Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian: Take a Look at Staggering Joint Net Worth of the Couple

Published 11/09/2021, 4:00 PM EST
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)


When technology joins sports, it makes up for an amazing combination. That’s one way of describing the union of American tennis icon Serena Williams and Internet entrepreneur, Alexis Ohanian Jr.

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The couple, who accidentally met at a Rome hotel in 2015, got married two years later, after the birth of their daughter, Olympia. Top names such as Jay Z, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, etc. attended their lavish wedding on November 16, 2017.

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Ever since, both Serena and Alexis have been successfully leading their professions while managing their personal life. In fact, the former world no.1 never misses to update her fans about the activities she enjoys with her angel daughter.

Specifically on the professional front too, the power couple is setting a benchmark. Thanks to their worldwide reach and brand value, they’re doing wondors with business partnerships and other things.

What helps Serena Williams become a top-earning athlete?

Currently, top companies such as Nike, Wilson Sporting Goods, Bumble, Gucci, Gatorade, Beats Electronics, Ford Motor, etc. sponsor Serena Williams. Moreover, she is the brand ambassador of Aston Martin and also got appointed as its chief sporting officer back in 2015.

Along with endorsements and sponsorship deals, Serena also has various investments to her name. Through her venture capital firm Serena Venturesthe American has currently invested in close to 66 startups and was also one of the main investors in NFT platform, Bitski.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 23: Serena Williams walks out to face Angieszka Radwanska of Poland during day two. The picture is from TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at the Sinan Erdem Dome October 23, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Additionally, her clothing line, S by Serena, which debuted in 2018, has been a successful affair in women’s apparel business. Last but not least, the former world no.1 holds a minor stake in American football team, Miami Dolphins.

Coming to her tennis earnings, Serena sits comfortably on top with a whopping $94 million dollars prize money. Meanwhile, her elder sister Venus Williams boasts career earnings of $42 million, less than half in comparison.

Combining the career prize money and the income through endorsements and sponsors, Serena Williams’ overall earnings shoot up to $480 million dollars.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 30: Serena Williams smiles during her Ladies Final match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. December 30, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

In the recent list of highest-paid athletes released by Sportico, the American managed to stay inside the top 40 with her earnings over the past couple of decades.

How do Alexis Ohanian’s earnings add to the equation?

Serena’s husband Alexis Ohanian is a millionaire himself and also a startup investor. Initially popular as the co-founder of social media site, Reddit, he resigned from the board last year and sold the company to Conde Nast Publications for an amount ranging between $10 to $20 million dollars.

For his active investments on various startups, Forbes called Ohanian as the ‘mayor of internet’. Currently, the entrepreneur is running a new venture capital firm named, ‘776’. The intention behind the launch of this company is to promote tech startups.

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Notably, even before 776Ohanian had launched another venture capital firm along with Garry Tan named Initialized Capital. However, soon after resigning from the Reddit board, Alexis decided to leave Initialized as well.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 18, 2021. Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian, in the stands during her semi final match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka. REUTERS/Kelly Defina

As a result of his multiple interests and investments, the exact net worth of Alexis Ohanian might be tricky to figure. But, according to several estimates, the internet entrepreneur’s worth could range between $40- $70 million dollars.

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Adding this to Serena’s whopping $480 million dollars earnings, the power couple’s total worth lies somewhere between $520 to 550 millions. From their portfolio, it’s evident that the duo is  passionate about investing in different startups that amalgamate serving people with latest technology.

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Sagar Ashtakoula

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Sagar Ashtakoula is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He has been following the sport since 2007. Sagar has completed his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

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