Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian born Canadian actress who is most widely recognized for her role as Elena Gilbert on The CW’s supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries”. This role earned her multiple Teen Choice Awards and People Choice Awards in various categories. She has starred in many popular movies like “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, “Let’s Be Cops”, “The Final Girls”, “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”, and “Flatliners”. She’d star as Clem in the CBS comedy series “Fam”, set to premiere in 2019.
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (Native Name – Николина Константинова Добрева)
Ninche, Ninja, Looch, French Kote, Neens, Dee, Trouble, DoeDoe, Unicorn, Almond
Birthday / Date of Birth
Nina Dobrev was born on January 9, 1989 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
She’s currently 29 years old.
Her ancestry is Bulgarian.
Nina Dobrev was educated at J. B. Tyrrell Sr. Public School in Scarborough, Canada. Then, she attended Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough, Ontario and Ryerson University, Toronto, majoring in sociology. But she didn’t complete graduation due to her passion for acting.
- Father – Konstantin Dobrev (Computer Specialist)
- Mother – Mihaela Dobreva (née Radeva) (Artist)
- Siblings – Aleksandar Dobrev (Older Brother)
- In feet – 5 feet 6½ inches
- In centimeters – 169 cm
- In meters – 1.69 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 123 lbs
- Measurements – 33-23-35
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 23 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 30C
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 4 (US).
Nina Dobrev made her acting debut in 2006 starring as Monica in the Canadian film “Away from Her”.
She earned her first acting credits as Young Frannie McKenzie in the 2006 television film, “Playing House”.
Dobrev’s first major acting role was as Mia Jones on the teen drama television series “Degrassi: The Next Generation”.
Nina Dobrev’s starring roles in television series “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and “The Vampire Diaries” received critical acclaim as well as earned her several awards.
Nina Dobrev Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Craig Kielburger
- Favorite Actresses – Meryl Streep, Rachel McAdams
- Favorite TV Programs – Grey’s Anatomy (2005), True Blood (2008), House (2004-2012), Gossip Girl (2007), So You Think You Can Dance (2005), Heroes (2006-2010), Nip / Tuck (2003-2010)
Favorite Movies – The Notebook (2004), Knocked Up (2007), Juno (2007), Transformers (2007), Schindler’s List (1993)
- Favorite Books – “The Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold, “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho, “Fugitive Pieces” by Anne Michaels
- Favorite Beauty Products – Philosophy’s When Hope Is Not Enough, Jan Marini Factor-A Eyes for Dark Circles
- Favorite Food – Chocolate
Nina Dobrev Net worth
Nina Dobrev has a net worth of $10 million. Nina made her fortune by appearing in television and films. She owns a Audi S4 Cabriolet convertible and a Mercedes Benz E 350.
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Nina Dobrev Facts
Though she was born in Bulgaria, her parents immigrated to Canada when she was two years old.
She learned ballet and jazz as well as competed in rhythmic gymnastics in her youth.
Nina studied acting at Armstrong Acting Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
She enjoys playing Rock Band and engages in water sports including swimming, windsurfing, wake boarding and scuba diving.
Nina was ranked at #44 in FHM Australia’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” list in 2011.
She is fluent in English, French and Bulgarian.
She is a huge fan of the “Harry Potter” series, by J.K. Rowling.
She has two pets, a dog and a cat named Miss Linx.
In 2014, she won the mtvU fandom Ship of the Year award with Ian Somerhalder.
She made a cameo appearance in Drake’s music video “I’m Upset” in 2018.