Gained publicity after marrying the much older billionaire J. Howard Marshall in 1994. She starred in the E! reality show The Anna Nicole Show and is also remembered for being the 1993 Playmate of the Year.
She failed to graduate high school and went to work in the food industry.
She famously died of an overdose in 2007, which led to suspicions of foul play.
She was married to Billy Wayne Smith from 1985 to 1993. She and J. Howard Marshall were married from 1994 to 1995. She had two children, Daniel and Dannielynn.
She was chosen by Hugh Hefner to appear on the cover of Playboy.