Her full name is Hannah Dakota Fanning, but she has gone by her middle name for as long as she has been an actress. Even at home her first name is only used if she’s in trouble, her friends and family call her Kota in all other instances. Her first name was picked by her father, her middle name by her mother.
Born on the 23.02.1994, Kota passed the quarter century mark. Being 25 years old is a lot less scary than she expected, and although she has always been a very mature child, she enjoys the wisdom that comes with adulthood and tries to pass as much of it on to her sister Elle.
Kota was born in Conyers, Georgia, where her and sister Elle also grew up. As the siblings got older and landed more jobs as actors, the family moved to Los Angeles. She still lives with her parents and her sister, simply because she is a family person and loves them to bits. She is currently looking at a beautiful mansion in Toluca Lake, San Fernando Valley, that she would love to buy and has put her offer in.
She already knew as a child that she wanted to act and in 1999 she stood in front of a camera for the first time. The actress ist the youngest ever nominee for a Screen Actors Guild Award. From 2011 to 2014 Kota majored in womens studies, with a focus on the portrayal of women in film and culture. Her dream is to become a Director, however so far she enjoys acing a lot and wants to stay focused on that and her modeling career.
It’s rather complicated - her lovelife has always been a bit of an up and down. You know that advice about not dating your costar? After dating her twilight costar Cameron Bright for 3 years, she decided to follow that advice to a t and stay away from all her colleagues. In 2017,Kota met and got involved with one of Elle’s friends and coworkers and ended up with a broken heart. So dating your sisters co-star also seems like a horrible idea. Since 2018, she has been sinlge, but can’t forget about him.
NO ONE SHALL KNOW
Dakota's biggest and best kept secret is definitely her feelings. In 2017 she fell head over heels for Elle’s Co-star Timothée Chalamet, and the two enjoyed a little summerfling. Kota was on cloud nine. Until she found out, that good old Timmy had actually started seeing Lily-Rose Depp and had made their relationship public. To no ones surprise, she ended all contact and hasn’t spoken to the actor since. While desperately trying to fix her broken heart, she is fully aware that she still thinks about him way to often, but the guilt, that she potentially helped him cheat on his girlfriend, is also eating her alive.