Ian Joseph Somerhalder was born on December 8, 1978 in Covington, Louisiana to parents Edna and Robert Somerhalder. He started his career in 1997 as a guest in an episode of the TV series The Big Easy. The next year, he appeared for an uncredited role on the film Celebrity. He started to get prominent in the year 2004 when he was cast on the adventure TV series Lost, playing the main role Boone Carlyle until 2010. His breakthrough came in 2009 when he was cast as Damon Salvatore on the supernatural drama TV series The Vampire Diaries and worked alongside co-stars Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley.
Ian’s relationship with actress Nina Dobrev since 2010 was widely known. As co-stars of The Vampire Diaries, a lot of their fans wished that their relationship will lead to wedding vows. Unfortunately, there seemed to be a problem with their relationship that’s why they eventually broke up in 2013.
Ian, however, was rumored to be once again dating another actress in the person of Malese Jow, who happened to also be one of the cast of The Vampire Diaries during the previous seasons. Their dating seemed to be no more than just friendship because these days, the actor is currently dating no one. So girls, time to do some happy dance!
Relationship History (2014 – aged 35)
Ian Somerhalder is currently single.
Kate Bosworth – (2002)
Nicky Hilton – (2004)
Maggie Grace – (2006 – 2007)
Megan Auld – (2007 – 2010)
Ashley Greene – (2009)
Alena Gerber – (2010)
Nina Dobrev – (2010 – 2013)
Malese Jow – (2013)
Ian Somerhalder has no kids.