Larry Birkhead Biography and wiki
Larry Birkhead (full name: Larry E. Birkhead) is an American Photographer. He is the former partner of American Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith. Larry is best known for the Birkhead paternity case in April 2007, through which he obtained custody of his daughter, model, and reality show personality, Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead.
Birkhead’s age and birthday
The photographer was born on January 22, 1973, in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. He is 50 years old as of 2023.
Larry’s height and weight
He has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and a weight of 75 kg (165 lb).
Larry Birkhead Educational background
Birkhead attended Louisville’s Doss High School from where he graduated in 1991. Birkhead holds a 1999 degree from the University of Louisville.
Larry Birkhead Family
Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead’s father is a celebrity photographer. Birkhead was born to Larry L. Birkhead and Nancy Birkhead. He has a twin brother Lewis and a sister, Angela Heuser. He has a half-sister, Judy Birkhead.
Larry Birkhead’s Wife and children
Birkhead originally met American Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith in May 2004 at the Trish Barnstable Brown Gala. It is one of the major Louisville-area Kentucky Derby parties that attracts many celebrities. The Kentucky native and celebrity photographer brought his challenge to court to legitimize his claim of fathering Anna Nicole Smith’s months-old baby.
Larry Birkhead Career
The photographer has appeared in numerous publications, billboards, and television programs. He is also a realtor and a household name in the American rеаlіtу TV entertainment arena. Larry was an actor and producer for Rainbows (2023), Hopelessly in Love (2020), and MADtv (1995). Larry worked as a freelance photographer in Louisville when he met Anna Nicole Smith at the annual Kentucky Derby horse race event in May 2004.
Little Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead was five months old when her mother died of a prescription drug overdose at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Dannielynn was declared sole heir to Smith’s estate, estimated at $700,000 in 2008.
Several men claimed paternity for Dannielynn, including Howard K. Stern, Mark Hatten, Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, and Smith’s former bodyguard, Alexander Denk. A DNA test which was provided by Michael L. Baird proved that Birkhead had fathered Smith’s infant daughter who was then named Dannielynn Hope Marshall Stern. She had claimed that her attorney and partner, Stern, was the father.
Bahamian court-ordered custody of Dannielynn to be transferred from Stern to Birkhead in April 2007. Birkhead corrected her birth certificate to show him as father and he renamed her Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead. Nicole Smith’s mother Virgie Arthur filed for the custody of Dannielynn. She also tried to block Birkhead from leaving the country with the baby. A Bahamas judge in the Court of Appeals in Nassau tossed out Virgie Arthur’s appeal and then ordered her to pay $3000 in attorney’s fees.
Larry Birkhead’s Net worth and salary
He has a net worth of $ 3 million.