The prominent actor best known for his performance as Damon Salvatore in the TV show 'The Vampire Diaries' (2009-2017). Also recognized for joining the TV show 'Lost' (2004).
December 8, 1978
Covington, Louisiana, United States
Ian Somerhalder rose to fame for his portrayal of Damon Salvatore in the supernatural drama titled ‘The Vampire Diaries’ (2009-2017). He also played the roles of Boone Carlyle in ‘Lost’ (2004-2010) and Dr. Luther Swann in the Netflix show ‘V Wars’ (2019-2020). Somerhalder has received several awards and recognition for his acting, including several wins in the Screen Actors Guild Award and Teen Choice Awards. He also modeled for several brands including Calvin Klein, Gucci, Versace, and Guess.
He launched his Ian Somerhalder Foundation on his 32nd birthday with the aim of environmental education with its main focus on animal welfare.