Anna Nicole Smith Would Be 'So Proud' of Their Daughter as She Turns 17, Larry Birkhead Insists

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Sep. 7 2023, Published 3:58 p.m. ET

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Larry Birkhead remembered Anna Nicole Smith in his post for their daughter's birthday.

On Thursday, September 7, the devoted dad shared a video on Instagram for Dannielynn's 17th birthday. The touching clip included snaps of the teen and her dad as well as photos of Dannielynn as a baby with her mother.

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Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole Smith dated from 2005-2006.

"Happy 17th Birthday Dannielynn! I am so proud of you in each and every way. Wishing you the best day ever!" Larry began.

"You are funny, crazy smart, pretty and just about everything I could ever imagine. Your Mom would be so proud of you, I sure am," he added, mentioning the model, who passed away from drug overdose in 2007 when Dannielynn was just months old.

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"Happy Birthday! Love Dad โค๏ธ By the way, when you asked me if you could live in my basement forever. I said yes, but I didn't have the heart to tell you there aren't any basements in Florida ๐Ÿ˜‚โค๏ธ#HappyBirthday๐ŸŽ‚," he concluded.

In response to the adorable message, fans and friends shared words of love and support on Dannielynn's special day.

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Anna Nicole Smith died of a drug overdose in a hotel room at age 39.

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"Us die hard Anna fans have loved watching Dannielynn grow and Larry being a doting father whilst keeping Anna's legacy alive xx," one user penned, while another said, "Happy birthday gorgeous girl ๐Ÿ’œ from one gal missing her mama to another - know she is so proud of you and watching over you."

"She's the spitting image of her mom. So beautiful and congrats for being such a great dad! Happy Birthday Dannielyn!!!๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿ’–," a third person gushed.

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Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead share one daughter.

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As OK! previously reported, a Netflix documentary titled You Don't Know Me, which was released in May, took a deep dive into Dannielynn's mother's life and tragic death.

The movie went into detail about how the blonde beauty was found on February 8, in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, surrounded by 44 different medications that left her too weak to even get up or take a sip of water until her heart gave out.

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Her security guard recalled the '00s icon taking the dangerous sedative, which killed her.

"I saw her use a spoon maybe twice and after that it was bottle to mouth," he claimed. "Gulp."


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