Nina Dobrev

General Facts and Figures

  • Full Name: Nikolina Kamenova Dobreva
  • Born on: 9th January 1989
  • Place of Birth: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Star Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net worth: $11 Million
  • Marital Status: Dating Shaun White

Nina is the actress who played four roles in The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff from 2009 to 2017. She starred as Elena Gilbert, Katherine, Amara, and Tatia. Elena was a lead role, which she played for six seasons of the series.

Her Family Background

She was born on 9th January 1989 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her family later relocated to Toronto, Canada when she was two years old. Nina is the younger of two children – a boy and a girl. Her father works in the information technology industry, and her mother is an artist.

Her Education Background

She went to Vrandenburg Junior and J.B Tyrrell Senior schools, where ballet and jazz were part of her school curriculum. She enrolled at Armstrong Acting Studios for acting lessons and later took an art course at the Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts. Though Nina enrolled at Ryerson University to major in sociology, she did not graduate because she had already begun her career as an actress.

Her Acting Career

Nina’s first roles were in television and feature films. She starred in Degrassi: The Next Generation from season six and in Playing House in 2006. The same year, she appeared in three feature films: she played a teenager in Repo!

In the Genetic Opera, she was Monica in Away from Her and Bella in Fugitive Pieces. From then on, she got acting roles almost every year, and they led to her role in The Vampire Diaries in 2009.

In 2012, she featured in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and two years later, she appeared in Let’s Be Cops. She has starred in several thrillers and sci-fi dramas such as XXX: Return of Xander Cage and Flatliners, both released in 2017.

Nina was also featured in Drake’s music video for the song I’m Upset in 2018.

Her Accomplishments

The Vampire Diaries won the Teen Choice Awards severally from 2010 to 2019. In 2010, it won six times in the category of Choice TV Actress (Fantasy/science fiction).

Her Philanthropic Activities

Nina volunteers for various projects. For instance, she supported the Project Pink organized by Puma for charitable organizations fighting breast cancer. She also supports Hunger Bites to fight hunger in parts of Pennsylvania.

Her Personal Life

Nina is dating Shaun White who is a snowboarding Olympian. The two began dating before 2020, but speculations about their romance started when they were spotted together in March 2020. They spent the quarantine period of 2020 together in Los Angeles.

They have kept their fans entertained in quarantine with videos showing fans how to wash groceries to prevent a Covid-19 infection and pictures of her cutting his hair. Before Shaun White, Nina had dated Glen Powell from 2017 to 2018 and then hooked up with Grant Mellon for almost a year until late 2019.

In conclusion, she is considered one of the most talented actresses worldwide and is fluent in English, French, and Bulgarian.

 On TikTok

On July 7, 2022, at 18:00, Nina Dobrev took control of TikTok with just two videos. Post to Facebook In one of her videos, she assembled an entire galaxy of stars.
The TikTok platform now has Nina Dobrev, fulfilling the fans’ request.

Although the actress is new to the social network, she shows that she can pick it up quickly and is already becoming very famous with her first few videos. Dobrev has apparently discovered the secret of online success, which only requires a few easy ingredients: renowned pals who will agree to appear in your videos.

Although Nina’s first video was a touch odd, her admirers already seemed to enjoy the second one. She attracted a lot of well-known figures there, who all grabbed her phone and took photos.

The process begins with the front camera turned on and the phone lying on the ground. At one point, Miles Teller’s wife Kelly Sperry and Nina Dobrev both make an appearance.

Sean White, a friend of Nina, then enters the frame as the two women act as though they are stepping on the phone. He demonstrates during filming that he is out on a double date with Dobrev and the Teller clan while the UFC fight is taking place in Las Vegas.

Chris Pratt appears confused on TV when Miles snatches the phone and wipes the camera. Before the video’s conclusion, basketball great Shaquille O’Neal makes an appearance and simply stares at the camera.


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