Iconic Beauties with Mexican Roots: The Shared Heritage of Lynda Carter and Marilyn Monroe


Did you know that Lynda Carter Córdova, who was Wonder Woman and Miss World USA 1972, and the actress Marilyn Monroe have something in common? They are of Mexican descent. Lynda’s mother is from Chihuahua, Chihuahua, and Marilyn Monroe’s mother is from Piedras Negras, Coahuila. Both are northern border states.