Ian Somerhalder Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ian Somerhalder American Actor, Model

Quick Facts

Known ForActor, Model

Nickname:Smolderholder

Full Name:Ian Joseph Somerhalder

Profession:Actor, Model

Nationality:American

Age (as of 2019):40 years old

Date of Birth:8th December, 1978

Birthplace:Covington, Louisiana, United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 9 inches (1.76 m)

Weight:71 kg (156 lbs)

Chest:43 inches

Waist:28 inches

Biceps:14.5 inches

Hair Color:Dark Brown

Eye Color:Blue

Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Wild Life and Environment Activist

Favorite Actor:Sean Penn

Favorite Food:Fish

Favorite Color:Blue, Red, Yellow


Ian Somerhalder was born on 8th December, 1978. He is an American performing actor. Ian Somerhalder was brought up and experienced his childhood in Covington, Louisiana. Ian’s father Robert Somerhalder, was an autonomous structure contractor and his mother Edna, was a back rub massage advisor. Ian Somerhalder went to Mandeville High School, that was a government-funded school to seek early education in Mandeville, Louisiana. Amid age 10 to 13, Ian Somerhalder ventured on a profession in modeling and later he chose to go into an acting vocation by the age of 17.

In the late spring of 2000, Ian Somerhalder featured in the fleeting WB series Young Americans as Hamilton Fleming. Ian Somerhalder performed a promiscuous character of Paul Denton in Roger Avary’s The Rules of Attraction, that was an adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ epic novel,  along with Shannyn Sossamon, James Van Der Beek, and Jessica Biel.

Ian Somerhalder scored his leap forward job when he was cast in the hit television series Lost where he performed the character role of Boone Carlyle in 2004. Later, Ian Somerhalder played the role of Damon Salvatore in The CW TV show series The Vampire Diaries in June 2009. This sequential has kept on being the most noteworthy evaluated series. In its 3rd season, Ian Somerhalder started coordinating The Vampire Diaries season and delivered the series toward the beginning of season 8.

Ian Somerhalder has gotten various Teen Choice Award’s and likewise a People’s Choice Award for his participative support on the Vampire Diaries series. Ian has then played the role of Dr. Luther Swann in Netflix Vampire show series V-Wars.

On April 22, 2010, Ian Somerhalder was associated with the cleanup after the Deepwater Horizon oil boring calamity. He additionally bolsters an association for animal care and welfare namely Tammany Humane Society. Ian Somerhalder facilitated a Bash on the Bayou philanthropy pledge drive for the Society on November 13, 2010. Amid the occasion, Somerhalder was given a gift of $11,100 by The Vampire Diaries fan for his birthday venture.

Ian Somerhalder along with his co-stars Michael Trevino and Candice Accola, assists the It Gets Better Project, that has an objective and strong motive to counteract suicide among LGBT youth. He collaborated with Paul Wesley who was his The Vampire Diaries companion in order to launch a customized shirt with embossed words “Blood Brothers Since 1864.” limited edition. This crusade sold very nearly 10,000 shirts.

On Ian Somerhalder’s 32nd birthday, he propelled the “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” which he expects to render awareness and will teach individuals on the significance of ensuring the earth and animals on 8th December, 2010. In Africa, Ian Somerhalder visited Savory and declared that he was creating a narrative about him with the sole objective of attaining a Nobel Prize.

From 2010 to 2013, Ian Somerhalder dated his co-star Nina Dobrev. Later he started dating renowned actress Nikki Reed in mid-2014. They affirmed their commitment in February 2015 and wedded in Malibu, California on 26th April, 2015.

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Facts You Never Knew About Ian Somerhalder!

    • Ian Somerhalder went to Mandeville High School, that was a government-funded school to seek early education in Mandeville, Louisiana
    • Amid age 10 to 13, Ian Somerhalder ventured on a profession in modeling and later he chose to go into an acting vocation by the age of 17.
    • On Ian Somerhalder’s 32nd birthday, he propelled the “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” which he expects to render awareness and will teach individuals on the significance of ensuring the earth and animals on 8th December, 2010.
    • In the late spring of 2000, Ian Somerhalder featured in the fleeting WB series Young Americans as Hamilton Fleming.
    • From 2010 to 2013, Ian Somerhalder dated his co-star Nina Dobrev.
    • Later he started dating renowned actress Nikki Reed in mid-2014. They wedded in Malibu, California on 26th April, 2015.
    • Ian Somerhalder facilitated a Bash on the Bayou philanthropy pledge drive for the Society on November 13, 2010. Amid the occasion, Somerhalder was given a gift of $11,100 by The Vampire Diaries fan for his birthday venture.
    • In Africa, Ian Somerhalder visited Savory and declared that he was creating a narrative about him with the sole objective of attaining a Nobel Prize.
    • Ian Somerhalder has gotten various Teen Choice Award’s and likewise a People’s Choice Award for his participative support on the Vampire Diaries
    • On April 22, 2010, Ian Somerhalder was associated with the cleanup after the Deepwater Horizon oil boring calamity

Ian Somerhalder Education

Qualification: Not Known

School: St. Paul's School, Covington, Louisiana

College: N/A

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Ian Somerhalder Career

Profession: Actor, Model

Known For: Actor, Model

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • TV Debut: Young Americans (2000)
  • Film Debut: Life as a House (2001)

Salary: $40,000 per episode

Net Worth: $4 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Robert Somerhalder (a building contractor)

Mother: Edna Somerhalder (a massage therapist)

Brother(s): Robert Somerhalder

Sister(s): Robyn Somerhalder

Marital Status: Unmarried

Wife/Girlfriend: Kate Bosworth (actress & singer) kate 300x167 Nicky Hilton (model & fashion designer) nik 300x300 Maggie Grace (actress) mag 225x300 Megan Auld (Ian’s friend) mrg 300x150 Ashley Greene (actress) ash 300x169 Nina Dobrev (actress) nin1 300x206 Nikki Reed (actress & singer) niki 300x228

Ex Girlfriends:

Kate Bosworth (actress & singer)

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Nicky Hilton (model & fashion designer)

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Maggie Grace (actress)

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Megan Auld (Ian’s friend)

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Ashley Greene (actress)

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Nina Dobrev (actress)

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Nikki Reed (actress & singer)

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