Lucero Dobrev (b. 27 June 1975, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an argentinian actress, designer, model, producer, businesswoman and socialite. She is known for playing the role of Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries from 1992 until she quit the cast, in 1998.
She married actor Paul Wesley on 26 April 1996 and divorce on August 2005. They have six children together, who have been in the spotlight by modelling, acting or singing. In 2006, Lucero met Kellan Lutz, with whom she has three daughters and they are still together, although they are not married.
With more than 20 years in Hollywood, she has been awarded with more than 30 awards around the world.