Who is Dominic Sherwood?

British actor and model Dominic Anthony Sherwood was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, on 6 February 1990, making Aquarius his zodiac sign. He has only 14 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Christian Ozera in the 2014 action comedy movie “Vampire Academy”, which starred Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry, and was directed by Mark Waters. It follows the life of Dhampir Rose Hathaway, who’s half-vampire half-human, and the film was nominated for two awards.

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Education and early life

Dominic was raised alongside his brother and three sisters in Tunbridge Wells, by their parents about whom Dominic’s yet to speak in public, because he respects their privacy; it’s believed that his father’s the owner of an antiques store, and his mother a high school teacher. He’s suffering from sectoral heterochromia, different colored eyes.

Dominic was interested in both acting and singing while attending Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone, Kent and appeared in a number of school plays. He matriculated in 2008, and in the same year founded the band Tamarin Sky together with his best friends.

Dominic continued his education at a college, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in drama in 2011; he then spent half a year working in Kenya prior to moving to London, England and focusing on acting.

Roles in TV series

Dominic’s debut TV series role was playing Jack Simmons in 11 episodes of the short drama “The Cut”, which starred Lara Goodison and Dermot Martin, and was created by Geoffrey Goodwin and Al Smith. It follows sisters Toni and Olive as they’re running a café together, and the series aired its 40 episodes in 2009 and 2010.

Dominic portrayed Tom in the 2011 episode “Cherylistic” of the family comedy “Sadie J”, and the year 2013 saw him play Louis in an episode of the fantasy mystery mini-series “Mayday”; he was then cast to appear as James in the 2016 episode “Crazy Train” of the romantic comedy “Modern Family”.

From 2016 through 2019, Dominic starred as Jace Wayland in all 55 episodes of the action fantasy “Shadowhunters”, which also starred Katherine McNamara and Alberto Rosende, and was created by Ed Decter. It follows Clary who’s become a demon hunter now that her mother’s died, and the series won 13 of its 36 award nominations.

In 2020, Dominic starred as Kurt in all 10 episodes of the crime fantasy “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels”, which also starred Natalie Dormer and Daniel Zovatto, and was created by John Logan. Set in 1938 in Los Angeles, California the series follows detectives Lewis Michener and Tiago Vega as they’re investigating a murder, and it was nominated for two awards.

Most recently, in 2022, Dominic played the lead character Jeff Murphy in all 10 episodes of the drama “Partner Track”, which starred Arden Cho and Alexandra Turshen, and was created by Georgia Lee. It follows the life of a young lawyer.

Roles in movies

Dominic’s debut film role was playing Mick in the 2012 drama “Not Fade Away”, which starred John Magaro and Jack Huston, and was written and directed by David Chase. Set in the 1960s New Jersey, the film follows a group of friends who’ve founded a rock ‘n’ roll band, and it won three of its six award nominations.

Dominic was featured in the 2015 music video “Style” by Taylor Swift, and the following year saw him play James Herrick in the action crime adventure “Billionaire Ransom”, which starred Jeremy Sumpter and Phoebe Tonkin, and was directed by Jim Gillespie; it follows a group of students whose campus has been taken hostage by a team of criminals.

The year 2017 saw Dominic appear in both the short crime drama “The Rat” and the fantasy horror thriller “Don’t Sleep”.

His only other film role has been playing the lead character Mason Pollard in the 2022 action crime thriller “Eraser: Reborn”, which also starred Jacky Lai and McKinley Belcher III, and was directed by John Pogue. It follows US Marshal Mason Pollard, who’s an expert in faking deaths of witnesses.

Other credits

Some of Dominic’s talk-show appearances have been in “That’s My Entertainment”, “Abnormallyadam” and “Sidewalks Entertainment”.

Awards and nominations

Dominic was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi in 2018 and 2019, both for his performance in “Shadowhunters”.

Love life and relationships

Dominic rarely speaks about his love life in public, but has still allowed his fans a glimpse into it. He and American actress and singer Sarah Hyland began dating in 2014, after having met on the set of the movie “Vampire Academy”; they announced in public that they were together in January 2015, but broke up in 2017.

Not long after their break-up, Sarah began dating American businessman and TV personality Wells Adams, who starred in the reality TV show “The Bachelor”; in February 2018, Dominic began dating South African model Niamh Adkins, and he began seeing American actress Decker Sadowski in 2020.

There are no other women whom Dominic’s been with, that we know about; he’s in a relationship with Decker Sadowski as of July 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

There’s been some controversy surrounding Dominic, as he greeted his fellow actor Matthew Daddario with a gay slur in November 2017; the two men starred alongside in the series “Shadowhunters”, and Dominic was heard using the slur in the background of a Facebook Live stream. He apologized in several videos on Instagram, but some people still wanted him gone from the show.

Dominic’s followed by over 2.7 million people on Instagram, and has posted close to 400 pictures and videos onto the network; most of these show him spending time with his girlfriend and closest friends.

Dominic’s a huge lover of animals, and has featured his pet dog in some of his Instagram pictures and videos.

He loves winter, as he enjoys building a snowman and wearing warm clothes.

Robert De Niro is one of Dominic’s favorite actors, and some of his favorite movies include “Taxi Driver”, “The Intern” and “The Irishman”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Dominic’s age is 33. He has one blue and one brown eye, his hair’s brown and he’s 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall; he weighs around 170lbs (77kgs).

Dominic’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of July 2023.

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