Fascinating Facts about Anna Nicole Smith

"Extra" brings you some interesting facts about Anna Nicole Smith -- American model, sex symbol, actress and television personality. Did you know she once worked at Wal-Mart?

16 Interesting Facts about Anna Nicole Smith

Childhood Dreams

Anna’s childhood dream was to be the next Marilyn Monroe.

Can I Take Your Order?

Anna worked as a waitress at Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken in Mexia, Texas.

Young Love

Anna met Billy Wayne Smith, who was a cook at the restaurant. The couple married April 4, 1985; she was 17 and he was 16.

Making Ends Meet

After her divorce from Billy Smith, she moved to Houston and found employment at Wal-Mart, then as a waitress at Red Lobster.

Double Trouble

Anna had two implants in each of her breasts.

Anna Loves Her Curves

Anna Nicole still holds the record of being the tallest, heaviest and having the largest measurements of any “Playmate of the Year.”

Motherly Love

Anna named her baby girl Dannielynn Hope, to honor her deceased son Daniel.


Anna Nicole’s favorite hobbies included lying in bed, watching TV and shopping.

Working it Out

In 2004, Smith appeared in a music video for Kanye West’s single “The New Workout Plan.”

Actress and Producer

Anna Nicole not only starred in the 1997 film Skyscraper, she also produced it.

Anna's Furry Love

Anna’s dog was named Sugar Pie.

Anna Loves Animals

Anna was a big supporter of PETA.

Bahama Mama

In late 2006, Anna Nicole Smith was granted permanent resident status in the Bahamas.

Court Battle

Anna Nicole Smith took her battle against her late husband’s multi-million-dollar estate all the way to the Supreme Court.

Gone Too Soon

Anna Nicole was laid to rest in the Bahamas, next to her son Daniel, on March 2, 2007. She was buried in a tiara and a beaded pink gown. Joe Nichols sang her favorite country song “Wings of a Dove,” and she was buried with a small urn of late husband Howard J. Marshall’s ashes.

Controversy Continues

Anna’s controversial life and death is still in the news, as her former lawyer and doctors face charges relating to her prescription drug use.