|Zach Roerig Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||February 22, 1985|
Zach Roerig is an American actor who is best known for portraying roles such as Matt Donovan on The Vampire Diaries, Casey Hughes on As the World Turns, and Hunter Atwood on One Life to Live. He has also appeared in numerous other TV shows and films such as Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Assassination of a High School President, The Year of Spectacular Men, Rings, The Last Full Measure, Field of Lost Shoes, Law & Order, Friday Night Lights, The Originals, God Friended Me, Legacies, The Gifted, and Dare Me.
Zachary George Roerig
Montpelier, Ohio, U.S.
Zach graduated from Montpelier High School, where he pursued football and wrestling.
He also attended the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cleveland, where he found his ex-talent manager while participating in the International Model and Talent Association.
- Father – Dan Roerig
- Mother – Andrea Roerig
- Siblings – Emily (Younger Sister)
- Others – George Nicholas Roerig (Paternal Grandfather), Agnes Frances Cuffe (Paternal Grandmother), Jack Wages Sr. (Maternal Grandfather), Sylvia Duckett (Maternal Grandmother)
Innovative Artists L.A. manages Zach Roerig.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
75 kg or 165 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Zach Roerig has dated –
- Alana Turner – Zach and Alana have a daughter who was born in January 2011. Their relationship came into limelight when Zach was sent a lawsuit in July 2013 for child support. Zach then filed for full custody of his daughter, when Alana was imprisoned.
- Kayla Ewell (2010)
- Candice Accola (2011–2012) – Candice was Zach’s co-star on the famous fictional series The Vampire Diaries and they started dating in 2011. The couple initially chose to remain mum about their relationship, but rumors flew when she addressed Zach as her ‘man’ on Twitter. The couple dated for a brief period and broke up in 2012.
- Nathalie Kelley (2016–Present) – The Peruvian beauty first met Zach on the sets of The Vampire Diaries in 2016. The cute couple first confirmed their relationship in November 2016, when they each shared cuddly photos together on their respective Instagram accounts.
Race / Ethnicity
Zach has German, Polish, English, and Irish ancestry.
- His blue eyes
- Zach’s voice, which is deep-toned and husky
Best Known For
- Playing the role of Casey Hughes in the drama series As the World Turns from 2005 to 2007 for a whopping total of 275 episodes.
- Portraying the character of Hunter Atwood on the ABC sitcom One Life to Live in 2007.
- Essaying the role of Matt Donovan in the supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries.
Zach made his theatrical film debut as teenage Joe in the drama film Tie a Yellow Ribbon in 2007.
First TV Show
Zach made his television show debut as a Rollerblade Messenger in the famous criminal drama series Law & Order in 2004.
To achieve that ripped schoolboy look in Vampire Diaries, he always kept dumbells even in his trailer to accomplish the pumped up and ripped look in all the shirtless scenes.
Zach Roerig Favorite Things
- TV Shows – Entourage, That 70’s Show and Seinfeld
- Chick Flick – The Notebook
- Web Site – www.cabelas.com
- Fast Food – In-N-Out Burger
Zach Roerig Facts
- He has astigmatism, and hence he wears glasses.
- After graduating from high school, Zach shifted to New York City to pursue an acting career.
- He initially auditioned for the part of Damon on Vampire Diaries.
- His friend circle consists of Amanda Seyfried.
- Before stardom, Zach used to help his father and grandfather by working alongside to make gravestones at Fackler Monuments.
- He purchased a home in Atlanta in 2013 after he filed for full custody of his daughter.
- On May 24, 2020, he was arrested for DUI in Montpelier, Ohio.
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