Elle Fanning Bio, Age, Height, Family, Boyfriend, Movies, Shows, Net Worth

Elle Fanning Biography

Born in Conyers, Georgia, Elle Fanning is an American actress. She made her film debut as the younger version of her sister Dakota Fanning’s character in the drama film I Am Sam (2001). 

Elle has starred in films like  Babel (2006), Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), and Somewhere (2010) as a child actress. In 2011, she made her breakthrough in 2011 after starring in J. J. Abrams’ science-fiction film Super 8.

This role earned her critical praise and earned a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival. She had leading roles in the comedy-drama film We Bought a Zoo (2011), the drama film Ginger & Rosa (2012), and as Princess Aurora in the fantasy films Maleficent (2014) and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).

Elle began working in independent cinema, collaborating with auteurs in lead and supporting roles in films such as Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon (2016), Mike Mills’ 20th Century Women (2016); Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled (2017), John Cameron Mitchell’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017), Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York (2019), and Sally Potter’s The Roads Not Taken (2020).

In 2020, she starred Empress Catherine II in the Hulu series The Great. This role earned her a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and won the Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. At the age of 21, in 2019, she became the youngest person to serve as a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Elle Fanning Age

Elle is 23 years old as of 2021. She was born on Mary Elle Fanning on April 9, 1998, in Conyers, Georgia, USA.

Elle Fanning Height

Elle measures a standing height of 5 feet 7 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.75 meters tall.

Elle Fanning Education

Elle went to Campbell Hall. She also went to New York University Gallatin School.

Elle Fanning Family, Dakota Fanning

Elle is the loving daughter of Heather Joy (née Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother, Heather, played college tennis while her father played minor league baseball for teams affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Her maternal grandfather was American football player Rick Arrington. Her aunt is ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Elle has a younger sister of Dakota Fanning. Dakota is also an actress. Alongside her sibling, they were raised up in the Southern Baptist denomination.

Elle Fanning Boyfriend, Max Minghella

Fanning is currently in a relationship with Max Minghella.

Elle Fanning Movies and TV Shows


  • I Am Sam
  • Daddy Day Care
  • The Door in the Floor
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • P.N.O.K.
  • Déjà Vu
  • Babel
  • I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
  • Day 73 with Sarah
  • The Nines
  • Reservation Road
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Phoebe in Wonderland
  • Astro Boy
  • The Nutcracker in 3D
  • Somewhere
  • The Curve of Forgotten Things
  • Super 8
  • Twixt
  • We Bought a Zoo
  • Ginger & Rosa
  • Leaning Toward Solace
  • Young Ones
  • Low Down
  • Maleficent
  • The Boxtrolls
  • Trumbo
  • 3 Generations
  • The Neon Demon
  • 20th Century Women
  • Ballerina[a]
  • Live by Night
  • The Vanishing of Sidney Hall
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties
  • The Beguiled
  • Mary Shelley
  • I Think We’re Alone Now
  • Galveston
  • Teen Spirit
  • A Rainy Day in New York
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • The Roads Not Taken
  • All the Bright Places
  • The Nightingale

TV Shows

  • Taken
  • Judging Amy
  • CSI: NY
  • 2006 House
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • The Lost Room
  • Criminal Minds
  • Dirty Sexy Money
  • HitRecord on TV
  • The Disney Family Singalong
  • The Great
  • Robot Chicken

Elle Fanning Net Worth

Elle has made a great fortune from her career as an actress. She has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

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