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No girl would mind being killed by the vampire “Ian”. He gained huge popularity by the character of a vampire “Damon Salvatore” in the drama series “The Vampire Diaries”. His icy blue eyes and sexy appearance attract every girl and he is considered as one of the sexiest men alive.
Ian’s real is Ian Joseph Somerhalder and was born on 8th December 1978 in Covington, Louisiana, U.S. He is a famous American actor and model who started working towards his career at a young age. Before becoming an actor, he worked as a model for famous brands like Gucci, Guess, Calvin Klein, etc.
Height / Weight / Age
The height of Ian is 176 cm and in feet inches, his height is 5’9”. His weight is 71 kg in Kilograms or 156 lbs in Pounds. His body measurement is as follows chest 43 inches, waist 28 inches, biceps 14.5 inches, and neck 12.5 inches.
In December, he turned 44 years old. His eye color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. He has thick eyebrows and a sharp jawline, which adds hotness to his sexy body.
As of 2019, Ian Somerhalder has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Education / Family
Ian went to St. Paul’s School for his primary and secondary education. He decided not to attend college for any graduation degree because he wanted to start with his acting career. While attending school, he began modeling, and at the age of 10, he started getting offers for modeling.
His father Robert Somerhalder was a building contractor whereas his mother Edna Somerhalder worked as a massage therapist. He had a difficult childhood because his parents always fought with each other.
When he was 13, his parents divorced which had a negative impact on Ian. He stayed with his mother who encouraged him towards a modeling career and made him a spiritual person. Ian has an elder brother Robert and a younger sister Robyn.
Ian Joseph Somerhalder
|Birth Place||Covington, Louisiana, United States|
|Date Of Birth||8th December 1978|
|Height||In centimeters – 176 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 71kg
In pounds – 156 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark brown|
|School||St. Paul’s School Covington, Louisiana|
|Ethnicity||English, French, Scottish|
|Fathers Name||Robert Somerhalder (a building contractor)|
|Mothers Name||Edna Somerhalder (a massage therapist)|
|Debut||TV Debut – Young Americans (2000)
Film Debut – Life as a house (2001)
Career / Fashion And Style
At a very tender age of 10, he started modeling and continued till the age of 17. He did ramp-walking for famous designers of that time. He worked for some famous brands such as Gucci, Guess, Calvin Klein, etc.
He made his debut from the TV series Young Americans in 2000. Later in 2001, he made his debut in the film industry from the film “Life as a host”. He got more exposure by doing the role of “Boone Carlyle” in the TV show “Lost”.
In 2009, Ian appeared in the role of a vampire in “The Vampire Diaries”. This made him popular worldwide and he won several Teen Choice Award and People Choice Award. He is also involved in many charitable activities. He runs his own organization “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” to promote environmental awareness.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He got married to his girlfriend Nikki Reed on April 26, 2015, at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California. He was blessed with a daughter Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder, she was born on July 25th, 2017.
|Girlfriends||Kate Bosworth (actress and singer)
Nicky Hilton (model and fashion designer)
Maggie Grace (actress)
Ashley Greene (actress)
Nina Dobrev (actress)
Nikki Reed (actress and singer)
|Children||Daughter – Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder (born on July 25th, 2017)|
Here is the list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actor||Sean Penn|
|Favorite film||The Graduate|
|Favorite Colour||Blue, Red, Yellow|
|Favorite Sport||Baseball, Football|
Some Interesting Facts About Ian Somerhalder
- At the age of 10, Ian started a career in modeling.
- He does smoke and consumes alcohol.
- He has founded his own organization “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” for environmental awareness.
- If not an actor, he would have become a marine biologist.
- He spends most of his earnings on his organization.
- He also owns a pizza parlor and a furniture shop called “Built of Barnwood”.
- “SmolderHolder” is his nickname, which means ‘someone who looks as hot as fire’.
- He enjoys traveling and yoga.
- Ian started working out for his body at the age of 26. Till 26 he was very lean.
- To visit mars is his secret wish.
- He loves engaging with his fans on social media websites.
- In 2010, after the deepwater horizon oil boring calamity, he was associated with the cleanup of the water body.
- He is a spiritual person.
- He got married to his girlfriend Nikki Reed on April 26, 2015, at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California.
- He modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, and Guess.
- He became the face of Guess for two consecutive years.
- His salary is $40,000 approximately per episode.
- The cars owned by him are Audi Q5, Audi Q7 TDI.
- His hobbies are wildlife and environmental activism.