Billy Wayne Smith is a popular American cook, celebrity spouse, and social media figure. People are familiar with American actress and model Anna Nicole Smith, whose life is filled with controversies and tragedy.
Billy is well-known as her husband and still gains fame because of Anna. Even after their separation, he became a major star in the following years.
She also made various statements that paint a better picture of their marriage and what led to its dissolution from her perspective.
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Billy Wayne Smith was born on 27th January 1967 in Mexia, Texas, United States. He is an American national, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Billy did not share his educational background, but he is well-educated. There is no detail available regarding his family. We don’t know which religion he belongs to, but he is of white ethnicity.
Who Was Anna Nicole Smith
As we already told you, Anna Nicole Smith was a popular model, and her name came in Playboy’s Playmate of the Year in 1993.
She was born on 28 November 1967 in Texas. After dropping out of school, Anna started a dramatic life in a small Texas town where she had a difficult childhood.
Moreover, Anna worked with her former husband, Billy Smith, at a local fried chicken restaurant in her teenage years.
Before Billy Smith, she married 89-year-old tycoon J. Howard Marshall II who died very soon. Anna also started her reality show from 2002 to 2004.
Popular Pop-In Personality Anna
2002 Anna mailed her naked photos to Playboy, and Smith got to pose for Hugh Hefner’s famed adult magazine. Anna appeared in advertisements for the Guess Fashion brand, too.
In the ads, she showed her impressive curves. It was a time when she reached the peak of her career. He joined the group of women named Playmate of the Year.
Besides, she also performed in movies, such as in 1994, and appeared in the Leslie Nielsen comedy Naked Gun, the Final Insult, the Hudsucker Proxy with Tim Robbins, and Paul Newman.
Anna Nicole Smith always loved to stay in the limelight; therefore, once she said, ‘I loved the paparazzi because they take pictures and just smile away, and I like attention .’
Terrible Professional and Personal Life of Anna and Billy Wayne Smith
Billy was a professional cook and worked at Jim Krispy’s Fried Chicken, where he met Anna Nicole Smith. They started dating and decided to get married in 1985 when she was 16 or 17 years old.
They also had a son named Daniel Wayne Smith, born in January 1986. According to Anna, their marriage was restrictive and unhappy.
She was jealous and did not allow her to go to the store and out of the house. Moreover, Anna gained massive success in her modeling career.
Their marriage did not last; they separated in 1987 and divorced in 1993. At the time of death, Daniel was 20 years old, and Billy attended his son’s funeral in the Bahamas.
The reason for his death was drug overdosage. After some months, Anna also died from a drug overdose on 8 February 2008.
Anna was only 39 years old, and it was discovered that she had not recovered from her beloved son Daniel’s death. Anna Nicole Smith also had a baby girl named Dannielynn Birkhead. Her biological father is Larry Birkhed, who was her former boyfriend.
Dannielyn was born on 7th September 2006, and custody was given to her father, Larry Birkhead. Anna’s ex-husband Billy had the wish to be a part of her daughter’s life and once said that he wanted to give her all the love that he could.
However, he never gets to meet Dannielyn and dies with a broken heart. Billy never met Anna Nicole Smith after the death of his son.
He was more shocked when he discovered that Anna died from a drug overdose in February 2007. Billy did not attend her funeral but sent flowers with a card. Now Billy Wayne Smith is alive and lives in Texas. He never married again and didn’t have children.
Anna’s Net Worth
At the time of death, the estimated net worth of Anna Nicole Smith is $1 million. In this, her personal property is valued at $10,000, and her real estate at $1.8 million.
Meanwhile, her husband Billy Smith has more net worth than Anna, which is almost $5 million. All of the fame and fortune comes as a spouse celebrity.