The Life of Scarlett Johansson

She's inarguably one of the world's biggest stars, but Scarlett Johansson grew up in a humble home in New York. Now, she's nominated for a best actress Golden Globe for her heartbreaking performance in "Marriage Story." This is her life story so far.

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She comes from humble origins, she has become the best-paid actress in the world, she owes her name to the heroine of "Gone with the wind”, she played the superhero Black Widow 9 times, this is Scarlett Johansson. Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother Hunter were born in 1984 in New York, to a Danish father and a Polish mother. Part of her maternal family, of Jewish origin, died in the Warsaw ghetto. During her childhood, she lived on financial allocations and food stamps. At 8, she took her first steps on stage in New York in front of Ethan Hawke in the play "Sophistry".

At 14, she was revealed to the general public thanks to her role in "The Horse Whisperer" where she worked alongside Robert Redford. At 19, she was nominated twice at the Golden Globes for her roles in "Girl with a Pearl Earring" and "Lost in Translation". In 2010, she made her debut in the Marvel universe thanks to her role as Black Widow in "Iron Man 2". At 29, she gave birth to her daughter Rose, born from her union with French advertiser Romain Dauriac. The couple split two years later. In 2015, she got involved in a campaign to fight child hunger and malnutrition in the United States. In 2017, Paramount Studio was accused of whitewashing for choosing her to play the heroine of "Ghost in the Shell" and instead of an Asian actress, in accordance with the original manga.

At 32, she defended Planned Parenthood at the Women's March in Washington. In January 2018, following an email sent by Natalie Portman, she was one of the first actresses to get involved in the Time's Up movement. In July 2018, in the face of criticism from the LGBT community, she gave up the role of a transgender man in the movie "Rub & Tug". In July 2019, as she began promoting "Black Widow", she denounced the lack of female directors. At 35, she supported director Woody Allen, accused of rape, with whom she has made three movies. In September 2019, after supporting Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson announced that she has chosen Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election.


12/12/2019 11:19 AM


  • Lisa J.
    12 hours

    Her dad was an architect yet they lived in “lower middle class housing”. 🤨

  • Dorothy W.
    17 hours

    Mmmmmmm ,q'j

  • Blanca M.
    19 hours

    Scarlett Johansson, after this video, I love you even more 💕💕💕

  • Bella G.
    a day

    I think that actress is full of hate. Full of anger!!!

  • Alixandra W.
    2 days

    I don't care what her political views are. It has nothing to do with her talent and acting. She was brilliant in The Girl With The Pearl Earring, and actually had a slight resemblance to the girl in Vermeer's painting.

  • Rose H.
    3 days

    She has probably lost touch with the average person in America. When u live in the Hollywood community & make so much money you start thinking you know what everyone else needs. I’m sure you are taking care of your mother/sisters & friends. Good for you.

  • Dave F.
    09/05/2020 22:50

    It's not your beauty it's your heart that brings out the best in you and you have it in abundance xx

  • Debbie S.
    08/31/2020 19:10

    Wow, i watched it up to whom you support. Want to toss this country into socialism much?

  • Slava P.
    08/30/2020 19:30

    Polska siksa

  • Vanessa N.
    08/27/2020 13:45

    I thought she was South African? Nah that was Charlize Theron after all

  • Edeline M.
    08/26/2020 17:09

    She's the Closest thing to a Woman having Balls... Balls of Steel

  • Paul D.
    08/26/2020 14:19

    Why does Trump need to support her and all females? She will sacrifice all America just for an abortion???

  • Evelyn R.
    08/25/2020 06:33

    Keep up the fantastic work in helping us, thank you,I'm from the Bronx as well. Take care

  • Regina R.
    08/24/2020 23:45

    Dim witted to me And her choice of idols are questionable

  • Eliz D.
    08/24/2020 20:01

    B S

  • Debbie B.
    08/24/2020 13:31

    Awesome actress she's beautiful

  • Kate A.
    08/23/2020 02:51

    Come on people lots of professional people including lawyers and architects aren’t rich...supporting a family of four in NYC is no easy feat.

  • Kate A.
    08/23/2020 02:49

    Love her! Fight on SJ!

  • Cheryl Z.
    08/20/2020 03:50

    Boohoo,You want me to feel sorry for you,news flash I don’t .

  • Jean G.
    08/16/2020 06:46

    Beautiful and brave woman

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