Celebrity Parents That Face Is an Ace! Inside the Adorable Life of Serena Williams' Daughter Alexis Olympia Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian welcomed their daughter on Sept. 1, 2017 By Grace Gavilanes and Sophie Dodd Updated on September 1, 2021 10:05 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 66 Sun's Out, Tongues Out Serena Williams/Instagram Happy 4th birthday, Alexis Olympia! We like to imagine that our favorite budding tennis star and her mom are celebrating with the level of enthusiasm they brought to this silly selfie. 02 of 66 Pajama Party We all know pajama parties are the best parties — and this mother-daughter duo took their cozy levels to the max with this matching set! "I got it from my Mama," reads Olympia's sweatshirt, while Serena's simple reads, "Mama." 03 of 66 Hit It! Olympia once again showed off her skills on the court as her mom proudly looked on. "Turn, back, reach, head, follow through," Serena captioned the shot, repeating the lessons she's passing on to her daughter. 04 of 66 Hard at Work Olympia is learning the ropes from her mom on and off the courts, according to this adorable selfie of the pair at work. "Office mommy and me vibes," wrote Serena. 05 of 66 Mini Monet Days before her third birthday, Olympia showed off her artistic prowess in a super-cute photo on Instagram. 06 of 66 Pretty in Pink The mother-daughter duo are the reigning champions of coordinating their too-cute looks. Whether it's Disney princesses or matching PJs, this pair is always dressed to impress. 07 of 66 'Serving' Lewks Double(s) Trouble! Serena's sister and fellow tennis superstar Venus pretty much summed it up with her comment on these heart-melting photos of the mother-daughter duo hitting the court in matching purple 'fits: "I just love her and you too much! If this gets any cuter I will NOT LIVE!" 08 of 66 That's Amore She plays tennis, she whips up homemade spaghetti — is there anything she can't do? 09 of 66 Belles of the Ball There is nothing cuter than Serena and her daughter Olympia dancing around in matching Belle outfits and singing to Beauty and the Beast. 10 of 66 Life's a Ball (Pit) I spy with my little eye Miss Olympia having a great time! 11 of 66 Olympia See, Olympia Do Olympia loves spending time with her mom, doing their morning routine. "It's just so fun because this little baby girl pretty much does everything I do," Serena told her followers with a big smile on her face. The way that the toddler copies her mom and washes her face makes our hearts melt. 12 of 66 Wake Up Call! If Olympia was our alarm clock, we'd never press "snooze." 13 of 66 Shady Lady "No shade here," just Olympia looking adorable in her little bathing suit and sunnies! 14 of 66 Dance Party Serena and Olympia danced it out to "I Have a Dream" from Tangled. 15 of 66 Princess Behavior When Serena plays dress up with Olympia, she goes all out! In fact, it the rule in the Williams-Ohanian home: "Princess attired required for conversations with @olympiaohanian," Williams captioned this sweet photo. 16 of 66 Snuggle Squad Serena Williams Alexis Ohanian and their daughter. Alexis Olympia (called Olympia for short), 2, cuddled up with her parents in bed shortly after the trio announced that they would be "spending the next 6 weeks in solitude" due to the coronavirus pandemic. 17 of 66 Nailed It Jim Spellman/Getty ; Alexis Ohanian/ Instagram The world is her canvas — or at least her dad is. Olympia showed off her artistic inclinations by painting dad Alexis' nails and hand in an adorable video the Reddit co-founder posted to Instagram. 18 of 66 All in a Day's Work Serena Williams/Instagram "I am not sure who took this picture but working and being a mom is not easy," Williams admitted on Instagram alongside a photo of her and a sleeping Olympia cuddled up in the car. "I am often exhausted, stressed, and then I go play a professional tennis match. We keep going. I am so proud and inspired by the women who do it day in and day out. I'm proud to be this baby's mama," she wrote, adding the hashtags "#nofilter #nomakeup #nohairbursh lol #justme." 19 of 66 Toddlers & Trophies MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP via Getty Images In January, Olympia hit the court with her mom to celebrate Williams' win against Jessica Pegula in their women's singles final match during the Auckland Classic tennis tournament in New Zealand.To 20 of 66 Flower Power Serena Williams/Instagram "She took her flower girl job very seriously!!!" the proud mom wrote on Instagram of her little one's special role at a friend's wedding. 21 of 66 Like Mother, Like Daughter Serena Williams Instagram The mother-daughter duo shared yet another matching moment during a tropical getaway together in September 2019. 22 of 66 Arm Candy Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Olympia got a lift from her dad as the duo arrived at mom's S by Serena Williams Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week in September 2019. 23 of 66 Model Moves Serena Williams and daughter Alexis Olympia. Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho/Getty She even made her catwalk debut alongside her mom during the show! 24 of 66 Tiny but Mighty Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr./Instagram Alexis Olympia inspired her dad, Alexis Ohanian, to write an op-ed about the importance of paternity leave. 25 of 66 Making Moves for Mom Too Serena Williams/Instagram Serena echoed the statement by saying she "can't imagine" how hard it must be for moms who only get a few weeks of maternity leave: "It's impossible. I literally couldn't have done it ... [Parental leave is] so important for both parents." 26 of 66 Fans in the Stands James Gourley/BPI/REX/Shutterstock Alexis Jr. and Sr. make a powerful cheering section at a tennis match in Australia. 27 of 66 It's a Stretch Serena Williams/Instagram The tennis champion has made no secret about wanting to minimize her time away from her daughter - to the point that she makes her part of her workouts. 28 of 66 Queen of the Courts Alexis Ohanian/Instagram; Inset: shutterstock_editorial_9642670v_huge.jpg Every time baby Olympia is spotted courtside, her proud parents document the moment. 29 of 66 Think Pink Serena Williams/Instagram Mommy/daughter matching! The two twinned in poodle skirts. 30 of 66 Tutu Cute Serena Williams/Instagram. Inset:Theo Wargo/Getty Olympia also has a black tutu that recalls her mom's famous U.S. Open look. 31 of 66 Bathing Beauty Serena Williams/Instagram Whatever Olympia did to need a bath, she's too cute for Serena to stay stressed for long. 32 of 66 Cover Girl Serena Williams/Instagram The former Vogue cover star shares her good genes - and $900 makeup routine - with her daughter. 33 of 66 FAMILY PORTRAIT Serena Williams/Instagram The family of three enjoy some quality time together. 34 of 66 EYE SEE YOU Serena Williams/Instagram "Not sure what I did to deserve her," the tennis champ wrote on Instagram, captioning this adorable photo of her daughter. 35 of 66 LIFT ME HIGHER Alexis Ohanian/Instagram Alexis Olympia admires her surroundings while taking a little ride on her dad's shoulders. 36 of 66 DADDY AND ME Alexis Ohanian/Instagram The new dad cuddles his baby girl in this adorable father-daughter snap. 37 of 66 HORSIN' AROUND Olympia Ohanian/Instagram "This princess can get herself to the ball," reads the almost-1-year-old's caption. 38 of 66 SLEEPY TIME Olympia Ohanian/Instagram Williams and Ohanian's little girl squeezes a nap into her busy schedule. 39 of 66 LOOK, MA! Olympia Ohanian/Instagram Alexis Olympia is ready to follow in her mom's footsteps. 40 of 66 HERE COMES THE SUN Serena Williams/Instagram Olympia and her mom are beaming with happiness in this mother-daughter selfie. 41 of 66 ANIMAL HOUSE Serena Williams/Instagram To the zoo they go! "Went back to the zoo from our first date ... Brought a third wheel this time," Ohanian wrote, jokingly referring to the couple's daughter. "We didn't mind." 42 of 66 HAPPY LITTLE LADY Serena Williams/Instagram Alexis Olympia is a total natural in front of the camera as she smiles with her tennis champ mama. 43 of 66 THROWING SHADE Serena Williams/Instagram Williams and her 6-month-old daughter feel "shady" — but you'd never suspect it from their huge smiles. 44 of 66 I HEART YOU Serena Williams/Snapchat The too-cute 6-month-old starred in an Instagram Live session alongside her famous mom on Wednesday, hanging out next to her very own tiny tennis racket. 45 of 66 PINT-SIZED ATHLETE Serena Willaims/Instagram. Inset: Jacopo Raule/Getty Williams has a future tennis champ on her hands, with the ace sharing a too-cute photo of her 5-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia holding her very own Wilson tennis racquet. 46 of 66 SITTING PRETTY Serena Williams/Instagram Williams shared an adorable picture of her 4-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia as the mother-daughter duo enjoyed spending some time together. "Welcome home momma," Williams captioned the sweet snap of her daughter sitting on a tiny couch while wearing a crocheted yellow dress. 47 of 66 SMILEY FACE Alexis Ohanian/Instagram Days after the tennis champ announced she had withdrawn from competing in the Australian Open, the 36-year-old mother shared an adorable photo of her 4-month-old daughter. 48 of 66 SO SLEEPY Olympia Ohanian/Instagram Alexis Olympia couldn't help but pass out in her dad's arms. "Dealing with this jetlag like," the clip was captioned. 49 of 66 PRETTY IN PINK Serena Williams/Instagram To cap off 2017, the tennis champ shared a series of 10 intimate home videos, starring none other than her adorable daughter. 50 of 66 HOLIDAY CHEER Serena Williams/Instagram Williams and daughter Alexis Olympia sport matching holiday looks on the baby girl's first-ever Christmas. 51 of 66 HOLD ON TIGHT Alexis Ohanian/Instagram "Baby Football. Just parental leave things. @olympiaohanian loves this hold. #MNF 🎥 @serenawilliams," the Reddit co-founder wrote in the caption of the photo. 52 of 66 OH, BABY Serena Williams/Twitter The tennis champ got candid about her daughter's struggles with teething on Twitter, captioning a sweet mother-daughter pic. "Teething- aka the devil – is so hard," wrote Williams. "Poor Alexis Olympia has been so uncomfortable. She cried so much (she never cries) I had to hold her until she fell asleep. I've tried amber beads… cold towels…. chew on mommies fingers…. homeopathic water (lol on that one) but nothing is working. It's breaking my heart." 53 of 66 PACKING A PUNCH Alexis Ohanian/Instagram Little Alexis Olympia is well on her way to becoming the greatest boxing champ of all time. 54 of 66 FAMILY FIRST Serena Williams/Instagram Olympia yawns as she and the tennis champ clock in some mother-daughter time. 55 of 66 HANGING OUT Alexis Olympia Ohanian/Instagram Showing off her wild side in a leopard print onesie, the little one keeps her gaze on the camera as she lounges on mommy's lap. 56 of 66 TINY JET-SETTER Serena Williams/Snapchat At just 10 weeks old, the couple's daughter was already living the glamorous life! Alexis Olympia's tennis pro mom and her Reddit co-founder dad took flight in a private plane — and the proud parents captured the journey in a video posted to Instagram. 57 of 66 SO FRESH Serena Williams/Instagram "We love bath time," Williams captioned a photo of Ohanian holding onto a bundled-up Alexis Olympia. 58 of 66 PINT-SIZED HERO Serena Williams/Instagram "When you realize you're the hero Gotham needs," wrote the tennis champ, captioning an adorable photo of her daughter wearing a Batman costume for Halloween. 59 of 66 FLOWER POWER Serena Williams/Instagram Williams cuddled her 6-week-old — and put the pair in matching flower crowns via a Snapchat filter — for an October post asking other moms about their thoughts on push presents. 60 of 66 FUN FIRST, SLEEP LATER Alexis Olympia Ohanian/Instagram New moms don't always have the easiest time staying well rested, but 3-week-old Alexis Olympia shared a pic on Instagram of her mom getting some shut-eye. "Mama never sleeps," read the caption on the photo, posted to the newborn's own Instagram account. "When she does, I go on adventures with daddy. 'Come on!' " 61 of 66 PRETTY IN PINK Looks like the Reddit cofounder is enjoying parental leave! Ohanian shared a cuddly pic with Alexis Olympia. He captioned the daddy-daughter snapshot: "She's clearly dreaming up all the startups she'll start...And Grand Slams she'll win.... And...." 62 of 66 DADDY'S GIRL INSTAGRAM "Dad life is the greatest," Ohanian wrote on an Instagram post, sharing a black-and-white photo of his and Serena Williams' newborn baby girl. "Entrepreneurship is all-consuming, it's sleepless, we call our startups our 'babies,' we are ridiculously proud of them, and we pour all of ourselves into them – but she is already all that and more, she is my legacy." 63 of 66 MELLOW IN YELLOW Olympia Ohanian/Instagram Sleepy baby! Williams and Ohanian's newborn daughter is already a champ at napping. 64 of 66 SHE GOT IT FROM HER MAMA Alexis Ohanian/Instagram. Inset: Karwai Tang/WireImage Wearing a navy and pink onesie that reads "Smart and Strong Like My Mama," the newborn flexed her arms or "biceps," as the caption on Alexis Olympia's photo stated. 65 of 66 SOCIAL MEDIA SUPERSTAR Serena Williams/Instagram Not only did baby Alexis make her worldwide debut in a sweet video compilation shared on her famous parents' social media accounts, but the newborn is a social media star herself — garnering an impressive 64.7K Instagram followers at only a few weeks old. 66 of 66 MOMMY & ME Serena Williams/Instagram She's here! Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian became parents on Sept. 1, 2017 when they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Alexis Olympia.