23rd of February, the gorgeous American actress and model, Dakota Fanning turns 22. After a successful year in 2015, Dakota celebrates her Birthday, amongst the glitz and glam of the western movie world. Wishing her an incredible year ahead, let’s take a look upon the life and career of this hot actress of Hollywood.
Born in the year 1994, Dakota Fanning hails from Conyers, Georgia in the US. Completing her graduation from the Campbell Hall School, California she attended the New York University. Dakota started her acting career at the age of five by acting in small plays at the Towne Lake Arts Center in Woodstock, Georgia. At the age of seven the child artist Fanning she was first seen in a movie “I Am Sam” that won her great appreciation and even a nomination to the Screen Actors Guild Award. She also acted in some of the well- known movies including: Man on Fire, War of the Worlds and Charlotte’s Web.
However, from the year 2007 Fanning acting career saw a transition towards adult roles. Then she could be seen starring in several other movies with many mature and serious roles which are quite distinct in character. Some of her popularly known movies are Hounddog (2007), The Secret Life of Bees (2008),Coraline (2009), The Runaways (2010), The Motel Life (2013), The Twilight Saga (2009–12).Dakota Fanning has acted in more than 50 films and various T.V. shows.
Dakota starred in Effie Gray which released in 2014 earned a lot of appreciation for her role of a woman stuck in a love triangle. Then in the year 2016 she was seen starring in the movie Benefactor that released in January.Her vast experience has made Fanning more selective while choosing her role and movies.
Apart from acting Fanning also pursued her career in modeling. She started as a model in the year 2009 and was spotted as the cover girl of various well known magazines like Vanity Fair, Elle and Cosmopolitan. She also participated in the New York Fashion Week for consecutive two years, 2014 and 2015. In 2015 Dakota Fanning was seen as the cover girl in the September issue of the Lucky Magazine.
Dakota Fanning is said to be dating a British model Jamie Strachan. They both have been often spotted together at various occasions and events.Still a student at the New York University, Fanning is a busy star juggling between her classes and movie shoots.