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Ian Michael Nelson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ian Michael Nelson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth April 10, 1995
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Hazel

Ian Michael Nelson is an American actor who is best known for portraying roles such as Andy in There’s…Johnny!, Derek Hale in Teen Wolf, and Eric Palmer in The Judge. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as The Hunger Games, Medeas, Alone yet Not Alone, The Best of Me, The Boy Next Door, Summer Night, Freak Show, Paper Spiders, Criminal Minds, The Deleted, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and many more. His theatre credits include plays like Amahl and the Night Visitors, West Side Story, The Secret Garden, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Born Name

Ian Michael Nelson

Nick Name


Ian Nelson at the Man Down premiere in November 2016
Ian Nelson at the “Man Down” premiere in November 2016

Sun Sign


Born Place

North Carolina, United States




In 2011, Nelson got admission at the Forsyth Country Day School in Lewisville in the 10th grade. He stayed there for two years and left after completing 11th grade. He had to drop out to focus on his role in The Hunger Games movie series.

In 2016, he started going to a college.


Actor, singer, dancer


  • Father – Mark Nelson
  • Mother – Janie Nelson
  • Siblings – He has three siblings.


Ian is represented by –

  • 3 Arts Entertainment Group
  • William Morris Endeavor




Pop, rock






5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


67 kg or 148 lbs

Ian Nelson at The Judge premiere in October 2014
Ian Nelson at “The Judge” premiere in October 2014

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Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Hazel eyes

Ian Nelson at the Samsung Hope for Children Gala in September 2015
Ian Nelson at the Samsung Hope for Children Gala in September 2015



Best Known For

Playing the role of District 3 Tribute Boy in the 2012 film The Hunger Games and as young Derek Hale in the MTV television series Teen Wolf.

As a Singer

Ian is a trained singer and dancer who has shown his skills in the theater.

First Film

Ian debuted as District 3 tribute boy in the 2012 film The Hunger Games.

First TV Show

Nelson made his TV show debut as young Derek Hale in 2013 in the MTV teen horror drama Teen Wolf. He appeared in a total of 3 episodes until 2014.

Personal Trainer

Nelson regularly trains at the Masters Fitness gym in Salem, North Carolina. His workouts comprise of cardio sessions and weight lifting routine. Usually, he likes to workout in the morning but changes his routine according to work schedule.

He also likes to head out for hiking whenever his schedule permits. Plus, he likes to play basketball, which helps him loosen off work related stress as well as keep his body toned up.

Ian Nelson Favorite Things

  • Food – Anything cooked by his mother
  • PerformanceGene Wilder‘s role in the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

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Ian Nelson at The Best Of Me premiere in October 2014 in Los Angeles
Ian Nelson at “The Best Of Me” premiere in October 2014 in Los Angeles

Ian Nelson Facts

  1. Ian Nelson is an accomplished dancer, which has helped him get featured at least three times in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York City.
  2. He has expressed his desire to play professional basketball. He used to play the game in his college basketball team.
  3. Apart from basketball, he also excels in soccer, fencing, gymnastics, and swimming.
  4. He has taken classes on tap dancing, ballet, hip hop, and jazz.

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