Prepare for a supernatural wedding. “The Originals” star Joseph Morgan is engaged – to “Vampire Diaries” actress Persia White!
Fans of the “Vampire Diaries” and its spinoff show “The Originals” are very familiar with Joseph Morgan. The actor plays Klaus, a villain and original hybrid who first showed up in Mystic Falls. His character was such a hit that The CW launched a spinoff, “The Originals,” which followed Klaus and his family of original vampires as they try to take back the city of New Orleans.
While on set at “The Vampire Diaries,” Morgan met Persia White – who played Bonnie’s witch mom turned vampire. The pair hit it off, and according to Wet Paint is now engaged.
— Joseph Morgan (@JosephMorgan) December 31, 2013
“We really appreciate those of you who have supported our wild, creative, passionate and unlikely relationship,” the couple said in a statement. “We have found a rare and precious thing; true love. We wish you all the same.”
Joseph Morgan and Persia White’s relationship became known at the 2013 Upfronts last May when they were photographed holding hands. The pair kept quiet about their romance, but Morgan did boast about their relationship in September, telling Huffpost Live that she’s “great” and that he’s “very happy.”
Morgan took to Twitter to address his engagement, posting: “Thanks for all the love.” His fiancé retweeted his message.
Joseph Morgan and Persia White aren’t the only ones to find love on “the Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals.” The following stars also dated:
-Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder: The pair, who play Elena and Damon on “The Vampire Diaries,” dated from 2011 to 2013.
-Paul Wesley and Torrey DeVitto: Stefan’s Paul Wesley married Dr. Fell’s Torrey DeVitto in 2011. They finalized their divorce in December 2013.
-Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin: Since his divorce, Paul Wesley has been linked to “The Originals” star Phoebe Tonkin. She first appeared on “The Vampire Diaries” as werewolf Hayley before making the move to the spinoff.
-Candice Accola and Zach Roerig: Like their characters Caroline and Matt, Candice Accola and Zach Roerig dated in real life. They split and Accola is now engaged to “The Fray’s” Joseph King.