Scarlett Johansson is a renowned American actress and singer. Born on November 22, 1984, in Manhattan, New York City, she grew up with an interest in acting at an early age.

Early Life and Career

Johansson made her debut on stage in an off-Broadway production when she was only eight years old. She made her film debut at the age of nine in North (1994) and gained critical acclaim for her role in Manny & Lo (1996). Her breakthrough came with the movie Ghost World (2001), which earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Over the years, Johansson has starred in numerous blockbuster films such as The Avengers series, Iron Man 2 (2010), Lucy (2014), Lost In Translation (2003), Jojo Rabbit (2019) and Marriage Story (2019). She also lent her voice to several popular animated movies such as The Jungle Book(2016) and Sing(2016).


Johansson received two Academy Awards nominations - one for Best Actress for Marriage Story (2019) and another for Best Supporting Actress for Jojo Rabbit(2019). She was also named the highest-paid actress by Forbes magazine multiple times.

Music Career

Johansson is not just limited to acting; she also released two albums Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) and Break Up(2009.)

Personal Life

Johansson has had multiple publicized relationships over the years. She was previously married to Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 - 2011. In October 2020, during coronavirus pandemic , she married 'SNL' star Colin Jost.


In conclusion, Scarlett Johansson's career highlights include successful films across various genres alongside critically acclaimed performances. She continues to inspire girls and young women through her work and is considered one of the most talented actresses in Hollywood.