Roger Federer v Serena Williams’ Husband 2021 Net Worth Comparison: Who Is Richer?

Published 08/29/2021, 3:30 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 20: (L-R) Serena Williams of the United States speaks to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Stadium Court at the Hard Rock Stadium, before the first match of the Miami Open on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)


Roger Federer and Serena Williams are two of the greatest athletes in tennis. While the former dominated the men’s domain for more than two decades, the latter is the only one who managed to give brilliant performances consistently on the WTA tour in the last 23 years.

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Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slams and continues to be an inspiration for many youngsters. Similarly, Serena Williams, having 23 majors against her name, is an ambassador who has uplifted the sport to a great extent.

Serena Williams of the United States and Roger Federer of Switzerland take a selfie on court following their mixed doubles match. Day four of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on January 01, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Both Federer and Williams are also doing quite well in their personal lives. While Roger married the love of his life, Mirka, in 2010, Serena married millionaire, Alexis Ohanian, in 2017.

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Roger Federer or Alexis Ohanian- who is richer?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Federer’s current net worth stands at around $450 million. On the other hand, Alexis’ net worth is not even Federer’s one-tenth and is estimated to be about $40 million. Interestingly, even his wife Serena’s net worth is a whopping $100 million as of now.

Roger Federer

According to Forbes, Federer was the seventh highest-paid athlete in 2021. Even though he didn’t play many tournaments this year, he still managed to earn about $90 million and all of it were from endorsements.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 3, 2021. Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning his third round match against Britain’s Cameron Norrie Pool via REUTERS/Jed Leicester

In 2020, he was the highest paid athlete and earned about $106.3 million out of which $100 million were from endorsements. Interestingly, he left all the big players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and LeBron James behind him.

In 2018, the Swiss Maestro signed a $300 million deal with Uniqlo for a total period of 10 years. Besides this, he continues to be a brand ambassador for many big firms like Wilson, Mercedes-Benz, Credit Suisse, and others.

Alexis Ohanian

Serena’s husband, Alexis Ohanian, is actually a co-founder of the billionaire company, Reddit. However, he sold his share of the company way back in 2006 for $10 million. He founded it along with his friend, Steve Huffman, who continues to be the CEO of Reddit to date.

Alexis Ohanian and Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., husband and daughter of Serena Williams (not pictured), attend the Women’s Singles third round match between Serena Williams of the United States and Sloane Stephens of the United States on Day Six of the 2020 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2020 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Alexis is an entrepreneur who has made investments in many companies. He co-founded Initialized Capital in 2012, which has invested in top start-ups such as Zeus, Instacart, and Patreon. However, in 2020, Alexis decided to leave Initialized Capital as well..

After this, he set up another venture firm, Seven Seven Six. He continues to work there and the company invests in small companies. Apart from this, he is an executive member of some other start-ups and even helps Serena in running the Serena Ventures.

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Thus, when it comes to net worth, Federer is way ahead of Alexis. However, the situation could have been the opposite had he continued his journey with Reddit.

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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