Serena Williams Keeps It Real About Marriage Serena Williams has been married to her husband, Alexis Ohanian since 2017. She did a question/answer segment for Bumble on her Instagram One question was, what were you surprised to learn about marriage? She replied, marriage is not bliss but it can be if you work at it. I learned that love is an amazing feeling and if you have an opportunity to feel it then it’s a special thing. What was one thing you were surprised to learn about marriage?