Who said diamonds are a girl’s best friend? Remember when showgirl Lorelei Lee left her fiancé dumbstruck as she emerged onstage in a pink satin gown, dripping in diamonds, in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”? Lee, played by Marilyn Monroe, then launches into a musical number where she croons “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” — a scene widely imitated in the
Did Marilyn Monroe actually sing diamonds are a girl’s best friend? Most of the song in the film is Monroe’s own voice and sources differ on how much help she had. The American Film Institute, TCM, and a biography of director Howard Hawks state the only help she had was for the brief high-pitched introduction to the song (usually not included in singles), which was sung by Gloria Wood.
What movie is the song diamonds are a girl’s best friend from? Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) – (Movie Clip) Diamonds Are A Girls’s Best Friend.
What was Marilyn Monroe’s net worth? She had a net worth of $800,000, approximately $7 million today. Monroe lived lavishly and spent her money freely on clothing, jewelry and her home. She was also extremely generous to her friends and employees.