Nathaniel is an Australian actor from Sydney, who before was a television presenter on Channel Nine's late-night program The Mint and had a regular role on the BBC soap Out of the Blue (2008). He was also a co-host of the educational show Weather Ed, on the The Weather Channel. Buzolic attended the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney. His first break was hosting the Disney Channel's afternoon kids show, Studio Disney (2005). He has also appeared in All Saints (2003), Home and Away (2002) and an uncredited role in an episode of Water Rats (2001). Buzolic's first leading role in a film was in Offing David (2008). Previously, Nathaniel had other minor roles in My Greatest Day Ever (2007) and Road Rage (2007). In late 2011, he was asked to be cast as Kol Mikaelson in the show The Vampire Diaries. In July of 2015, it was confirmed that Buzolic will take a lead role of Jimmy Barnes in the show comedy series Significant Mother.
Nathaniel's family background is a mix of Croatian and German.
His mother is from Croatia, and he calls Croatia his homeland, saying "Hrvatska je moja domovina", basing on that, he may be speaking Croatian as well.
He auditioned at the beginning of the series and he was really close to getting the role of Stefan Salvatore, but was second and lost out to Paul Wesley.
He is a first-generation Australian having been born in Sydney.
His height is 6'1" (1.85 cm).
He began acting at the age of 15.
He has starred in a number of school productions.
He received a scholarship to attend the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney from 1998 to 2001.
He danced in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.
He was the school captain of De La Salle in 2001.
Nathaniel is a graduate of Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney Australia attending the school from 2001 to 2004.
In 2007, he completed a marketing degree at the University of Western Sydney.
He used to play competitive basketball for New South Wales.
He is a keen snowboarder.
His favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio.
His first break was hosting the Disney Channel's afternoon kid's show, Studio Disney.
His celebrity crush is Australian singer and actress Delta Goodrem.
He is a devout Christian and an avid supporter of the End It Movement, a fundraiser and organization that works towards ending all types of modern-day slavery in the world. Their primary focus is sexual slavery.
He can speak using multiple accents as seen in a recent Vampire Diaries convention.
His grandfather was tragically killed by Communists after the second World War.
Nathaniel shares his birthday with Sebastian Roché, who plays his on-screen father, Mikael.
He's one of five actors from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals who have appeared in Pretty Little Liars, the others are Claire Holt (Rebekah), Torrey Devitto (Meredith), Steven Krueger (Josh) and Rebecca Breeds (Aurora).