Elle Fanning, 19, is an American actress known for her roles in films such as Super 8, Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, Live By Night, The Beguilded, We Bought a Zoo, Ginger and Rosa, Maleficent, and The Neon Demon. Currently, Fanning has four films in post-production, including I Think We’re Alone Now, Galveston, Teen Spirit, and A Rainy Day in New York.
Fanning was born on April 9, 1998, in Conyers, Georgia. Her parents are Heather Joy, who was a professional tennis player, and Steven J. Fanning, who played minor league baseballs. Elle is the younger sister of Dakota Fanning, who is also an actress.
She began acting before turning three years old, playing the younger version of her older sister Dakota’s characters in the series Taken and the movie I Am Sam. By the end of 2006, Fanning began to book lead roles for herself.
She currently has almost 2 million followers on Instagram.