Love is in the air for Nina Dobrev! When it comes to her love, life the Vampire Diaries star is no stranger to the dating scene. In fact, the actress has been linked to some pretty famous faces over the years.
Currently, the former CW star is in a pretty serious relationship with Olympic athlete Shaun White. “They are genuinely so in love and are so cute together. It’s very sweet,” a source told E! News in December 2020 about their romance. “They’re just super happy, and things are going really well with them.” The insider noted that they also “openly talk about their future together.”
A separate source told Entertainment Tonight in January 2021 that the couple has “gotten more serious,” noting that “they’re both hysterical, active, like to have fun and go on adventures together and can have deep conversations too.”
Before Nina and Shaun first sparked dating rumors in February 2020, the Flatliners actress was romantically linked to Ian Somerhalder, Derek Hough, Liam Hemsworth, Austin Stowell, Glen Powell and Grant Mellon in the past.
As for her past relationship with TVD costar Ian, things between them weren’t awkward at all after calling it quits. In fact, former The Originals star Claire Holt told the “Not Skinny But Not Fat” podcast that the exes “kept it super professional.”
“It never got weird, like props to them,” the actress said in May 2021. “They did a great job at managing that. But it’s hard, like for a lot of people it’s really tough.”
Nina, for her part. also talked about the split in May 2015 while chatting with E! News. “I’ve said this before, that we didn’t break up because anything bad happened or because there wasn’t love or friendship,” the actress explained. “I love him and the friendship is still strong and I think he’s great and I care about him. And that didn’t change. Yes, we’re professional and that’s fine. We were friends long before we dated and we still are now.”
While chatting about her romantic interests with Cosmopolitan in 2013, Nina revealed exactly what she looks for in a man. “A lot of what attracts me is a guy’s mind and humor and talent,” she said at the time. “A man in a suit looking put together and dapper is very attractive, but I also kind of like the I-just-rolled-out-of-bed, a-little-bit-of-scruff, effortless, not-trying-hard-but-still-sexy guy.”
Throughout her time in the spotlight, Nina seemed to have found these qualities in a few different men! Scroll through our gallery for a full breakdown of her dating history.
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