Ian Somerhalder is an American actor and model. Became famous after the roles of Damon in series “The Vampire Diaries” and Boone Carlyle in series “Lost”. He was born December 08, 1978 in Covington, USA. His father Robert was building contractor, mother Edna – massage therapist. He also has a brother Robert and a sister Robyn.
Ian attended St. Paul’s Catholic school in his native town. He started modeling career when he was 13 and when Ian was 17, he went into acting.
Ian has athletic body. He has white skin and dark brown hair. Somerhalder has blue color of his eyes. His body measurements are a matter of debate, because there is no official information about them. But it’s considered that he has 38”chest, 16” biceps and 30” waist. He wears shoes of 9 US size, its 42-43 European size. His religion is Roman Catholic.
His first film role was in 1998 in film which was directed and written by Woody Allen. Still, his role wasn’t confirmed even in Wikipedia. He appeared in TV Show in 1987, in crime drama called The «Big Easy». He modeled for such famous brands as Calvin Klein, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.
Somerhalder’s favorite food is fish. His favorite TV Programs are «Lost» and «The Vampire Diaries», in which he played main roles. Yellow, red and blue are his favorite colors. His favorite song is 15 step by Radiohead band. Ian’s favorite film is The Gratitude, which was filmed in year 1967. Ian told, that his favorite actor is Sean Penn. His favorite sport is soccer. Favorite book – 50 Shades of Grey by L. James, erotic novel, published in 2011. Fedora hat and sunglasses are his favorite accessories.
Ian has 3 cats named Moke, Miss Linx and Thursday. He owns a pizzeria in Idaho. His best friends are Paul Wesley, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Trevino, Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec. Somerhalder owns charity fund called Ian Somerhalder Foundation. In 2010 his fans donated $11100 to his charity fund as a birthday gift. Even he was a model; he doesn’t like to talk about his modeling career. Ian is a big fan of workouts, fitness and gym attending. Every time he goes on trainings, he drinks green tea.
From August till December 2002 Ian dated Kate Bosworth. Their romance wasn’t too long and they broke after few months. In 2004 Ian dated Nicky Hilton from January till April. She is a sister of Paris Hilton. From 2006 till 2007 he dated Maggie Grace. From 2007 till 2010 Ian dated with Megan Auld. He dated with American blond quite for a long time, but they broke their relations in February 2010. In April 2009 Somerhalder dated Ashley Green. From 2010 till 2013 Ian dated Nina Dobrev. They met each other in 2009, when they played main roles in “The Vampire Diaries” series. Somerhalder was 10 year older than Dobrev. They separated in April 2013. In 2014 he started dating with Nikki Reed, singer and actress. They got engaged in January 2015 and got married at the end of April, 2015 in Santa Monica. Ian Somerhalder is 10 years older than his wife.