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Anna Nicole Smith was an American model, actress and television personality

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BirthdayNovember 28, 1967
Died onFebruary 8, 2007
NationalityAmerican
FamousDied Young, Lesbians, Fashion, Models, Actresses
City/StateTexas
SpousesBilly Wayne Smith (m. 1985–1993), J. Howard Marshall (m. 1994–1995)
SiblingsDonna Hogan
Known asVickie Lynn Hogan
Childrens Daniel Wayne Smith
Universities
  • Durkee Elementary School
  • Mexia High School
  • Aldine Intermediate School
Cause of deathDrug Overdose
Birth PlaceHarris County
GenderFemale
FatherDonald Eugene Hogan
MotherVirgie Mae
Net Worth$50 million
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inHarris County
Famous asActress, Model
Died at Age39

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Who is Anna Nicole Smith?

Anna Nicole Smith was the epitome of the classic voluptuous blonde in the mid 90s. Her life story is the story of a woman who was flamboyant and went rags-to-riches. Even though she was a school drop-out and had a disturbed family life, she always wanted to make it big in life by hook or crook. She gained the publicity by posing for ‘Playboy’ magazine. She also modeled for the international magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Face etc. She garnered lot of attention by marrying the 89 year old oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II when she was just 26 years of age. She was desperately trying to build her career in movies. She got few roles in films and TV series. She was always given a role to cash in her sex symbol image. Whatever she did was the topic of headlines. Even after her death, she continues to be a subject of great fascination and speculation to this day. Her life and sudden death has inspired numerous books, documentaries and movies.

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Childhood & Early Life

Anna was born on 28th November, 1967 in Houston and was raised in Mexia, Texas by Donald Hogan and Virgie Mae. Her mother was working as sheriff’s deputy.

After her parents’ divorce in 1969, Anna was raised by her mother and aunt. She had a difficult childhood. She attended Durkee Elementary School and Aldine Senior High School in Houston. However, she dropped out of the school.

As a teenager she worked at local fried chicken restaurant where she met a cook, Billy Smith. At the age of 17, in 1985, she married Billy and had a son named Daniel a year later. Anna and Billy separated in 1993.

After the separation, she moved to Houston and started doing odd jobs such as working at Wal-Mart and exotic dancer at a strip club.

Career

In 1992, she shot to fame when she modeled for ‘Playboy’ magazine. Immediately, she became the modeling sensation. She also appeared in advertisements for ‘Guess’ fashion brand later that same year.

In 1993, she modeled for Swedish clothing company H&M.

In 1994, she appeared in the comedy series ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’. She appeared as a celebrity who flirts with the lead character. The same year she also appeared in the movie ‘Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult’. This film was a commercial success. Both these roles were small. After this she remained in the news by appearing in many celebrity magazines. She enjoyed being in news and all the attention she was garnering from media.

The film ‘To The Limit’ fetched her the lead role and released in 1995. In this film, she portrayed a retired spy seeking revenge of murderer of her husband. This film was not successful. She appeared as herself in the pilot episode of ‘The Naked Truth’.

In 1996, she again tried to make a place in Hollywood by playing a lead role in ‘Skyscraper’. This was a low budget, direct to video movie. This film too did not do well and her film career got stalled.

Thereafter, she turned to small screen. She appeared in ‘Sin City Spectacular’ in 1998. The same year, she appeared in tell-all, self promoting film ‘Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed’. This film was based on her ‘Playboy’ tenure.

In 1999, she played the role of Veronica Chase’s friend in sitcom ‘Veronica’s Closet’. She also played a guest role in ‘Ally McBeal’.

In 2002, her daily life was brought in front of people with a reality show ‘The Anna Nicole Show’. Even though for major part of this show, she seemed to be disoriented or confused; the show was a big hit.

She returned to film acting in 2003 with a comedy film ‘Wasabi Tuna’.

In her entire career, she struggled with her weight on and off. Her weight was 224lbs in 1996, which she brought down to 138lbs in 1997. Hence, she represented line of diet products in 2003. She also did some modeling during this period.

In 2006, she starred in science fiction comedy ‘Illegal Aliens’. Her son Daniel also appeared with her on this project.

Even after death, she continued to inspire movies and books. In 2011, an opera titled ‘Anna Nicole: telling Smith's tragic tale in song’ was launched in London. Lifetime TV network released ‘The Anna Nicole Story’.

Major Works

Her reality show ‘The Anna Nicole Show’, released in 2002, was a success. This show was created to cash on her rising popularity with gossip columnist. This show was given the highest cable rating. This show featured herself, her son Daniel, assistant Kimberly Walther, her gay interior decorator Bobby Trendy, her cousin Shelly Cloud, her poodle ‘Sugar Pie’ and lawyer / boyfriend Howard K. Stern. The show had created quite a stir in college students and pop fans. Still second season of this show was not aired because till that time, the chAnnal had lost interest in the show.

Awards & Achievements

In 1993, she was one of the beauties who had been selected as ‘Playmate of the year’ by Playboy magazine. This magazine gave her the identity and created her sex symbol image which stuck to her for whole life.

Personal Life & Legacy

She was born as Vickie Lynn Hogan. During one of the advertisement assignments she changed her name to Anna Smith.

She was not happy with the small town life in Mexia and wanted to make it big in life. Hence, she came to Houston and started working as a dancer in a strip club. In 199she met J. Howard Marshal II at this club. He was an American business magnet.

Anna and Marshal got married in 1994 and remained married until his death in 1995. Their marriage created a huge controversy as at the time of marriage, she was 26 years old whereas he was 89 years of age. She allegedly married Marshal only for his estate.

After Marshal’s death, she filed a case against her former step son E. Pierce Marshall, for half of her late husband’s estate, worth $1.6 billion. J. Howard Marshall II’s contested will had been drawn up soon after his marriage to Smith and neither she nor his younger son was mentioned in it. She claimed that he had verbally promised her half of his fortune if she married him. She fought a lengthy legal battle. In September 2005, the case reached the US Supreme Court and on 1st May, 2006 she won the chance to pursue her claims in a federal court. However, her life took tragic turns thereafter.

She delivered her second baby on 7th September 2006 in Bahamas. She named this baby girl Dannielynn. However, just after three days of birth of her daughter, Daniel, her 20 year old son, died in the same hospital room from an apparent drug overdose.

After her son’s death, she again became the subject of headline and gossip over paternity issue of her daughter. Her ex-boyfriend and photographer Larry Birkhead, claimed to be Dannielynn’s father. However, Anna stated that her attorney, Howard K. Stern, was her daughter’s father, and he was listed on the birth certificate. In the midst of all the paternity issue, Anna and Stern held a small mock commitment ceremony. However, this ceremony was not legally binding.

On 8th February 2007, at the age of 39, she died after being unconscious in her hotel room in Florida. Her death was supposed to be from overdose of drugs which she was addicted to.

After her death, DNA test certified that Larry Brickhead was biological father of her daughter.

Net Worth

As on 2015, her net worth is estimated to be $ 50million.

Trivia

When she got married to Howard Marshal, she took off for Greece without him. They were not even staying together in his last days.

She filed for bankruptcy in 1996 when a former female assistant sued her for $850,000 on sexual harassment charges

Merlin Monroe was her idol.

She supported anti-fur movement. She also appeared in the advertisements for animal rights group ‘PETA’.

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Anna Nicole Smith biography timelines

  • // 28th Nov 1967
    Anna was born on 28th November, 1967 in Houston and was raised in Mexia, Texas by Donald Hogan and Virgie Mae. Her mother was working as sheriff’s deputy.
  • // 1969
    After her parents’ divorce in 1969, Anna was raised by her mother and aunt. She had a difficult childhood. She attended Durkee Elementary School and Aldine Senior High School in Houston. However, she dropped out of the school.
  • // 1985 To 1993
    As a teenager she worked at local fried chicken restaurant where she met a cook, Billy Smith. At the age of 17, in 1985, she married Billy and had a son named Daniel a year later. Anna and Billy separated in 1993.
  • // 1992
    In 1992, she shot to fame when she modeled for ‘Playboy’ magazine. Immediately, she became the modeling sensation. She also appeared in advertisements for ‘Guess’ fashion brand later that same year.
  • // 1993
    In 1993, she modeled for Swedish clothing company H&M.
  • // 1993
    In 1993, she was one of the beauties who had been selected as ‘Playmate of the year’ by Playboy magazine. This magazine gave her the identity and created her sex symbol image which stuck to her for whole life.
  • // 1994
    In 1994, she appeared in the comedy series ‘The Hudsucker Proxy’. She appeared as a celebrity who flirts with the lead character. The same year she also appeared in the movie ‘Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult’. This film was a commercial success. Both these roles were small. After this she remained in the news by appearing in many celebrity magazines. She enjoyed being in news and all the attention she was garnering from media.
  • // 1994 To 1995
    Anna and Marshal got married in 1994 and remained married until his death in 1995. Their marriage created a huge controversy as at the time of marriage, she was 26 years old whereas he was 89 years of age. She allegedly married Marshal only for his estate.
  • // 1995
    The film ‘To The Limit’ fetched her the lead role and released in 1995. In this film, she portrayed a retired spy seeking revenge of murderer of her husband. This film was not successful. She appeared as herself in the pilot episode of ‘The Naked Truth’.
  • // 1996
    In 1996, she again tried to make a place in Hollywood by playing a lead role in ‘Skyscraper’. This was a low budget, direct to video movie. This film too did not do well and her film career got stalled.
  • // 1996
    She filed for bankruptcy in 1996 when a former female assistant sued her for $850,000 on sexual harassment charges
  • // 1998
    Thereafter, she turned to small screen. She appeared in ‘Sin City Spectacular’ in 1998. The same year, she appeared in tell-all, self promoting film ‘Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed’. This film was based on her ‘Playboy’ tenure.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, she played the role of Veronica Chase’s friend in sitcom ‘Veronica’s Closet’. She also played a guest role in ‘Ally McBeal’.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, her daily life was brought in front of people with a reality show ‘The Anna Nicole Show’. Even though for major part of this show, she seemed to be disoriented or confused; the show was a big hit.
  • // 2002
    Her reality show ‘The Anna Nicole Show’, released in 2002, was a success. This show was created to cash on her rising popularity with gossip columnist. This show was given the highest cable rating. This show featured herself, her son Daniel, assistant Kimberly Walther, her gay interior decorator Bobby Trendy, her cousin Shelly Cloud, her poodle ‘Sugar Pie’ and lawyer / boyfriend Howard K. Stern. The show had created quite a stir in college students and pop fans. Still second season of this show was not aired because till that time, the chAnnal had lost interest in the show.
  • // 2003
    She returned to film acting in 2003 with a comedy film ‘Wasabi Tuna’.
  • // Sep 2005 To 1st May 2006
    After Marshal’s death, she filed a case against her former step son E. Pierce Marshall, for half of her late husband’s estate, worth $1.6 billion. J. Howard Marshall II’s contested will had been drawn up soon after his marriage to Smith and neither she nor his younger son was mentioned in it. She claimed that he had verbally promised her half of his fortune if she married him. She fought a lengthy legal battle. In September 2005, the case reached the US Supreme Court and on 1st May, 2006 she won the chance to pursue her claims in a federal court. However, her life took tragic turns thereafter.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, she starred in science fiction comedy ‘Illegal Aliens’. Her son Daniel also appeared with her on this project.
  • // 7th Sep 2006
    She delivered her second baby on 7th September 2006 in Bahamas. She named this baby girl Dannielynn. However, just after three days of birth of her daughter, Daniel, her 20 year old son, died in the same hospital room from an apparent drug overdose.
  • // 8th Feb 2007
    On 8th February 2007, at the age of 39, she died after being unconscious in her hotel room in Florida. Her death was supposed to be from overdose of drugs which she was addicted to.
  • // 2011
    Even after death, she continued to inspire movies and books. In 2011, an opera titled ‘Anna Nicole: telling Smith's tragic tale in song’ was launched in London. Lifetime TV network released ‘The Anna Nicole Story’.
  • // 2015
    As on 2015, her net worth is estimated to be $ 50million.

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Anna Nicole Smith's FAQ

  • What is Anna Nicole Smith birthday?

    Anna Nicole Smith was born at 1967-11-28

  • When was Anna Nicole Smith died?

    Anna Nicole Smith was died at 2007-02-08

  • Which age was Anna Nicole Smith died?

    Anna Nicole Smith was died at age 39

  • Where is Anna Nicole Smith's birth place?

    Anna Nicole Smith was born in Harris County

  • What is Anna Nicole Smith nationalities?

    Anna Nicole Smith's nationalities is American

  • Who is Anna Nicole Smith spouses?

    Anna Nicole Smith's spouses is Billy Wayne Smith (m. 1985–1993), J. Howard Marshall (m. 1994–1995)

  • Who is Anna Nicole Smith siblings?

    Anna Nicole Smith's siblings is Donna Hogan

  • Who is Anna Nicole Smith childrens?

    Anna Nicole Smith's childrens is Daniel Wayne Smith

  • What was Anna Nicole Smith universities?

    Anna Nicole Smith studied at Durkee Elementary School, Mexia High School, Aldine Intermediate School

  • What is Anna Nicole Smith's cause of dead?

    Anna Nicole Smith dead because of Drug Overdose

  • Who is Anna Nicole Smith's father?

    Anna Nicole Smith's father is Donald Eugene Hogan

  • Who is Anna Nicole Smith's mother?

    Anna Nicole Smith's mother is Virgie Mae

  • What is Anna Nicole Smith's sun sign?

    Anna Nicole Smith is Sagittarius

  • How famous is Anna Nicole Smith?

    Anna Nicole Smith is famouse as Actress, Model