About Marilyn MonroeMarilyn 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”.