Scarlett Johansson recently sat down for an interview to discuss her latest movie, Asteroid City, where she portrays a character navigating a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention amidst world-changing events. During the interview, Scarlett reflected on her achievement as the highest-grossing actress of all time and shared her humorous response to the news.
Scarlett’s Humorous Anecdote
When asked about her reaction to being named the highest-grossing actress of all time, Scarlett shared a humorous anecdote. She said, “I’m pretty sure I’m going to get some text message from Sam [L] Jackson, that’ll be like ‘No, no, no, no.’ Wait a minute.” She recognized the incredible career of her Avengers co-star and continued, “I think he’s the number one, oh I guess I’m the maybe [number one] actress.” She also pointed out that she has surpassed her Asteroid City co-star Tom Hanks in terms of highest-grossing actors.
Scarlett’s Working Relationship with Tom Hanks
Scarlett joked during her interview with CBS Mornings about bringing up her achievement to Tom Hanks. She said, “I’m gonna start doing that.” The banter between the two talented actors adds a lighthearted touch to their working relationship. Asteroid City, the highly anticipated film, is set to hit select theaters on Friday, June 16th, followed by a nationwide release on Friday, June 23rd. The movie features a star-studded cast including Scarlett Johansson, Jason Schwartzman, and Tom Hanks.
Scarlett’s Success Beyond Asteroid City
Scarlett’s success extends beyond Asteroid City. Her portrayal of the beloved heroine Black Widow in Marvel’s blockbuster films has significantly contributed to her financial prosperity. Scarlett Johansson has been named the world’s highest-paid actress thanks to her net worth increasing by approximately $40.5 million between 2017 and 2018, and quadrupling since then to a staggering $165 million. Forbes reports that Scarlett Johansson surpassed previous frontrunners such as Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence, solidifying her position as the highest-paid actress. The popularity of the Marvel movies, particularly Avengers: Infinity War, which grossed $2 billion at the global box office, played a pivotal role in elevating her net worth.
Scarlett’s Business Ventures
In addition to her acting income, Scarlett has also earned money through brand endorsements and astute real estate investments. Forbes estimates that she has accumulated nearly $100 million in total earnings over the past two years, a testament to her savvy business ventures.
Scarlett Johansson’s achievements as the highest-grossing actress of all time and the world’s highest-paid actress have solidified her position as one of Hollywood’s most successful stars. Her humorous response to the news and lighthearted banter with co-star Tom Hanks add a personal touch to her success. Scarlett’s financial prosperity extends beyond her acting income and highlights her business acumen. Fans eagerly await the release of Asteroid City to see her in action once again.