Who is Scarlett Johansson?
Scarlett Johansson is an American actress and producer. She is popularly known for her role as “Natasha Romanoff” AKA “Black Widow” in Marvel movies. In 2018 and 2019, Scarlett Johansson was named the world’s highest-paid actress.
Scarlett Johansson’s full name is Scarlett Ingrid Johansson. She was born on November 22, 1984, in New York City, USA, to her parents: Karsten Olaf Johansson (father) and Melanie Sloan (mother). As of September 2022, Scarlett Johansson is 37 years old.
About Scarlett Johansson’s parents
Scarlett Johansson’s father, Karsten Olaf Johansson is a Danish architect and actor. He is originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. Karsten Olaf Johansson was born on October 2, 1943, in Denmark. He got married to Scarlett Johansson’s mother, Melanie Sloan, in 1975 and they divorced in 1997. Before his marriage to Scarlett Johansson’s mother, he was married to another woman whose identity is currently unknown.
Karsten Olaf Johansson is known for his work in the 1996 movie, “Manny & Lo.” Scarlett Johansson’s paternal grandfather is Ejner Johansson, a popular Danish art historian, documentary film director and screenwriter. As of September 2022, Karsten Olaf Johansson is 78 years old.
Scarlett Johansson’s mother, Melanie Sloan is an American actress and producer. She was born on April 13, 1951, in The Bronx, New York, USA to her mother, Dorothy Sloan, who was a bookkeeper and school teacher. Melanie Sloan is an Ashkenazi Jew and her family is originally from Poland and Russia. Melanie Sloan is well known for her works in movies like; “A Love Song for Bobby Long” and “Manny & Lo.” Melanie Sloan also worked as her daughter’s manager until Scarlett Johansson fired her in 2009. As of September 2022, Melanie Sloan is 71 years old.
Why Scarlett Johansson fired her mother
Actress Scarlett Johansson fired her mom, Melanie Sloan, from being her manager in 2009, shortly after her marriage to Ryan Reynolds (sadly, they are now divorced). While the actress never confirmed this, there were reports that Johansson had fired her mother because she was getting tired of funding her lavish lifestyle. In an interview, the actress stated that she needed to “cut the cord” when she got married.
Johansson told Vanity Fair:
“Once I got married, I felt that I needed to cut the cord.”
About Scarlett Johansson’s siblings
Scarlett Johansson has five siblings in total, including her twin brother, Hunter. Most of Johansson’s siblings are involved in the American film industry.
List of Scarlett Johansson’s siblings
a. Hunter Johansson
Hunter Johansson is Scarlett Johansson’s twin brother. He is also an actor. Along with his parents, Hunter Johansson starred in the 1996 movie, “Manny & Lo.” He was born on November 22, 1984, and is currently 37 years old.
b. Vanessa Johansson
Scarlett Johansson’s older sister, Vanessa Johansson is an American actress and director. She was born on January 12, 1989, in New York, USA. She is known for her works in movies like, “Shark in Venice” and “Screen Time.” Vanessa Johansson had her education at Carnegie Mellon University. As of September 2022, Vanessa Johansson is 42 years old.
c. Adrian Johansson
Adrian Johansson is Scarlett Johansson’s older brother. He is also an American actor. He was born on November 3, 1976, in New York, the United States. He is well known for his works in movies like “Rain” and “Red Light August.” He is currently 45 years old.
d. Christian Johansson
Christian Johansson is Scarlett Johansson’s half-brother from her father’s previous marriage. He works as a cinematographer and screenwriter. He is known for his works in movies like; “Blåljus” and “Sklallgång.”
e. Fenan Sloan
Fenan Sloan is Scarlett Johansson’s sister from her mother’s side. Not much is currently known about her as she prefers to keep out of the spotlight.
About Scarlett Johansson’s marriage and wedding
American actress Scarlett Johansson has been married three times, having divorced twice. As of September 2022, Johansson is married to her third husband, Colin Jost.
Outside her marriages, the actress has also dated Josh Hartnett and was rumoured to have been in a relationship with Justin Timberlake.
List of men Scarlett Johansson has dated
Below is a list of Scarlett Johansson’s boyfriends:
- Scarlett Johansson dated Jack Antonoff in 2001. The two met and dated while they were attending the Professional Children’s school.
- Scarlett Johansson dated Josh Hartnett in 2005 while they were starring in “Black Dahlia.”
- Scarlett Johansson dated Ryan Reynolds in 2007 and married him in 2008.
- Scarlett Johansson was rumoured to have dated Justin Timberlake. This has been found to be untrue as the actress was in a serious relationship with Ryan Reynolds at the time of the rumours.
- Scarlett Johansson dated Romain Dauriac in 2012. They got married in 2014 and divorced in 2017.
- Scarlett Johansson started dating Colin Jost in 2017 and married him in 2020.
About Scarlett Johansson’s marriage to Ryan Reynolds
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds first went public with their relationship in April 2007. Johansson and Reynolds announced their engagement in May 2008 and then tied the knot on September 27, 2008, in a private ceremony near Tofino, British Columbia. At the time of their marriage, Scarlett Johansson was 23 years old while Ryan Reynolds was 31 years old.
Speaking about her marriage to Reynolds in 2009, Scarlett Johansson said:
“I never really thought about getting married. It just kind of happened. You hope that the relationship makes you better, that you learn new things about yourself.”
Scarlett Johansson also admitted that being married to a fellow star actor took serious work. She said that while it was a challenge, it was also worth it. It wasn’t until March 2010 that news of their marital problems started to make the rounds in the media. But the news was discredited at the time.
In May 2010, Johansson said:
“I mean, you’re married and suddenly you have your own family. There’s a nice comfort in that. That part of your life is certain in a way. You’ve got your home in that person.”
Sadly on December 14, 2010, the rumours were finally confirmed as both Johansson and Ryan Reynolds filed to divorce themselves. The divorce proceedings were eventually finalized on July 1, 2011. Ryan Reynolds is now married to actress Blake Lively and they have three daughters together.
About Scarlett Johansson’s marriage to Romain Dauriac
Romain Dauriac is Scarlett Johansson’s second husband. He is a French businessman and former magazine editor. He owns an advertising agency. Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac went public with their relationship in November 2012. They reportedly met in Paris through mutual friends.
Speaking about how she met and started dating Romain Dauriac, Scarlett Johansson said:
“We met through friends in Paris. It was very romantic. And we became friends. When I’d come to Paris, I would see him. We started dating.”
Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac got engaged in September 2013 and later got married in October 2014. They welcomed their daughter, Rose Dauriac in August 2014, two months before their marriage. Sadly, Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac separated in mid-2016 and were officially divorced by September 2017, after about three years of marriage.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac are currently trying their best to raise their daughter together without any drama and appear to be on good terms. Johansson said that she and Dauriac prioritize their daughter over anything and understand that she is the most important thing.
About Scarlett Johansson’s marriage to Colin Jost
Colin Jost is Scarlett Johansson’s third husband. Jost is an American comedian. He is currently a writer for Saturday Night Live (SNL). Jost and Johansson met for the first time in 2006 when Scarlett Johansson was hosting the show and Colin Jost was still a new writer for the show. They met for the fifth time in March 2017, when Scarlett Johansson was hosting the show again. This was months after she filed for divorce from Romain Dauriac. In May 2017, Scarlett Johansson made another appearance on Saturday Night Live when Dwayne Johnson was hosting. Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson were spotted together at the after-party.
In July 2017, Jost and Johansson spent the Independence Day holiday together at the Hamptons with Colin Jost’s brother. In November 2017, Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost met each other’s parents. They made their red carpet debut in April 2018 at the premiere of “Avengers: Infinity War.” They also attended the 2018 Met Gala together. In May 2019, Jost proposed to Scarlett Johansson and she accepted. The engagement ring was an 11-carat diamond band estimated to be worth around $400,000. They got married in October 2020 at their New York home. Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost welcomed their son in August 2021.
Speaking about her third husband, Scarlett Johansson said:
“He’s very charming and very thoughtful and romantic.”
The two have been married since 2020 and are still going strong.
About Scarlett Johansson’s kids
As of September 2022, Scarlett Johansson has two children, one from her previous marriage to Frenchman Romain Dauriac and another from her current marriage to Colin Jost.
List of Scarlett Johansson’s kids
- Rose Dauriac
- Cosmo Jost
a. Rose Dauriac
Rose Dorothy Dauriac was born on August 30, 2014, in New York, the United States to Scarlett Johansson and her ex-husband, Romain Dauriac. Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac have joint custody of Rose Dauriac. Rose is currently 8 years old.
Speaking about her daughter Rose, Scarlett Johansson said:
“When she came out of me, I was so surprised. I had a very strong picture in mind of what my baby would look like, and, of course, she’s completely different. Perfect, but not what I’d imagined.”
b. Cosmo Jost
Cosmo Jost was born in August 2021 to Scarlett Johansson and her third husband Colin Jost. In an interview, Jost said that his mother did not like the name, “Cosmo” at first but as time went by, she came to love it. Cosmo Jost is currently a year old.