Ian Somerhalder is an actor, model, and director from the United States of America. He gained a lot of success for appearing in a drama series called “Lost,” and “The Vampire Diaries.” Let’s find out how much is Ian Somerhalder’s net worth in 2018.
Ian Somerhalder Early Life
Ian Joseph Somerhalder was born on December 8, 1978, in Covington, Louisiana, United States. His father, Robert Somerhalder works as a building contractor, and his mother is Edna Somerhalder. Ian Somerhalder has 1 brother and 1 sister, Robert Somerhalder and Robyn Somerhalder.
Ian Somerhalder was grown and raised in his hometown, and he studied at the Mandeville High School.
Ian Somerhalder has been into several relationships. He dated the actress and model Kate Bosworth, businesswoman model and designer Nicky Hilton Rothschild, actress Maggie Grace, Megan Auld, and the Bulgarian-Canadian actress Nina Dobrev.
Ian Somerhalder married the actress, singer and model Nikki Reed in 2015. In 2017, Ian and Nikki gave birth to their 1st daughter, and her name is Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder.
Ian Somerhalder supports several non-profit organizations such as “The Trevor Project.”
Ian Somerhalder Career
Ian Somerhalder did some modeling when he was a child. He made his first major acting role in 2000 in a drama series called “Young Americans.” Ian Somerhalder’s first TV movies major acting roles were in 2001, in a drama movie called “Life as a House,” and another drama movie called “Anatomy of a Hate Crime.”
Ian Somerhalder’s breakthrough acting career success began with the drama series “Lost,” which he appeared in from 2004-2010. His most important to mention movie appearances including the action thriller movie “The Tournament,” comedy “How to Make Love to a Woman,” and the action thriller “The Anomaly.”
Ian Somerhalder experienced huge success when he started appearing as “Damon Salvatore” in 2009 in the popular supernatural drama TV series “The Vampire Diaries,” which he produced some of its episodes and was the director for a few.
Ian Somerhalder’s 2017-2018 appearances include “The Vampire Diaries,” and a drama movie titled “Time Framed” which he’s also the co-producer of.
Awards & Achievements
Ian Somerhalder has been receiving several great award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of a few of Ian Somerhalder’s award winnings.
– Young Hollywood Award for Exciting New Face – Male.
– Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (Lost).
– Young Hollywood Award for Cast To Watch (The Vampire Diaries).
– Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Villain (The Vampire Diaries).
– Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi (The Vampire Diaries).
– People’s Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry (The Vampire Diaries).
– Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Liplock (The Vampire Diaries).
– Bravo Otto Award for TV Star – Male.
– Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Hottie.
– Genesis Award for Humane Society.
– Environmental Media Award.
– Fright Night Award for Favorite Male TV/Movie Vampire (The Vampire Diaries).
Net Worth of Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million. He made his fortune from the great TV movies and series he’s been appearing in, and from being a producer and director. Ian Somerhalder salary for The Vampire Diaries is only around $40 thousand per episode. His Venice based house has a value of $3 million.
Ian Somerhalder is a great actor who is recently best known for appearing in The Vampire Diaries series. He also produced some of The Vampire Diaries episodes and was the director of a few. Ian Somerhalder is married to Nikki Reed, they gave birth to their first child in 2017, and they are happily living together.