Marilyn Monroe Facts


-A.K.A.:  Norma Jeane Baker

-Name at Birth:  Norma Jeane Mortenson

-Date of Birth:  June 1, 1926

-Place of Birth:  Los Angeles, CA

-Date of Death:  August 4-5, 1962

-Place of Death:  Brentwood, CA

-Eyes:  Blue

-Hair Color:  Blond

-Height:  5 feet 5 1/2 inches


-37-23-36 (Studio’s Claim)
-35-22-35 (Dressmaker’s Claim)

-Named the Number One Sex Star of the 20th Century by Playboy magazine in 1999

-Voted the ‘Sexiest Woman of the Century’ by People Magazine in 1999

-Featured on a 32¢ US commemorative postage stamp, issued on June 1, 1995

-In December 1953, she was the Playboy “Sweetheart” of the Month

-She was crowned Miss California Artichoke Queen in 1947

-In 1946, she began using the stage name Marilyn Monroe, but did not legally change her name until February 23, 1956