Marilyn Monroe was beautiful even before she became famous. But there was more to the iconic bombshell than just good looks and ravishing blonde hair. Aside from being a sex symbol, she was a pop culture icon who will forever live on in our hearts. So here are some Marilyn Monroe facts. They’ll give you new insight into the beautiful yet complicated star.
Don’t Call Me Norma
We know her as Marilyn Monroe, but back in April 1927, her parents named her Norma Jeane Mortenson. Gladys Pearl Baker, Marilyn’s mom, couldn’t have imagined that she was destined for greatness.