FOLLOWING Anna Nicole Smith’s untimely death in 2006, two men were embroiled in a brutal custody battle over her baby daughter.
One of those men is Larry Birkhead, who emerged triumphant after a paternity test revealed him to be the father of Anna’s only surviving child.
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Who is Larry Birkhead?
Larry Birkhead was born on January 22, 1973 in Louisville, Kentucky.
He graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in journalism, and began work as a photographer after college.
It was through his job as a photographer that he met the mother of his daughter, Anna Nicole Smith.
When did Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead date?
Anna Nicole and Larry met at the Kentucky Derby in 2004, though they kept their relationship under wraps.
Their relationship was kept as a secret for nearly two years, before the public was made aware of it in 2006 – shortly before they would split.
After Anna Nicole’s death in 2006, Larry fought for rights to daughter Dannielynn, and was vying against other men claiming to be the father.
Eventually, a paternity test proved him to be Dannielynn’s biological father and he’s had custody of her since.
Is Larry Birkhead in a relationship?
Dannielynn’s dad has remained single since he began raising her in his early thirties.
Though his daughter apparently wants her dad to begin dating, as he told US Weekly.
He recalled: “Danni said, ‘Would you do me a favor at the party … Would you get yourself a date?’ I looked at her and started laughing, and she said, ‘No, really, I’m serious. Get a date,’”
What does Larry Birkhead do for a living?
Larry works as a photographer and real estate agent in Louisville, Kentucky.
He’s also appeared in a number of documentaries about his late girlfriend, including Life After Anna.
All of his business ventures and career moves have given him a financial portfolio worth millions.
What is Larry Birkhead’s net worth?
Larry’s net worth is estimated to be about $3million as of 2023.
He gained most of his net worth through his work as a photographer, real estate investments and other ventures.
Though he didn’t receive any money from Anna Nicole’s estate, he has allegedly received royalties from photos he took of her during their relationship.
What has Larry Birkhead said about Anna Nicole Smith?
Reflecting on Anna Nicole, Larry told ABC News: “The thing about Anna was … it was almost like a split personality.
“Because when the camera was going, she was a whole different thing … that was more, to me, an act than it was the real person, who she was.”
He’s also commented on rumors that he and Dannielynn are hoping to inherit some of Anna Nicole’s estate.
He said: “If Dannielynn is to inherit anything via her mom that she was entitled to, so be it, but it’s not like we’re sitting around waiting for one thing to happen.”