Ian Somerhalder is a famous American actor, model, and director. He is well known for playing Boone Carlyle in the TV series ‘Lost’ and the hot vampire ‘Damon Salvatore’ in The CW’s supernatural drama ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ Here are some interesting Ian Somerhalder facts that are sure to blow your mind!
1. One of the firstIan Somerhalder facts is that he loves dark, organic and sustainably made chocolate to be very exact.
2. Ian respects female leaders a lot and supports global issues pertaining to women. One of the Ian Somerhalder facts that only a few people know about.
3. Before Ian portrayed Damon Salvatore on TVD, he was actually on another hit TV-series ‘Lost.’ He played the character, Boone Carlyle.
4. On the topic of Earth’s creatures, Ian LOVES animals. So much that he refers to them as his “kids.”
5. On December 8, 2010, Ian co-founded the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), that aims to empower and educate people on how they can positively impact the Earth and its creatures. Another one of those Ian Somerhalder facts that his fans are proud of.
6. He is an obsessive clean freak and has also confessed to showering up to three times a day.
7. He would love to go to the red planet Mars.
8. Along with modeling and acting, Ian also owns a gourmet pizza parlor called McClain’s Pizzeria in Hailey, Idaho with his siblings.
9. If he weren’t an actor, he would be a marine biologist. It is one of the less-known Ian Somerhalder facts.
10. He puts truffle oil on most of the things he eats. Expensive taste!
11. Ian first crossed paths with TVD co-creator Kevin Williamson on the Dawson’s Creek spin-off, Young Americans. He played Hamilton Fleming, whose dad was the Dean of an elite summer school in Connecticut.
12. Ian’s first kiss was in fifth grade at a skating rink. One of the sweetest Ian Somerhalder facts you would ever come across. Though we are yet to confirm how Ian Somerhalder wife would react to it.
13. He is career oriented, and his ambitions began at the age of ten when he started in the industry as a model. Ian worked on campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Versace, Calvin Klein, Guess and Dolce & Gabbana. Although he has worked with so many brands already, Ian Somerhalder age is just 38.
14. Ian misses life back home in Covington, Louisiana, where he lived his life in the midst of nature. He believes that his Louisiana roots prepared him for TVD. After all Louisiana’s mythology is rich in vampire stories.
15. He cooks very well, enough to qualify as a chef.
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16. Ian played a gay character on ‘The Rules of Attraction.’ Hard to imagine, right?
17. Apart from Ian Somerhalder movies and TV shows, he is really into meditation. Whenever he gets time, he tries to practice meditation.
18. Ian never wanted Damon to be good.
19. He can write in beautiful cursive with his feet.
20. And the last of these twenty Ian Somerhalder facts is that he wears absolutely nothing to bed. Now there is something to think about!
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