Elle Fanning Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Mary Elle Fanning

Nick Name


Elle Fanning

Sun Sign


Born Place

Conyers, Georgia, USA




Elle attended Campbell Hall School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles.


Model and Actress


  • 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




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


59 kg or 130 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Elle Fanning earlier said –

“In seventh grade, it was sort of a big deal to have a boyfriend. You’re not in elementary school anymore, and you feel a lot older. But you can’t do anything. Your mom has to drop you off! It’s sort of awkward. You are sitting here, and the parents are over there. I don’t know – not for me!”

Now, the situation has changed. Elle Fanning dated –

  1. Dylan Beck (2014) – She dated Dylan Beck in the past.
  2. Zalman Band (2015) – In July 2015, she started dating actor Zalman Band. They were seen walking hand in hand going for a breakfast date. They are assumed to have split up later in the year.
  3. Max Minghella (2018-Present) – In August 2018, the media outlets reported that Elle was dating an English actor and screenwriter, Max Minghella. They have not revealed about the relationship, hence it is still a rumor.

Race / Ethnicity


Elle has English, French, German, and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color


Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning
Elle Fanning with her older sister Dakota Fanning (Left)

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Blonde Hair
  • Long Legs


34-25-35 in or 87-63.5-89 cm

Brand Endorsements

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.


Southern Baptism

Elle Fanning walking on the red carpet

Best Known For

Her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland (2008), Somewhere (2010) and We Bought a Zoo (2011)

First Film

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.

First TV Show

2002 science fiction miniseries TV show Taken who portrayed the role as Alicia Keys (aged 3).

Personal Trainer

Elle Fanning workouts in the form of dancing. Elle does ballet like six days a week for a couple of hours. She is called dancing machine. She just dances her way to fitness. It is her hobby also and a nice way to stay fit. See her workout routine & diet plan.

Elle Fanning Favorite Things

  • 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 Band – Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, Lady GagaBritney Spears, The Like
  • Favorite Celebrity CrushRyan 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 Songs – Just Dance (Lady Gaga in 2008), The Nutcracker Suite, Taylor Swift Fearless (Taylor Swift in 2009)
  • Favorite Accessories – Hello Kitty, Cowboy Hat, Pink Dress, Viking Cheerleading Uniform, Vintage 50s Clothes, Two Eyeglasses
  • Favorite Fashion Idols – Regis PhilbinMeryl Streep, Cameron DiazDrew BarrymoreJodie FosterJohnny DeppTom CruiseBrad PittMarilyn MonroeCate Blanchett


Elle Fanning young

Elle Fanning Facts

  1. Elle Fanning started acting at the age of 2 years and 8 months.
  2. Elle has 2 pets – Lewellen (Dog) and Goldie (Horse).
  3. She enjoys playing soccer.
  4. She knows how to play the piano.
  5. Her family is full of athletes. Her mother, Heather was a professional tennis player, her father, Steven played baseball for St. Louis Cardinals. Moreover, her grandfather, Rick Arrington was an All-Star American Football player.
  6. Elle Fanning is one of 14 grandchildren.
  7. 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.
  8. She has naturally curly hair.
  9. She likes drawing.
  10. Elle Fanning was only 3½ years old when she attended her first Hollywood premiere.
  11. Elle Fanning and her older sister Dakota Fanning are afraid of lightning and thunderstorms.

Did we miss anyone?


  1. I can assure you that she is not 117lbs in weight. At only 5’4 and a dress size of 0, I come in at 117lbs. Why do they always take off about 20lbs of weigh on all these actresses? Its unrealistic …and this is coming from someone that already IS ‘petit’ or ‘thin’ or whatever you want to call it!

  2. She has a new boyfriend now. His name is Zalman Band.
    And are you really sure about her weight? I’ve seen her photos lately (that’s why I’m here) and she looks way skinnier than 58 kilos, it may be her height though.
    You can look for pictures of her if you want to make an update (Pink dress/black sash NY, Oct 2014 — July 2, 2015, Ramirez Tran Salon in LA).


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