‘Getting Their Shine’ – Serena Williams’ Husband, Alexis Ohanian Feels Overjoyed by the Success of Natalie Portman and Their Soccer Club

Published 04/09/2022, 4:09 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 06: Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Reddit, and Partner at Y Combinator, Alexis Ohanian speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 – Day 3 at The Manhattan Center on May 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian, has shown his commitment to equality for women in sports and has been a strong advocate for equal pay. As the leading investor of his soccer club, Angel City, he showed his immense dedication to the success of his club. Earlier, he showed his happiness, as Angel City FC’s game garnered massive numbers around the USA. Now, Ohanian recently published a social media post congratulating the club’s founders on their great success.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 12: Alexis Olympia, daughter of Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian congratulate Serena Williams after she won her final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Alexis Ohanian feels overjoyed for Natalie Portman and other founders of Angel City FC

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In 2020, Natalie Portman, Kara Nortman, and Julie Uhrman founded the soccer club, Angel City FC. Alongside them, Alexis Ohanian also became the leading investor of that club. A few days ago, Natalie Portman celebrated with their fans during their first pre-season game. Incidentally, Alexis Ohanian also attended that game with his daughter Olympia.

Meanwhile, he recently posted a picture of a magazine cover on his Twitter. The cover picture consists of Natalie Portman (the founder), Julie Uhrman (founder and president), and Kara Nortman (founder and managing partner). In the caption, Alexis could not contain his excitement, as he wrote, Did I tweet this already? How cool is this. @weareangelcity @juhrman@karanortman + Nat Portman getting their shine!

Despite all the cheering from Ohanian and others, their soccer club didn’t have a great start to the campaign. They lost three of their four games in the NWSL Challenge Cup, which does not augur well for the LA-based soccer club.

Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia is also the co-owner of that soccer club

Earlier, in 2021, Serena Williams‘ daughter and husband Alexis Ohanian announced that Olympia will become the co-owner of Angel City FC. Thus, she became one of the youngest ever to own a sports club at the age of four. A few weeks back, Olympia attended the first game of Angel City FC with her father. The little Olympia had a great time.

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Earlier, Alexis also shared some numbers from the game between San Diego and Angel City. Interestingly, the match generated 456k viewers in the USA, which was in the fourth place after some English Premier League games.

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Meanwhile, Alexis has been quite busy with his soccer club at the moment. Previously, he visited their grounds to see their practice and to show his support to all the players.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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