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Learn about the filmography and intimate details of the life of the actress who managed to conquer the world of comics with her incredible talent: Scarlett Johansson.

Who is Scarlett Johansson?

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson, known by her stage name, Scarlett Johansson, was born on November 22, 1984 in New York City, United States. She is the daughter of the Danish-born architect, Ejner Johansson, and the producer and film buff, Melanie Sloan, of Jewish origin.

In addition to having a twin named Hunter, Johansson has an older sister who is also an actress named Vanessa, another brother named Adrian, and an older half-brother named Christian on his father’s side.

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How did your acting career start?

From a very young age, the talented actress showed her wonderful acting skills, Scarlett alternated her studies of ballet and theater acting at the institute, Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute.

At age 8 he made his stage debut with Ethan Hawke in the play, ‘Sophistr’, drawing the attention of Hollywood, where he dabbled at age 9 in the film ‘A Boy Named North’ by Rob Reiner, and the success has not stopped since!

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The Scarlett Johansson Movies

Although Johansson began her career at an early age, worldwide success came for the actress when she forgot about child characters to impress with her much more mature performances.

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Lost in Tokyo (2003)

At the age of 18, the star starred alongside Bill Murray in this story of Sofia Coppola which follows Charlotte, a young woman who sees no future for her marriage to a photographer, and Bob Harris, a middle-aged actor tired of doing whiskey commercials.

The Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

Griet is a shy girl who has to work as a maid in the house of a famous painter named Johannes Vermeer, who begins to secretly teach her painting classes from his wife, until finally she agrees to paint her portrait.

The Provocation (2005)

Chris Wilton, a young tennis teacher, becomes obsessed with Nola Rice, the seductive fiancee of his friend and brother-in-law, Tom Hewett.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

The star plays Cristina, a young woman who travels to Spain with her friend Vicky, in search of adventure; However, they end up in conflict when they meet the painter Juan Antonio, as they both fall for his charms.

The Boleyn Sisters (2008)

Inspired by a true story, Johansson plays Maria Bolena, the sister who is in the shadow of her sister Ana Bolena. Both begin a rivalry to conquer the heart of King Henry VIII.

Under the Skin (2013)

An alien disguises herself as a woman, travels through Scotland and tries to trick a series of unsuspecting men into her truck.

She (2013)

The actress plays Samantha, the voice of the computer operating system of a writer who lives in constant depression, who ends up developing a love relationship with her.

Lucy (2014)

By accident, Lucy Miller comes into contact with an experimental synthetic drug, which completely changes her brain capacity and with great control over pain, and her senses.

JoJo Rabbit (2019)

This film earned him the nomination for Oscar as Best Supporting Actress. The star plays Rosie, the mother of a little boy who has an imaginary friend by the name of Hitler, as World War II unfolds.

Story of a Marriage (2019)

The actress used her painful divorce for the performance of this movie that earned her another nomination for Oscar as Best actress.

The story follows a theater director and his actress wife, trying to overcome a divorce that takes them to the extreme both personally and creatively.

How much does Scarlett Johansson earn as “Black Widow” in the world of Marvel?

Johansson became the female representation of the heroines in the Marvel Universe with his wonderful performance as Natasha Romanoff, better known as Black Widow.

However, he not only gained worldwide fame, thanks to Marvel, the actress amassed an incredible fortune after her participation in the different films that were released in the last decade.

And is that although his salary was much lower than that of his male colleagues, also due to the fact that his character had less weight in the plot, the Bussiness Insider medium assured that Scarlett could have earned close to 20 million dollars, not counting the percentage of collection at the box office.

His first appearance in the Marvel Universe as Black Widow, it was in ‘Iron Man 2’:

It was followed by other films such as ‘The Avengers’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘Avengers: The Age of Ultron’, ‘Civil War’, ‘Infinity War’, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and soon ‘Black Widow’ .

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According to Forbes, Scarlett ranked as the highest paid actress in the past year, with a profit of $ 56 million.

Musical career

In addition to her great talent as an actress, Scarlett also has great skills as a singer, the first time the public heard her sing, it was when she recorded the song ‘Summertime‘by George Gershwin, for a collection of songs performed by various Hollywood actors.

He sang the song ‘Just Like Honey‘with the band The Jesus and Mary Chain, during a special for the Coachella festival in 2007.

In May 2008, Scarlett finally released her debut album under the name of Anywhere I Lay My Head, composed of the 10-song covers of Tom Waits, and an original song.

For its realization, the star had the collaboration of personalities such as Dave Sitek in production and David Bowie as a second voice.

In 2009, he recorded a cover of the song ‘Last Goodbye‘by Jeff Buckley for the movie soundtrack’He’s Just Not That Into You‘.

Finally, in February 2015, he released the song ‘Candy‘, alongside Este Haim, Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris and Julia Haltigan.

Live staff of Scarlett Johansson

The star has been the protagonist of several of the most talked about romances in Hollywood along with other talented actors; however, we will talk about her marriages, the most important relationships for her.

In September 2008, Scarlett married the actor Ryan ReynoldsIt is not known how they met, but there is evidence that their courtship was as fleeting as their marriage, which barely lasted 15 months.

In December 2010, they announced their divorce with the following statement:

After long and careful consideration by both parties, we have decided to end our marriage. We enter our relationship with love and with love and kindness we leave it. Although privacy is not expected, it is certainly appreciated“.

In an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine, the star of ‘Black Widow’ revealed that she did not regret her marriage to the ‘Green Lantern’ actor.

We spend a lot of time apart. It is very difficult. It is bad. It seemed like a very romantic thing, and it was. It was the best thing i did“.

In 2014, Scarlett gave herself a new opportunity and married for the second time, in a private wedding, with the journalist Romain Dauriac.

They both welcomed their daughter by name, Rose Dorothy, on September 4, 2014.

Unfortunately her marriage ended, two years after the birth of her daughter, the star filed for divorce.

We remain good friends and parents together first and foremost, with the common goal of educating our daughter in an environment full of love and understanding.“: Said a press release.

In May 2019, Scarlett re-engaged, this time to the actor and screenwriter, Colin Jost, reaching the altar this year.

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Scarlett Johansson’s wedding to Colin Jost

In the midst of the current Covid-19 pandemic, the actress and the writer arrived at the altar in a private ceremony.

Scarlett and Colin were married in an intimate ceremony with their closest relatives and loved ones“: Revealed the organization ‘Meals on Wheels‘on October 29, via Instagram.

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The organization assured that the wedding was carried out under strict security regulations in the midst of the pandemic, in addition to having the intention of raising funds to help the elderly, in the midst of this vulnerable time.

Her desire is to help make a difference for vulnerable seniors during a difficult time“.

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