Scarlett Johansson
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2018

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Scarlett
Johansson

Actor

Johansson might have seemed an unlikely action hero when she was cast in Marvel’s “Avengers” franchise, but the multifaceted actress not only has her very own “Black Widow” spinoff coming up, but the latest installment, “Infinity War,” raked in more than $2 billion at the box office, making her one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. She rounds out her slate by selecting lower-budget films across genres, from Luc Besson’s actioner “Lucy” to the female-led raunchy comedy “Rough Night” in 2017. Born in New York City, Johansson garnered widespread acclaim at the age of 13, opposite Robert Redford in 1998’s “The Horse Whisperer,” then broke big 2003’s “Lost in Translation,” which established her as one of her generation’s most multi-faceted young actresses.

Career

  • LOST IN TRANSLATION
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • Variety Power of Women
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Scarlett Johansson Snaps Up Secluded Home in New York State Celebrity Enclave

Scarlett Johansson Snaps Up Secluded Home in New York State Celebrity Enclave

The celebrity bean counters at Forbes recently named Scarlett Johansson as the “world’s highest-paid actress” with an estimated pre-tax haul of more than $40 million between June 2017 and June 2018. And, as sniffed out by the property gossips at The New York Post, the “Avengers” superhero franchise star is throwing some of those earnings around with the $4 million purchase of an historic spread picturesquely nipped away in the insular, sleepy and celebrity-attracting Snedens Landing enclave just over the...

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