33 years old (Born on January 09, 1989)
Bulgarian-Canadian actress and model; She is famous from Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries.She has been sharing an apartment in Atlanta with Kayla Ewell. She is a fan of the HBO television series "True Blood" (2008). She traveled to Kenya where she built a school with fellow "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (2001) co-stars through the non-profit organization, Free The Children. Her favorite television shows are "House M.D." (2004), "Gossip Girl" (2007), and "Grey's Anatomy" (2005). Nina loves to travel and has often visited Europe.
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Fun Facts About Nina Dobrev
Competed internationally representing Canada in Aesthetic gymnastics.
She is only 8 years younger than David Anders and 14 years younger than Mia Kirshner, who play her biological parents on "The Vampire Diaries" (2009).
Is in a relationship with "The Vampire Diaries" (2009) co-star, Ian Somerhalder since 2010.
One of her hobbies is making jewelry. She plans on starting her own jewelry line in the future.
She is frequently compared, and is aware of bearing a resemblance, to Victoria Justice.
She played a teenage mother in "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (2001) and played the daughter of a teenage mother in "The Vampire Diaries" (2009).
She enjoys playing volleyball, soccer, swimming, rock climbing, wake boarding, snowboarding, and horse back riding.
Is best friends with Matt Lanter and Sara Paxton.
Being a huge fan of the musical film Chicago (2002), Nina derived inspiration from the song, "Cell Block Tango", for her performance of "Survivor" in The American Mall (2008)
Her favorite actresses are Meryl Streep and Rachel McAdams.
Some of her favorite films include Knocked Up (2007), Juno (2007), The Notebook (2004), and Schindler's List (1993).
She lists child rights advocate, Craig Kielburger and Meryl Streep among the people she admires.
Studied with Armstrong Acting Studio.
Was ranked #44 in the 2011 FHM Australia list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
She is a big fan of the "Twilight" book series and had hoped to play the role of Bella Swan in the film franchise before landing the role of Elena in "The Vampire Diaries" (2009).
She went into a general audition for "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (2001) and read the part of Manny. Later, she was called back, read for the part of Mia, and got the role.