Anna Nicole Smith was a successful American model and television personality. She rose to prominence when she won the title of 1993 Playmate of the Year. This helps her in getting opportunities in popular fashion companies. She works as a model for H&M, Guess and Lane Bryant. It will be interesting to know about the net worth of Anna Nicole Smith in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Anna Nicole Smith was born in the year November 28, 1967, in Houston, Texas. Her real name was Vickie Lynn Hogan. She spent her childhood in Mexia, Texas. Her father’s name was Donald Eugene Hogan and mother’s name was Virgie Mae Arthur. Her elementary education was done in Houston, Texas.
She went to study at mother younger’s Sister Kay Beall house at the 9th grade in Mexia, Texas. Smith took admission at Mexia High School. However, she failed her freshman year and dropped out of school during the sophomore year. Her career started as a model. She gets wide media attention for her marriage with J. Marshall.
Anna Nicole Smith met her first love, Billy Wayne Smith while working at Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken in Mexia. He was a cook at the restaurant. They married on April 4, 1985. The couple had a son whose name was Daniel Wayne Smith. She later divorced Bill Wayne Smith to marry with J. Howard Marshall. He was 62 years more senior than her at the time of marriage. The marriage lasted till his death. Later in her life, she was in a secret relationship with her attorney Howard K. Stern. She died due to a drug overdose.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Smith started her career as a model. Her career skyrocketed after her appearance on the cover of the popular magazine Playboy of the March 1992 issue. She won the title of 1993 Playmate of the Year. She got a contract to work for the Guess Jeans ad campaign. It was during this campaign Smith adopted a new name, Anna Nicole Smith. She got an opportunity to do modeling for Swedish clothing company H&M. This helps her to get wider recognition in Sweden and Norway. Smith also appeared on the cover of a German Marie Claire magazine.
Apart from modeling, she also worked in various films and television shows. She made her film debut in 1994 with the film “The Hudsucker Proxy”. She got success with the films “Naked Gun 33 ½: The Final Result”. The film was a box office hit. Her acting gets favorable reviews from the critic. However, her acting career was not as successful as her modeling. She got an opportunity to work for the film “To The Limit” as a lead role. But the film was a huge box office failure.
She was awarded Golden Raspberry Awards in the category Worst New Star for the work Naked Gun 33 ½: The Final Result in the year 1995. She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for her work in The Anna Nicole Show in the category Choice Reality/Variety Female TV Star.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Find out how much is the net worth of a person who has worked as a successful model for so many fashion companies in her career? She has a versatile career as a model, film producer, screenwriter, film director. With this, the model has gone on to amass a net worth of $7 million. Her wealth isn’t just coming from her modeling career, but also by appearing in movies and television shows. She has appeared on popular television shows “The Naked Truth”, “Sin City Spectacular”, and “The Anna Nicole Show”. She has done many films as an actress. Some of them are “The Hudsucker Proxy”, “Naked Gun 33 ½: The Final Result”, “Skyscraper”, etc.
Anna Nicole Smith was a successful model and had appeared on the cover of the popular magazine Playboy. She had a varied lifestyle and worked in various fields of the entertainment industry. However, in her last years, she was in the limelight for the legal battle for the estate of her husband and paternity and custody battle for her newborn daughter Dannielynn.