Since its premiere in 2009, The Vampire Diaries has become one of the most popular supernatural teen dramas on television, meaning a jump in Hollywood status and bank accounts for the show’s stars. Over the course of seven seasons, The Vampire Diaries has seen the largest audience for any season premiere in the history of the CW network, and has developed into a riveting and intriguing show, collecting a strong and loyal fanbase along the way.
9. Matthew Davis
Estimated Net Worth: $2 Million. Actor Matthew Davis had been in quite a few big name projects before he joined the cast of The Vampire Diaries as Alaric Saltzman. Most well recognize Davis from his role in 2001’s Legally Blonde as Reese Witherspoon’s initial love interest, Warner. He also starred in the 2002 romantic comedy Blue Crush alongside Kate Bosworth as an NFL player who falls in love with her character while in Hawaii for the Pro Bowl. In recent years, he has focused mostly on television acting, appearing in What About Brian, Damages and Cult, and is sitting comfortably on a net worth of $2 million, thanks in large part to his Vampire Diaries role.