Ian Somerhalder Bio Height Weight Body Statistics


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Ian Somerhalder

Born Name: Ian Joseph Somerhalder

Nick Name: Smolderholder

Date of Birth: 8 December, 1978

Place of Birth: Covington, Louisiana, USA

Sun sign: Sagittarius

Religion: Roman Catholic

Nationality: American

Education: He attended St. Paul’s, a private Catholic school in Covington. His main focus is on modeling and acting.

Profession: Actor, Model

Ian Somerhalder

Body Statistics

Build: Athletic

Height: 5 ft 9 in or 177 cm

Weight: 71 kg or 156 pounds

Measurements: No

Hair Color: Dark Brown

Eye Color: Blue

Shoe Size: 9

Personal Trainer: No

You can see his complete workout plan and diet plan.


Parents Name : His father Robert Somerhalder is an independent building contractor and his mother Edna is a massage therapist.

Sibling: He has one brother Bob Somerhalder and one sister Robyn Somerhalder.

Affairs: Kate Bosworth (2002), Nicky Hilton (2004), Maggie Grace (2006-2007), Megan Auld (2007-2010), Ashley Greene (2009), Alena Gerber (2010),  Nina Dobrev (2010-present).

Marital Status: Unmarried

Spouse Name: No

Marriage Year: No

Children: No

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Early Career: He began modeling at the age of 10. In 2000, he worked in WB series “Young Americans” as a son of dean in boarding school. Then in 2002, he played bisexual character in “Adaptation”. 

Hollywood  Debut: In 2004 he got his breakthrough by performing in the hit TV show “Lost”. He is famous all over the world because of his role as a Vampire (Damon Salvatore) in the hit TV show “The Vampire Dairies” (2009).

“I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can’t hide anything from them.”

“One of my biggest weakness is i think too much and try to do many things at a time”.


  • 2006: Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble In Lost.
  • 2010: Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Villain in The Vampire Dairies.
  • 2011: Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor in The Vampire Dairies.
  • 2012: Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor in The Vampire Dairies..
  • 2012: Fright Night Awards for Favorite Male in The Vampire Dairies.


Ian Somerhalder Facts, Hobbies and History

  • He Began his modeling career at the age of 10 and decided to go for acting career at the age of 17.
  • His favorite movie is The Graduate and his favorite actor is Sean Penn.
  • He played varsity soccer and baseball.
  • He grew up with his mother and he said she is very spiritual.
  • He has worked with many big brand commercials like Gucci, Calvin Klein, Guess?, Versace.
  • His favorite food is Fish and Italian.
  • He was compared to look like Rob Lowe.
  • He and his siblings owns a pizza parlor in Idaho.
  • He didn’t graduate high school because his main focus is on modeling.
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