Dakota Fanning - Updated May 2024

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Conyers, Georgia, USA
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Conyers, Georgia, USA

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning is a very famous actress from the United States of America. Dakota Fanning has worked in many movies, television shows, and series as of today. She is famed for her works in different projects like; The Cat, Uptown Girls, Man on Fire, Dreamer, War of the Worlds, etc.

Early Life

Dakota Fanning was born on 23rd February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, United States of America. This makes her 29 years old as of 2024. Her father’s name is Steven Fanning, and her mother is Heather Joy Arrington. And, she also has a sister named Elle Fanning.

She holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. According to astrology, she has as her zodiac sign.

Talking about her formal educational status, she completed her schooling at Campbell High School in her hometown. And, she also accomplished her higher studies at university.

Professional Life

Moving on toward the professional life of Dakota Fanning, she is a renowned actress. She has made her name as one of the great actresses after working in different movies, television shows, and series as of today.

Following her passion, she started honing her skills in different projects. Then she finally got a breakthrough in the movie Father Xmas in the year 2001 in the role of Claire.

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Caption: Dakota Fanning on the cover page of a magazine (Source: Fashion Gone Rogue)

Dakota Fanning became more famous when she was a child as a child artist with the movie I Am Sam in the year 2001. For her amazing performance in the movie, she was also nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award.

This also helped her to win the Best Young Performer Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her amazing performance. Apart from that, she has also won some other prestigious awards like the Saturn Awards an award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association in 2009.

Since then Dakota has worked in different movies. Since then she has worked in many movies till date. Likewise, some of her movie credits are; Father Xmas, Tomcats, I Am Sam, Trapped, Sweet Home Alabama, The Cat in the Hat, Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time, My Neighbor Totoro, Hide and Seek, Nine Lives, Charlotte’s Web, Hounddog, The Secret Life of Bees, Effie Gray, Yellowbird, Zygote, Sweetness in the Belly, etc.

In 2016, Dakota Fanning was cast in a film adaptation of “The Bell Jar” by Esther Greenwood. In 2017, she starred in Neill Blomkamp’s short film “Zygote” and had a cameo in 2018’s “Ocean’s 8.”

2018 – now

She starred as Sara Howard in the 2018 TNT series “The Alienist” and returned for the sequel series, “The Angel of Darkness,” in 2018. Also, in 2019, she played Lynette “Squeaking” Fromme in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and was nominated for a SAG award with the cast.

In 2019, it was announced she and her sister Elle Fanning would star together in an adaptation of “The Nightingale” directed by Mélanie Laurent. In 2021, the sisters announced the formation of their own production company, Lewellen Pictures, with a first-look deal with MRC Television/Civic Center Media.

Further, she has also worked on television projects. Dakota first worked on the television project named ER in the year 2000. Since then, she has worked on television projects like; Ally McBeal, Strong Medicine, The Practice, Spin City, Malcolm in the Middle, Family Guy, The Ellen Show, Friends, The Alienist, etc. Further, the artist has not been endorsed by any brands. And, she also does not promote any products too.

Net Worth 2024

Dakota is living a comfortable life with her family. Thanks to the fame and fortune she has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $16 million US dollars as of 2023.

Personal Life

Moving on to the romantic and private life of Dakota, she is not married. Reports are confirming his relationship with any other person to date. While there is not any information about her children from any other means too.

While she is straight regarding gender choices. And, she does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

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Caption: Dakota Fanning posing for the photo (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Dakota is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The actress stands about 5 feet and 9 inches tall. While she weighs 58kg. Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number ranges to 34 inches bust, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. The color of her eyes is grey, and she has blonde colored hair.

Social Media

Dakota is also present in social media. She has a Facebook account under her name with around 459k followers. She also has an Instagram account under the name @dakotafanning with 3.7 million followers. Moreover, she also has a Twitter account @94DakotaFanning.