Welcome back to Humor Nation. The Vampire Diaries aired eight seasons from 2009 to 2017, the show centered on the not so innocent residents of the Mystic Falls who suddenly find their lives overwhelmed with Supernatural creatures. While horror and drama were the the central themes, but another important theme that resonated throughout the eight seasons of the show is love and romantic relationships. The fans were heavily invested in the romantic relationships between the characters. The fans passionately promoted their favorite ships on the internet which even influenced the storytelling as the writers have been observant about the preferences of the fans. While the fans weren’t only interested in the on-screen romances, but they also remained quite informed about the real life romances of their beloved TVD characters.
So Take A Look At 6 Vampire Diaries Couples Which Dated In The Real Life
6. PAUL WESLEY & TORREY DEVITO
Torrey DeVitto played the role of Dr. Meredith Fell in the Vampire Diaries. She was a potential love interest of Alaric Saltzman, but the writers dropped the storyline. The couple started dating on the sets of the the Killer Movie and ended up marrying in 2011. However, their marriage came to an end in 2013 only after two years. They remained good friends even after their separation. While Paul would start seeing his fellow co-star Phoebe Tonkin whereas Devitto would get into several relationships with famous artists such as Rick Glassman, Artem Chigvinstev, Jesse Lee Soffer, and Will Estes. There are rumors that Paul was involved with Phoebe before he separated from his then married wife Torrey.
5. CANDICE KING & ZOE ROERIG
In TVD, after Elena and Matt separated, Caroline Forbes started dating Matt Donovan. Little did everyone know that this on-screen romance soon translated into a real life romance. Even though the on-screen romance didn’t last long as Caroline would move to Tyler. Similarly, Candice and Zoe started dating in 2011 and by mid 2012, their relationship was already over. Candice was also linked to Steve R. McQueen who played Jeremy Gilbert. She would be eventually married to Joe King, the lead guitarist of the band ‘The Fray’. It was Nina Dobrev who introduced Candice to Joe at a Super Bowl Event. The couple welcomed their first daughter named Florence in 2016 and a second daughter Josephine followed in 2020. Whereas Roerig’s personal life faced numerous adversities. After his wife Alanna Turner was arrested and pleaded guilty, the actor filed a petition for the custody of her 2-year daughter in 2013.
4. PAUL WESLEY & PHOEBE TONKIN
Phoebe Tonkin rose to fame with the hit fantasy show ‘H20: Just Add Water’. She played the lead role along with TVD fame Claire Holt. She appeared in numerous other shows before making her TVD debut as Hayley. While Hayley’s relationship has been nothing short of complicated in the TVD Universe. She had a baby with Klaus, dated Elijah, and married Jackson. Her real life is no different. She began dating her TVD co-star Paul Wesley in 2013. The couple dated for four years before they decided to split ways in 2017. Paul would go on to be married to the actress Ines de Ramon in 2019. Phoebe would go on to date the actor and musician Alex Greenwald who was engaged to the Marvel actress Brie Larson. The couple made their relationship official in 2020 after posting a pic of themselves kissing on the Instagram.