Late American actress, model, and singer Marilyn Monroe had an estimated net worth of $10 million. Born in Los Angeles, California in June 1926. She was also a sex symbol (named #1 in Film’s Sexiest Women of All Time as well as the sixth greatest female star of all time) who debuted as a model before getting into the acting industry. In 1946 Monroe inked a film contract with Twentieth Century-Fox and went on to gain more wide public recognition after having recurring roles in the movies The Asphault Jungle and All About Eve. She was also been featured in the 1952 film Don’t Bother to Knock, the 1953 movies Niagara, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and How to Marry a Millionaire, the 1955 film The Seven Year Itch, the 1956 movie Bus Stop, and many more. Meanwhile, Monroe’s production company Marilyn Monroe Productions rolled out the movie The Prince and the Showgirl back in 1957; the movie won her a David di Donatello award and a BAFTA Award nomination. The actress’s other achievements include a Golden Globe Award for Some Like It Hot and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6778 Hollywood Blvd. At the age of 36 Marilyn Monroe died on August 5, 1962 from a barbiturate overdose.