Vanessa Johansson: Facts About Scarlett Johansson’s Sister

Vanessa Johansson

Vanessa Johansson is an actress and the sister of Scarlett Johansson. Vanessa’s sister Scarlett is an actress, singer, and philanthropist. She has gained recognition for her appearance in several films, television series, and stage plays. Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2021. She is a prominent brand endorser and supports several charitable causes.

Vanessa Johansson: Bio Summary

NameVanessa Johansson
Age 43 years old as of 2023
Date of birth January 12, 1980
Place of birth New York City, New York, USA
Famous as Scarlett Johansson’s sister
Gender Female
Spouse N/A
Parents Karsten Johansson and Melanie Sloan
Siblings Scarlett Johansson, Hunter Johansson, Fenan Sloan, Christian Johansson, and Adrian Johansson

How Old Is Vanessa Johansson?

Vanessa Johansson was brought into the world on January 12, 1980, in New York City, New York, USA. She is 43 years old as of 2023. Karsten Olaf Johansson and Melanie Trust Sloan are her parents. Her father is an architect originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. Her mother has worked as a producer and manager.

Vanessa’s father is Danish while her mother is American and from a Jewish family. Her parents, Karsten and Melanie are no longer married. They were married in 1975 but in 1997, they got divorced. Vanessa has three biological siblings, Adrian Johansson and twins Scarlett Johansson and Hunter Johansson.

Besides her biological siblings, Vanessa has a half-brother. Her half-brother Christian Johansson was born from her father’s first marriage. She also has an adopted sister, Fenan Sloan. Fenan joined the family after she was adopted by Vanessa’s mother Melanie Sloan. Vanessa shares a great relationship with all her siblings.

Vanessa Johansson is very close to her siblings as well. Vanessa’s paternal grandfather, Ejner Bainkamp Johansson was a Danish art historian, writer, and documentary film director. Ejner is a 1998 N. L. Høyen Medal recipient. Vanessa’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sloan was a bookkeeper and schoolteacher.

It is assumed that Vanessa Johansson had a normal childhood although her childhood experiences are unknown. She studied at Carnegie Mellon University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NY.

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Vanessa Johansson Is An Actress, Director, And Writer

Vanessa Johansson is involved in the entertainment industry. She is an actress, voice actress, director, and writer. As an Award-winning voiceover actress, Vanessa has ‘narrated hundreds of audiobooks and voiced an entire range of animated characters – from English Knights to Grandma Trolls and everything in between,’ per her website.

Vanessa Johansson is a self-employed voice-over artist, per her LinkedIn account. She works from a professional home studio based in NYC. She has also been credited for her appearance in some films. She played the role of Sarah in Skavengers. She also appeared in Manny & Lo. She landed the role of Catherine in Shifted.

Vanessa Johansson voiced Sora in Battle for Terra. She played Receptionist in Day of the Dead. She appeared in The Objective as Stacy Keynes, Shark in Venice as Laura, and in Reservations as Tara. She was News Anchor in Deal O’Neal. She voiced Grandma in The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice.

Scarlett Johansson & Vanessa Johansson

Vanessa has appeared in Screen Time. She also served as a writer, director, and cinematographer of Screen Time. Her sister Scarlett Ingrid Johansson has appeared in North, Manny & Lo, The Horse Whisperer, Ghost World, Lost in Translation, Girl with a Pearl Earring, A Love Song for Bobby Long, and Match Point.

Scarlett Johansson has played roles in several other films and television series. She is a philanthropist who has supported charitable organizations including Aid Still Required, Cancer Research UK, and Stand Up To Cancer.

Is Vanessa Johansson Married?

Vanessa Johansson keeps her personal life private. She has been secretive about her love life. She has not let out any info on whether she is seeing someone or is married. She has not disclosed the identity and details of her ex-boyfriend(s), current boyfriend, ex-husband(s), or current husband.

ALSO, READ: Karsten Johansson: Everything About Scarlett Johansson’s Father

According to whosdatedwho, Vanessa Johansson is possibly single. She has not been publicly linked to any man. It is unknown if Vanessa has any children or not. She loves traveling, farmer’s markets, and boba tea.

Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email:

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