Marilyn Monroe was an American actress and model. Known for playing the comic characters “The Dumb Blonde”, she became one of the most famous sex symbols of the 1950s, which symbolizes the era’s attitudes towards sexuality.
Although she was a high-profile actress for only a decade, her films made $ 200 million by the time of her unexpected death in 1962. She is still considered a major symbol of popular culture.
Marilyn Monroe Biography
Famous As: Marilyn Monroe
Profession: Actress, model, and singer
Marilyn Monroe Age: 36 years
Birthday: June 1, 1926
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 4, 1962, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Sign: Gemini
Marilyn Monroe Height: 5 feet 5 inches (166 cm)
Weight:118 lbs (54 kg)
Body Measurements: 36 – 24 – 36
Marilyn Monroe Net Worth: $27 million
Born Name: Norma Jeane Mortenson
Her other name: Norma Jeane Baker
Nickname: MM, Marilyn Monroe, The Blonde Bombshell
Sexual Orientation: Disputed
Body Shape: Hourglass
Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Dress Size: 4
School: Emerson Junior High School
Brother(s): Robert Kermitt Baker
Sister(s): Bernice Baker
Marilyn Monroe Spouse/Husband Names: Arthur Miller (m. 1956–1961), Joe DiMaggio (m. 1954–1955), James Dougherty (m. 1942–1946)
Relationship With: James Dougherty, Johnny Hyde, Elia Kazan, Porfirio Rubirosa, Yul Brynner, Howard Hughes, John F. Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Arthur Miller
Monroe Norma Jean Mortenson was born in Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926, as the third child of Gladys Pearl Baker.
Marilyn Monroe Family
Gladys, the daughter of two poor immigrants from the Midwest to California, was upset and worked as a passive film cutter at Consolidated Film Industries. Monroe spent most of her childhood in foster homes and an orphanage and was married at the age of sixteen.
She is enrolled at Emerson Junior High School and has transferred to Christian Science Weekly Services with the Lower. While he was a mid-level student, Monroe excelled in writing and contributing to the school newspaper. Due to Lawer’s elderly health problems,
Monroe returned to live with Goddards in Van Nuys in late 1940 or early 1941. After completing the graduation from Emerson, she began attending Van Nuys High School.
While working in a factory in 1944 as part of the war effort, she was introduced to a photographer from the First Motion Picture Unit and began a successful modeling career. The modeling work led her to a short-lived film contract with Twentieth Century-Fox (1946-1947) and Columbia Pictures (1948). After working as an actress in a series of small movie roles, she signed a new contract with Fox in 1951.
Over the next two years, in a short, time she became a popular actress and had roles in several comedies, including As Young as You Feel and Monkey Business, and in the dramas Clash by Night and Don’t Bother to Knock. Monroe faced a scandal when it was revealed that she made nude photoshoots before becoming a star, but rather than hurting her career, the story led to an increase in interest in her films.
Monroe’s troubled private life has garnered much attention. She suffered from drug abuse, depression, and anxiety. She had two famous marriages, to retired baseball star Joe DiMaggio and playwright Arthur Miller, both of which ended in divorce.
Marilyn Monroe’s Death
On August 5, 1962, she died at the age of 36 from an overdose of barbiturates at her Los Angeles home. Although Monroe’s death was seen as a possible suicide, several conspiracy theories have been proposed in the decades following her death.
Marilyn Monroe Age, height, and measurements
Marilyn Monroe’s age was 36 years. Her height was 5 feet 5 inches (166 cm), and her weight was 118 lbs (54 kg). Her Body Measurements were 36 – 24 – 36 and the zodiac sign was Gemini.