If you love watching super-natural series, then you might have overlooked the famous series “The Vampire Diaries.” Talking about the series TVD, did you know David Alpay played professor Atticus Shane? David Alpay is a well-known Canadian actor, musician, and producer. The actor is best recognized as Mark Smeaton in The Tudors. In the TV series The Vampire Diaries, he plays Professor Atticus Shane.

David Alpay is a professional Actor, Musician, and Producer of a Canadian Nationality. This 40-year-old actor has been involved in the film industry for about two decades. He is a member of the 41-year-old group of famous actors.

Quick Facts 
Birth DateOctober 6, 1980
Birth PlaceToronto, Ontario
Marital StatusUnmarried
Height5 feet and 10 inches
Weight62kg (136lbs)
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark brown
Net Worth$1 Million - $5 Million

Early Life

David Alpay was born on October 6, 1980, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Though born in Toronto, the actor grew up in North York, Ontario. David holds an American nationality and has white ethnicity. October-born actor has the star sign of Libra. Alpay attended Earl Haig Secondary School and graduated from Toronto with a History of Medicine degree. He turned 40 years old on October 6, 2020.


David began his acting career in 2002 with Ararat, in which he played Raffi and was nominated for a Genie Award. After his first film, he appeared in a few TV shows, including Wild Card, Slings, Arrows, and Kevin Hill. After this, for a few years, he took a break to continue his education.

Then, in 2006, he made a comeback in the industry, starring alongside Robin Williams in the film “Man of the Year.” His other appearance includes Chuck in Closing the Ring, Mark in Inconceivable, The Mistletoe Inn, The Lottery and others. Likewise, his role as Mark Smeaton in The Tudors became highly appreciated. Another well-known television role of David was playing Professor Atticus Shane on the television series “The Vampire Diaries” in the fourth season of 2012.

Personal Life

With Alpay’s growing stardom, his fans are becoming more and more curious to know about his dating life and relationship status. First, however, let’s look at David’s Instagram and other social media accounts. We can see that he prefers to keep his personal life private and only occasionally shares photographs of his life.

He does, however, spend time with his friends and family. He also takes his family on vacation and spends quality time with his parents. Also, he focuses on his work life. The actor may soon disclose his relationship status; however, presently, he seems to be single.

Though Alpay is not dating anyone, he has shared a picture with Sara Canning on his Instagram. Sara is a Canadian actor best known for her role as Jenna Sommers in TVD. So, David and Sara were co-actors infamous TV series “The Vampire Diaries.” Both of them never confirmed their relationship though many of their fans thought them to be a couple.

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David Alpay and Rachel Boston

Alpay and Boston had an on-screen romance in the 2015 film Ice Sculpture Christmas. Boston is a 39-year-old actress from the United States. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on May 9, 1982. She is well-known for her character in the American dream. Though there have been rumors that the two are dating in real life, we cannot confirm or deny this.


Talking about social media, David Alpay seems to be active on Instagram and Twitter. He has 12.9k followers on Instagram with 58 posts and has 10k followers on Twitter with 2034 Tweets. He also seems to be active in a cameo, according to his tweets.

Net Worth

David has worked in the film industry as an actor, musician, and producer for nearly two decades. As a result, Alpay has gained a lot of fame and fortune. David has gone through many struggles in his career to reach the top, and the love and affection he receives from fans still have a long way to go.

However, with the love and support of fans, David can earn millions of income from his works. His net worth is estimated to be $1 Million – $5 Million in 2021. 

Physical Statistics

The actor David is a gorgeous man with a very sound physique. The 41-year-old actor is 1.77 meters tall, standing at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches. His bodyweight is around 62kg (136lbs). He has curly dark brown hair and black eyes.