Scarlett Johansson is a very famous actress and she is well-known for her role in the MCU as Black Widow. She has also appeared in movies like “Lost in Translation”, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”, and “Hitchcock.”
She is extremely talented and is also a very good singer. Over the years, Johansson has garnered a whole lot of attention from her fans because of her looks and figure, but there is so much more to this actress than her external features.
She had kick-started her career at a young age and made her movie debut at in ‘North’. She went on to prove to the world that she is better than almost all actresses in the field. Although she had lost her lead role in Parent Trap to Lindsay Lohan, she ultimately became the face of the MCU.
She showed everyone that she was more than just her looks and became a critically acclaimed actress.
We recently saw her reprise her role of the Black Widow in Avengers: Infinity War and we will also see her next year in the sequel.
In the light of all this, let us look at 43 facts about Scarlett Johansson that you may not know:
1. The actress has a brother who is her twin. His name is Hunter and they were born on November 22, 1984. She was born 3 minutes earlier than Hunter.
2. She had attended Manhattan Professional Children’s School.
3. Her dad, Karsten Johansson and her mother, Melanie Sloan were separated when she was just 13.
4. Scarlett’s sister, Vanessa Johansson is an actress as well.
5. She starred in her first film when she was 9 in Rob Reiner’s North.
6. She starred made an appearance in Home Alone 3.
7. She got her very first TV appearance when she was 8 and appeared in Late Night With Conan O’Brian in 1993.
8. In the year, 1998, Scarlett Johansson had lost her lead role to Lindsay Lohan in The Parent Trap.
9. The actress once had a Japanese fighting fish and its name was Cassius.
10. Sacrlett had applied to “Tisch School of the Arts” but the application had been rejected, but she focussed on her acting career which turned out well for her.
11. She celebrated her 20th birthday at Disneyland.
12. Her favorite film is Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
13. She is half Danish and half Polish.
14. The actress was smoking since was 15.
15. The actresses’media nickname is ScarJo but she just hates it.
16. She once was very distracted by her cleavage on a billboard and she almost got into a car accident.
17. She once had appeared nude with Keira Knightley and Tom Ford on the cover of February 2006 Vanity Fair.
18. The actress is 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall).
19. She has a huge fear of cockroaches.
20. The actress is a big fan of jazz.
21. She was romantically linked to Jared Leto, Ryan Reynolds, and Josh Hartnett.
22. The actress is also a fan of Woody Allen.
23. During the filming of Match Point, Allen had described Johansson as “sexually overwhelming”.
24. The actress’ favorite action movie is Heat (1995).
25. She is a supporter of Barack Obama but she was left embarrassed by him. In 2008, while he was running for president, she had boasted to Politico that they had been exchanging emails. “You’d imagine that someone like the senator, who is constantly traveling and constantly ‘on’ – how can he return these personal e-mails?” she had said. “But he does.”
Obama later told reporters that the actress did not have his e-mail address.
“She sent one e-mail to Reggie, who forwarded it to me,” Obama had said.
“I write, saying, ‘Thank you Scarlett for doing what you do,’ and suddenly we have this e-mail relationship.”
26. She had been voted as FHM’s “Sexiest Woman Alive” in 2006 and “Sexiest Celebrity of the Year” by Playboy in 2007.
27. She was the inspiration for Katy Perry’s ‘I Kissed A Girl’.
28. She had played the love interest of Justin Timberlake in “What Goes Around, Comes Around”.
29. She had debuted on stage in “Sophistry”.
30. She once sang Before My Time, for Chasing Ice which had been nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song.
31. The actress did not get the role of Lisbeth Salander in the movie adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo as the directors had said that she was “too beautiful.”
32. Johansson even got a divorce from Romain Dauriac.
33. She released 2 albums- Break Up and Anywhere I Lay My Head.
34. She celebrates Christmas and Hanukkah.
35. In September, a few nude images were stolen from her phone and the culprit had to pay her Johansson $66,0000.
36. Johansson then endorsed and even supported Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer’s 2013 run for New York City Comptroller.
37. The actress has a cat, Trooper and a chihuahua, Maggie.
38. She is good friends with Chris Evans and she appeared with him in “The Perfect Score”, “The Nanny Diaries” “The Avengers", and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, Avengers: Infinity War.
39. The actress is also an inspiration behind a character on The Looney Tunes, named, Scarlett Johansson.
40. Scarlett Johansson Always Makes Us Say “Wow”!
41. Scarlett Johansson Has The Sexiest Lips Amongst All The Avengers!
42. She was on the cover of The Beauty Book for Brain Cancer.