Elle Fanning is an American actress and fashion model. As the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning, she made her film debut as the younger version of her sister’s character in the drama film I Am Sam. As a child actress, she appeared in a string of films including Because of Winn-Dixie, Babel, Phoebe in Wonderland and Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere.
Mary Elle Fanning
Birthday / Date of Birth
Elle Fanning was born on April 09, 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, United States.
She is currently 21 years old.
Elle has English, French, German and Irish ancestry.
Elle attended Campbell Hall School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles.
- Father – Steven J. Fanning (Formerly a Minor League Baseball Player, now an electronics salesman)
- Mother – Heather Joy (née Arrington) (Pro Tennis Player)
- Siblings – Dakota Fanning (Older Sister) (Actress)
- Others – Rick Arrington (Maternal Grandfather) (American Football Player), Jill Arrington (Aunt) (ESPN Reporter)
She is signed with these agencies –
- Echo Lake Productions
- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
Boyfriend / Spouse
Elle Fanning dated –
- Dylan Beck (2014) – She dated Dylan Beck in the past.
- Zalman Band (2015-Present) – Since July 2015, she is dating actor Zalman Band. They were seen holding hand in hand going for a breakfast date.
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 59 kg
- In Pounds – 130 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
Her dress size is 4 (US).
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), Somewhere (2010) and We Bought a Zoo (2011).
In 2001, American drama film I Am Sam for her role as Younger Lucy (aged 2). Actually, she portrayed the role as a younger version of her sister, Dakota Fanning. Dakota’s name was Lucy Diamond Dawson in that film.
In 2002, science fiction miniseries TV show Taken who portrayed the role as Alicia Keys (aged 3).
Elle has appeared in commercials for Target, Toyota, and Smuckers – all in 2003. In 2011, she was also seen in Marc Jacobs ‘Marc’ fashion line print adverts. Alongside her sister, she has been seen in J. Estina commercial.
- Blonde Hair
- Long Legs
Awards & Nominations
|2004||Young Artist Award||Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film||Daddy Day Care||Nominated|
|2007||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama): Supporting Young Actress||The Lost Room||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film: Young Actress Age Ten or Younger||Babel||Nominated|
|2011||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award||Best Young Actor/Actress||Somewhere||Nominated|
|Young Hollywood Award||Actress of the Year Award||Won|
|International Cinephile Society Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Runner-up|
|Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||The Nutcracker in 3D||Nominated|
|Hollywood Film Festival||Spotlight Award||Super 8||Won|
|Satellite Award||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|Scream Award||Breakout Performance: Female||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy||Nominated|
|Choice Movie Chemistry||Nominated|
|Phoenix Film Critics Society||Best Ensemble Acting||Won|
|Breakthrough Performance on Camera||Nominated|
|Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role: Female||Nominated|
|2012||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award||Best Young Actress||Nominated|
|Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Award||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|British Independent Film Award||Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film||Ginger & Rosa||Nominated|
|2013||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award||Best Young Actress||Nominated|
|2014||Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actress: Action||Maleficent||Nominated|
|2015||Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Nominated|
|Kids’ Choice Award||Favorite Movie Actress||Nominated|
|2016||Critics’ Choice Movie Award||Best Acting Ensemble||Trumbo||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Award||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Critics’ Choice Movie Award||Best Acting Ensemble||20th Century Women||Nominated|
Elle Fanning Favorite
- Favorite Band – Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, The Like
- Favorite Celebrity Crush – Ryan Gosling
- Favorite Movies – Cat In The Hat (2003), Alice In Wonderland (1957), Charlotte’s Web (2006), Gone With The Wind (1939), Mary Poppins (1964), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
- Favorite Color – Pink, Black
- Favorite Places – Taco Bell, Sundance Film Festival, Beach
- Favorite Books – Cat In The Hat (Dr. Seuss), Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White), Cooking Books, Twilight (Stephenie Meyer)
- Favorite Food – Fresh Salmon, Cookies, Vegemite Sandwich
- Favorite TV Programs – I Love Lucy (1951-1957), Fear Factor (2001), The Regis And Kelly Show (1988), The Looney Tunes Show (2010), Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (2006)
- Favorite Accessories – Hello Kitty, Cowboy Hat, Pink Dress, Viking Cheerleading Uniform, Vintage 50s Clothes, Two Eyeglasses
- Favorite Fashion Idols – Regis Philbin, Meryl Streep, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Jodie Foster, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Marilyn Monroe, Cate Blanchett
- Favorite Songs – Just Dance (Lady Gaga in 2008), The Nutcracker Suite, Taylor Swift Fearless (Taylor Swift in 2009)
Elle Fanning Net worth
Elle Fanning has a estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – ellefanning
Some Lesser Known Facts About Elle Fanning
- Elle Fanning started acting at the age of 2 years and 8 months.
- Elle has 2 pets – Lewellen (Dog) and Goldie (Horse).
- She knows how to play the piano.
- Elle Fanning is one of 14 grandchildren.
- Elle’s mom kept her name as Mary. Elle’s father kept her name as Elle. So her name became Mary Elle Fanning. But, she uses her middle name – Elle Fanning.
- Elle Fanning was only 3½ years old when she attended her first Hollywood premiere.
- Elle Fanning and her older sister Dakota Fanning are afraid of lightning and thunderstorms.
- In 2015, Fanning co-starred in Jay Roach’s Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo’s daughter Nikola, and starred in 3 Generations, alongside Naomi Watts and Susan Sarandon, playing the role of a young transgender man.
- In 2016, she appeared as Jesse in the psychological thriller The Neon Demon, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.
- In 2017, Fanning appeared in Shawn Christensen’s feature-length drama, The Vanishing of Sidney Hall, which premiered on January 25 at the Sundance Film Festival.
- In 2018, Fanning starred alongside Peter Dinklage in I Think We’re Alone Now, directed by Reed Morano. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2018.