She was born in the Los Angeles County Hospital and called as Norma Jeane Mortenson
The first marriage
June 19, 1942
She was married with James Doherty, then left school and went to live with him.
Start of the career
Norma worked on the factory, there she appeared an army photographer who suggested she to pose for 5 $ an hour, and Norma Jean agreed.
The offer of the 20th Century Fox
She received an offer to conclude a contract with the producing studio 20th Century Fox, where she was working as an extra. There she took the name Marilyn Monroe.
The first divorce
Marilyn got divorced with James Doherty because of her career.
The first film with Marilyn
The movie "Ladies of the Chorus", created by the studio Columbia Pictures, was released. It was the first film, where Marilyn spoke and sang. Marilyn Monroe got a seven-year contract with the studio 20th Century Fox and her role in "The Asphalt Jungle."
The second marriage
January, 1954 - October, 1954
She was married with a baseball player Joe DiMaggio. He was jealous of all men in the world and because of it they got divorced.
Marilyn won the award "The best actress".
Marilyn Monroe Productions
Marilyn announced about the creation of her own corporation "Marilyn Monroe Productions", where she was the president and owner of a controlling stake.
The third marriage
June 29, 1956 - January 20, 1961
She was married with a playwriter Arthur Miller.
August 5, 1962
She was found dead in her villa in Los Angeles. The examination showed, that the cause of her death was the overdose. It was a suicide. But some people says, that it was a murder. Up to date, nobody knows what it was really...
August 8, 1962
Marilyn Monroe was interred in a crypt at Corridor of Memories No. 24, at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.