Find who is Ian Somerhalder is currently dating or married to and who is his girlfriend or wife. Also, know more about all other women he had relationship with.
Ian Somerhalder Bio
This good-looking star Ian Somerhalder was born in Covington, Louisiana on December 8, 1978, to a massage therapist mother Edna and Robert Somerhalder a building construction contractor.
The second of the three siblings, Ian has an elder brother Robert and a younger sister Robyn. He studies in Mandeville High School in Louisiana and began his modeling career as early when he was 10. By the time, he turned seventeen he jumped onto the acting bandwagon.
The name Ian Somerhalder readily relates to a character Boone Carlyle in the TV drama ‘Lost’. His other role of Damon Salvatore in ‘The Vampire Diaries’ is memorable and the show has fabulous viewership.
Current Ian Somerhalder Girlfriend or Wife
Ian Somerhalder’s wife is actress Nikki Reed or Nicole Houston Reed, born in Los Angeles, California on 17th May 1988. Nikki Reed is in acting profession since 2003 and her zodiac sign is Aries. Her role of Evie Zamora in her debut film, a low-budget drama called ’Thirteen’ got her instant recognition and popularity. In addition to many significant projects she did in her career, her role in ‘Twilight Saga’ as Rosalie Hale brought her name & fame.
Nikki was married in 2011 to season 10 ‘American idol’ singer Paul McDonald. Their marriage went haywire, the divorce was attributed to their ‘work obligations’ that pulled them apart. Ian Somerhalder met Nikki Reed in the middle of 2014, in few months they realized they were made for each other. After Nikki’s divorce on 2nd January 2015, they announced their engagement. After almost 10 months of their torrid affair, the wedding bells tolled in the lovely setting of Malibu, California on April 26, 2015. As someone humorously observed that their marriage was arranged in ‘Vampire’ heavens and performed in the ‘twilight’ of Malibu.
Dating profile of Ian Somerhalder
Nina Dobrev (2010 to 2013)
Ian Somerhalder was dating his costar from ‘The Vampire Diaries’, the Bulgaria-born Nina Dobrev from 2010 to 2013. Industry watchers wonder why their three-year affair did not culminate in the marriage while he tied knots with Nikki Reed in a shorter duration of their affair.
The story is told that Nina turned down his proposal of marriage. Nina was ambitious about her movie career and did not want to plunge to commitment so fast. That disappointment broke the relationship and soon on finding Nikki, Ian Somerhalder promptly mutually decided to walk the wedding aisle with her. If you believe some sources there are still some sparks left in the old bonfire.
Malese Jow in 2013
He was reported to have cheated Nina Dobrev with a short affair with Malese Jow his co-actor in ‘The Vampire Diaries’. She played a character Annabelle “Anna” Zhu in her 18 episodes’ journey.
Some of the photos splashed on the magazines during their Germany visit made people think, probably Malese was the one to come in between Ian and Nina. There is a thin line between a good friend a lover, that can trespass in certain conditions.
Megan Auld (2007-2010)
Ian Somerhalder and NYU alumni Megan Auld the star of ‘Sex and the city” had affair that lasted from 2007 to 2010.
Maggie Grace (2006-2007)
His co-star of ‘Lost’ Maggie Grace or Margaret Grace Denig had an affair with Ian that lasted for a couple of years with her. In fact, he was her step-brother in ‘Lost’, both later had walked away from that project.
Maggie recalled that affair fondly and said that Ian Somerhalder is great guy and she adores him although she was young at that time to seriously understand about love affairs.
Nicky Hilton Rothschild (2004)
Ian Somerhalder had a short-lived affair of three months with Paris Hilton’s sister Nicky. A socialite and a famous child of Hilton family and now married in reputable Rothschild family, Nicky is a fashion designer too having a well-known clothing line ‘celebrity Fashion Lines’.
Kate Bosworth (2002)
Kate Bosworth is renowned for her role in Superman Returns. They met on the sets of ‘Young Americans’ in 2000, then they worked in 2001 film ‘Rules of Attractions’. They began seeing each other in 2002 but their affair lasted for just few months only.
More about Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed
Amidst divorce rumors doing the rounds, the relationship of Ian and Nikki fascinatingly remains strong to date. After a whirlwind romance beginning in 2014, after Ian’s breakup with Nina Dobrev, they remained dedicated to each other. Two weeks ago, during the promotion of finale of “The Vampire Diaries”, they were seen walking together holding hands on the way to Jimmy Kimmel Live show.
They have clearly defied those baseless talks of Ian and Nina affair reemerging and souring their relations towards divorce. Ironically, in Hollywood marriage unions remaining intact for two years is no less than a mini-miracle. Time and again, the marriages are seen to last up to few weeks or months. The ‘saga’ of Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed will continue to inspire many young couples.