Unlike many celebrities who post their lavish lifestyle on social media platforms for their fans to see, the case is different with Alexander Dobrev, the elder brother of the famous actress Nina Dobrev who is living a modest life despite being related to a celebrity sister and doing well for himself.
Nina is an actress, model, and singer popularly known for featuring in the CW’s supernatural drama series, The Vampire Diaries playing Katherine Pierce and Elena Gilbert. Over the years she has garnered a lot of fans with her films, especially The Vampire Diaries series for her skill and versatility.
Since Alexander shares the same surname as Nina Dobrev, many people are interested in knowing more about him and the relationship between him and the famous actress Nina. Alexander is a cinematographer who works in the camera and electrical department and is also a stuntman.
Alexander Dobrev is the elder brother of celebrity star, Nina Dobrev. The two siblings seem very close judging by Nina’s pictures on her social media pages. Alexander seems to be enjoying his life out of the limelight with a career in cinematography.
Read on for more details about the celebrity sibling even though there is very scanty information about him online, we have been able to gather some for your perusal.
Alexander Dobrev Early Life
Alexander Dobrev was born in 1984 to Konstantina, a computer hardware guru, and Michaela Dobrev (née Radeva), an artist in Sofia, Bulgaria. His exact birth month and date are unknown. He holds an American nationality and his Ethnicity is Bulgarian-Canadian. His Zodiac sign is said to be Aries, implying that he was either born in late March or early to middle April.
Alexander’s whole family relocated to Canada after their home country’s Communist regime began to collapse and experienced political instability. However, his parents manage to raise him and his sister, Nina in their new home. At a very young age, Alexander became very interested in sports, focusing mostly on soccer during his high school days.
Much hasn’t been revealed about his early life or educational background like his sister. It’s known that his sister attended Vradenburg Junior and J.B. Tyrrell Sr. Public Schools. It’s possible Alexander also attended the same schools. In 2002, Alex matriculated and it’s said that he attended College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006. Alexander spent a lot of time with his younger sister Nina when he was young.
When Nina was still a teenager, most of Alexander’s friends wanted to go out with her, so he never wanted to mingle with his sister in his boy’s group. Although both Alexander and Nina are very close and they celebrate all the necessary family functions together as well. Nina also flew Alexander down from Canada to celebrate his birthday in 2015 her film’s premiere.
Alexander Dobrev Age
Alexander’s exact birth date and month have not been revealed, all we know is that was born in the year 1984 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Alexander Dobrev will be 38 years old as of 2022.
Alexander Dobrev Height
Alexander Dobrev stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches equivalent to 175cm, 1.75m. He appears to be quite tall in his recent photos.
Alexander Dobrev Weight
Alexander Dobrev has a moderate weight of about 70kg equivalent to 155lbs in pounds. Although details regarding his other body measurements are currently not available to the media. Alexander Dobrev has short dark brown hair and a pair of brown eyes.
Alexander Dobrev Career
Alexander made his debut with the 2017 short sports drama, “Run”, written and directed by Krasimir Kalushev which featured Kaloyan Lalov, Aladin Aliibrahim, and Keti Raykova. Alex has also worked as a cinematographer on six movies. The movie, “Run” centers around a boy, Kalovay who has been given a new pair of sneakers for an upcoming race, but these have now been stolen by an orphan.
In 2017, Alexander worked on a short documentary drama “Septemvri”, which follows Yuliya Stoyanova, the coach of the eponymous girls’ basketball team. Alexander also worked as a stuntman, driver, and assistant cameraman, on the short comedy movie “American Dream” in 2017.
He worked on both the short documentary drama “The Dreamer” and a short comedy drama “Father” in 2018. Alexander was the cinematographer of the music video “Pavel Kovel & Icaka: There’s No Lie” in 2019.
He worked on the short drama, “Life” in 2020, written and directed by Krasimir Kalushev, which starred Boris Lukanov, Alexander Hadjiangelov, and Hristo Petkov. The short film follows the friendship between an old man Ivan who just lost his wife recently, and the younger man Peter.
Alexander Dobrev Vikings
The resemblance between Alexander Dobrev and Alexander Ludwig got many into the confusion about who among the two starred in Vikings. Well, the Vikings star is Alexander Ludwig. However, despite being lookalikes, they also bear the same first name but they are not the same person, and neither are they related in any way.
Alexander Ludwig is the star who featured as Bjorn in the hit epic series. Ludwig is a popular Canadian actor, singer, and model born on the 7th of May, 1992 in Vancouver, British Columbia. He rose to prominence as an actor at nine years in a commercial for a Harry Potter toy. He is not related to The Vampire Diaries star Nina, implying he is not also related to her brother.
Alexander Dobrev Movies
Alexander Dobrev has worked on several short movies and music videos as well, some of those movies include the following:
- American Dream (2017)
- Run (2017)
- Septemvri (2017)
- The Dreamer (2018)
- Father (2018)
- Pavel Kolev & Icaka: There’s No Lie (2019)
- Life (2020)
Alexander Dobrev Net Worth
Alexander Dobrev’s details are quite difficult to find online. Also, it is hard to state his exact net worth but it is guesstimated to be in the millions.
Although he’s involved in many businesses. He is also an Instagram star where he fluents pictures taken with his celebrity sister. His net worth is estimated to be about $1 Million, where his major sources of income are from being a cinematographer and the unrevealed business is into. He’s financially independent.
Who was Alexander Dobrev in Vampire Diaries?
Alexander Ludwig and Nina Dobrev
Alexander Ludwig was born on the 7th of May 1992. He is also an actor, singer, and model just like Nina Dobrev, the famous Bulgarian-Canadian actress who was born on the 9th of January 1989.
Alexander Ludwig only shares the same first name as Nina’s elder brother who was born in 1984. Ludwig is not related to The Vampire Diaries celebrity Nina, which means he’s also not related to her brother.
Does Nina Dobrev have a brother or sister?
Nina Dobrev has a brother who is a Cinematographer and stuntman. He has worked on several short drama series and Music videos. Nina and her brother, Alexander has a strong bond between them. They are always spotted spending time together and attending events.
Does Nina Dobrev have a sister?
Why did Nina Dobrev change her name?
Alexander Dobrev Relationship
Since Alex is in his late 30s, it’s more feasible that he’s a married man. If not married yet, at least, he must have had or been in some kind of a relationship in time past.
Alexander has not revealed anything about his relationship publicly whether he is married or currently in a relationship. His partner will be updated as soon as possible.
Nina Dobrev Husband
On the other hand, Nina Dobrev, Alexander’s sister has dated several of her co-stars. Ever since she started her career in acting, she has had a relationship with the following men; Ian Somerhalder, Evan Williams, Ben Hollingsworth, James Marsden, Liam Hemsworth, Derek Hough, Orlando Bloom, and Derek Theler, among others.
Some of the relationships looked promising and things seemed pretty serious while in others, they were nothing but mere bush telegraph, gallivanting around.
Currently, Nina seems ready to take things to the next level with her present boyfriend, Shaun White. According to US Weekly, the duo might be making a big commitment soon.
Nina and professional snowboarder, Shaun made their relationship official in 2020 after months of suspense and rumors.
Is Nina Dobrev A Millionaire?
Nina Dobrev Net Worth
Alexander’s sister got into acting at a young age and made it big quickly. Her first big break came in 2006, when she became one of the casts on the famous Canadian teen melodrama Degrassi: The Next Generation.
The 33-year-old’s net worth is estimated to be about $11 million as of 2022.
Is Nina Dobrev a mom?
Nina is not yet a mom, although she has been in several relationships in the past, she didn’t have any children with any of her ex-partners.
Is Nina Dobrev Russian?
What language did Nina Dobrev speak in Vampire Diaries?
How many languages does Nina Dobrev speak?
Did Nina Dobrev attend acting school?
Why did Nina leave TVD?
Alexander Dobrev Instagram
Alex is quite active on Instagram. Although his Instagram profile is not official, there are several photos of him from his childhood days to his current life.
Alexander has over 3800 followers with just 11 posts on his Instagram page as of 2022. You can check out his Instagram photos and videos from Alexander Dobrev (@alexandrdobrev)
|Full Name||Alexander Dobrev|
|Date of Birth||1984 (March speculated)|
|Place of Birth||Sofia, Bulgaria|
|Age||38 years old as of 2022|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (175cm, 1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$1 million as of 2022|
|Profession||Cinematographer and Stuntman|
|Parents||Konstantina and Michaela Dobrev (née Radeva)|