The writers of the show had originally wanted to make the sibling's surnames 'Whitmore,' however, they decided to stick to the books and leave Salvatore
Supernatural abilities aren’t all they can brag about! Nina Dobrev can speak Bulgarian and French, Paul Wesley can speak Polish and Kat Graham knows Spanish, French and Hebrew.
Somerhalder auditioned for the role of Jason Stackhouse, a big hit on HBO, he ended up not getting it obviously...
All episode titles in Season 6 are named after 90s songs. That makes sense considering that’s where Bonnie and Damon got trapped.
James Van Der Beek (aka Dawson Leery) could have played the role of Alaric.
Delena was real! Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev dated from 2011 until 2013
Candace plays Caroline who has gone from Matt to Klaus to Tyler but in real life she’s dated Steven McQueen and Zach Roerig
The network originally wanted to cast Ashlee Simpson as Elena Gilbert
Taylor Kinney who plays Mason Lockwood is engaged to pop superstar Lady Gaga