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Marilyn Monroe was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on June 1, 1926, was an American actress and model. Young Marilyn Monroe began her career as a pin-up model in advertisements and men's magazines. She made her big screen debut in drama movie Dangerous Years (1947) in role as Evie. She got her television debut in CBS comedy series The Jack Benny Program (1953) in role as Herself. Marilyn's breakthrough performance came as Rose Loomis in noir thriller movie Niagara (1953).

How tall was Marilyn Monroe and what was her weight? Marilyn Monroe's height was 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 168 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 119 іn pоunds or 54 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Marilyn Monroe body measurements was bust-waist-hip 36-22-36 in inches or 91.5-56-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 36D with cup size D.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe
Photo: Frank Powolny / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

June 1, 1926


August 4, 1962


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



5 ft 6 in | 168 cm

Body Measurements

36-22-36 in | 91.5-56-91.5 cm


54 kg | 119 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Best Movies

She won the Golden Globe for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her role as Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk in romantic comedy film Some Like It Hot (1959).

She was nominated for the BAFTA Awards for Best Foreign Actress for her roles in movies:

The Seven Year Itch (1954) romantic comedy as The Girl

The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) romantic comedy as Elsie Marina

She won the Photoplay Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) musical comedy as Lorelei Lee

How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) drama romance as Pola Debevoise

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical for her role as Chérie in romantic comedy film Bus Stop (1956).

The Misfits (1961) drama as Roslyn Taber

All About Eve (1950) drama as Miss Claudia Caswell

River of No Return (1954) Western as Kay Weston

Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) noir thriller as Nell Forbes


Attended Emerson Junior High School and Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles.

Studied at University High School in Los Angeles.

Studied acting at Actors' Laboratory Theatre.

Her born name was Norma Jeane Mortenson and baptized Norma Jeane Baker.

Had older half-sister, Bernice Baker and older half-brother, Robert Kermit Baker.

Had Welsh, English and Scottish ancestry.

She signed a contract with Blue Book Model Agency in 1945.

For her first modeling job was paid only five dollars.

She signed contract with acting agency in 1946.

She starred in thirty movies.

She was a Playboy's first "Sweetheart of the Month" in December 1953.

Featured on first cover of Playboy (1953).

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6778 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

Featured in advertising campaigns for Coke, Lux Soap, J’Adore Dior Parfum, Chanel No. 5 Parfum, Max Factor, Chanel, Union Oil Royal Triton and Mercedes Benz.

Struggled with addiction, depression and anxiety.

She was good friends with Dorothy Dandridge, Ava Gardner and Judy Garland.

She won the Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite - Female in 1954.

She was close friend with singer Ella Fitzgerald.

She wore glasses.

Monroe died on August 5, 1962, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 36.


She was married to:

James Dougherty (1942-1946)

Joe DiMaggio (1954-1955)

Arthur Miller (1956-1961)


She dated John F. Kennedy (1961-1962), Frank Sinatra (1959-1961), Paula Strasberg (1956-1962), Marlon Brando (1955-1962), Nico Minardos (1951-1952), Elia Kazan (1951), Johhny Hyde (1948-1950) and Joseph M. Schenck (1947-1948).