Marilyn Monroe Bio, Age, Height, Family, Death

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.

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Marilyn Monroe

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

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: white

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
Children: N/A

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe

Early life

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.

Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe


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.

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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
Marilyn Monroe

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.

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