Dakota Fanning Bio, Height & Weight

  • Dakota Fanning
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 16,500,000
  • Birthday: 23 Feb 1994
  • Age: 29
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.4 ft
  • Weight: 110 lb
  • Measurements: 32-25-34 in
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Hannah Dakota Fanning
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Kodie, Kota, D. F. Blondie, Blue Eyes
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Ethnicity: She has Irish, German, English and French ancestry
  • Family Details
  • Father: Steven J. Fanning (Minor league baseball player and Electronics Salesman in Los Angeles)
  • Mother: Heather Joy (Professional tennis player)
  • Siblings: Elle Fanning (Actress)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Blue eyes and blonde hair
    • Fun filled person
    • Bubbling with energy
    • Pale skin

Who Is Dakota Fanning?

Dakota Fanning was born on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, U.S. She is one of the most popular actress and model. She first gained fame for her appearance as Lucy Dawson in the 2001 film I Am Sam. She was seven years old at that time.

Fanning has appeared in many other films like War of the Worlds, Uptown Girls, The Cat in the Hat, and Man on Fire. She also worked as a voice artist in four animation projects for Disney, Cartoon Network and Fox.

Dakota belongs to the family which was related to sports industry however she and her younger sister, Elle Fanning choose acting as her main profession.

Movies and TV Shows

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 2019
    Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Squeaky Fromme
    The Alienist 2018
    The Alienist (2018) Sara Howard
    Please Stand By 2017
    Please Stand By (2017) Wendy
    Brimstone 2016
    Brimstone (2016) Liz
    American Pastoral 2016
    American Pastoral (2016) Merry Levov
    Every Secret Thing 2014
    Every Secret Thing (2014) Ronnie Fuller
    Effie Gray 2014
    Effie Gray (2014) Effie Gray
    Very Good Girls 2013
    Very Good Girls (2013) Lilly
    Now Is Good 2012
    Now Is Good (2012) Tessa Scott
    The Twilight Saga Eclipse 2010
    The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) Jane
    The Runaways 2010
    The Runaways (2010) Cherie Currie
    Push (2009) Cassie Holmes
    The Twilight Saga New Moon 2009
    The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Jane
    War of the Worlds 2005
    War of the Worlds (2005) Rachel Ferrier
    Man on Fire 2004
    Man on Fire (2004) Lupita Ramos
    I Am Sam 2001
    I Am Sam (2001) Lucy

Personal life

Husband and Spouse: Unmarried.
Children: None.

  • Henry Frye Henry Frye (2017-Present) Since May 2017, she is dating Henry Frye.
  • Jamie Strachan Jamie Strachan (2013-2016) British model, Jamie Strachan and Fanning dated from May, 2013 to Oct, 2016
  • Tyler James Williams Tyler James Williams (Unknown) Tyler James Williams is rumored to have hooked up with Dakota
  • Freddie Highmore Freddie Highmore (2009) Freddie Highmore is rumored to have hooked up with Dakota in July, 2009.


Quotes and Sayings

  • "I played the young Reese Witherspoon in ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ when I was 7, and the boy who played the young Josh Lucas was 10." - Dakota Fanning
  • "Well, we became a vegetarian. But that didn’t last very long, because, um, I don’t like vegetables. Or salad, nothing like that!" - Dakota Fanning
  • "My dad named me Dakota and my mom came up with my first name Hannah. So it’s Hannah Dakota Fanning." - Dakota Fanning
  • "I love who I am and I love my life, but if I could be someone else, I’d be Beyonce in two seconds." - Dakota Fanning
  • "Sometimes I am kind of the opposite of my character. But that’s the thing about acting, you get to play people who are not like you at all." - Dakota Fanning
  • "I can only live my life in this way. I don’t think I would be living it a different way if I wasn’t acting." - Dakota Fanning
  • "I have a weird vision of relationships because my parents have known each other since second grade, and they got married right out of college." - Dakota Fanning
  • "It’s something that’s always been there for me, that I have huge blue eyes – it’s been something that people have always talked about." - Dakota Fanning
  • "Dear God, I do not ask for health or wealth. People ask you so often that you can’t have any left. Give me, God, what else you have. Give me what no-one else asks for. Amen." - Dakota Fanning


Dakota Fanning house

The house is a five-bedroom, six-bathroom Cape Cod–style residence that spans 4,428 square feet.

Location: Toluca Lake, Los Angeles

Price: $2.95 million

Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning childhood house

Childhood Home where sisters Elle and Dakota Fanning grew up in Studio City, CA. The 1953 French Traditional home is on a hillside cul-de-sac with views of the Hollywood Hills. The family just listed the home for $2.85 million.

Location: Studio City, CA

Price: $2.85 million

Car Collection

  • Audi Q5 Audi Q5
  • Range Rover Vogue Range Rover Vogue
  • Mercedes S-Class Mercedes S Class

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Actor: Morgan Freeman.
Favorite Actress: Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz.

  • Knitting
  • Playing Violin
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ballet Dancing
  • Reading Books
  • Collecting dolls

Temporary Tattoos

  • Dakota Fanning cherry tattoo

    Dakota Fanning a temporary cherry tattoo by Kat von D.

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    Fear of Thunder and Lightning

Facts & Trivia

  • Her sister is actress Elle Fanning.

  • She had her first kiss with actor Thomas Curtis in the movie, Sweet Home Alabama (2002).

  • Dakota Fanning received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at the age of eight years old making her the youngest nominee in SAG history.

  • The fans of Twilight Saga know her as dangerous and unpredictable Jane.

  • She learned to read when she was just 2 years old.

  • Dakota was schooled at home and on sets by her tutor but later on, she joined the High School in the freshman year.

  • She was named Dakota by father and Hannah by mother. In the end, she got the name “Hannah Dakota Fanning”.

  • The first word that Dakota spoke was Momo, which was the name of her cat.

Winning Awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists - 2009
Best Animated Female in Coraline (2009)
Young Artist Awards - 2009
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Hollywood Film Awards - 2008
Ensemble Acting of the Year in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards - 2008
Best Performance by a Youth - Female in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Kids' Choice Awards, USA - 2007
Favorite Female Movie Star in Charlotte's Web (2006)
ShoWest Convention, USA - 2006
Supporting Actress of the Year
Saturn Award - 2006
Best Performance by a Younger Actor in War of the Worlds (2005)
Young Artist Awards - 2006
Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress in Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - 2006
Best Young Actress in War of the Worlds (2005)
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards - 2005
Youth in Film in War of the Worlds (2005)
MTV Movie - 2005
Best Frightened Performance in Hide and Seek (2005)
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - 2002
Best Young Actor/Actress in I Am Sam (2001)
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards - 2002
Youth in Film in I Am Sam (2001)
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards - 2002
Best Youth Performance in I Am Sam (2001)
Satellite Awards - 2002
Outstanding New Talent in I Am Sam (2001)
Young Artist Awards - 2002
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Under in I Am Sam (2001)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 16,500,000