- Birthday8th Dec, 78
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
- I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them.
- To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives... not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are.
- I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.
- I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.
Did you know?
- He is notable for his Icy blue eyes, Sharp jaw line, and Thick eyebrows trademarks.
- He began modeling at age 10 and has modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Versace and Guess.
- He was named one of the sexiest men in Glamours "50 Sexiest Men of 2010" list.
- He enjoys reading, music, yoga and traveling.
- He was the face of Guess? for two consecutive Fall seasons.
Family & relationships
Ian Somerhalder was seen enjoying a pleasant walk on the streets of Paris with his girlfriend Nina Dobrev, last year. He was reportedly swarmed by an unanimous group of Parisian 'Vampire Diaries' fans as he strolled the city. The pair was vacationing together with their mothers, who were spotted walking ahead of them.
Location: Largest and capital city of France, Paris is one of the world's most visited cities situated on the northern banks of River Seine.
Accommodation: Accommodation is never a problem in Paris. After all, it is listed in the "top 3" most visited cities of the world. Every year millions of tourists visit this beautiful city, popularly known as City of Lights. Some of best luxury hotels in Paris includes Lutetia, du Louvre, La Tremoille, Shangri-La, W Hotel Paris Opera, Daniel Paris, Fouquet's Barriere, and Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris.
Main Attractions: The City of Lights is full of wonderful attractions all over. To visit all the local landmarks, it will require two full days to invest. There are special tours conducted by local travel agencies. However, celebrities usually prefer to book those luxurious limousines to enjoy city ride.
Some of the most notable attractions in Paris are Eiffel Tower, Paris Catacombs, Tuileries Garden, Parc de la Villette, Louvre museum, Invalides museum, Palais Garnier, Conciergerie prison, Notre Dame cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, Sainte-Chapelle, and Madeleine Church.
Also, a cruise ride through the heart of River Serine can be quite exotic. Apart from historic centers, Paris which is considered to be the fashion capital of Europe is also renowned for shopping. It offers some of the biggest and most beautiful shopping malls and departmental stores in the entire world, which includes Au Printemps, Le Bon Marché, and Galeries Lafayette.
The Trevor Project
Ian has extensively campaigned on behalf of this non-profit organization. The Trevor Project was started back in 1998 by the award winning makers of the short film “Trevor”. The organization's central aim is to prevent the suicide of gay and lesbian teenagers. It runs a national crisis lifeline “TreverSpace” which offers counseling to young LGBTQ people and tries to prevent the depressed among them from taking their own lives. Necessary efforts are also made to increase the societal acceptance of such people.
The actor started his own NGO with the express aim to raise public awareness about critical environmental issues. IS Foundation strives to empower, educate and work with people in order to leave a lasting positive impact upon the environment. This can be done by a variety of measures like afforestation, ending the indiscriminate axing of trees, minimizing pesticide use and promoting sustainable conservation initiatives. Funds are allotted to promote the development of green energy sources.
John Varvatos Selvedge Jean
Ian was photographed wearing designer John Varvatos Selvedge jeans in a high profile event. It is an American contemporary menswear created by using material derived from selvedge denim woven on vintage narrow-width looms. It features slim straight leg fit, long inseam and a slightly crumpled look.
Topman Temple High Leg Black Boots
The actor was spotted donning these black boots on the red carpet of the Cosmopolitan Fearless Male Awards. The material consists of 100% genuine leather in solid black color along with stacked heels and strings attached to the inner zipper.
Simon Spurr A/W 2011 Navy Wool/mohair Wide-stripe Suit
Ian flaunted his designer navy blue wide-striped woolen suit at a prestigious event. The suit's fabric is made of mohair wool and the dress is available in blue color. It features a black cotton poplin shirt, black cotton bib along with three lined interior pockets.
John Varvatos Rectangle Sunglasses
This sun-glass is one of Ian's favorite accessories and he puts them on frequently. It features 100% UV protection which comes from the acetate film covering sourced from Japan. The trademark guitar head detailing on the hinged break grey lenses gives a more stylish look.
The artist carries this insanely popular gizmo during his casual outings. The product was launched on January 2010 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It is a tablet computing device which is basically a larger version of an iPod Touch. It features a capacitive touch screen along with several customized applications.
Apple iPhone 4
Somerhalder uses Apple's white iPhone 4, which features a capacitive touch screen along with a 8GB flash drive, a 5MP camera with an LED flash and Wi-Fi for internet connectivity. The phone comes in both CDMA and GSM versions, and has an assisted GPS along with a digital compass.