He had a brief relationship with Tyler Barrol in the first season, with his new CFO, Padma Lahari, in the second season, and with Patrick Osbourne, Victoria's illegitimate son, in the third season.
Although Ashley has made it a priority to get closer to rich men and women, she and Nolan cannot tolerate each other; she sums up her opinion of him as a "perennial pain in the arse" while he calls her "fun police".
After learning that Charlotte is her half-sister, Emily chooses to protect her from her revenge against the Graysons, although she does use her to take Conrad down.
Nolan Ross is a computer genius and Emily's wealthy ally with a cocky attitude and poor social skills.
In "Two Graves", he is stabbed in the hand by White Gold but manages to stun her with a taser before she can kill him.
In the season 2 finale, Nolan – like David Clarke – is framed by the Initiative (a terrorist organization) for terrorist attacks and is arrested.
Their relationship develops to the point that in Season 3, Emily buys Nolan a new house and Nolan walks Emily down the aisle at her wedding.
Amanda Clarke is the daughter of David Clarke and Kara Clarke.Amanda returns to the Hamptons under a new identity, Emily Thorne, a wealthy socialite dedicated to charity work, to exact revenge on the people responsible for her father's death and wrongful conviction for terrorism.As a youth, she spent time in a juvenile detention center, unaware of her father's innocence until her release when Nolan Ross approaches her.Conrad Grayson is the current CEO of Grayson Global, as well as David Clarke's former boss.He is Victoria's husband and father of Daniel and Charlotte.Victoria and Conrad's marriage deteriorates steadily, and the couple begin divorce proceedings.