Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams‘ Daughter Olympia turned five on Friday 2 September.
For this special occasion, the Reddit Co-founder wrote a sweet and emotional post on Instagram that reflects how much she has changed his life for the better.
“How are you already? [five-years-old] @olympiaohanian ??’ Ohanian, 39, began in the caption alongside some recent photos of himself and his little girl.
Daddy’s girl: Alexis Ohanian, 39, shared a sweet tribute to his daughter Olympia, who he shares with wife Serena Williams, on her 5th birthday
“I love you more every day, you have made me a better man and I am so grateful that your mom brought you into this world. I’ll tease you forever!’
The internet entrepreneur and investor, who also shared a video of Olympia giving him an adorable kiss on the cheek, further referenced his 776 Fund, the software-backed venture capital firm he founded in 2020.
“I started @776fund thanks to you and it shares your birthday…thanks @katelin_cruse @elisabethgarvin – these last two years have been otherworldly.”
He finished the post: “And thank you @christinatosi & @milkbarstore for a very memorable ‘baking’ session.”
Birthday girl: Along with the photo of him curling up to give his daughter a kiss, the proud dad also shared a picture of Olympia doing a fist pump while seemingly watching one of her mum’s last tennis matches; seen the duo on August 29th
Emotional: The Reddit co-founder admitted, “You’ve made me a better man,” in his birthday tribute to his daughter, which he posted to Instagram on Friday
Sweet: The businessman and investor also shared a video of Olympia giving him an adorable kiss on the cheek in the Instagram post on her birthday
In the cover photo, Olympia can be seen resting her cheek on her father’s face and wrapping her arms around his neck.
In response, the proud dad squirmed the camera while carrying her in his arms.
The second picture shows Olympia doing a fist pump next to her father while watching a recent US Open match his mother attended.
Another Olympic tribute, Ohanian also paid tribute to his daughter by wearing a t-shirt with her picture on the front while watching his wife at the US Open on Friday
Stark: The couple has been married for more than four years
Ohanian also paid tribute to Olympia while cheering for his wife as she tried to extend her run at the 2022 US Open this week.
On Friday, as Williams sweated on the pitch in her third-round match against Ajla Tomlijanovic, her husband stood in the stands wearing a black T-shirt with his daughter’s picture on the front.
The picture shows the little girl supporting her mother by shouting and pointing at the pitch during their game on Monday.
US Open officials shared the comment: “Girl, Dad” along with a blue heart emoji, which received a quick response from Ohanian, who readily agreed by writing “Yes.”
Socializing: Ohanian and Williams have shared updates about their daughter on social media
Proud mom: The tennis legend admitted to Olympia ‘loves shaving for mom’
The Olympic t-shirt has since caught the eye of many fans who asked if they could buy one, but Ohanian made it clear it would be one-of-a-kind by tweeting back, “1 of 1”.
Ultimately, Williams was beaten by Tomlijanovic, the 46th player, on Friday, seemingly marking the end of her amazing career.
In August, the California native announced that she would be “walking away” from tennis after the US Open. However, as the ultimate contender, Williams offered a glimmer of hope that her career might not end soon after her loss, as reported by SI.com.
When asked in her post-game interview if she would consider returning, Williams smiled and replied, “I don’t think so, but you never know. I do not know.’
The all-time great, who has won 23 Grand Slam titles in her 27-year professional career, turns 41 on September 26.
End of an era: Williams bid farewell to fans after losing her third-round match at the US Open on Friday in what appears to be the finale of her career, after announcing she was “retiring from tennis” in August would evolve away”; She is pictured at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York
Sweet: Venus Williams paid tribute to her younger sister after her recent match loss
The GOAT: If Williams stays in retirement, she’ll end up with 23 Grand Slam singles titles, which is the top of the Open Era, and the second-highest all-time behind Margaret Court’s 24