Nina Dobrev

Actor

"People aren't defined by their relationships. The whole point is being true to yourself and not losing yourself in relationships, whether romances or friendships."

Biography

Nina Dobrev is 26 years old and was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She started her acting career in 2006. Audiences of the Teen Choice Awards know her from her winning role as Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce in The Vampire Diaries. Also, from the films The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Roommate. Nina loves to travel for the pleasure of it and enjoys playing sports. Some of her trade marks are her big brown eyes and long brown hair. From a very young ago Nina showed great talents for the arts!
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Training/Education

Nina went to Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Toronto until graduating year. Later on she entered to study at Ryerson Unitversity in Toronto, majoring in Sociology, dropping out in 2008 to pursue her acting career. Nina has worked together with Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhaulder, Candice Accola, Kat Graham, Steven R. McQueen, etc.

Major Roles/Show

  • The Vampire Diaries (2009)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • Let's Be Cops (2014)
  • Chloe (2009)

Influenced Career

Ever since Nina was little, she showed great talent for the arts which include; dance, gymnastics, theatre, music, visual arts, and acting. Her modeling jobs led to commercials, which led to film auditions.
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Awards

  • Young Hollywood Award
  • Teen Choice Awards
  • SDFCS Award
  • People's Choice Award

Facts

  • Full name is Nikolina Constantinova Dobreva.
  • Speaks fluent English, French, and Bulgarian.
  • Some of Nina's nicknames are Almond, Neens, and Unicorn.
  • She is a skilled ballet and jazz dancer.
  • She is named after her maternal grandmother Nikolina Constantinova.
Elena breaks down 4x15. Best performance!