17 Facts About Alki David


Alki David's companies include the Internet-based television provider FilmOn, the home-shopping website 9021go.


Alki David has appeared in feature films and on television.


Alkiviades David was born in May 1968, in Lagos, Nigeria, to a trading and shipping family of Greek Cypriot origin.


Alki David's father, Andrew A David, was born in Petra, Cyprus and went on to study business at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.


In 1957, Andrew A David joined the family business, the Leventis-David Group in Ghana, where he managed Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Accra.


Alki David attended high school in Switzerland and studied film at the Royal College of Art.


In 2006, Alki David partnered with veteran film producer Elliott Kastner to launch 111 Pictures Ltd.


Also that year, Alki David started FilmOn, an online streaming site.


Alki David has appeared in films, including a 2008 motion picture, The Bank Job, in which David played a tunneling expert hired by Jason Statham to help with a bank heist.


However, various news reports in 2021 quoted Alki David as noting billionaire claims were his own fabrications, and following multi-million-dollar judgements against him claimed he was "exhausted" of any funds.


Alki David has been married three times and divorced twice, and has two sons, Andrew and Alexander, with his first wife.


Alki David met second wife Emma McAllister in 2004, marrying her in 2007, and separating in 2009.


Alki David sued CBS, dropped the suit, and sued CBS Interactive in November 2011, alleging copyright infringement due to the CNET website having editorially covered infringing uses of peer-to-peer file-sharing software.


In June 2013, Alki David filed a countersuit against the four networks seeking a ruling that providing Internet technology for receiving over-the-air broadcast signals at no charge does not violate broadcasters' copyrights.


Alki David's complaint accused him of showing lewd photos to employees and hiring a stripper in the workplace.


Alki David was ordered to pay $100,000 in fines and was enjoined from being an officer in publicly held companies for a period of five years.


In 2019, Alki David was arrested at the airport in St Kitts and Nevis for possession of over EC$1.3 million worth of cannabis after a search of his private jet.