Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, singer, and model

Famous for playing comedic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s

She was a top-billed actress for a decade, and her films grossed $200 million (equivalent to $2 billion in 2021) by the time of her death in 1962

She had a net worth of $800,000, approximately $7 million today.

Marilyn Monroe did not have any children. She never had any children with any of her three husbands, but did reportedly have three miscarriages. While married to Miller, Marilyn is thought to have experienced her first miscarriage in September 1956

On August 5, 1962, Monroe was found dead from an overdose of barbiturates in her home in Brentwood, California. She was 36 years old

Monroe became the second woman in U.S. history to own her own production company

'Blonde' Doesn't Celebrate Marilyn Monroe, It Humiliates Her

The Hollywood actress, also known as America's most famous sex symbol, died in August 1962 at age 36. According to reports, the star had a net worth of $800K at the time of her death, which is nearly $8 million in today's money. Monroe's net worth in 2022 is a reported $10 million