Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City on November 22, 1984 to Karsten Olaf Johansson and Melanie Sloan. Johansson did her schooling from PS 41, an elementary school in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. She enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and then was schooled at Professional Children’s School (PCS) in Manhattan, a private educational institution for aspiring child actors. As a child artist, Johansson debuted as John Ritter’s daughter in the film North (1994).

Johansson’s first leading role was in the film foster home in Manny & Lo (1996). Her success followed with films including Lost in Translation, Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Nanny Diaries, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Hitchcock and the mega-hit The Avengers. Her Other works include the mystery thriller The Prestige (2006) and the albums Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) and Break Up (2009), both of which got featured on the Billboard 200. She has been featured multiple times on Forbes Celebrity 100 and is the world’s highest-paid actress, who has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has been bestowed with of several awards, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Film Award.

Some of her notable films include:

  • Lost in Translation
  • Match Point
  • Under the Skin
  • The Avengers
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Scarlett dated guitarist Jack Antonoff in 2001, but broke up after a year. She was in a relationship with actor Josh Hartnett, but the relationship couldn’t last. She married Ryan Reynolds in 2008, but they divorced in 2011. In September 2013, she got engaged to an advertising agency owner Romain Dauriac. On September 4, 2014, she gave birth to a daughter Rose Dorothy. On October 1, 2014, she married Romain Dauriac. She is the Global Ambassador for the international aid organization, Oxfam. In the 2004 United States presidential election, she campaigned for Democratic candidate John Kerry. In January 2008, she campaigned for Democratic candidate Barack Obama, while in the 2016 presidential election; Johansson endorsed Hillary Clinton in a commercial with Joss Whedon and her Marvel Cinematic Universe co-star Robert Downey, Jr.