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Are You Related To Elle Fanning?

Posted by Jean-Yves on Apr 8, 2021

Fanning was born on April 9, 1998, in Conyers, Georgia, to Heather Joy (née Arrington), who played tennis professionally, and Steven J. Fanning, who played minor league baseball for teams affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles.

Her maternal grandfather is American football player Rick Arrington, and her aunt is ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Counted amongst the Arrington family’s notable ancestors is the gentleman farmer William Farrar. Fanning is the younger sister of Dakota Fanning, who is also an actress. She has been quoted as saying, “We’re just normal sisters. We both go to school and we just play together.”; both were brought up in the Southern Baptist denomination.

Elle Fanning’s Family Tree

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