Marilyn Grabowski Biography

Marilyn Grabowski was an American photo editor at Playboy magazine and has spent over 40 years with them. Apart from this, she has also made appearances in various documentaries filmed by Playboy. While working in playboy she felt the toxic work environment. Recently she has opened up about her career at playboy and about Hugh Hefner. In Art19 an Amazon company, a podcast has been released where she was interviewed by Tracy and revealed Playboy secrets.

Early Life

Marilyn Grabowski was born on 28th June 1937 in Santa, Monica, California, United States of America. The information about her parents and siblings has been kept private and away from the public as well media attention. She must have enjoyed her childhood until she entered working for playboy. Marilyn has not shared details about her high school education. Along with that, she has not shared information about her further studies but she must have earned basic education. By looking at her career she must have trained in photography professionally.

Marilyn Grabowski Career

Marilyn has not shared how she started her career but it is known that she worked for 40 years with Playboy Magazine as a photo editor. In 1979 she was seen at Playboy’s Roller Disco & Pajama Party. Later in 1985, she was seen in Dorothy Stratten: The Untold Story. In 1995 and 1998 she was seen in Playboy: The Best of Pamela Anderson and Playboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthy. Later in 2000, she appeared in a video documentary of The complete Anna Nicole Smith and Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate 2000 Bernaola Twins. Next year she has seen in Intimate Portrait a TV series documentary.

In 2002 she was seen in Playboy: The Ultimate Pamela Anderson and Playboy: Who Wants to Be a Playboy Centerfold?. Next year she was seen in Playboy: Women of Starbucks and Playboy: Girls of Reality TV. From 2004-2007 she was seen in many playboy series. In 2019 she was seen in a TV series documentary named 20/20 which talks about the Death of a playmate: The Dorothy Stratten Story. She has also been featured in various podcasts and has talked about rape culture in playboy. Along with she also spoke about friendship with Dorothy and Hugh Hefner, who killed Dorothy.

Marilyn Grabowski Biography

Real Name Marilyn Grabowski
Birth Date 28 June 1937
Age (as of 2022) 84 Years
Birth Place Santa Monica, California, USA
Nationality American
Profession Playboy Photo Editor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim





Relationship Status

Marital Status Single

Personal Life

Marilyn is currently single and no reports are available about her past. In fact, she confirmed that she never married in a LA Times interview. She has kept personal and work life separate and away from the limelight. Along with that, she spends her time with family and friends. She also said that as she’s getting old, she should have to look after her health.

Marilyn Grabowski Net Worth

Marilyn Grabowski has earned a lot as a photographer and photo editor of Playboy Magazine. She has also been featured in various playboy TV documentaries and podcast channels. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $10 million. Some other ways she earned can be brand endorsements.


  • Her mother was a Roman Catholic and was not able to share about Playboy.
  • Los Angeles Times featured her in an article of 2005.
  • She has worked as a photographer for movie stars like Sharon Stone and Kim Basinger.
  • Marilyn has met with a facial injury and has almost lost her nose.
  • She has gotten forty plastic surgeries and skin grafts to look perfect after a facial injury.
  • She was featured in late Helmut Newton books right next to Sophia Loren.
  • From 1997 to 2004 she was seen in E! True Hollywood Story.

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