Alexis Ohanian Biography

Alexis Ohanian

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Birth Name: Alexis Ohanian
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   35 Years
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An American internet entrepreneur, activist, investor, and best-selling author, Alexis Ohanian was born on April 24, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States. He grew up in with his parents in his hometown. His father Chris Ohanian is an Armenian-American and mother Anke is a German-born. He went to Howard High School in Ellicott City, Maryland and Alexis did his graduation from the University of Virginia in 2005 with degrees in commerce and history.

Alexis Ohanian holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moving to his personal life, the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, and one of the world’s greatest female tennis player Serena Williams began their romantic love affairs and started dating each other on October 24, 2015. 

One year later, the two got engaged on December 29, 2016.  He has never been assumed to have dated anybody except his fiance, Serena Williams. And after their marriage, the couple gave birth to a baby girl. And the couple is very happy by giving birth to a daughter and by becoming parents.

His wife William is one of the highest paid Tennis players whose net worth is expected to be at $150 million, earned more than $27 million only in 2017. Ohanian along with Steve Huffman founded a social aggregated news sharing and discussion site, which receives over 542 million views in one month and at present it worth aeound $1.8 billion.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, United States

1983 24th of April

Alexis Ohanian is the son of an Armenian-American, Chris Ohanian and a German-born Anke. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He grew up with his parents where he was born. There is no update available regarding his siblings.


Graduation from University of Virginia


He attended the Howard High School in Ellicott City, Maryland where he completed the his schooling in 2001 and Alexis Ohanian did his graduation from the University of Virginia in the year of 2005 with degrees in commerce and history.


Launched Breadpig uncorporation"


Alexis Ohanian launched Breadpig, an "uncorporation" in the year of 2007, that produces geeky merchandise and gives the proceeds to charity. Alexis Ohanian is no longer involved in the day-to-day operations of Breadpig.



Teamed up with Reddit


Ohanian teamed up with Reddit General Manager and Co-founder Erik Martin and started the Internet 2012 Bus Tour from Denver, CO to Danville, KY to campaign for the open Internet during the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.


Published a book Without Their Permission


Ohanian published a book titled Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed on October 1, 2013. Without Their Permission ranked fourth on the Wall Street Journal′s best sellers list for Hardcover Business.


Faced the controversery of Reddit


On July 2, 2015, Reddit fired communications director Victoria Taylor, a well-liked administrator known for coordinating celebrity interviews from Reddit's New York office. In protest, moderators set several subreddits to private and several users purportedly left Reddit for its smaller competitors Voat and Panjury.


Engaged with Serena Williams


Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams began their romantic love life affair on October 24, 2015. She brought the Reddit co-founder to one of her workouts at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics On December 29, 2016, Ohanian became engaged to tennis player Serena Williams. 

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