The Vampire Diaries: 10 Things Even Diehard Fans Don't Know About Damon Salvatore

The Vampire Diaries ended in 2017, but fans of the show still can't get enough of their favorite characters. One, in particular, continues to make women swoon, The Damon-Elena-Stefan love triangle remains one of the most epic of all time. The Vampire Diaries isn't just about love, it's also a story of forgiveness and redemption, and perhaps no other character on the show personifies this than Damon. A straight-up villain from the jump, Damon evolves into a loving and supportive brother, boyfriend and friend. He suffers plenty of setbacks which just makes the audience root for him more.

Ian Somerhalder, who played Damon for 8 seasons from 2009-2017, is starring in another show about vampires, Netflix's V Wars. But TVD fans will always associate Somerhalder with Damon: the guy who finally gets the girl. Here are 10 things even diehard fans don't know about Damon Salvatore.