She’s the pro tennis star who’s won so many Grand Slams and Olympic medals that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with her incredible achievements. He’s the founder of one of the most recognizable websites in the world and a multi-millionaire. But how did Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian get together? Here’s the story of how the shy and retiring tennis star and the tech millionaire met, fell in love and decided to spend the rest of their lives together.

She Never Sought Fame

Serena Williams has always been an intensely private individual. Odd, you might think, for someone to be so private when they’re known around the world. But Serena did not crave the limelight for limelight’s sake. She is an elite athlete – without doubt the finest female tennis player who has ever lived. The fame comes with the territory.