About Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe is a well known name in the whole world. It has been announced that the overall amount of Marilyn Monroe net worth reached 27 million dollars in 2012. Described as a sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe was also known as a singer, actress and a model. She was a huge star in the 1950s and 1960s, when she appeared in a variety of popular movies and these appearances also added up to the total estimate of Marilyn Monroe net worth.
Before she became a well known star, a huge part of her life was spent in various foster homes. Marilyn Monroe started her involvement into show business when she became a model. This career also led her to start her acting career, which made her a huge star. In 1946, Marilyn Monroe signed a contract with Twentieth Century-Fox. Although her very first performances were not popular, Marilyn Monroe started getting attention with her appearances in “All About Eve” and “The Asphalt Jungle”.
In 1952, Marilyn Monroe debuted as a leading actress in a movie called “Don’t Bother to Knock”. This movie also increased the overall sum of Marilyn Monroe net worth. One year later, Marilyn Monroe was casted for a role in a movie called “Niagara”. Soon, she started appearing in movies, where she was described as a ‘dumb blonde’ and these roles were mainly in comedian films, such as “How to Marry a Millionaire”, “The Seven Year Itch” and “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”. These appearances also increased the total estimate of Marilyn Monroe net worth.
At one time she could not get any roles because of a lack of typecasting, thus, Marilyn Monroe was accepted to the Actors Studio, where she could broaden her range. In 1956, after these studies, Marilyn Monroe appeared in a film called “Bus Stop” for which she gained a lot of praise from critics and was even nominated to get a Golden Globe award.
In addition to all these appearances, Marilyn Monroe founded her own production company called Marilyn Monroe Productions. This also served as an important source of accumulating her net worth. In 1957, her production company released a movie called “The Prince and the Showgirl”. Because of it, Marilyn Monroe was a nominee of BAFTA award and a winner of David di Donatello award. Two years later, Marilyn Monroe starred in another film called “Some Like it Hot” and for her appearance in it she was a winner of Golden Globe award.