Ian Somerhalder won our hearts playing Damon Salvatore in The CW’s supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries. But did you know that while filming the Supernatural Show, the actor started a business that left him with 8-figure debt? Wishing to marry Nikki Reed on her birthday, Ian confided in the fact that she had saved him.
On Friday, the actor took to social media and shared his personal story saying he owed her health, life and sanity. Ian also revealed that Nikki had helped him out of his “terrible business situation” which had left him millions of dollars in debt.
Ian Somerhalder took to Instagram and, while wishing Nikki Reed a late happy birthday, wrote: “I owe you such gratitude for all of this.” He continued, “I never disclosed this publicly, but this woman worked selflessly for 2 years to get me out of a terrible work situation I found myself in. Before Nik and I got together, I started a business by turning TVD which was important to me.
Ian Somerhalder added: “I have invested a lot, I have given huge personal guarantees to the banks. However, due to the greed and fraud within this company and the fraudulent activities of our biggest client, not to mention the temporary collapse of the oil and gas industry – I found myself in a hole of eight. figures. It was horrible. A real nightmare day after day.
The Vampire Diaries alum added that he had to travel the world during those years and even went to the hospital four times to pay the massive six-figure monthly amount. Praising Nikki, the actor wrote: “This woman here decided she didn’t want to see her husband ruining his body / mind / spirit and hitched up his boots and went down into the trenches gathering a crew to get to the negotiation table to find a way out. She dedicated her life to getting me out of this mess and it almost killed her along the way.
Sharing his love and gratitude for wife Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder added, “I am where I am BECAUSE of this woman. Brothers Bond Bourbon (his whiskey label with The Vampre Diaries co-star Paul Wesley) is actually here today because of this woman. I was able to start my life over again thanks to this woman.
Ian Somerhalder, in his article, added that it had been “the most revealing and humiliating experience”. He said, “Painful as hell, but as a family SHE has helped us. It’s unreal. I owe him my health, my life and my sanity. Brothers Bond for me, is the physical representation, the manifestation of building a business designed to do good in the world by bringing people together and investing in our collective future to stop climate change and change the mental and physical health of this nation. and of this world. “
He concluded his loving note to Nikki Reed by wishing her and saying, “I honor this woman and appreciate her more than anyone I could ever imagine. Happy 33 you amazing one person angel. The light you radiate into our home and this planet is beyond inspiration. You are a superwoman. You have allowed me to live, to build my dreams and to start my life again. The world needs people like you. “
It was a really sweet note to your wife, Ian Somerhalder.
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