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Nina Dobrev

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9, 1989
Sofia, Bulgaria
Birth Sign
9, 1989 (age 32)
Sofia, Bulgaria


Became known to television audiences for her Teen Choice Award-winning role as Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries. Her film credits include The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Roommate.

Before Fame

While growing up, she spent time training in ballet and jazz dance while competing in rhythmic gymnastics.


She played Mia Jones on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Degrassi Goes Hollywood. 

Family Life

She has one older brother named Alexander and was raised by her artist mother and her tech-savvy father. In 2019, she began dating screenwriter Grant Mellon. She was previously in relationships with Glen PowellAustin Stowell and her Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder. She has been romantically linked to Olympic snowboarder Shaun White.

Associated With

She and Drake both began their careers on the Canadian show Degrassi: The Next Generation.