Marilyn Monroe Biography
Marilyn Monroe, Real name Norma Jeane Mortenson, changed to her mother’s last name Norma Jeane Baker. Monroe was a comedienne, actress, model, and Singer from America known for her comedic role of blonde bombshell However, she became one of the most popular sex characters of the 1950s.
Marylyn Monroe was born on 1 June, 1926 and Died 4 August 1962, in other words, she still remain the icon of pop culture.
Marylyn Monroe profile Summary
Name: Marylyn Monroe
Other names: Norma Jeane Mortenson and Norma Jeane Baker
Date of birth: 1 June 1926
Place of birth: Los Angeles California United States
Date of Death: 4 August, 1962 (36)
Place of death: Los Angeles California United States
Cause of death: Barbiturate overdose( sleep-inducing and anxiety-decreasing effects. )
Resting place: Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Years active: 1945–1962
Occupation: Actress Singer model
Net worth: $800, 000 then approximately $7m today
Family: Gladys Pearl Baker( mother), Berenice Baker Miracle (sister), Robert Kermitt Baker ( brother)
Spouse: James Dougherty(m. 1942; div. 1946), Joe Di Maggio (m. 1954; div. 1955), Arthur Miller (m. 1956; div. 1961).
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film award and Another 11 wins & 10 nominations.
Star Sign: Gemini
Height: 5’ 6” (1.68m)
Marylyn Monroe Early life and Career
Marilyn’s Daddy was never known Because her mother was mentally and financially unable to care for Marilyn. Her mother placed Marylyn in the care of a foster family. Monroe spent most of her childhood in Foster homes. She got married at age sixteen(1942) to James Dougherty and divorced in 1946. Marylyn became a famous photographer’s model before signing for fox.
Fox approach Marylyn and she signed a deal in 1950.As a result, she became a popular actress of comedies Like, As Young as You Feel, Monkey Business, Clash by Night and Don’t Bother to Knock. Fox did not renew her contract deal so she fall back to modelling and doing some work in the studio.
Monroe disliked her lack of control on film sets and don’t experience similar problems during photo shoots, in which she could be more spontaneous instead of following a script or pattern.
Marylyn Monroe Awards
She was Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film award and Another 11 wins & 10 nominations.
Marylyn Monroe Net Worth
Monroe had a net worth of $800,000 approx. $7 million today. She lived a lavishly lifestyle and spent her money freely on clothing, jewelry and her home.
Marylyn Monroe’s movies
(1961) The Misfits
(1960) Let’s Make Love
(1959) Some Like It Hot
(1957) The Prince and the Showgirl
(1956) Bus Stop
(1955) The Seven Year Itch
(1954)River of No Return, There’s No Business Like Show Business
(1953) Niagara, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire
(1952) Clash by Night, We’re Not Married, Don’t Bother to Knock, Monkey Business, Henry’s Full House
(1951) Right Cross, Home Town Story, As Young as You Feel, Love Nest, Let’s Make It Legal
(1949) Love Happy
(1948) Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay, Ladies of the Chorus
(1947) Dangerous Years
Marylyn Monroe’s Death
She died on 4 August 1962 exact time not certain.
News reaching from the funeral directors. However, stated that Marilyn died sometime between 9pm and 11:30pm. Her house keeper was unable to reach her but seeing a light Coming from her room, She called the police shortly after midnight.
They eventually broke in through French windows and found Marilyn Monroe dead in bed. According to the coroner that stated she had died from acute barbiturate poisoning, and it was a probable suicide.
Marilyn Monroe Height
Marilyn Monroe Height is 5’ 6” (1.68m)
How old was Marilyn Monroe when she died?
Marylyn was aged 36 years at the year of her death.
Amount Kim Kardashian pay for Marilyn Monroe’s dress?
$4.8 million dollar
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