Full Name/Real Name: Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva
Date of Birth: January 9, 1989
Age: 30 years
Place of Birth: Bulgaria
State of Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
School Attended : Armstrong Acting Studios ,Toronto
Occupation: Canadian actress
Year Active: 2006 – present
Early, Educational, Family and Career Life
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989), known professionally as Nina Dobrev (/ˈdoʊbrɛf/), is a Canadian actress. She was born in Bulgaria but immigrated with her family to Canada at age two and grew up in Toronto. She has an older brother, Aleksandar Dobrev. Her father, Konstantin Dobrev, is a computer specialist and her mother, Mihaela Dobreva (née Radeva), is an artist.
Nina Dobrev attended Vradenburg Junior Public School and J. B. Tyrrell Sr. Public School, where she started ballet and jazz classes and competed in rhythmic gymnastics. She took acting classes at Armstrong Acting Studios in Toronto. Dobrev subsequently attended the arts program at Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough until her graduating year.
Dobrev entered post-secondary studies at Ryerson University in Toronto, majoring in Sociology, though her pursuit of an acting career prevented her from graduating. She attended the Ryerson University where she studied sociology, but left early to pursue her acting career. Dobrev currently lives in Los Angeles.
Her first acting role was as Mia Jones in the drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She later became widely known for portraying Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce, along with two other characters on The CW’s supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries.
She has appeared in several feature films, including the 2012 coming-of-age drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the 2014 action comedy Let’s Be Cops, the 2015 horror comedy The Final Girls, the 2017 action thriller XXX: Return of Xander Cage, and the 2017 science-fiction drama Flatliners.
Nina Dobrev speaks English, French and Bulgarian fluently. While filming The Vampire Diaries, Dobrev lived in Atlanta, but relocated to Los Angeles after leaving the series in 2015.
Nina Dobrev Films
- 2006 Repo!
- 2007 Away from Her
- How She Move Tall Girl in Bathroom
- Fugitive Pieces
- 2008 Mookie’s Law
- 2009 You Got That Light Girl
- 2011 The Roommate
- 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
- 2014 Let’s Be Cops
- 2015 The Final Girls
- 2017 XXX: Return of Xander Cage
- Crash Pad
- 2018 Dog Days
- 2018 Then Came You
- 2019 Run This Town
- TBA Lucky Day