The young and charming Dakota Fanning is an American actress who is best remembered for her breakthrough role in film I Am Sam (2001). Despite her young age, Dakota has been starring for numerous films during 15 years of acting since 2000 and has won up to 33 glorious awards and nominations. Most noticeably, she earned a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Actress (2005) and an Irish Film and Television Nomination for Best International Actress (2005). Besides acting, Dakota is also known as a fashion model and has earned some certain achievements. She used to appear on many famous magazines such as Elle, Vanity Fair, and Cosmopolitan,
Dakota was born to a former baseball player, Steven J. Fanning and a professional tennis player, Heather Joy. She has a younger sister named Elle Fanning who is also a famous teen actress. From very early age, Dakota showed her gifted talents on acting. At the age of 6, she began her acting career by starring for a laundry detergent brand. After appearing as a guest on drama ER, she became popular and received many invitations to take a guest role on many television shows. The movie I Am Sam was her first film role and brought her closer to audiences.
Being a famous film star, Dakota is often in the news for her career as well as her personal life. Since 2013, she has been dating a handsome model, Jamie Strachan who is 13 years older than her.
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