He's equally thrilled to be called "Alexis Olympia's dad," too.

By Nashia Baker
April 22, 2021
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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian Wedding Day
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Alexis Ohanian is an entrepreneur and Reddit co-founder, but according to E! News, his favorite title is "Mr. Serena Williams." After a fan of the married couple reached out to him on Twitter, writing, "I love how you don't mind that they call you Serena Williams' husband," he responded, "I'll be a self-made billionaire one day and most people will still know me as Serena's husband (or Olympia's dad) and that's fine by me." 

The proud husband and father took to his Instagram to share the Twitter thread, and also added: "TBH I'm hoping to be known as '@olympiaohanian's papa.'" And Alexis explained that, at the end of the day, he is "always keeping it 100" when it comes to his support and love for his family.

Alexis and Serena welcomed their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. (Olympia for short), in September 2017; the couple tied the knot in November of the same year in New Orleans, Louisiana. Alexis is just as proud to be by Serena's side today as he was when they exchanged vows. "You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport," he told Serena at the altar on their wedding day. "I'm talking about as a mother and as a wife. I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together. I am so grateful, and I am so in love."

As for how the dynamic pair tackles their busy lives together? Alexis noted that the little things go a long way when it comes to maintaining a strong bond. "I know there are a lot of husbands and boyfriends out there angry at me, but I mean, my wife deserves the best," he previously told Access, before claiming he is still "far from the perfect husband." "You've just got to look for your opportunities and make the most of them," he explained. "It doesn't take flying your family to Italy. I mean, I think if you'd ask my wife, the most romantic things I've ever done for her have been just being there when she needed me." According to him, "That's really all y'all have to do."

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