WATCH | Serena Williams' husband shares special clip of their 2017 wedding

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Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian.
Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian.
Ian West
  • Our favourite celebrities have been celebrating their wedding anniversaries this year.
  • Joining the list is tennis champion Serena Williams and her husband, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian.
  • Alexis took to Instagram to share a video of the behind-the-scenes of their New Orleans wedding.

Co-Founder and executive chairman of the social media site Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, married tennis champion Serena Williams five years ago in New Orleans. Their wedding took place on 16 November, and in celebration of their anniversary, Alexis took to Instagram to give fans a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes of their special day. He posted a video that begins with a man playing drums in the streets of the iconic Jazz city, leading up to moments they shared before they said, 'I do' along with a lengthy beautiful message. 

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"It's late for our anniversary, but it's been a full week. We had a lovely day together, and @serenawilliams and I both agreed this was our best anniversary yet," he began the caption of the post. He continued to praise the type of partner Serena is and also mentioned that marrying her was one of the best decisions of his life. "I am fortunate to have a great partner on this journey. It wasn't all easy, but making this commitment to Serena and Olympia on 11/16/17 will always be one of the best life decisions."

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He then referenced the weekend and how he became a man back then. "Not only was it an amazing weekend in New Orleans, it was the day I became a man. Grateful for everything our little family is building together," he adds. On the day of their 5th anniversary, Alexis bought Serena several boxes of roses, and one of the boxes was heart-shaped. Serena took to her Instagram stories to share her gift. Her former fitness trainer and officiate of the wedding congratulated the couple.

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"Congratulations, Serena and Alexis, on your anniversary. 5 years ago, I had the honour and privilege of being the official of such a memorable event. I wish you both continued love, admiration and prosperity in the future. And with your lovely and talented daughter Olympia," Mackie Shilstone wrote on his Instagram alongside a photo of the wedding day.

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