Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous actresses in the 1950s and 1960s. She starred in classic Hollywood movies with blonde bombshell characters that followed her huge success at the box office. Monroe is still seen as one of the original pin-up models and a style icon. Her life was all about sparkle and glamor, also she loved cars. Let’s take a look at the Marilyn Monroe car collection.
|Marilyn Monroe Car Collection||Price (USD)|
|1956 Ford Thunderbird||$490,000|
|1954 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible||NA|
|1953 Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado Convertible||NA|
3. 1956 Ford Thunderbird
When Marilyn Monroe’s acting career began to start, she bought herself this car to celebrate. This car was a 1956 Ford Thunderbird, which she owned shortly after acting in ‘The Seven Year Itch.’ The first-gen Roadster was one of the best-looking cars on the road, and it was powered by a 5.1L engine, making it go from 0-60 mph in 10.2 seconds.
2. 1954 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Marilyn Monroe was a trend-setter and the first celebrity to endorse a perfume, Chanel No.5, back in the 1950s. The surprising act is, that Monroe did it for free. While she didn’t cash in on that deal, she was gifted a 1954 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible for appearing.
1. 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado Convertible
When Marilyn Monroe met the iconic baseball star Joe Dimaggio and got married in 1954, DiMaggio gifted Monroe a 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Eldorado convertible. Sadly, the couple didn’t last, and just a year after tying the knot, they divorced.