In a recent interview with a major publication, Scarlett Johansson opened up about how her distinctive “husky voice” was actually a hindrance in the early days of her acting career. The well-known actress also shared additional insights about her journey to success. Keep reading to learn all the juicy details.
During an interview, Scarlett Johansson revealed that her early career aspirations were focused on musical theatre, and she had even trained as a singer. However, her deep voice became a hindrance in getting casted for musicals. As a result, she transitioned into acting, which has become her successful career path today.
According to Scarlett Johansson, during her early auditions, she appeared as a “cute little blonde girl”. However, when she opened her mouth and spoke in her deep voice, saying phrases like “Buy this product, it is fantastic”, it became a disadvantage for her. She mentioned that it was a common question from casting directors if she had a sore throat.
Scarlett Johansson garnered immense fame through her exceptional acting skills in movies like Manny Lo, The Horse Whisperer, and Ghost World. Her portrayal of Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been widely appreciated. Her remarkable performances in films such as The Prestige, Lost in Translation, Match Point, Under the Skin, Her, Marriage Story, Jojo Rabbit, and many others have earned her great accolades.
It has been reported by a well-known magazine that Scarlett Johansson has been the highest-paid female actor in the world since 2018. Her movies have earned over $14.3 billion globally, making her the most successful female box office star ever and the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time. Johansson has been recognized with several awards, including a Tony Award and a BAFTA Award, as well as being nominated for two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards.