Among all the actors who have made their name prominent, Zach Roerig definitely rules the list. He is known for his role as Casey Hughes in the series, As the World Turns, and Matt Donovan in The Vampire Diaries.
Zach Roerig was born on 22 February 1985 in Montpelier, Ohio. At the age of 33, he holds American nationality and stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters). He came from a family who owned Fackler Monuments that makes gravestones. His bio suggests that Zach has a younger sister named Emily, age 29.
For education, he attended Montpelier High School, where he was both a footballer and a wrestler.
Zach Roerig Career, Vampire Diaries & Net Worth
Naturally, being involved in the family business of making monuments, Zach was supposed to build his career in the market. However, he found that he was more suited to the entertainment industry. He played the role of Casey Hughes on As the World Turns and for a couple of years during which he garnered considerable praise from the audience.
After his departure from As the World Turns, the actor accepted a role on the soap, One Life to Live, as Hunter Atwood. He later made a few appearances on Friday Night Lights as Cash the cowboy. It was in the Vampire Diaries that he got the most significant role which he played in until 2017. He is more known for his role on Legacies alongside Peyton Alex Smith, Danielle Rose Russel, Aria Shahghasemi, Kaylee Bryant, and Quincy Fouse.
Apart from the television series, he also made a good number of roles in movies like Flutter Kick including Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Dear Me, Official Selection, Lost Shoes, The Year of Spectacular Men, and The Last Full Measure.
After gaining popularity through Vampire Diaries, he has made a fortune in the acting field. He has had his share of fun in the sun of fame lights as he carries a net worth of $4 million. Aside from fortune, Zach has also gained several female fans who don't miss a single chance to fawn over his shirtless pictures.
Daughter, Wife / Girlfriend
Despite being the handsome heartthrob, Zach does not carry a long dating history. The first girlfriend he publicly introduced was a woman who went by the name, Alanna Turner. The two had a beautiful daughter in January 2011. However, the relationship did not last long, with talks of Alanna being sent to federal prison.
Zach filed legal papers in Georgia demanding that for full custody of his daughter as his then-girlfriend was imprisoned after pleading guilty to various fraud. In 2013, he won the care of his daughter, and the court documents revealed that he had the power to make future decisions for his daughter.
Zach Roerig enjoys the view with his daughter on 6 August 2018 (Photo: Zach Roerig's Instagram)
The next woman he got involved with was Nathalie Kelley, whom he started dating during the shooting of final season of Vampire Diaries. His girlfriend Nathalie shared a good relationship with his daughter. But, his relationship ship sunk very quickly.
Nathalie was quick to move on and find another love. She got married to Jordan Burrows in early 2018.
Zach, on the other hand, is not looking forward to introducing his possible wife to the public any time soon. His dating history has also put him far from any gay rumors.