Alexandra Daddario wear transparent black dress

Alexandra Daddario wear transparent black dress

Alexis Kerry Ohanian was born on April 24, 1983 in Brooklyn, New York to Anke and Chris Ohanian. His grandparents came to the U.S. as refugees after the Armenian Genocide. Ohanian attended Howard High School in Ellicott City, Maryland. He gave the student address at his graduation ceremony in 2001.


A 2005 graduate of the University of Virginia, Alexis Ohanian began focusing on business and the Internet while in college, and was a member of the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi. He majored in commerce and history.

After college, he went on to found multiple Internet startups. Ohanian and his friend Steve Huffman originally pitched the idea of MyMobileMenu to Y Combinator. The company passed on the idea, but heavily encouraged the two to come up with their next one. He co-founded Reddit in 2005, a news website, where users post and rank the news content. Reddit was part of Y Combinator’s first batch of startups in the summer of 2005. It was purchased a year later by Conde Nast for an undisclosed amount of somewhere between 10-20 million dollars.


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