In their roles on The Vampire Diaries, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were caught up in a complicated love triangle amid the supernatural world of Mystic Falls. Perhaps it was the intensity of the show, or the fact that danger breeds romance, but the two of them started a real life relationship that lasted 3 years. The couple dated from 2010 to 2013, and have stayed friends since their split. Here are 10 things you may have not known about Nina and Ian’s magical romance.
10. Budding Romance
After being cast mates for more than a year, Ian and Nina began spending a little more one-on-one time together. Near the end of 2010, the couple were spotted hanging out in Australia as they visited tourist sites like the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. They even captured a fun moment while they went snorkeling in the ocean.