36 Facts About Anna Nicole Smith


Anna Nicole Smith dropped out of high school in 1984, married in 1985, and divorced in 1993.


Anna Nicole Smith's cases reached the Supreme Court of the United States: Marshall v Marshall on a question of federal jurisdiction and Stern v Marshall on a question of bankruptcy court authority.


Anna Nicole Smith died in February 2007 in Hollywood, Florida, of a combined drug intoxication.


Anna Nicole Smith was born Vickie Lynn Hogan on November 28,1967 in Houston, Texas, the only daughter of Virgie Arthur and Donald Hogan.


Anna Nicole Smith had five half-siblings on her father's side.


Anna Nicole Smith was primarily raised by her mother and her family.


Anna Nicole Smith was featured on the cover for the March 1992 issue of the Playboy magazine as Vickie Anna Nicole Smith.


Anna Nicole Smith appeared as the Playboy Playmate of the Month in a pictorial shot by Stephen Wayda for the May 1992 issue.


Anna Nicole Smith secured a contract to replace supermodel Claudia Schiffer in a Guess jeans ad campaign featuring a series of sultry black-and-white photographs.


Guess photographers noticed Anna Nicole Smith bore a striking resemblance to bombshell Jayne Mansfield and showcased her in several Mansfield-inspired photo sessions.


Anna Nicole Smith was featured on the cover of Marie Claire, shot by Peter Lindbergh in October 1993, and in GQ magazine earlier that year.


In October 1994, Anna Nicole Smith initiated a $5 million lawsuit against the magazine, claiming that she did not authorize the use of her photo, and that the article damaged her reputation.


Anna Nicole Smith made her screen debut in the 1994 screwball comedy film The Hudsucker Proxy as Za-Za, a flirtatious celebrity who flirts with the lead character, played by Tim Robbins.


In 1998, Anna Nicole Smith appeared on the variety series Sin City Spectacular.


That same year, Smith appeared in the tell-all self-promoting film, Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed, which was based on several photo sessions during her Playboy career.


Anna Nicole Smith appeared as Donna, the friend of Veronica Chase, on the sitcom Veronica's Closet in 1999.


Anna Nicole Smith guest-starred as Myra Jacobs in a 1999 episode of the series Ally McBeal.


The Anna Nicole Show premiered in August 2002, achieving the highest cable rating for a reality show.


Anna Nicole Smith returned to film acting in 2003 with the comedy film Wasabi Tuna, in which she played an over-the-top version of herself.


TrimSpa diet product company and Anna Nicole Smith were sued in a class-action lawsuit alleging their marketing of a weight loss pill was false or misleading.


In November 2004, Anna Nicole Smith appeared at the American Music Awards to introduce Kanye West and attracted attention because of her slurred speech and behavior.


Anna Nicole Smith's appearance was featured in the media the following day.


In March 2005, at the first MTV Australia Video Music Awards in Sydney's Luna Park, Anna Nicole Smith spoofed Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction by pulling down her dress to reveal both breasts, each covered with the MTV logo.


Anna Nicole Smith gave birth to their son, Daniel Wayne Smith, on January 22,1986.


However, in July 2001, Houston judge Mike Wood affirmed the jury's findings in the probate case by ruling that Anna Nicole Smith was entitled to nothing.


The judge ordered Smith to pay over $1 million to cover the legal costs and expenses of E Pierce Marshall.


On June 1,2006, Anna Nicole Smith announced her pregnancy in a video clip on her official website.


Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, Dannielynn Hope Marshall Stern, was born on September 7,2006, in New Providence, The Bahamas.


Alexander Denk, a former bodyguard and chef for Anna Nicole Smith, claimed that he had an affair with Anna Nicole Smith and that he, too, was potentially the father.


Anna Nicole Smith said that 'if Daniel has to be buried, I want to be buried with him.


The wife of Anna Nicole Smith's bodyguard, who was an emergency registered nurse, performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation for 15 minutes until the bodyguard took over.


Anna Nicole Smith had driven back to the hotel after being notified by his wife of Smith's condition.


Anna Nicole Smith's death was ultimately ruled an accidental drug overdose of the sedative chloral hydrate that became increasingly toxic when combined with other prescription drugs in her system, specifically four benzodiazepines: Klonopin, Ativan, Serax and Valium.


Anna Nicole Smith's funeral took place on March 2,2007, in the Bahamas.


Anna Nicole Smith's will was prepared by attorney Eric Lund and executed on July 30,2001, in Los Angeles, California.


Anna Nicole Smith named her son Daniel as the sole beneficiary of her estate, specifically excluded other children and named Stern executor of the estate.