He's commendably doing what he can to help make the world a better place, and Ian Somerhalder spent Saturday night (April) playing host at The Influence Affair party in Bel Air, California.
Joined by his lovely co-star girlfriend Nina Dobrev, the Damon Salvatore stud suited up for the benefit raising funds for The Ian Somerhalder Foundation - which is his namesake organization focused on crusading for a greener future.
Taking a break from work on their hit television show, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were arm-in-arm at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival grounds in Palm Springs, CA on Saturday (April 14).
The "Vampire Diaries" co-star couple enjoyed a relaxing afternoon at Burton Snowboards Pool Party and BBQ at Ace Hotel while joining fellow star revelers including actress Michelle Trachtenberg and model/actress Dree Hemingway.
When Ian Somerhalder isn't acting, he's busy fighting for creatures that need protection. And now the hearrtthrob has been honored for raising awareness on animal rights issues during the Genesis Awards in Beverly Hills on Saturday (March 24).
While working the Beverly Hilton red carpet, the "Vampire Diaries" star cuddled up to the famous dog from "The Artist," Uggie, as he also showed off the plaque he received after being named as the Wyler award honoree.
Joining together to promote their hit show, the stars of "The Vampire Diaries" took over the spotlight at PaleyFest 2012 in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday (March 10).
Held at The Saban Theatre, castmates including Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley partook in the event which "celebrates television's rich and diverse programming and the creative process behind the medium."