Dakota Fanning Net Worth: Dakota Fanning is an American actress who has a net worth of $16 million. Dakota is surprisingly down to earth and still attends a public high school when she is not filming. Dakota has earned her millions by appearing in hit films such as Charlotte's Web, War of the Worlds, The Secret Life of Bees and the Twilight Series. Born Hannah Dakota Fanning on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, US, she rose to fame after her breakthrough performance at age seven in the 2001 film "I Am Sam" (with Sean Penn). One year after her incredible debut, Dakota Fanning earned a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award making her the youngest nominee in history. As a child screen star, she went on to appear in comedies like "Sweet Home, Alabama" (2002) and "Uptown Girls" (2003), as well as more high-profile films like "Man on Fire" (2004), "War of the Worlds" (2005) and "Charlotte's Web" (2006). The adorable actress could be also seen in Steven Spielberg's TV mini-series "Taken" (2002) and his Tom Cruise version of "War of the Worlds" (2005). 2007 marks Fanning's transition to more adult roles with Hounddog (2007) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008). As for her recent film projects, they include the eponymous character in the fantasy/horror animated children's movie Coraline(2009), Cherie Currie in the drama The Runaways (2010) and Jane Volturi in The Twilight Saga (2009–12).