Dominic Sherwood - Updated Jul 2024

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Dominic Sherwood

Dominic Sherwood is an English actor and model. Dominic Sherwood became famous after his performance as Christian Ozera in the Teen fictional movie ‘Vampire Academy’. He later features in different movies and TV series such as Billionaire Ransom, The Cut, Mayday, and Shadowhunters.

Early Life and Childhood

Dominic Sherwood is an English actor, musician, and filmmaker (33 years) who was born on 6 February 1990, in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom. His full name is Dominic Anthony Sherwood.

His father’s name is Alfred Sherwood, and his mother’s name is Mary Summons. He has four siblings, three brothers, and one sister. Dominic’s religion is not known and he hasn’t been open about his belief.

Dominic Sherwood belongs to the English-Irish ethnicity and his birth sign is Aquarius.


Dominic studied at Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone. Then he attended several High schools before studying drama and theatre in Maidstone and Sevenoaks.

Dominic Sherwood – Body Measurements

Sherwood has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8m) and his weight is 82 kg (180.78 lbs). He has sectoral heterochromia so, he makes one of his eyes blue and another half blue and half brown and has brown hair color. He is a fit guy with a medium body size.

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Caption: Dominic Sherwood posing for a photo during a photo shoot (Source: Pinterest)

Professional Life

Dominic is a talented actor and model who has worked in many films and TV series. Some of the highlights of his acting career are as follows.

He started his acting career and made a debut in 2010 in the TV Series The Cut in the role of Jack Simmons. Later, he acted in different TV series as Sadie J in 2011, Mayday in 2013,

Shadowhunters in 2016–2019, Modern Family in 2016, and Penny Dreadful in 2019. One of the significant films he worked on was Not Fade Away in 2012  where he portrayed the role of Mick Jagger.

In 2014, he handled his first outstanding role in the horror sarcastic movie Vampire Academy, as Christian Ozera in light of Richelle Mead’s novel.

He became quite famous when he acted in a driving role in the music video of Taylor Swift for her solo Style in February 2015 co-starred with Kyle Newman. Then he also appeared in Billionaire Ransom in 2016, and Don’t Sleep Zach Bradford in 2017.

On 20 April 2015, he got the final for the role of Jace Herondale in the Freeform fantasy drama series Shadowhunters, an adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments book series.

He even co-starred alongside Ed Westwick and Jeremy Sumpter in the thriller film Billionaire Ransom and also appeared in the horror-thriller film Don’t Sleep with Drea de Matteo and Cary Elwes.

He has been featured in songs like “I Want You to Know” the Tchengiz song in 2013, “Style” in 2015 by Taylor Swift song, and “Au Revoir” in the song of Katie Welch in 2017.

Likewise, in 2020, he acted in the television show Penny Dreadful: City of Angels as a Recurring role Kurt.

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Caption: Dominic Sherwood captured during his shot on the Shadowhunters (Source: NewNowNext)


The multi-talented star has been nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor in the years 2018, and 2019 Awards for the TV show Shadowhunter. He could still win awards shortly.

Dominic Sherwood – Net Worth 2024

John has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He hasn’t spoken about his salary yet. However, his sources of income are from Acting in different Films and TV shows and featuring in different music videos.

Personal Life

A multi-talented actor is not in a state of mind to marry sooner. He has been in a relationship with Sarah Hyland since 2014. The two met each other on the set of “Vampire Academy”.

Later, in 2017 they broke up after three years of relationship. But they are still a good friend and haven’t revealed the reason for the breakup. Currently, he is dating an Instagram star, Niamh Adkins.

Moreover, he has sectoral heterochromia; one of his eyes is blue, whilst the other is half blue-half brown.


Dominic Sherwood was controversial for discriminating against gay people and later apologized on Instagram in 2017. The same year he was in a rumor about breaking up with his long-term girlfriend Sarah Hyland.

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Caption: Dominic Sherwood with Sarah Hyland (Source: Instagram)

Dominic Sherwood – Social Media

The multi-talented star @Jdomsherwood has more than 465k followers on Facebook, his Twitter has more than 570k followers.

Similarly, his Instagram account has more than 2.5 million followers. He is quite popular on Social media.