Anna Nicole Smith was a very famous model, actress, and television personality. She came to fame when she won the Playmate of the Year in Playboy magazine, 1993 edition. Anna has done modelling for various renowned brands like Lane Bryant, Guess, Heatherette and H&M.
Anna once again came to limelight when she married to 89 years old American businessman J. Howard Marshall. Anna’s life was full of hurdles as she faced many difficulties in her life. On 8 February 2007, Anna took her last breath at the age of thirty-nine. She was found dead in a hotel room. After the investigation, the reason for her death was the overdose of the medicine which she used to take regularly. Now let’s have a close look at Anna Nicole Smith career, achievements and net worth.
Anna Nicole Smith Early Life
Anna Nicole Smith was born as Vickie Lynn Hogan on November 28, 1967, in Houston, Texas, United States. When Smith was just two years old, her parents Donald Eugene Hogan and Virgie Mae Arthur were divorced. Most of her childhood days were spent in Mexia, Texas. She was taken care by her mother and her aunt. Her Mother married her second husband named Donald R. Hart in 1971. Anna adopted the last name of her stepfather from Vickie Hogan to Vickie Hart.
Anna went to Durkee Elementary School as well as Aldine Senior High School in Houston. She attended Mexia High School in Texas. But her schooling wasn’t going well. She failed the ninth grade then dropped out the next year. After that, she started working at Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken named restaurant in Mexia to pay the bills.
While working at a restaurant as a waitress, she met Billy Smith and they came close in very short time. Bill and Anna got married on April 4, 1985. Anna was just seventeen years old at that time. Anna gave birth to a son, Daniel Wayne Smith, on January 22, 1986. Anna and bill got divorced on February 3, 1993. While working at a strip club named “Pleasures”, she met with business tycoon J. Howard Marshall in 1990. After dating for like two years the couple ties a knot on June 27, 1994. After thirteen months of their marriage, Marshall died at the age of 90. Anna gave birth to her daughter named Dannielynn Hope Marshall Stern on September 7, 2006. According to Dannielynn’s birth certificate, she is the daughter of Anna’s personal attorney Howard K. Stern. After the three days of her daughter’s birth, Anna’s happiness became to sorrow. Her son Daniel died at the age of 20 in his mother’s hospital room.
Anna Nicole Smith Career, Awards & Achievement
Anna started her career as a model for Playboy magazine. She was featured on the cover page of Playboy magazine with the given name Vickie Smith in March 1992. After the success, she was again featured as the Playboy Playmate of the Month on the May 1992 issue. She became one of the successful models in a very short span of time.
Anna made her debut as an actress with the comedy film The Hudsucker Proxy in 1991. Later, she appeared in the super hit film “Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult” in 1994. She got the chance to play the lead role in movies like To the Limit and Skyscraper. Anna was also featured in reputed TV serials like Sin City Spectacular, Veronica’s Closet and Ally McBeal. Anna became popular with her own reality show named “The Anna Nicole Show” aired in 2002.
Awards & Achievement
After winning the title of “Playmate of the Year”, Anna becomes one of the striking beauty of Playboy Magazine. Her own reality show “The Anna Nicole Show” was a successful hit and gained her huge popularity. As the result, the show was nominated at “Teen Choice Awards” in 2003.
Net Worth of Anna Nicole Smith
Anna Nicole Smith net worth is estimated to be $50 million. Her major source of income was her films and modelling project. After the death of her second husband, she was 16% stakeholder in Koch Industries. According to a California-based court, Anna owned the property of near about $49 million, which was allotted to her Daughter after her death in 2013. Her personal property value was estimated to be $10,000.
Anna Nicole Smith was the famous models of that time. She was one of the big reality stars, who were known for her audacious and fearless attitude. Her life was not one you read in books. She has seen many difficulties in her life but still, she never gave up. She was a strikingly beautiful model as well as strongest women.