Marilyn Monroe's love life who dated ex-US Prez John F. Kennedy and more


Jim Dougherty

Hollywood legendary actress Marilyn Monroe was only 16 years old and still known as Norma Jeane Baker when she married Jim Dougherty, a classmate at Van Nuys High School, in 1942

Charlie Jr

Marilyn allegedly had an affair with the legendary star's son, Charlie Jr, in 1947. The relationship allegedly ended when Charlie caught Marilyn in his brother Sydney's bed

Milton Berle

Comedian Milton Berle and Monroe first met on the set of Ladies of the Chorus in 1948. Although he was officially dating film star Adele Jergens at the time, Berle himself claimed to have had a brief affair with the young actress

Natasha Lytess

Marilyn met Natasha Lytess, her drama coach when she signed a contract with Columbia Pictures in 1948. The duo would become nearly inseparable over the next seven years, sparking rumors of a relationship

Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan, one of Hollywood's all-time great directors, admitted to having a brief affair with a young Monroe while he was married to playwright Molly Thacher

John F. Kennedy

Monroe's most infamous rumored affairs were with late US President John F. Kennedy, and later his brother Robert F. Kennedy. Some reports suggest that her relationship with the two men played a role in her untimely death


Marilyn and baseball great DiMaggio married on Jan. 14, 1954 in a quiet ceremony at City Hall in his native San Francisco

Marlon Brando

Monroe and Marlon Brando were rumored to have briefly dated in 1955, after her divorce from DiMaggio and before her relationship with Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller

Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller’s marriage lasted just five years. Both of them were married in 1956, at the White Plains courthouse in a four-minute ceremony, and then held their 25-person wedding reception