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Quick Info
Full NameHannah Dakota Fanning
Date of BirthFebruary 23, 1994
Parent(s)Steven Fanning(Father)
Heather Joy Arrington(Mother)
OccupationActress, Model
Age26 years
Height5 ft 4 in
Net WorthUS $ 12 million

There are many actors whose faces are attractive and seem to possess a resemblance with the ratio factor. Amber Heard, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Kate Moss and Katy Perry are some of the beauties in the world, who possess more than 90% characteristics of the ratio. 


Despite the beauty, there are makeup artists to enhance the beauty of characters as per the requirement of reel life. Also, the requirements of characteristics of actors and actresses is changing gradually. Most of the actors are found to be more attractive as per the way of their acting skills than their looks rather than facial beauty. Moreover, the demand of children is high in movies for their innocence, looks, cuteness and talent. 

Dakota fanning

Interestingly, in the list of lots of characters starting their career as a child actor Dakota is no exception. She started her career as a child actor at the age of five in a commercial. Likewise, she also did various modeling assignments. The planting of the seed of acting in small age grew into a big tree through her passion and dedication. 


Early life

Professional tennis player Heather Joy gave birth to Dakota Fanning in Conyers City of Georgia, USA on 23 February 1994. Her father, Steven J Fanning, was a minor league basketball player. Later, Steven started working in the post of an electronic Sales person in California. 


There must have been reasons for starting his job as a sales person and not accomplishing his dream. But this fire of not fulfilling his dream might have acted as a strong catalyst to support his daughters in their career. Dakota Fanning also has a younger sister Elle Fanning. She is following the path of Dakota and professionally an active actress.


Dakota Fanning completed her early education at Campbell Hall School in California in 2011. She joined New York University the same year.



Dakota Fanning started her passion towards acting at a small age. She started taking acting classes. After which, she was part of many commercials and projects. The year 2000, was full of guest roles for Ellen in TV programs like “The Ellen Show”, “CSI”, ” ER”, “Spin City”, “Ally McBeal” and “The Practice.” She also appeared in the movie “I Am Sam”, the same year. This movie helped her a lot in her growing career. In 2001, “I am Sam” delivers her award and fame.

Dakota fanning

After two years, she got the opportunity to work with Steven Spielberg in his TV series “Taken.” This helped a lot for her to gain other projects. The same year she hit the hattrick by working in three movies; “Hansel and Gretel”, “The Sweet Home Alabama” and “Trapped.”


Later, Dakota Fanning also acted in the movies like “The Uptown Girls” and “The Cat in the Hat” in 2003. She was not only a holding in acting but also has an impactful voice. The same year, she lent her voice for animation characters. She got the opportunity to work with Cartoon Network, Disney and Fox.


The involvement of various projects were very beneficial for Dakota Fanning to grow as an actor. She was getting more opportunity to flourish her acting. Likewise, she also gets the opportunity to work with experienced actors. And “Man on Fire” is one of the vital film of her experience in 2004. Audience and the critics have highly supported the performance. She has shared the screen with Denzel Washington.


Later, she has been part of the “War of the Worlds” in 2005. She shared the screen with Tom Cruise as his daughter. Likewise, she was part of the “Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story.” She shared the screen with Kurt Russell and Robert De Niro. Dakota was also part of the animated movie: “Lilo & Stich 2: Stich Has a Glitch” as a voice artist.


Moreover, she was also part of the movie “Charlotte’s Web” in 2006. It was children movies. The movies’ adaptation was the book with the same title of E.B. White. Then after her a lot of contribution, she started to increase her horizon and grab mature roles. Her movie “Hounddog” in 2007, had mixed review and was in controversy.  She was part of another movie “The Secret Life of Bees” in 2008.


After three years, she played in the blockbuster Vampire series “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” in 2010. Her acting secured the presence for the next series of the same franchise titling “Breaking Dawn.” She has also been part of “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” (2019), “Sweetness in the Belly(2019) and “Vienna and The Fantom” (2020). In the movies, she got the experience of sharing screen with Bradd Pitt, Leo Nardo De Caprio, Jeremy Allen White, Xoe Kravitz etc.

Dakota fanning


In 2002, Dakota Fanning won a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer award and Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding New Talent award from the movie “I am Sam”. She won an MTV Movie Award for Most Frightened Performance in 2005, BFCA Critics’ Choice Award for Best Young Actress in 2006, and Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress 2007.


Relationship / Love Life

In more than 15 years of the career of Dakota Fanning, she has not only wooed everyone from her acting and performance in professional life but also in personal life. The beautiful actress in her mid-20s dated model Jamie Strachan in September 2013. Later, the couple broke up. Dakota Fanning is in a relationship with Henry Frye since October 2017. 

She is active on Instagram with 3.2 million followers.


Net Worth

Dakota Fanning has been part of the industry for more than 15 years with different roles at different times. She has been part of modeling, commercials, movies, TV films and series which earns her huge net worth. Although she has kept most of the things of private, while evaluating her works and according to, she has an approximate net worth of $12 million.