Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her Brentwood bedroom in 1962 at the age of 36 (hard to believe she’d be in her ’80s today!). Because it was the last house she lived in, there has always been a lot of fascination with it. Grainy old photos were all that most of us had ever seen of the interior, so it’s big news that it’s on the market again. Take a look!
Marilyn Monroe’s Former Home For Sale
The Spanish Revival home was built in 1929. Marilyn bought it in 1962 for $90,000. The current owners are asking $3.6 million. Here’s how the living room looked when she lived there (via LA Times):
Looks like they eliminated the dark paneling and removed the wall-to-wall carpeting to reveal the original tile underneath. The fireplace remains the same:
Here are some more old photos of how it looked after Marilyn died:
The house doesn’t seem to have been altered much over the years. It retains its unpretentious charm.
The house has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and 2,600 square feet.
*2017 Update: It went on the market again and sold for $7.25 million.*
Here are the latest listing photos from 12305 Helena Drive:
*2018 Update: The house Marilyn Monroe shared with Joe DiMaggio is now for sale. *
You can see the listing photos here:
You can read more about Marilyn Monroe’s Brentwood house at the Daily Mail.