The Vampire Diaries star is so passionate about giving back that he has his foundation called the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. The goal of it is to advance science to promote the conservation of natural resources. The organization is also all about protecting animals. This year he made headlines for speaking out against the ivory trade. According to Ian, if people could make that connection the physical connection of this beautiful, intelligent animal they would feel differently about when they think about taking this task and what it means to kill these magnificent creatures. Not only is the actor incredibly hot but even has a beautiful heart.