Scarlett Johansson is a Hollywood veteran. After getting her start as a child actor at the age of 9, she’s solidified herself as an in-demand actress with a very long and lucrative career. With hits like The Avengers, Her, and Don Jon already under her belt, she’s sure to star in even more blockbusters.
It’s safe to say that Hollywood has Scarlett fever—the good kind. This New York native and Marvel superstar is smart, sexy, and totally at the peak of her career.
she’s had ups, downs, and plenty of career transformations, from indie darling to mainstream starlet and everything in between.
Though she was born in Manhattan, New York on November 22, 1984, Scarlett Johansson’s father was originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. The Johansson family also has Swedish ancestry, and her mother has Jewish heritage
Johansson is a twin, and you can definitely see the resemblance between Scarlett and her brother Hunter. The pair also has two older siblings: Vanessa and Adrian.
Johansson’s parents split when she was 13, and she became very close to her grandmother, whom she has called her best friend. The acting bug hit Johansson early, and she would often perform song and dance routines for her family. She was particularly inspired by Judy Garland’s iconic, multi-talented performance in Meet Me in St. Louis.
Johansson was extremely serious about acting right from the beginning, and as a kid, she used to make herself cry while she stared into a mirror. That’s some dedication right there.
Johansson’s estimated net worth tops out at a whopping $100 million. You keep doing what you’re doing, ScarJo.