Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978) is an American actor, who became a household name starring as Alaric Saltzman on The Vampire Diaries. Davis made his acting debut with a minor role in a war drama film and got a breakthrough after playing Warner Huntington III opposite Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde (2001).
Where is Matthew Davis now?
Later, he got to share the screen space with Kate Bosworth in Blue Crush (2002) and with Kristanna Loken in BloodRayne (2005). The role of Alaric Saltzman in The CW’s fantasy drama, The Vampire Diaries, propelled him to mainstream fame. He played the main role on TVD in first three seasons but had a recurring role in season 4 and guest appearance in season 5. He returned as a series regular in season 6. In 2013, he starred as Jeff Sefton in a short-lived TV series, Cult and had a recurring role as swing shift CSI Sean Yeager in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Additionally, he has also starred in TV series, What About Brian, and several hit movies, including Pearl Harbor, Blue Crush, S. Darko and Waiting for Forever.
Legacies premiered on October 25, 2018, bringing a slew of new characters and a handful of familiar faces once again in Mystic Falls. The series is the spin-off of The Originals (Oct. 2013 to Aug. 2018), which itself is a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries. Matt, who had made guest appearances in the season 4 and 5 of The Originals, is leading Legacies as the human headmaster of the Salvatore School.
Personal life and Net worth
He was shortly married to actress Leelee Sobieski from 2008 to 2009. The couple starred together in a romantic comedy, Finding Bliss (2009). He was engaged to Miss Georgia USA 2013, Brittany Sharp, in 2016. They made their engagement official sharing pics on Instagram, but called it off after a short time.
He is currently dating Kiley Casciano, an aspiring actress from Atlanta, who has made guest appearances in NCIS: New Orleans, Ozark, 24: Legacy and Nappily Ever After. She is currently teaching yoga classes following serious car crash in April 2017. From his career spanning nearly two decades, he has accumulated a net worth of approximately $2 million.