Celebrity Biographies: Anna Nicole Smith
Anna Nicole Smith was born Vicky Lynn Marshall on 28th November, 1967. She married J. Howard Marshall, an elderly oil business executive, which became highy publicized due to the substantial age difference of 63 years. She denied the allegations that she only married the man for his money. After the death of her husband, Anna Nicole Smith was sued by the family of Mr. Marshall over his estate. The case made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Anna Nicole Smith was born in Houston. She was the only child of Donald Eugene Hogan and Virgie Mae Tabers. Her parents divorced early in her life and she was ultimately raised by her mother and aunt Elaine Tabers who also happened to be the wife of her mother's brother Melvin Tabers.
Anna Nicole Smith attended Durkee Elementary School and Aldine Middle School both in Houston, Texas. When Anna Nicole was in 9th grade, she was placed in the care of her mother's younger sister who lived in Mexia, Texas. This is where she attended high school, but she dropped out during her freshman year.
Immediately afterwords, she took a waitress's job at a small restaurant called Jim's Krispy Fried Chicken in Mexia. Anna Nicole Smith later married to a man named Billy Wayne Smith who was a cook at the very same restaurant. She became pregnant with her first son who she named Daniel Wayne Smith. In 1993, they filed for divorce Anna Nicole and her son moved back to Huston. Upon moving back to her home town, she took a job at WalMart in addition to some waitressing work. It was around this time that she started modeling and taking singing lessons. She eventually auditioned for Playboy, which became the proverbial springboard for her carrier.
She was picked by Hugh Hefner for the March, 1992 issue, and she appeared on the cover. In the year of 1993, she became the model of choice for the clothing company Guess.
Marriage to Marshall: While Anna was performing at a Strip club in Houston, she met the elderly oil business billionaire J. Marshall and their relationship ended up in marriage in the year 1997.
In the year 2007, her oldest son died, and she gave birth her second son. The same year Anna Nicole collapsed and died in a hotel in Florida. An accidental drug overdose was later ruled out as the cause of her death.