Elle Fanning; One Of The Richest Young Celebrities; Her Net Worth, Sources Of Income, And Career

Starting her career at the age of three, Ellen Fanning has made it as one of the most promising actresses in Hollywood. Fanning is best known for her performances in the ventures like Super 8, Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, and Maleficent.

From her journey as a child actress to her present stardom, the actress has dedicated her 17 years of her life. How much has Fanning earned from her rising career?  We have all details regarding her net worth and lifestyle.

Net Worth

Ellen Fanning has earned quite an incredible amount of net worth from her career as an actress. Fanning has an estimated net worth of $6 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Following the footstep of her sister, Dakota Fanning, also an actress and model, the 20-year-old actress started her career as the younger version of Dakota's role in the mini-series Taken and the 2002 movie I Am Sam. The movie grossed around $97,818,139. 

Career Break Through

She starred in several hit movies as a child actress. Her movies, Daddy Day earned $164.4 million, Because of Winn-Dixie collected $33,589,427, I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With grossed $194,568, Babel earned $135.3 million, Déjà Vu earned $180.6 million, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button earned $334 million, and The Nutcracker in 3D earned $16.2 million, and We Bought a Zoo earned $120.1 million.

Likewise, her breakthrough role in the 2011 movie, Super 8 alongside Joel Courtney and Kyle Chandler made  $260.1 million at the Box Office. The movie was made with a budget of $50 million and reportedly, Fanning earned around $1,500,000 for the movie. In her other movie Somewhere she was paid $125,000.

Famous Movies

One of her biggest career hit movies, Maleficent alongside Sharlto Copley and Sam Riley earned $758.5 million. The movie was made under a budget of $180-263 million.

Besides, Fanning has been cast in several series such as HitRecord on TV, Criminal Minds, The Lost Room, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit among others.

Ellen in A Rainy Day in New York 

Her latest project is A Rainy Day in New York alongside Timothée Chalamet and Selena Gomez. The movie is made under a budget of $25 million. She also starred in the upcoming musical drama film, Teen Spirit.

She is also a model and made her runway debut at Miu Miu in March 2018. Previously, she has been featured on the cover of magazines like Schön! Magazine and Teen Vogue.

Ellen Fanning: Awards And Nomination

Fanning has earned several awards and nominations throughout her career as an actress and model. Here is the list of her awards and nominations.

Year Awards  Movie Or Series Result
2004 Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film Daddy Day Care Nominated
2007 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama): Supporting Young Actress The Lost Room Nominated
2011 Young Hollywood Award for Actress of the Year Award Somewhere Won
2011 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actress The Nutcracker in 3D Nominated
2011 Hollywood Film for Festival Spotlight Award Super8 Won
2011 Phoenix Film Critics Society for Best Ensemble Acting Super8 Won
2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance Super8 Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Action Maleficent Nominated
2016 Critics' Choice Movie Award Best Acting Ensemble 20th Century Women Nominated
2017 Bodil Awards for Best Actress The Neon Demon Nominated

The actress was also listed as #19 on "30 Under 30" the actress list by  Entertainment Weekly in 2008.

Lavish Lifestyle in San Fernando

Fanning along with her family used to reside at her family house in San Fernando Valley in California. It is reported that both Fanning sisters grew up in the house. The house built in 1953 was purchased by the Fanning family in 2003 for $1.325 Million.

Reportedly, the Fanning family has listed the 3,582-square-foot French country–style assets with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a backyard patio with a lagoon-style pool and spa for $2.85 million.

Owns Stunning Audi Q7 car

She owns a stunning Audi Q7 car which has a price range of $57,485. The car was also ranked 2018 #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs.

The actress loves spending her money on several expensive and branded items and cosmetics. She loves vintage clothes, especially dresses from the 1950s.

Wore a beautiful Degas ballerina

Fanning wore a beautiful Degas ballerina dress by Alexander McQueen, Rodarte, Vivienne Westwood, and Prada for the 2017 red carpet event in Cannes.

She wore a beautiful black lace dress by Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Dior couture, Rodarte, Vivienne Westwood, and Prada on her next red carpet event.

Loves playing soccer

It seems like Loreal is her favorite makeup product as she frequently shares the brand on her Instagram.

Fanning is quite fond of horses and owns one too. She usually rides a horse in her free time. Her sister has a horse named Goldie. She also loves playing soccer. Dancing is her favorite hobby and she has enrolled in ballet classes, hip-hop, and jazz dancing.

Ellen Fanning On Charity

Fanning has been involved in several charities. She has been actively involved in charity events for REALgirl for women empowerment to reach their full potential and lead positive lives.

Reportedly, Fanning donated her entire salary from her movie A Rainy Day in New York to charity after sexual abuse allegations against the director Woody Allen by his adopted daughter.

Fanning said she regrets working with Allen:

“I regret if my decision to work with anyone hurt anyone in the process, because it’s never your intent to do [so],”

She further added she donated her salary the support the Time’s Up movement.

“I’m a huge supporter of women and working with women and [“Galveston” director] Mélanie [Laurent].”


Her A Rainy Day in New York costars Timothee Chalamet, Griffin Newman, and Selena Gomez also announced that they donated their earnings from the project to charity events for Time's Up, RAINN, and the LGBT Center of New York.

Fanning also supported the kids affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas last year.

She took to Instagram to support the non-profitable organization, Save The Children as she wrote on her Instagram post on 2nd September 2017:

“Please donate to @SavetheChildren Their #HurricaneHarvey relief fund will go to kids in #Texas affected by the storm.”

Ellen Fanning: Quick Facts

  • Mary Elle Fanning was born on April 9, 1998, in Conyers, Georgia, U.S. to Heather Joy (née Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning.
  • American football player Rick Arrington is her maternal grandfather.
  • Her nickname is Elbow.
  • Her nationality is American and she is Mixed (German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent) as per ethnicity.
  • Her height is 5' 9" (1.75 m).
  • She is the niece of ESPN reporter Jill Arrington, and Jill's husband, Dean Panaro.
  • Fanning started her career at the age of three playing the role of Lucy in the drama film I Am Sam in 2001.
  • She was just three and half years old when she attended her first Hollywood premiere.
  • Fanning was home-schooled until 2007.
  • She attended Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles. Ariel Winter was her class met.
  • Beyoncé is her favorite singer.

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