About Marilyn Monroe
It has been calculated that the total amount of Marilyn Monroe net worth is 27 million dollars. Marilyn Monroe was regarded as the biggest sex symbol in the world. She earned her net worth through her career as an actress, as well as a singer and model. Thus, show business has made her name famous and it also increased the total size of Marilyn Monroe net worth. In the 1950s and the 1960s, she appeared in a wide range of commercially successful films, which turned her into a big movie star. These films have also increased the overall estimate of Marilyn Monroe net worth a lot.
Marilyn Monroe spent her childhood in various foster homes. She started her career in show business when she became a model. Because of this career, she signed a contract with her first film company in 1946, which was with Twentieth-Century Fox. In 1950, she appeared in two films, called “All About Eve” and “The Asphalt Jungle”. Her appearances in these films received a lot of attention.
In 1952 she got her first leading role which was in the film called “Don’t Bother to Knock”. In 1953, she appeared in one more famous film called “Niagara”. Marilyn Monroe appeared in some films as a dumb blonde person, and these films include “How to Marry a Millionaire”, “The Seven Year Itch” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”. Her appearances in these films also added up to the total sum of Marilyn Monroe net worth.
Marilyn Monroe was studying at the Actors Studio, where she learnt more about acting. In 1956, she appeared in the film called “Bus Stop”, and her appearance there was praised a lot by critics. Moreover, because of her appearance in it, she was nominated for a Golden Globe award. Marilyn Monroe also had her own production company, called Marilyn Monroe Productions. One of the most well known films made by this company was “The Prince and the Showgirl”. For this movie, she was nominated for a BAFTA award. In addition, she became a winner of the David di Donatello award.
In 1959 she appeared in one of her most well known films, called “Some Like it Hot” and for her role in it Marilyn Monroe was awarded with a Golden Globe award, too. The last film in which she worked was called “The Misfits” in which she appeared in 1961. This film was written by Arthur Miller, who was her husband at that time, as well.