Serena Williams husband

Born on September 26, 1981, Serena Williams is an American tennis player. With 23 Grand Slams to her name, she is considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. In the Open Era, no other player has managed to win more Majors than Williams.


Serena Williams has been ranked as the World No. 1 player by the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) on eight occasions since she soared to the position for the first time in 2002. Overall, Williams has held the top spot for a span of 319 weeks, the third-most behind Steffi Graf and Martina Navratlilova.


In addition to the Slams she won in singles, Serena Williams has 14 women’s doubles Grand Slams and two mixed doubles Grand Slams. Although she could not complete the Calendar Slam, Williams has held all four Slams simultaneously twice in her career -- the third player to do so behind Rod Laver and Graf. She has also held all four doubles Majors simultaneously with her sister Venus Williams.


Furthermore, Serena Williams has won the Olympic gold medal in both singles and doubles categories, making her the only player in the entire history of tennis to have achieved the Career Golden Slam in singles and doubles. She has won multiple awards for sportswoman of the year and was honored as Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsperson of the Year” in 2015.


Who is Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian?


Serena Williams’ husband is Alexis Ohanian, an American entrepreneur and investor as well as an activist and advocate for equality.


Ohanian was born in Brooklyn, New York to Anke and Chris Ohanian and is the grandson of Immigrants who came to America in the aftermath of the Armenian genocide. After graduating from the University of Virginia with degrees in commerce and history, he became the co-founder and executive chairman of the social media platform, Reddit. Alexis Ohanian has also co-founded two venture capital firms, Initialized Capital and seven-seven-six.


In response to the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020, Ohanian gave up his seat on the Reddit board and demanded that he be replaced by an African American. Ohanian is also the lead investor in Angel City FC, a team that will be part of the top flight of women’s soccer in the USA - National Women’s Soccer League - from 2022. The team is funded by other celebrities such as Natalie Portman, Mia Hamm and Serena Williams as part of a majority female ownership.


Furthermore, Alexis Ohanian is also an advocate for net neutrality, the open internet and paternity leave.


What is Alexis Ohanian’s age?


Alexis Ohanian was born on April 24, 1983, and is 38 years old. Serena Williams is 40 years old.


What is Alexis Ohanian’s net worth?


As of 2022, Alexis Ohanian’s estimated net worth is around $40 million. Forbes estimated his net worth in 2019 to be $70 million, but giving up the board seat on Reddit has come with a significant drop in fortune.


Who is richer, Serena Williams or her husband?


Serena Williams is the top-earning women’s player in history, having won $94.5 million in prize money alone until now. The second highest is her sister Venus Williams -- with less than half what Serena Williams has made ($42.2 million).


In an injury-curtailed 2021 season, Serena Williams earned only $1.5 million on the tennis court. Off the court, she earned a whopping $40 million from her endorsements and was the 28th highest-paid athlete of the year according to Forbes.


Her net worth was estimated to be $240 million in late 2021, making her clearly the richer of the two.


How long have Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian been together?


Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian got engaged in December 2016. The pair got married a year later, in November 2017, in a grand ceremony that was attended by the biggest names in the sports and entertainment industries. Since then, the pair have been living together in their house in Florida -- a house Williams designed in collaboration with her elder sister.


Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s kids


Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian have one daughter - Olympia Ohanian. Olympia was born in September 2017, meaning that when Serena won the 2017 Australian Open title she was eight weeks pregnant.


In 2018, Serena presented a doll named ‘Qai Qai’ to Olympia, saying that she wanted her daughter’s first doll to be black. It went viral on social media, even resulting in a digital coloring book featuring the doll. Olympia Ohanian is currently four years old.


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