Is Alexis Ohanian married? Yes, he is. Although he has gained an impressive career success but is more popular because of his conjugal life with American professional tennis player, Serena Williams. The duo celebrated their engagement on December 10, 2016. Before two months of their marriage, the couple welcomed their daughter named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
in September 2017. They tied their knot on November 16, 2017, in New Orleans. As per Ohanian, he measures his success in the business world by seeing his wife compete. Both of them support each other and have proven to be one of the cutest celebrity couples.
Ohanian was also on the relationship with American scientist Sabriya Stukes who is known for being the co-founder of Connect With STEM. The duo ended their four years of relationship in 2015. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Ohanian:
Who is Alexis Ohanian?
Born as Alexis Kerry Ohanian, he landed the planet on April 24, 1983, which makes his age be 37 years old as of 2020. He is well recognized for being an internet businessman who is the co-founder as well as the executive chairman of the website Reddit.
He is also noted for co-founding firm Initialized Capital and later launched Hipmunk, a travel search website. He was named as the “Mayor of the Internet” by Andy Greenberg of Forbes magazine in 2012. The nationality of Alexis Ohanian is Armenian-American and currently resides in San Francisco.
Early Life and Education
Ohanian was born in 1983 and his place of birth is in Brooklyn, New York, the United States. He was born to the parents named Anke Prigge (mother) and Chris Ohanian (father). Talking more about his family, his mother was born in Germany whereas his father is an Armenian-American by nationality. It was his grandfather who moved to the United States after the Armenian Genocide as a refugee.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, he attended Ellicott City, Maryland based Howard High School and graduated in 2001. For his higher education, he was enrolled at the University of Virginia from where he earned his graduation in 2005 receiving degrees both in history and commerce.
Career and Professional Life
Ohanian alongside his friend named Steve Huffman developed the idea of MyMobileMenu for American seed accelerator named Y Combinator. The company was a new startup at that time and passed their idea and also encouraged the two friends to come out with the next idea.
They came with the concept of reddit.com and aimed to become the front page of the internet. At the same time, he went through some personal troubles where his girlfriend fell down from five stories making her go into a coma. At the same time, his mother was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor.
In the summer of 2005, Reddit joined Y-Combinator which was later purchased by Condé Nast. The exact amount of investment for the acquisition wasn’t disclosed but is expected to be between 10 million to 20 million USD. He has also been continuing to serve as a board member with Reddit.
On July 10, 2015, he started to serve Reddit full-time alongside Huffman. In February 2018, Ohanian stepped back from the company in order to focus on investing. He launched Breadpig in 2007 but as of now, he has no involvement in its day-to-day operations. He revealed the launch of his new company named Das Kapital Capital in June 2010.
For his contribution, Y Combinator named him as “Ambassador to the East.” He worked with teenager Rayouf Alhumedhi in 2017for a hijab emoji campaign. The hijab emoji’s version was released by Apple on July 17, 2017.
Alexis Ohanian is a married man. His wife Serena Williams is one of the all-time greatest tennis players. Serena is two years elder to Ohanian, considering her date of birth, I.e. September 26, 1981. The couple is blessed with a daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
Before Williams, he was also in the relationship with a girl who met an accident making her go into the stage of coma. Further, he dated American scientist Sabriya Stukes for four years from 2011 to 2015.
Moving to his body measurement, internet investor Alexis Ohanian has a tall height of 6 feet 5 inches. He weighs 96 kilograms and carries an appealing body structure. One of his distinctive body features is that he keeps a medium stubble beard. His diet, nutritional and workout plan/ charts aren’t available.
Salary and Net worth
American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian has an estimated net worth of 10 million USD. He is a self-made businessman and has delivered the message of hard work and dedication. In addition to his net worth, Ohanian has received multiple honors in his name.
He was listed in the Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2011 and 2012 for his contribution to the technology industry. For his successful business, he was named in Crain’s “40 Under 40” list in 2015. Fast Company named him one of the most creative people in business in 2016.
Wiki and Facts
Best known for being Serena William’s husband, he is equally considered for being a successful businessman. Therefore, the bio of Alexis Ohanian is provided by most of the wiki sites including Wikipedia, He is also active on various social networking sites where his Instagram account is reachable @alexisohanian.