Zach Roerig

Zachary George Roerig is an American actor, known for his roles as Casey Hughes on As the World TurnsHunter Atwood on One Life to Live and Matt Donovan on The Vampire Diaries.

Date of birth

He was born on February 22, 1985.


Roerig was born in Montpelier, Ohio, to Andrea (b. 1963-2020) and Daniel Roerig (1961-2007). He has a younger sister, Emily, who was born in 1989.

Early life

While he was growing up, Roerig worked for his father and grandfather at Fackler Monuments making gravestones.


Roerig attended the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cleveland and went on to participate in the International Modeling and Talent Association where he signed with his late talent manager. He graduated from Montpelier High School where he was both a football player and a wrestler. 

Love life 

He welcomed a daughter in 2011 with his ex Alanna Turner and sought full custody of her in 2013. He dated his Vampire Diaries co-star Nathalie Kelley.

Net worth

Not yet established.


Roerig played the role of Casey Hughes on As the World Turns from January 18, 2005 to May 2, 2007. Casey was the son of legacy couple Tom and Margo Hughes, and during his time, Casey was part of a popular couple with Alexandra Chando.

After his departure, Roerig accepted a role on the soap One Life to Live, as Hunter Atwood. He departed again later that year.

Roerig then made a few appearances on Friday Night Lights as Cash the cowboy. From 2009 to 2017, he portrayed Matt Donovan in The Vampire Diaries.

He has made appearances on The Originals as his character, Matt Donovan, on Marvel's The Gifted as Pulse (Augustus), and on the big screen as Carter in Rings.

In 2019, Zach was seen playing young Ray Mott in The Last Full Measure film.

He also starred in Dare Me (2019) drama series as  Sarge Will Mosley.

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Zach Roerig
First Name Zach
Surname Roerig
Born 22nd February, 1985
Home City Montpelier, Ohio, U.S.
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