Ian Somerhalder Profile
Birth Date: December 8, 1978
Birth Place: Covington, Louisiana, USA
Height: 5' 9"
Profession: Actor, Model
Claim To Fame: As Boone Carlyle in ABC's sci-fi drama 'Lost' (2004-2006)
Ian Joseph Somerhalder was born in Covington, Louisiana on December 08, 1978. His mother was a massage therapist and his father a building contractor. Ian has two siblings, a brother named Joshua and a sister named Robin. Joshua is a former professional cyclist and Robin is a broadcast journalist. At the age of thirteen his parents divorced and Ian stayed with his mother. He describes her as "spiritual" and was raised on Eastern medicine and organic foods. "I can't eat fast food," he says. "I haven't eaten McDonald's in 10 years. I eat fish every day."