Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva, better known as Nina Dobrev, is a Bulgarian-Canadian actress born on January 9, 1989 in Sofia, Bulgaria. During her younger days, she attended school at J. B. Tyrrell Sr. Public School where she developed a passion for ballet dancing, gymnastics, and jazz. While she’s in college, she decided to leave school in 1998 to find her career in acting. Later on, she studied acting at Armstrong Acting Studios which was located in Toronto.
She started to be prominent in 2006 when she was included in the list of cast for the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. The same year, she was cast for the films Away from Her and Playing House. Her big breakthrough happened in 2009 when she was cast as Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce on the TV series The Vampire Diaries.
Nina dated The Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder from 2010 to 2012. They met in 2009 while working for the said TV series. When they broke up in May 2013, their fans became sad and heart-broken. However, Nina and Ian remain good friends as of these days. Guess that’s all that matters even if their relationship didn’t work out.
Relationship History (2014 – aged 25)
Nina Dobrev is currently single.
Ian Somerhalder (2010- 2013)
Nina Dobrev has no kids.