By:Janajha Walker

Marilyn Monroe

Why did she get married at such a young age?

She said she had fallen in love. They were high school sweat hearts. Also she cant live without him. They got married on June 19, 1942. After nine moths of marige she said she just cant take it anymore then they divorced. After thta she got married agian.


What was her childhood like?

Due to her mother's mental instability and the fact that she was unmarried at the time, Norma Jeane was placed in the foster home of Albert and Ida Bolender. It was here she lived the first 7 years of her life.

Why did she change her name to Marilyn Monroe?

She was told to change her name by the studio executives. Back in that time, they set the rules about EVERYTHING. They chose Monroe because it was her mother's maiden name. The Marilyn just developed-they basically just went through names until they found one that fit.

What made her want to start acting?

Marilyn Monroe's career started as an actress when she saw someone on t.v and wanted to be like them her career spanned 16 years. She made 29 films, 24 in the first 8 years of her career.