Marilyn Monroe Bio, Wiki, Height, Husband & Death

Full name: Marilyn Monroe
Born name: Norma Jeane Mortenson
Birth date:
June 1, 1926
Death date: August 5, 1962
Los Angeles, Californi
Film Actress
Height: 1.68 m
Years active:
Spouse (s):
Arthur Miller (m. 1956–1961), Joe DiMaggio (m. 1954–1955), James Dougherty (m. 1942–1946)
Zodiac sign:

Marilyn Monroe was an American one of the best actresses in history, during her career, Monroe became the symbol of sex. She acted in a large number of successful movies during the 1950s and 1960s. Within her short career length, she married three times. The legendary actress died in 1962 only at 36 years old.

Early Life:

On June 1, 1926, Marilyn Monroe was born in Los Angeles, California. Monroe never knew who was her father, it seems that Clark Gable is her father, but there is no strong evidence that Clark Gable met Monroe’s mother ever.

Her mother, Gladys did not care for her much that’s why had to pass her early life in orphanages and care centers. Marilyn Monroe had a half-sister, and a few times met with a sister in a lifetime.


Marilyn Monroe in early childhood passed most of her time in children’s hamlet. Then she started her career modeling in the media world. Her modeling career assists her in a contract with Twenty Century Fox, where she signed for two movies. Her early appearances in the film were minor.

Monroe’s two movies The Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve drew the public attention a very lot, and she came to the timeline around the world. She played a leading role in the movie Don’t Bother to Knock in 1952 for the first time, following this year Monroe acted in Niagara which exposed Monroe’s seductiveness.

She studied at the Actors Studio to extend her career range. In 1956, Monroe’s movie Bus Stop was hailed by critics for the first time and got a Golden Globe nomination.

Personal Life:

The famous actress, Marilyn Monroe married three times in her short life. Only at 16 years old, she married James Dougherty a service holder of an Aircraft Plant. On August 5, Marilyn Monroe died at only 36 due to a drug overdose. There was a rumor that she engaged with President John F. Kennedy.

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