Scarlett Johansson is an American actress born November 22, 1984. On top of many critically acclaimed film roles, she is highest-grossing actress in North America with her movies making over $3.5 billion, earning her an estimated net worth of $100 million. Her films have grossed over $14.3 billion worldwide, making Johansson the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time. She is the recipient of various accolades, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Film Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards.
Her mother was a producer and film buff, leading to Scarlett and her siblings getting into acting as children. Her first film role was at 9 years old in the fantasy comedy North. After a few small roles she was cast in Manny & Lo (1996) which at age 12 earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Female. Her next notable role came in 1998 in The Horse Whisperer, which earned her several award nominations.
Her breakout role as an adult actress came in 2003, playing opposite Bill Murray in Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation. Most recently she’s been known for her big budget action movies, such as portraying the Black Widow in the Captain America film series with Chris Evans and the Avengers film series. Her most recent starring role is in the 2017 adaption of the anime Ghost in a Shell. She is also known for her public relationship with actor Ryan Reynolds with them getting married in 2008 and divorced in 2011.
In 2010, Johansson began portraying Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe which led to 11 years of Marvel films as well as her solo film Black Widow (2021) costarring Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, and Florence Pugh.