Marilyn Monroe Net Worth

Marilyn Monroe Net Worth

Net Worth: $27 Million

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  • Source of Wealth Film, Television, Music
  • Age Deceased at 36 years old on 1962-08-05
  • Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)
  • Marital Status Divorced (Arthur Miller)
  • Full Name Norma Jeane Mortenson
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth June 1, 1926
  • Ethnicity Scottish, Irish, English, Norwegian
  • Weight 119 lbs (54 kg)
  • Occupation Actress, Singer
  • Education Van Nuys High School
  • Children None
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About Marilyn Monroe

Once famous a sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe is an American model, singer and actress with an estimated net worth of $27 million.

Born on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles California as Norma Jeane Mortenson, Marilyn Monroe started her showbiz career as a model at such a very young age. In 1946, her acting career with the Twentieth Century Fox commenced. From then on, she began appearing in projects like All About Eve, The Asphalt Jungle, Don’t Bother To Knock, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, The Misfits, and How To Marry A Millionaire. Her performance in the Some Like It Hot earned her a Golden Globe Award.

In 2009, she was named by TV Guide Network as #1 on its list of Film’s Sexiest Women of All Time. Furthermore, she was named by the American Film Institute as its sixth greatest film of all time.

Her success in the industry did not reflect well with her family life. She has been remarried thrice, and all her marriage did not result to having her own child. Her first marriage was with James Dougherty. After divorce, she married  Joe DiMaggio. Divorce was filed 9 months after their marriage on the grounds of mental cruelty. Her last marriage was with Arthur Miller.

In August 25, 1962, Monroe was found dead. Authorities later confirmed that acute barbiturate poisoning resulting from a probable suicide as the cause of her death.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Marilyn Monroe's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2015 $17 Million
Earnings 2014 $17 Million
Earnings 2011 $27 Million
Earnings 1962 N/A
Salary 1962

Estimated salary from the film, Something's Got to Give

$100,000
Earnings 1961 N/A
Salary 1961

Salary from the film, The Misfits

$300,000
Earnings 1959 N/A
Salary 1959

Salary from the film, Some Like It Hot

$300,000
Earnings 1956 N/A
Salary 1956

Salary from the film, Bus Stop

$100,000
Earnings 1955 N/A
Salary 1955

Salary per week from the film, The Seven Year Itch

$1,500
Earnings 1954 N/A
Salary 1954

Salary per week from the film, There's No Business Like Show Business

$1,000
Earnings 1950 N/A
Salary 1950

Salary from the film, The Asphalt Jungle

$1,000
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