Dakota Fanning Bio, Height & WeightLast updated: December 21, 2022
- Net Worth: $ 16,500,000
- Birthday: 23 Feb 1994
- Age: 28
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 5.4 ft
- Weight: 110 lb
- Measurements: 32-25-34 in
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Blue
- 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
- Father: Steven J. Fanning (Minor league baseball player and Electronics Salesman in Los Angeles)
- Mother: Heather Joy (Professional tennis player)
- Siblings: Elle Fanning (Actress)
- 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.
Husband and Spouse: Unmarried.
- Henry Frye (2017-Present) Since May 2017, she is dating Henry Frye.
- Jamie Strachan (2013-2016) British model, Jamie Strachan and Fanning dated from May, 2013 to Oct, 2016
- Tyler James Williams (Unknown) Tyler James Williams is rumored to have hooked up with Dakota
- 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
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
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
- Audi Q5
- Range Rover Vogue
- Mercedes S Class
Hobbies and Interests
Favorite Actor: Morgan Freeman.
Favorite Actress: Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz.
Fears and Phobias
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.
Best Animated Female in Coraline (2009)
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Ensemble Acting of the Year in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Best Performance by a Youth - Female in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Favorite Female Movie Star in Charlotte's Web (2006)
Supporting Actress of the Year
Best Performance by a Younger Actor in War of the Worlds (2005)
Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress in Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Best Young Actress in War of the Worlds (2005)
Youth in Film in War of the Worlds (2005)
Best Frightened Performance in Hide and Seek (2005)
Best Young Actor/Actress in I Am Sam (2001)
Youth in Film in I Am Sam (2001)
Best Youth Performance in I Am Sam (2001)
Outstanding New Talent in I Am Sam (2001)
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Under in I Am Sam (2001)