Ian Somerhalder Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Ian Somerhalder

Biography / Wiki

No girl would mind being killed by the vampire “Ian”. He gained huge popularity through the character of a vampire “Damon Salvatore” in the drama series “The Vampire Diaries”. His icy blue eyes and sexy appearance attract every girl and he is considered one of the sexiest men alive.

Ian’s real is Ian Joseph Somerhalder who was born on 8th December 1978 in Covington, Louisiana, U.S. He is a famous American actor and model who started working towards his career at a young age. Before becoming an actor, he worked as a model for famous brands like Gucci, Guess, Calvin Klein, etc.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 8 December 1978
Age 44 Years
Height In Centimeters – 176 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’9”

Weight In Kilograms – 71 kg

In Pounds – 156 lbs

Body Measurements 43-28-15
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark brown
Shoe Size 9 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Ian Somerhalder has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Education / Family

Ian went to St. Paul’s School for his primary and secondary education. He decided not to attend college for any graduation degree because he wanted to start with his acting career. While attending school, he began modeling, and at the age of 10, he started getting offers for modeling.

His father Robert Somerhalder was a building contractor whereas his mother Edna Somerhalder worked as a massage therapist. He had a difficult childhood because his parents always fought with each other.

When he was 13, his parents divorced which had a negative impact on Ian. He stayed with his mother who encouraged him towards a modeling career and made him a spiritual person. Ian has an elder brother Robert and a younger sister Robyn.


Ian Joseph Somerhalder

Nickname Smolderholder
Birth Place Covington, Louisiana, United States
Profession Actor, Model
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
School St. Paul’s School Covington, Louisiana
Ethnicity English, French, Scottish
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality American
Fathers Name Robert Somerhalder (a building contractor)
Mothers Name Edna Somerhalder (a massage therapist)
Brothers Robert Somerhalder
Sister Robyn Somerhalder
Debut TV Debut – Young Americans (2000)

Film Debut – Life as a house (2001)

 Career / Fashion And Style

At a very tender age of 10, he started modeling and continued till the age of 17. He did ramp-walking for famous designers of that time. He worked for some famous brands such as Gucci, Guess, Calvin Klein, etc.

He made his debut from the TV series Young Americans in 2000. Later in 2001, he made his debut in the film industry from the film “Life as a host”. He got more exposure by doing the role of “Boone Carlyle” in the TV show “Lost”.

In 2009, Ian appeared in the role of a vampire in “The Vampire Diaries”. This made him popular worldwide and he won several Teen Choice Award and People Choice Award. He is also involved in many charitable activities. He runs his own organization “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” to promote environmental awareness.

 Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He got married to his girlfriend Nikki Reed on April 26, 2015, at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California. He was blessed with a daughter Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder, she was born on July 25th, 2017. 

Girlfriends Kate Bosworth (actress and singer)


kate Bosworth
kate Bosworth

Nicky Hilton (model and fashion designer)

Nicky Hilton
Nicky Hilton

Maggie Grace (actress)

Maggie Grace
Maggie Grace

Megan Auld

Ashley Greene (actress)

Ashley Greene
Ashley Greene

Nina Dobrev (actress)

Nina Dobrev
Nina Dobrev

Nikki Reed (actress and singer)

Nikki Reed
Nikki Reed

Marital Status Married
Wife Nikki Reed


Ian Somerhalder with Nikki Reed
Ian Somerhalder with Nikki Reed

Children Daughter – Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder (born on July 25th, 2017)

 Favorite Things

Here is the list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actor Sean Penn
Favorite film The Graduate
Favorite Food Fish
Favorite Colour Blue, Red, Yellow
Favorite Sport Baseball, Football

Ian Somerhalder


Some Interesting Facts About Ian Somerhalder

  • At the age of 10, Ian started a career in modeling.
  • He does smoke and consumes alcohol.
  • He has founded his own organization “Ian Somerhalder Foundation” for environmental awareness.
  • If not an actor, he would have become a marine biologist.
  • He spends most of his earnings on his organization.
  • He also owns a pizza parlor and a furniture shop called “Built of Barnwood”.
  • “SmolderHolder” is his nickname, which means ‘someone who looks as hot as fire’.
  • He enjoys traveling and yoga.
  • Ian started working out for his body at the age of 26. Till 26 he was very lean.
  • To visit mars is his secret wish.
  • He loves engaging with his fans on social media websites.
  • In 2010, after the deepwater horizon oil boring calamity, he was associated with the cleanup of the water body.
  • He is a spiritual person.
  • He got married to his girlfriend Nikki Reed on April 26, 2015, at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California.
  • He modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, and Guess.
  • He became the face of Guess for two consecutive years.
  • His salary is $40,000 approximately per episode.
  • The cars owned by him are Audi Q5, Audi Q7 TDI.
  • His hobbies are wildlife and environmental activism.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @iansomerhalder
  2. Twitter@iansomerhalder
  3. Facebook @IanSomerhalder
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