It may be hard to believe, but Paul Wesley turned 38 years old on Monday, July. The actor was 27 years old when she was introduced as Stefan Salvatore in fan-favorite CW series The Vampire Diaries, which means it’s been almost 11 years since viewers were first acquainted with the mysterious town of Mystic Falls.
For those who forgot, the show — based on the book series of the same name by L. J. Smith — follows a vampire who returns to his Virginia hometown, which is filled with supernatural beings, and falls in love with a recently orphaned teenage girl. Other than Steven, the series also starred Nina Dobrev, Candice King, Steven R. McQueen, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham, Zach Roerig, Michael Trevino and Matt Davis.
What has the cast been up to since the show aired its final episode in 2017? Well, J-14 did some investigating and turns out they’ve all stayed in the spotlight, went on to have super successful acting careers and have grown up so much! Scroll through our gallery to uncover what the cast of The Vampire Diaries is up to now.
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