Dakota Fanning Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Net Worth & More

Dakota Fanning

Biography / Wiki

Dakota is an American actress who rose to fame as a child artist in 2001. She started her acting career at a young age and has worked with several high-profile actors. She was born as Hannah Dakota Fanning on February 23, 1994.

Though she has appeared in TV commercials and movies, she also has taken up model assignments. She has won several nominations and awards for her stellar performances on the screen. She is also trained in ballet dancing, playing piano and violin.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth February 23, 1994
Age 29 Years
Height In Centimeters – 163 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’4”

Weight In Kilograms – 50 kg

In Pounds – 110 lbs

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Figure Measurements 32-25-34
Bra Size 32A
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 6 (US)

Net Worth

Dakota’s net worth is estimated to be $16 million approximately. Per movie her salary is $2 million. Her car collection includes Range Rover Vogue, Audi Q5, BMW X5, Mercedes C Class, and many more.

Education / Family

Dakota was born to tennis player Heather Joy and minor league basketball player Steven J Fanning in Conyers Georgia. She is the elder sister of Elle Fanning who is also an actress. She attended Campbell Hall School, California for elementary education.

Later she was enrolled at New York University for her graduation. At an early age, she discovered her passion for acting which her parents supported by enrolling her in various institutions to polish her skills.


Dakota Fanning

Real Name Hannah Dakota Fanning
Nickname Kota, D.F. Blondie, Kodie
Birth Place Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
Profession Actress, model
Zodiac sign Pisces
School Campbell High School, California

Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York

College New York University
Religion Protestantism
Nationality American
Home Town Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
Debut Film – Father Xmas (2001)


Dakota Fanning in Father Xmas
Dakota Fanning in Father Xmas

TV – ER (2000)

Fathers Name Steven J. Fanning (minor league baseball player and electronics salesman)
Mothers Name Heather Joy (former tennis player)
Brothers None
Sister Elle Fanning (actress)

Dakota Fanning with her parents and sister
Dakota Fanning with her parents and sister

Career / Fashion And Style

As a child artist, she was featured in TV commercials and signed numerous advertisements. She appeared as a guest in TV programs such as ER, CSI, Spin City, The Ellen Show, Ally McBeal, and The Practice. She came into the limelight while she was cast in ‘I am Sam’.

She also worked as a voice artist in four animation projects for Disney, Fox and Cartoon Network. In 2005, she was featured along with Robert De Niro in ‘Hide & Seek’ and Kurt Russell in ‘Dreamer’. She also appeared in a child-friendly movie which was the adaption of the book ‘Charlotte’s Web’. She has won Saturn Awards for her role in ‘Taken’.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Freddie Highmore (2009)


Dakota Fanning with Highmore
Dakota Fanning with Highmore

Tyler James Williams

Dakota Fanning and Tyler James Williams
Dakota Fanning and Tyler James Williams

Jamie Strachan (2013-present)

Dakota Fanning with Jamie Strachan
Dakota Fanning with Jamie Strachan

Marital Status Unmarried
Husband N/A

Favourite Things

List of Dakota’s favourite things.

Favourite Films Gone with the wild, Titanic & Steel Magnolias
Favourite Foods Chicken & Taco
Favourite Accessories Eyeliners & Marc Jacob rings
Favourite Singer(s) Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Cameron Diaz
Favourite TV Shows I Love Lucy Ho, Fear Factor, Bad Sex, Skins & Howard Stern Show
Favourite Color(s) Blue, Black & Pink

Dakota Fanning

Some Interesting Facts About Dakota Fanning

  • Dakota’s ethnicity is Irish and German.
  • Rick Arrington who was an American Football player was his maternal grandfather. Jill Arrington was a former ESPN reporter who is her aunt.
  • Her grandparents had 14 grandchildren.
  • She was enrolled in the local acting workshop, at the age of 5.
  • She appeared in a Tide commercial.
  • At the age of 7, she was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Award and became the youngest performer ever to be nominated.
  • For her performance in ‘I am Sam’, she won the Best Actress award from Broadcast Film Critics Association.
  • While filming for ‘War of the worlds’, she received an iPod from Tom Cruise.
  • Due to her rape scene in the movie ‘Hounddog’, the movie was banned in many cities.
  • She became a member of the International humanitarian movement ‘Red Cross’.
  • She revealed that she wants to become a director as well.
  • Her hobbies are knitting, playing the violin, horse-riding, ballet dancing, and reading books.
  • Momo is the name of her family cat. She also has a dog named Lewellen.
  • In high school, she was a cheerleader and was voted as a homecoming queen.
  • She often wears pieces designed by Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @dakotafanning
  2. Twitter – Not Known
  3. Facebook @DakotaFanning
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