5 Things you didn’t know about Nina Dobrev


The brunette beauty has become a breakout star with the success of The Vampire Diaries, and she’s only just started to become popular. Nina’s career continues to grow and so does everyone’s interest in this talented actress.

Check out these 5 facts you probably didn’t know about our favourite vampire lady:

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1. Her full name is a mouthful

- Nina’s full name is actually Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva.

2. She’s Bulgarian

- Nina was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. When she was two, she and her family moved to Toronto, Ontario, in Canada.

3. She’s a wise old soul

-  Nina’s social media accounts are full of pearls of wisdom. She’s constantly tweeting and Instragramming inspirational photos and quotes. Definitely follow her if you ever need a mood-booster!

4. She’s a sucker for on-screen romance

- Everyone knows she dated her Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder from 2010-2013, and rumour has it the couple may be back on. But Nina also dated Degrassi: The Next Generation co-star Daniel Clark in 2007.

5. She was a gymnast

- Nina competed in rhythmic gymnastics and even represented Canada in the Junior and Senior World Championships in 2005.

-Janine Nel


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