Anna Nicole Smith

 

Age: 39

 

Summary: former Playboy model whose bizarre life careened from marrying an octogenarian multimillionaire to the untimely death of her 20-year-old son, Daniel Smith, in September 2006 who had been a tabloid staple even before she became Playboy's Playmate of the Year in 1993 when she married 89-year-old oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II in 1994, who had a family fortune worth at least $400 million but after Marshall's death in 1995 she set off a feud with her former stepson E. Pierce Marshall over whether she had a right to the estate, and whose paternity of her 5-month-old daughter remained a matter of dispute.

 

 

Cause of Death: Accidental drug overdose

 

Born: November 28, 1967

 

Died: February 8, 2007

 

Location: Hollywood, Florida