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Scarlett Johansson’s Hollywood’s New Highest-Grossing Actress


Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in “Captain America: Civil War”; image courtesy MarvelPlaying Black Widow has been very, very good for Scarlett Johansson.  The actress is officially Hollywood’s new box-office queen.

According to Box Office Mojo, the 31-year-old is the highest-grossing actress of all time, with her movies earning in more than $3.3 billion worldwide.  Her roles in Captain America: Civil War, which grossed more than $400 million, and The Jungle Book, at $358 million helped secure her place on top of the list. 

Johansson’s biggest film so far has been 2012’s The Avengers, which brought in $623.4 million.

Johansson is 10th overall on the list of actors and actresses. The next highest-grossing actress on the list is Cameron Diaz at 19, followed by Helena Bonham Carter at 26, Cate Blanchett at 29, Julia Roberts at 30, Elizabeth Banks at 31, Emma Watson at 32 and Anne Hathaway at 50.

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