Why is Marilyn Monroe so famous?
Actress Marilyn Monroe overcame a difficult childhood to become one of the world's biggest and most enduring sex symbols. Her films grossed more than $200 million. She is known for her relationships with Arthur Miller, Joe DiMaggio and, possibly, President John F.
Who owns Marilyn Monroe's image?
Several years and a variety of lawsuits later, Anna Strasberg sold the Marilyn Monroe estate to a new company, Authentic Brands Group or ABG, for an estimated 20 to $30 million. Strasberg remains a minority partner in the deal.
Was Marilyn Monroe intelligent?
But she was very smart indeed – and very tough. She had to be both to beat the Hollywood studio system in the 1950s. The head of Fox Studios was incredibly contemptuous of her, and she fought him tooth and nail, and won, in real terms. She was very witty, with an acidic sense of humor.