How Scarlett Johansson Became a Hollywood Bombshell

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Scarlett Johansson first hit the red carpet as a fresh-faced teenager, but over the years she’s evolved into a truly elegant A-list actress. In honor of Johansson’s 32nd birthday today, here’s a look back at her ever-changing personal style and hair colors.

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At just 12-years old, the young actress was nominated for an award at the 1997 Independent Spirt Awards, for her role in Manny & Lo. For the ceremony, she wore an age-appropriate yellow knit dress, lime green flatform slides and teal hair clips.

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A year later, the teenager went for a grunge look at the New York premiere of Primary Colors in lots of layers: Johansson wore a black leather jacket and cardigan over a Tommy girl t-shirt, paired with black jeans and boots.

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The actress looked like a goth princess at the 7th annual Vanity Fair Oscar’s party in a simple black strapless dress with asymmetrical hem and a red pashmina.

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Johansson wore a belted red trench coat with strappy red sandals at the premiere of Ghost World.

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At the Los Angeles premiere of Girl with a Pearl Earring, the actress looked elegant in a skin-colored gown with minimalist jewelry and black accessories.

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The actress wore another nude gown to the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards–this time, the sexy gown was by Dolce & Gabbana, and had a corseted bodice and a high-low skirt with an extended train.

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Johansson looked smoking hot in a red-colored, figure-hugging Valentino gown at the 2006 Golden Globe Awards. She accessorized with matching red strappy sandals, a diamond bracelet and earring set and a gorgeous ruby ring.

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At the 49th Annual Grammy Awards, the actress wore a form-fitting LBD by Monique Lhuillier that showed off her phenomenal figure.

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At the world premiere of her new film He’s Just Not That Into You, the newly brunette actress looked pretty in a vibrant strapless floral Oscar de la Renta gown.

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Johansson donned a stunning white sculptural mini frock by Giorgio Armani with coordinating silver glitter pumps and clutch bag at the 2010 premiere of Iron Man 2.

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Channeling Hollywood glamour at the 2011 Golden Globes, Johansson looked striking in a nude-colored, embellished Elie Saab gown. She accessorized with a lavish Van Cleef & Arpels earring and bracelet set.

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At the premiere of Avengers Assemble premiere, Johansson wore a strapless, black-and-red Prada dress with a peplum and appliqués.

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The spotlight was on Scarlett Johansson at the premiere of her new film Under the Skin. For the occasion, she wore a flawless black, off-the-shoulder Atelier Versace gown accessorized with a multicolored Bulgari jewel necklace.

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After recently giving birth to her daughter Rose, the actress made an appearance on the red carpet of the Friends of Rockaway 2nd Annual Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser. She looked gorgeous dressed in a conservative blue and black number by Proenza Schouler that she paired with classic black pumps.

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Johansson wore one of her most daring looks to date–a sleek emerald-colored Versace gown with a matching necklace and slicked-back mohawk–to the 87th Annual Academy Awards.

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Johansson shimmered in a metallic gold Tom Ford mini dress at the designer’s fall 2015 presentation.

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Johansson glowed as she opted for a romantic-chic floral Mayle slip dress at the Variety Power of Women Luncheon. As always, she kept her accessories very minimal and stuck with a nude basic strap Stuart Weitzman sandal.