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Dakota Fanning is an American actress. She rose to fame for her role in I Am Sam, Hounddog, The Secret Life of Bees, Coraline, Now Is Good, and a few more. She is unmarried.

Relationship Facts of Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning is having an affair.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Presently,  she is dating a guy name Henry Frye 

Dakota Fanning is an unmarried woman.

However, she has dated several hunks in her life. Previously, she was in a relationship with Cameron Bright.

They began dating in 2009 and continued their relationship for three years till 2012. Her name was also linked up with Freddie Highmore.

Back in 2013, she began going out with the British model, Jamie Strachan.

However, they couldn’t continue their relationship for more than three years and broke up in 2016.

Currently, Dakota is dating Henry Frye.

Moreover, the lovebirds have been also spotted in the public and media. As of now, Dakota and Henry are enjoying a love life and living elegantly.

Relationships History With?

  •  Logan Markley (2016 – 2017)
  • Jamie Strachan (2013 – 2016)
  • Freddie Highmore (2009)
  • Cameron Bright (2009 – 2012)

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Dating55 years, 10 months


Dakota Fanning: Biography in Details

Who is Dakota Fanning?

Dakota Fanning is an American actress. She rose to fame for her role in I Am Sam, Hounddog, The Secret Life of Bees, Coraline, Now Is Good, and a few more.

Furthermore, she is famous for her role in movies such as Uptown Girls, The Cat in the Hat, Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Dreamer.

Additionally, she has won a couple of awards such as the Saturn Award, Critics Choice Award, and two Young Artist Awards.

Dakota Fanning: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Dakota was born on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA. Moving towards her nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is mixed (German, English, French).

From the beginning of her childhood, she developed her interest in acting and also began to learn from a very early age.

She is the daughter of Steven Fanning and Heather Joy Arrington.

Dakota Fanning
Caption: Dakota Fanning and her boyfriend (Source: Bustle)

Talking about her education, Dakota attended Campbell Hall School in California. Later, she completed her graduation from New York University.

Dakota Fanning: Career, Net Worth, and Awards

Dakota Fanning began her career as an actress at the age of five when she acted in a television commercial. She played guest roles in CSI, The Ellen Show, and Ally McBeal.

Later, she stole the limelight for her role in I Am Sam. In 2002, she starred in three movies, Hansel and Gretel, Sweet Home Alabama, and Trapped.

Furthermore, she also acted in a couple of hit movies Uptown Girls and The Cat in the Hat.

Back in 2004, her role as Lupita “Pita” Martin Ramos in Man on Fire along with Denzel Washington.

A year later, Dakota appeared in five movies Hide and Seek, Nine Lives, War of the Worlds, Dreamer, and a few more.

She rose to fame for her role in I Am Sam, Hounddog, The Secret Life of Bees, Coraline, Now Is Good, and a few more. Additionally, she also appeared in the next part of the Twilight series Breaking Dawn.

Recently, this talented actress was also featured in The Escape, Brimstone, American Pastoral, and a few others.

Apart from her film roles, she has also acted in several television series which include CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Spin City, Malcolm in the Middle, and Family Guy. 

In addition, Dakota also made appearances in famous TV shows, The Ellen Show, Taken, Justice League Unlimited, Friends, and The Alienist.

The sisters revealed the creation of the production firm, Lewellen Pictures in March 2021.

Theor business has an agreement with MRC Television/Civic Center Media for first-look rights.

Being a famous actress, she pockets a handsome amount of money from her profession. Currently, she has a net worth of $16 million.

As of now, she has received several awards such as Saturn Award, Critics Choice Award, and two Young Artist Awards.

Moreover, she also got various nominations which include CFCA Award, Chainsaw Award, Golden Schmoes, and a few others.

Dakota Fanning: Rumors and Controversy

Once, she faced controversy regarding Marc Jacobs’s Oh Lola! fragrance ad. As per the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority, she was underage and her ad displayed sexuality.

Moreover, her rape scene in one of her movies also dragged various criticism. Besides this, there are not any drastic rumors regarding her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Dakota Fanning has a height of 5 ft 4 inches and weighs 50 kg. Furthermore, she has a pair of gorgeous pair of blue eyes and blonde hair.

In addition, her other body measurements include 32 inches bra size, 25 inches waist, and 34 inches hip size.

Social Media

Dakota is quite active on social media. Currently, she has more than 2.6 million followers on her Instagram account.

Previously, she also held Twitter and Facebook. However, she is not active on Facebook and Twitter.


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