Dakota Fanning is an American actress best known for her roles in movies like “War of the Worlds”, “Charlotte’s Web”, “Uptown Girls”, and “Ocean’s 8”. She first gained fame for her appearance as Lucy Dawson in “I Am Sam”. She received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at the age of eight years old making her the youngest nominee in SAG history. After establishing herself as a actress in Hollywood, she branched out to modeling in 2009 and appeared in a number of fashion shows. She also appeared on the covers of fashion magazines like Elle, Vanity Fair, and Cosmopolitan.
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Kodie, Kota, D. F. Blondie, Blue Eyes
Birthday / Date of Birth
Dakota Fanning was born on February 23, 1994 in Conyers, Georgia, USA.
she is currently 24 years old.
Her ancestry is Irish, English, French, German and Channel Islander.
Dakota Fanning graduated from Campbell High School located in North Hollywood, California in 2011. There she was part of the the varsity spirit cheerleading squad and was voted homecoming queen. She then attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, where she majored in women’s studies, with a focus on the portrayal of women in film and culture
- Father – Steven J. Fanning (Electronics salesman)
- Mother – Heather Joy (née Arrington) (Pro Tennis Player)
- Siblings – Elle Fanning (Younger Sister) (Actress)
Dakota Fanning began dating British model Jamie Strachan from 2013. He is 10 years older than her.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 163 cm
- In meters – 1.63 m
- In Kilograms – 50 kg
- In Pounds – 110 lbs
- Measurements – 32-25-34
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 30B
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
Blue eyes and blonde hair
Dakota Fanning made her acting debut as a child actress playing her role as “Little girl in Park” in the 2001 American sex comedy film, “Tomcats”.
Dakota had her first telvision American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton, ER for her role as Delia Chadsey. She just appeared in a single episode titled “The Fastest Year” in 2000.
Her portrayal of Lucy Diamond Dawson in “I Am Sam (2001)”, alongside stars Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer helped her to gain lot of traction among the international audience. She received lots of appreciation and fame for her role in the film. She became the youngest person to be nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award and also won the Best Young Performer Award from Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance.
Dakota Fanning Favorites
- Favorite Food – Chicken & Taco
- Favorite Movies – Gone with the Wild, Titanic, Steel Magnolias
- Favorite TV Shows – I Love Lucy Ho, Fear Factor, Skins, Bad Sex, Howard Stern Show
- Favorite Fashion Idols – Cameron Diaz, Britney Spears
- Favorite Bands – Rihanna, Justin Bieber
- Favorite Books – “Harry Potter” series by J. K. Rowling, “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer
- Favorite Places – Mall, School & Taco Bell
- Favorite Colors – Black, Blue & Pink
- Favorite Accessories – Eyeliners & Marc Jacobs rings
Dakota Fanning Net Worth
Dakota Fanning has a net worth of $16 million. She plunged into show business at a very early age and today she is one of the successful actors in Hollywood. She made her fortune from film and television appearances.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – dakotafanning
Dakota Fanning Facts
Dakota kick started her acting career at the age of five years old when she was cast in a Tide detergent commercial.
Apart from acting, she loves to play the piano and the violin. Her hobbies include knitting, collecting dolls, horse riding and dancing ballet.
In 2007, Dakota made it to the Forbes list of “The 20 Top-Earning Young Superstars” as well as in “The Celebrity 100” list.
Entertainment Weekly named her at #19 along with her sister, Elle Fanning, on their “30 Under 30” actress list in 2008.
She had her first kiss with actor Thomas Curtis in the movie, Sweet Home Alabama (2002).
She won the Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress category award for four consecutive years for performances in the films : ‘The Cat in the Hat’ (2004), ‘Man on Fire’ (2005), ‘Dreamer’( 2006) and ‘Charlotte’s Web’ (2007).
She can be seen as a Manson girl Squeaky Fromme in the Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019).
She’d voice the character Miranda Worth in an anime-style wed series, “gen:Lock”, which is set to premiere in 2019.