Nina Dobrev

  • Birth Name: Nikolina Constantinova Dobreva
  • Birth Place: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Moved from Bulgaria to Toronto at age 2.
  • Competed in rhythmic gymnastics as a girl and represented Canada internationally in aesthetic group gymnastics.
  • Is fluent in Bulgarian, English and French.
  • Big break came when cast as teenage mom Mia Jones on Degrassi: The Next Generation in 2006.
  • The Vampire Diaries was the first pilot she ever auditioned for.


  • 2014, People's Choice Awards — Favorite On-Screen Chemistry: Winner
  • 2012, People's Choice Awards — Favorite TV Drama Actress: Winner
  • 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite TV Duo: Winner


  • Konstantin — Father
  • Konstantin — Father
  • Michaela — Mother
  • Ian Somerhalder — Ex-significant Other
  • Austin Stowell — Ex-significant Other


  • Attended Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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