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Nina Dobrev Biography

Birth Name:
Nikolina Constantinova Dobreva
Birth Place:
Sofia, Bulgaria

Fast Facts

  • 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


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