Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder Net Worth is $8 Million



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$8 million



Ian Somerhalder net worth

Nicknames: Ian Joseph Somerhalder, Smolderholder

Date of birth: the 8th of December, 1968

Profession: actor, model

Nationality: United States of America

Source of wealth: television, movies

Ian Joseph Somerhalder is famous due to his bold blue eyes and hot body. He was lucky to combine the attractive appearance with his talent of an expressive actor, which helped Somerhalder to become a star and save $8 million net worth. Most part of his wealth comes from his salary of The Vampire Diaries actor. According to Therichest, he earned $44, 000 per episode in 2010. Ian Somerhalder played the role of Damon Salvatore in the series. He also directed some of the episodes.

Ian Somerhalder was brought up by a massage therapist (mother) and building contractor (father). He was incredibly cute as a child, that’s why his parents took the boy to auditions. At the age of 10 Ian earned his first salary, having appeared in the ads. He was modeling from 10 to 13 years old and during that period participated in fashion campaigns of Calvin Klein, Gucci, D&G and others.

When Ian was 17, he decided to become an actor. The perky teen was ready to visit numerous auditions, but soon he was cast to his first screen project. He had a role in short-lived series “The Big Easy” and then acted as Hamilton Fleming in “Young Americans”.

His big break took place in 2004. Then Somerhalder portrayed Boone Carlyle in the series “Lost”. By the way, Ian charmed the producers so much, that they immediately signed him for the series. He was the first actor to be cast to the show.

One more time Ian Somerhalder increased his earnings in 2009. He won the role of Damon in “The Vampire Diaries”.

Now Ian Somerhalder is one of the style icons for modern teenagers. As Damon Salvatore actor he earned millions of dollars and several Teen Choice Awards. 

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