Rochrig Zach is an American actor. He has millions of fans around the world thanks to the role of the kind and sympathetic guy Matt Donovan in the TV series The Vampire Diaries.
Zach Roerig was born in the small American town of Montpellier, Ohio, in February 1985, into a family with Polish and Irish roots, which has been making tombstones for several generations. Andrea's mother and Daniel's father worked for a monument manufacturing firm owned by Zach's grandfather, and the boy was also involved in the family business.
At school, the child was seriously interested in football and wrestling and was one of those "popular" children, about whom teenage dramas are often filmed - handsome, athletic and responsive. 4 years after the birth of a son, a daughter, Emily, appeared in the Roerig family. Since childhood, Zach has a little astigmatism, and he constantly wears glasses outside of filming.
At the age of 16, the guy became interested in acting, and he signed a contract with the local modeling agency Stone Model & Talent Agenc - only because there were theater courses. The artistic teenager was willingly involved in all sorts of advertising campaigns, his face began to be recognized on the streets, the guy had fans, but Zach understood that in a small town his opportunities were severely limited.
After leaving school, Zach left for New York because he dreamed of appearing on the screen. But even there it all started with the modeling business - the guy signed a contract with Ford Models, for which he advertised sportswear. He continued to receive an acting education and signed up for movie auditions.
Soon, in 2004, he successfully made his debut in the TV series Law & Order, playing a small role, gaining invaluable experience and acquiring useful contacts. His photogenicity came with an acting talent, and Zach was offered a permanent contract to appear on the show.
Soon he played several roles in films and TV series, and in 2009 he was invited to play the role of one of the main characters in the cult TV series "The Vampire Diaries" and became famous. To date, he starred in "Legacy", a spin-off of "The Diaries", embodying the same Matt on the screen. On account of Zach more than 14 works in cinema and he takes part in the creation of commercials.
Since 2009, Zach has been dating Alana Turner, who gave birth to his daughter in early 2011. But soon the couple broke up without formalizing their relationship. At first, the girl stayed with her mother, but she was constantly brought to trial for minor and major offenses, and soon, in 2013, she ended up in jail. Rochrig issued sole custody of his daughter and bought a house in Atlanta, where he lives with the baby.
The next chosen one of the actor was Candice Accola, a partner at work in "Diaries", but their relationship lasted only about a year. And then Natalie Kelly, an actress, sultry Peruvian from Australia, entered Zach's life. But in 2017, they broke up. Recently, Rochrig is often seen in the company of singer, model and actress Amanda Seyfried, but the couple denies a romantic relationship, claiming that they are just friends.