Man 2. The next year, she took on the role, in, We Bought a Zoo, in which she played the character, Kelly Foster. In 2012, her taking on acting did not stop,because she took on film roles, in the movies, HItchcock and The Avengers. Her acting opportunities furthered, when she took on the voice role, in the film, Her. She also took on roles in the films, Don Jon and Under the Skin, that same year. In 2014, she had a reprised role in the film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. She continued taking on roles in more films in 2014, including the films, Chef and Lucy. She continued her action film role in 2015, by playing the fictional character, Black Widow, in the film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Her superhero roles status followed her into the film, Captain America: Civil War, in 2016. Most recently, she has been seen in the films, Ghost in a Shell and Rough Night, a black comedy. She also recently hosted, the television comedy show, Saturday Night Live, and became the fourth woman to be entered in the NBC sketch comedy’s prestigious Five-Timers Club.
Awards and Acknowledgements
The hard work that Scarlett Johansson has put into her craft, has led her to win several awards, honoring her passion in acting. Some of these awards include, the YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama Film, the Venice Film Festival Upstream Prize for Best Actress, the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film by a Leading Young Actress, and a Theatre World Award. She also won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play, a Honorary Cesar, a Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress, and a Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her acting talents, have even earned her the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight, and a Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance.
Net Worth of Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson has proven that with her passion and drive to be an actress, that anything is possible. She has not stopped for a second ever since she made her first film debut, and she has played every role possible, with even her voice roles being mesmerizing. Scarlett Johansson’s net worth is $100 million. She owes her success, to her acting career, which she has grown to perfect as the years go by. With her taking her acting career serious as a child, has really shown in the years, since she has gotten older.
It is not shocking that Scarlett Johansson’s beauty has led her to date, some pretty interesting and handsome men in Hollywood. She dated, guitarist, Jack Antonoff for a year, in 2001. Her romantic interests took off again with actor, Josh Hartnett, whom she dated for two years, before they broke up in 2006. In 2008, she married, actor Ryan Reynolds, after dating for one year, but unfortunately, their marriage ended, in 2011. She got engaged to advertising agency owner, Romain Douraic, in 2013, and the next year, the couple had a daughter, Rose Dorothy. In 2014, Johansson married Douraic, in Philipsburg, Montana.
Scarlett Johansson, has made her name known because of her work ethic in being a great actress in the entertainment business. However, she has not only used her skills and voice to get the roles she wanted in movies, but also, in the world. In 2004, she campaigned for Democratic candidate, John Kerry. She is also the Global Ambassador, for the International Aid Organisation. Scarlett Johansson, is the a woman who has strived for various diverse roles, while at the same time, being an involved citizen of the world.