Erika Smith is one of the top Marilyn Monroe impersonators in the world. She is known for her striking resemblance to the real Marilyn, her spot-on breathy voice and unforgettable performances. Based in Los Angeles, Erika performs internationally for celebrities and high-end companies such as Erno Laszlo, Huawei, Van Cleef and Arpels, Saudi Petroleum, Apple Tours, and Authentic Brands Group, the official owner of Marilyn Monroe’s licensing. A regular performer for Empire Casino, Smash Entertainment, A Gala Event, The Park House, and the Rat Pack (B.B. Kings, Feinstein’s), Erika headlined in Cairo, Egypt for their New Year’s celebration, Xi’an, China, and Dubai, UAE.
Erika has portrayed Marilyn in four feature films, Before The Dust Settles, Marilyn Monroe In New York, The Three Chris’s, Lady Peacock, and the documentary Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s. She has appeared on television as Monroe in NBC’s 2-part miniseries, CBS’s The Couch, Running Late With Scott Rogowsky, TruTV’s Impractical Jokers, and stars as Monroe in the new Youtube Webseries Celebrities To Go! She played Marilyn in the off-Broadway plays From Here It’s To The Top and Dozen Divas and is the voice of Marilyn for Christian Dior’s Rouge Dior ad campaign. She was honored to be selected to sing Happy Birthday to President Obama for his 50th Birthday Celebration as the official Obama Watches spokeswoman. She will be starring in Bollywood’s upcoming Marilyn biopic 36 MM 3d.
When she’s not channeling Monroe, Erika maintains a busy acting, singing and writing career, appearing in film, television and theater. Highlights include HBO’s “The Deuce,” TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” and Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.”
Erika Smith is a true “Modern Day Marilyn.”