He’s the guy everyone wants to know more about! Serena Williams won her 7th Wimbledon title on July 9, and boyfriend Alexis Ohanian was in the stands cheering her on. Need to know more about the man in Serena’s life? Look no further!
Sorry, Drake! Serena Williams is taken! The 34-year-old tennis pro’s boyfriend, Alexis Ohanian, 33, has been proudly supporting her as she takes over Wimbledon, and now we must know more about him! He’s actually very famous in his own right. He’s one of the co-founders of one the Web’s most famous news site. Here’s everything you need to know about Alexis!
1. He’s the co-founder of Reddit!
Alexis co-founded Reddit in 2005 with Steve Huffman. He left the website in 2007, but he returned full-time in 2015. He’s also helped launch Hipmunk, a travel search website, and Breadpig, which creates geeky products and donates the proceeds to charity.
2. Alexis and Serena started dating in Oct. 2015.
Alexis and Serena reportedly met at a lunch and started dating soon after they met. They’re very private about their romance, but he’s been constantly supporting her throughout her Wimbledon run. After she won the Wimbledon women’s final, he posted the sweetest message to congratulate her.
3. He’s a strong advocate against the Stop Online Piracy Act.
In 2011, he spoke out against the Stop Online Piracy Act proposed by Congress. He believed the legislation would cripple the future of the Web. “It’s not just Reddit,” Alexis said in a YouTube video at the time. “It’s every single other social media site out there would be threatened by this bill.” Since becoming the Internet’s knight in shining armor, he’s been dubbed the “Mayor of the Internet.”
4. He’s got a knack for creating logos!
He doodled the logos for all three of his startups, according to his website! An entrepreneur and an artist? Is there anything this guy can’t do?
5. Alexis is a best-selling author!
He released his — Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed — in 2013. The book is a help guide to aspiring entrepreneurs.
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