Scarlett Johansson is considered one of Hollywood's modern sex symbols, and has frequently appeared in published lists of the sexiest women in the world, most notably when she was named the "Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine in both 20 (the only woman to be chosen for the title twice), and the "Sexiest Celebrity" by Playboy magazine in 2007. Her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect originally from Copenhagen, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and director.Her mother, Melanie Sloan, a producer, comes from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from the Bronx; Sloan's ancestors were Jewish immigrants from both Poland and Minsk in the Russian Empire.
Scarlett Johansson Acting career Scarlett Johansson began acting during childhood, after her mother started taking her to auditions.
She would audition for commercials but took rejection so hard her mother began limiting her to film tryouts.
Scarlett Johansson Relationships From 2001 to 2002, while Scarlett Johansson attended the Professional Children's School, she dated classmate , who went on to become the guitarist for the band Fun.
She dated her Black Dahlia co-star Josh Hartnett for about two years until the end of 2006, with Hartnett citing their busy lives as the reason for the split.
In 2014, Scarlett Johansson began travelling between New York City and Paris, France with Dauriac.