Who is Scarlett Johansson
She is young and talented, bold and the beautiful, the American actress critically acclaimed for her role in the ‘Ghost World’, ‘Lost in Translation’ and ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, Scarlett Johansson has certainly delivered some wonderful performances and is a versatile actress.
Born on November 22, 1984, Scarlett Johansson hails from the famous New York City. Her father named Karsten Johansson is a Danish-born architect and her mother, Melanie Sloan is a producer. Her elder sister Vanessa is also an actress.
Scarlett Johansson Biography
Date of Birth
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
November 22, 1984
New York City, New York, U.S.
Actress, Singer, Model
(m. 2008; Div. 2011)
(m. 2014; Div. 2017)
|Net Worth||$140 Million|
Scarlett Johansson Acting Career
Scarlett Johansson took the first big step towards her acting career in 2002 when she attended the Professional Children’s School in Manhattan and also graduated from there. But before that, she had proved her worth several times. In 1994 she made her debut with the movie ‘North’. She acted in 1998 in the movie ‘The Horse Whisperer’ for which she was largely acclaimed.
In 2001 Scarlett Johansson was seen in the ‘Ghost World’. The 22-year-old actress was awarded the coveted “Upstream Prize” for ‘Best Actress’ at the Venice Film Festival for her scintillating performance in ‘The Lost Translation’ which had hit the cinema halls in 2003. In the very year, Scarlett’s name was also chosen for the two best actress awards at the Golden Globes film festival. Out of the two nominations, one was for the drama in ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ and the other for a best comic role in the ‘Lost in the Translation’.
Scarlett Johansson Award
Scarlett Johansson was nominated for the same at the BAFTAs and she won the best actress award for the ‘Lost in the Translation’. Johansson was also nominated for the prestigious ‘Golden Globe’ award for her acting in the movie ‘Bobby Long’. It is said that in this movie Johansson was seen masturbating and having an orgasm. These skills gained immense popularity on the internet. Johansson tried something similar in the Michael Bay’s directed ‘The Island’. She decided to go topless in a sex scene in the film. But the director did not approve her proposal because he wanted to keep the movie at a PG-13 rating. As of now, the American actress is ready to do nude scenes in films.
Scarlett Johansson Music
Scarlett Johansson has also earned name and fame in modeling. She is popular for the endorsement of the ‘Calvin Klein’ perfume. Her naked appearance on the cover page of the ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine fetched her the title third sexiest woman alive (in FHM polls). Johansson has also made some contributions to the world of music.
She sang the track “Summertime” for the ‘Unexpected Dreams- Songs from the Stars’. According to the reports of the FOX, Johansson has signed to record a music album with ‘Rhino Entertainment Atco Records’. The gorgeous lady will also be seen with Justin Timberlake and the famous rock group ‘Jesus and Mary Chain’.
Scarlett to promote Live Earth
The charismatic Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson might promote the Al Gore’s Live Earth gigs. She was contacted by the politician turned environmental activist Al Gore for this task.
Earlier this year Scarlett had visited Asia for ten days with charity Oxfam. During that time Gore left a message on her mobile phone in which he requested her help in the promotion.
The series of green-themed global events is due for July 7 this year (07). It will feature the pop stars Madonna, Crowded House, and The Police. The event will take place in several cities including London, Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Tokyo.
Barkin thinking of Johansson’s looks
The sexy Ellen Barkin fears the looks of one of the most promising Hollywood actress, Scarlett Johansson thinking that she will not age well. The Sea of the Love star, Barkin, who is 53 years old right now, feels that she has embraced old age gracefully and will never get any kind of surgery done to look younger. She also wonders whether today’s movie pin-ups will follow her example or no matter what. Barkin tells the entertainment magazine that
Barkin believes that women do not need to worry about their looks until they hit their 40s – because faces need time to “settle in.” She adds, “I always thought women peaked between 36 and 43.
Scarlett in her new ad campaign
The beautiful and sexy Scarlett Johansson has done her newest Louis Vuitton campaign. She is the latest sequel face of another Louis Vuitton campaign in which she has played the much familiar role of a movie star. Like Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly. Johansson displays voluptuous glamour in the colorful fall spots slated to break in August fashion magazines.
The Antoine Arnault Vuitton’s communications director said: “in this one, she is much more recognizable.”
According to sources, the photographers were so inspired by the photo shoot that during the lunchtime they continued to snap impromptu black and white shots.
Confidence drives away Johansson
The well known sexy actress of Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson has revealed that she is driven by men. Who are confident rather than the conventional hunks. She believes that men who are ugly can also be handsome and attractive if they are outgoing and smart.
The Lost in Translation beauty who has been associated with the famous celebrity Josh Harnett and the pop singer Justin Timberlake maintains that the stereotyped cute mals do not attract her. She is impressed more by the guy’s personality traits rather than his cute and conventional looks.
Johansson says “I look at a guy and think he has such a cute nose or such nice eyes, but there isn’t one feature I look for.” She adds that “One thing I look for that isn’t physical is healthy confidence.
Scarlett Johansson Movies
Napoleon and Betsy (2009)
Mary Queen of Scots (2008)
Woody Allen Spanish Project (2008)
The Nanny Diaries (2007)
The Other Boleyn Girl (2007)
The Black Dahlia (2006)
The Prestige (2006)
Match Point (2005)
Robot Chicken (2005)
The Island (2005)
A Good Woman (2004)
Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
In Good Company (2004)
The Perfect Score (2004)
The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (2004)
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Lost in Translation (2003)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
An American Rhapsody (2001)
Ghost World (2001)
The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001)
My Brother the Pig (1999)
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Just Cause (1995)
The Client (1995)
Scarlett Johansson Awards
British Academy Film Awards
Category: Best Actress
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Category: New Generation Award
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Category: Rising Star Award
Boston Society of Film Critics Awards
Category: Best Actress
Hollywood Film Festival
Category: Best Acting – Female
Venice Film Festival
Category: Upstream Prize – Best Actress
Young Artist Awards
Category: Best Ensemble in a Feature Film
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards
Category: Best Supporting actors – Female
For: Ghost World
Category: Young Actress in a Drama Film
Scarlett Johansson Photo Gallery