Nina Dobrev Celebrates a Birthday "Redo" as Boyfriend Shaun White Shares Adorable Pics

Nina Dobrev is celebrating her 31st birthday again as she turns 32 with her boyfriend of one year, Olympian Shaun White. Check out his tribute to her and look back at their relationship in pictures.

By Corinne Heller Jan 10, 2021 12:15 AMTags
Watch: Nina Dobrev & Shaun White Spark Romance Rumors

Nina Dobrev is celebrating her 31st birthday with a "redo" as she turns 32, but this time, she gets to celebrate it publicly with her new boyfriend, Shaun White.

The Vampire Diaries alum shared a throwback video from one of her childhood birthday parties on her Instagram page on Saturday, Jan. 9, writing, "Thank you you for the birthday wishes!!! older? yep. wiser? sure. just as childish? 100%. im so excited to be turning 31 (again) today! (because i think we can all agree 2020 didn't count, so I'll be taking a redo) 2021 better get its s--t together quick otherwise I'll still be my [sic] 31st birthday again next year too..."

The year 2020 was certainly not all bad for Dobrev: She started dating White soon after it started. The 34-year-old Olympic gold medalist and snowboarding champion paid tribute to his girlfriend on her 32nd birthday, sharing photos of the two dressed in brightly colored, '80s-style outfits and sunglasses, with him sporting bleached blond hair.

"Too bad we never have any fun together," he wrote. "Happy birthday baby!"

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Check out Dobrev and White's road to romance:

January 2020: Happy New Year...

Dobrev and White hit it off after they partied together with friends, including her Vampire Diaries co-stars Kayla Ewell and Candice Accola King, at the opening of the Bellagio Resort & Casino's new supper club The Mayfair in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve.

A year later, amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dobrev would share this photo of her and White at the bash, as well as a video of him lifting her up Dirty Dancing-style only to have them both topple into the snow. She wrote, "How we thought 2020 would go...how it actually went."

March 2020: Romantic Bike Ride

Dobrev and White spark romance rumors after they are spotted riding bikes together in Malibu, Calif. A source tells E! News that the two began to "ease into a relationship" after spending New Year's Eve together, adding that things "really accelerated" between the two after the coronavirus pandemic broke out.

"After spending weeks together during quarantine," the source says, "Nina and Shaun have made it clear to their friends that they are a serious couple."

May 2020: Snip Snip

The two make their relationship Instagram official when both share a photo of the actress trimming White's red hair. Most hair salons closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Under her post, Dobrev writes, "Adding to resume: hairdresser."

November 2020: Happy Thanksgiving

Dobrev and White celebrate Thanksgiving with his family, as seen in photos he posts on Instagram.

December 2020: Road Trip!

Judging from their Instagrams, Dobrev and White vacationed together in the Zion National Park area in Utah twice in 2020, in May and in December.

December 2020: Happy Holidays

The two spend the holidays together in December.

December 2020: "So In Love"

Just before New Year's Eve, another source tells E! News that the two "are genuinely so in love."

"They openly talk about their future together," the insider continued. "They're just super happy, and things are going really well with them."

January 2021: Happy Birthday, Nina... Again!

Dobrev celebrates a "redo" of her 31st birthday on her 32rd as White pays tribute to her with photos of the two sporting these looks.

October 2021: Check Mate

Alonside pal Adam DeVine, the couple dressed up as character from The Queen's Gambit for Halloween with Shaun going as as the iconic Beth Harmon and Nina channelling U.S. chess champion, Benny Watts.

January 2022: Snow Bunnies

Nina hit the slopes with her pro snowboarder love at Copper Mountain in Colorado.

February 2022: Wigging Out

Following Shaun's final Olympic appearance at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, Nina and friends celebrated the athlete's retirement at a party which included a Pixster photo booth where they all donned red wigs, similar to Shaun's  signature 'do from his early days.

April 2022: Flirty Festival

Shaun couldn't keep keep his hands off Nina during the last day of the second weekend of Coachella in Indio, Calif.

April 2022: Meet Me In Greece

Nina and Shaun found some time to take in the site of Athens, while Nina took a break from filming the action-thriller The Bricklayer in Thessaloniki, Greece.

May 2022: Red Carpet Debut

The couple finally went red carpet official at the Top Gun: Maverick film premiere in London.

May 2022: Red Hot Romance

Alongside her tux-clad boyfriend, Nina sizzled in a red Monot gown at the 28th annual amfAR Gala during the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

May 2022: Hearts Racing

The couple watched the qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco ahead of the big race at Circuit de Monaco. For the occasion, Nina looked ultra chic in a chalk-colored suiting ensemble by Smythe.

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