Later that year, she began portraying Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The highest-grossing actress of 2016, she is also, as of May 2017, the highest-grossing actress of all time in North America.
A prominent celebrity brand endorser, Johansson also supports various charities and causes.
She has been married twice, to the Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011 and the French businessman Romain Dauriac (with whom she has a daughter) from 2014 to 2017.
Her father, Karsten Olaf Johansson, is an architect originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was an art historian, screenwriter and film director, whose own father was Swedish.
At age nine, Johansson made her film debut as John Ritter's daughter in the fantasy comedy North (1994)."Unfortunately, because it's adults writing these scripts, it's tough [for young actors to find realistic roles].