Anna Nicole Smith

Anna Nicole Smith

Reality Star

Anna Nicole Smith was an American model, actress, and television personality. Smith started her career as a Playboy magazine centerfold in May 1992 and won the title of 1993 Playmate of the Year. She later modeled for fashion companies, including Guess, H&M, and Heatherette.

Full Name
Vickie Lynn Hogan
Nov 28, 1967
Feb 8, 2007
5′ 11″
Net Worth


Anna Nicole Smith was born Vickie Lynn Hogan on November 28, 1967 in Houston, Texas. She was the daughter of Donald Eugene and Virgie Mae Hogan, who were married and divorced twice. Anna had a difficult childhood due to poverty and her father’s alcoholism. She dropped out of high school at age 14 and worked as a waitress before entering into the adult entertainment industry.

Anna became a model for Playboy magazine in 1992 and was named Playmate of the Year in 1993. She achieved great fame as a glamour model and began appearing in television shows and films. In 1994, she married J. Howard Marshall II, an 89 year old oil tycoon who had previously been married twice before; their marriage lasted until his death in 1995.

In 2002, Anna starred in her own reality show “The Anna Nicole Show” which aired on E! for three seasons until 2004. After the show ended she continued to appear in films and television shows such as “Skyscraper” (1996) and “Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult” (1994).

In 2006 Anna gave birth to a daughter but tragically passed away due to an accidental prescription drug overdose just five months later on February 8th 2007. Her daughter would go on to win her legal battle to inherit her mother's estate after being initially disinherited by J. Howard Marshall II's family.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1967</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anna Nicole Smith is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 28, 1967, Anna Nicole Smith was born in Houston, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Oil Tycoom J. Howard Marshall</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 27, 1992, Anna Nicole Smith married 89 year old oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Birth of Daughter </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Nicole Smith gives birth to her daughter, Danielynn Hope Marshall Stern.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stern and Smith Appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Nicole Smith and her partner Howard K. Stern appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launch of Reality Show "The Anna Nicole Show"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The Anna Nicole Show premieres on the E Network, featuring Anna Nicole Smith and her family.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Death of Daughter</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Nicole's 20 year old daughter, Daniel Lynn Hope Marshall Stern, passes away from drug overdose.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anna Nicole Smith Dies at Age 39</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Nicole Smith dies suddenly at age 39 due to an accidental drug overdose.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She was Bold and Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Nicole Smith was a bold and fearless woman. She wasn’t afraid to stand up for what she believed in, even if it meant going against the grain. She was also an inspiring figure to many women who wanted to break out of their shells and take risks.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She Never Gave Up</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Nicole Smith's life was full of ups and downs. Despite the obstacles she faced, she never gave up on her dreams. Her resilience is something that we can all learn from and be inspired by.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Lived Life to the Fullest</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Nicole Smith lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed every moment and made sure to cherish every experience. This is something that everyone should strive for - make sure to live life to the fullest and appreciate every moment.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Became a Model at 17</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Nicole Smith became a model at just 17 years old, when she was spotted by a photographer while working at a fried chicken restaurant in Houston, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared on the Cover of Playboy Magazine</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Nicole Smith became the Playmate of the Month in May 1992 and then appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine in 1993.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Multiple Movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Nicole Smith had roles in multiple movies, including her lead role in the 1997 movie "Skyscraper" and a cameo appearance in the 1999 movie "The Hudsucker Proxy".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Starred in Her Own Reality Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2002, Anna Nicole Smith starred in her own reality show, "The Anna Nicole Show", which aired for two seasons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> First Celebrity to Appear on a U.S. Postage Stamp</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2012, Anna Nicole Smith was the first celebrity to appear on a U.S. postage stamp, featuring her iconic Playboy bunny outfit.</p></div>


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