LOS ANGELES: The Avengers star Scarlett Johansson has reportedly become the highest grossing female actor in Hollywood, officially earning more money at the box office than her female counterparts.
According to the box office reporting website Box Office Mojo, Johansson has already raked in $3.3 billion at the US box office, making her the 10th highest earning actor — male or female — in Hollywood.
By far the youngest actor on the top 10 list, Johansson, 31, has only been beaten by the likes of actors Harrison Ford, Samuel L Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks, Robert Downey Jr., Eddie Murphy, Tom Cruise, Michael Caine and Johnny Depp.
The next highest-grossing female actor on the list is Cameron Diaz at 19, followed by Helena Bonham Carter (26), Cate Blanchett (29), Julia Roberts (30), Elizabeth Banks (31), Emma Watson (32) and Anne Hathaway at 50.
Johansson has appeared as Natasha Romanoff, or Black Widow, in five Marvel films including Iron Man 2 in 2010, The Avengers in 2012, Captain America: The Winter Soldier in 2014 and Captain America: Civil War in 2016. She also voiced Kaa in The Jungle Book and starred in Hail, Caesar! this year.