7. Marilyn Monroe
When Marilyn (whose real name is Norma Jean) was 18, she worked folding parachutes at the Radioplane Aircraft plant in Burbank, California. One day, a photographer was taking pictures of the women working there, and he couldn’t help but notice Norma Jean’s charm and kept taking pictures of her. She later started a modeling career and signed her first movie contract.
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