The Anna Nicole Smith Story is a biographical film that depicts the life of model, actress, and celebrity, Anna Nicole Smith (Willa Ford). A Texas girl with humble beginnings, Smith first gains celebrity status as a Playboy model in the early 1990s. The sudden burst in popularity lands Smith jobs with top clothing companies, but it's Nicole's second marriage to wealthy octogenarian J. Howard Marshall (Richard Herd) that makes her so fascinating to the public. Did she marry him for the money? The controversy continues when Marshall dies, leaving Smith tied up in a legal battle with the oil tycoon's son. Her attorney, Howard K. Stern (Chris Devlin), makes every effort for a win on their side, but Smith never sees the end of the years-long court battle. As the drama unfolds, Smith's popularity spikes and plummets while her fans are taken on a rollercoaster ride filled with celebrities, drugs, and death.