Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian were spotted leaving New Orleans Saturday via a private jet with their 2 month old daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr.
After what will go down as the wedding of the year, the newlyweds are expected to be headed to their honeymoon destination.
We now know why that the couple chose to get married on Thursday, Nov. 16th because it was Alexis’s mother birthday, who passed away nine years ago.
“It is her birthday, and we wanted her to be represented at the wedding,” Serena shared with Vogue. “Obviously, we wish that she could be here for this, but choosing her birthday as our wedding date was a nice way of making sure she’s still involved and made us feel more connected to her on our day.”
The couple picked New Orleans as their wedding location, because its Alexis favorite city outside of Brooklyn.
“Alexis really wanted to do New Orleans,” explains Serena. “It’s his favorite city besides Brooklyn. It’s got a heavy European influence; it’s fun and has amazing food. He just loves the vibe.”