Jennifer Gates, daughter of Billionaire Bill Gates and Melinda tied the knot with Showjumper Nayel Nasser. Sources say that the wedding was held on Friday in the garden of a 142-acre property in North Salem, New York. It was a private ceremony and it was attended by about 300 people.
Nayel and Jennifer have graduated from Stanford University and have been dating since 2017. They both announced their engagement in 2020. Nassar, 30, is a Muslim, and Jennifer Gates, 25 is a Christian. Bill Gates and Melinda ended their marriage after 27 years of togetherness and this was the first time they were seen together after their split. Melinda even threw an intimate outdoor party for her daughter and it is also said that Melinda was a huge part of the wedding preparations. Proud father shared a photograph of the couple with the caption “Jenn and Nayel, it’s impossible to put into words how happy it makes me see you filled with joy on your wedding day. I’m so proud of you both for everything you’ve accomplished in your lives so far and everything you will do with your future together.”
At the reception, Gates was happily dancing to Elton John’s song ‘Can you feel the love tonight’ with her daughter. 80- year-old Mimi Garderner Gates was also present at the marriage ceremony. Media reports say that Bill Gates spent around $2 million for the preparation of his daughter’s wedding. Jennifer was wearing a custom-made Vera Wang Haute gown with long sleeves in light ivory at her wedding and the groom was wearing a classic black tuxedo with a black bowtie.