Marilyn Monroe - A Picture For Every Year of Her Life

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Marilyn Monroe Was Flawless

Come with us on a journey through the life of Marilyn Monroe - In Photos. We get a close look at the life of Marilyn Monroe, formerly Norma Jeane, in some amazing rare photos of her through her childhood all the way to her untimely death. One Thing is certain, timing is everything, and that was sure the case when it comes to the story of Norma Jeane. She unknowingly walked past Bruno Bernard on Sunset Boulevard during the summer of 1946. Struck by her beauty he gave her his card and the rest is history...


1926

Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson) was born on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles to Gladys Pearl Baker. Her father was not known as her mother separated from her husband before she became pregnant.


1927

Monroe was the third child of Gladys Pearl Baker and spent much of her time in foster care and in orphanages as her mother was unable to care for her due to her mental instability.