Jennifer Katharine Gates is the eldest daughter of Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates. Jennifer Katharine Gates’ father is the billionaire, investor, entrepreneur, programmer, inventor, business magnate, and co-founder of Microsoft along with Paul Allen in 1975.
Jennifer Katharine Gates : Profile Summary
|Jennifer Katharine Gates
|daughter of Bill Gates
|September 14, 2002
|24 years old as of 2021
|Bill Gates and Melinda Gates
|Rory John Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates
Jennifer Gates was born on April 26, 1996, in Bellevue, Washington. As of 2021, she is 24 years old. She is the first child of Bill and Melinda Gates. Her two younger siblings are Phoebe Adele and Rory John Gates. Growing up, the Gates children were all protected from the public eye as much as possible. Jennifer attended private schools during her childhood. She also took an interest in horse riding and participated in various equestrian competitions.
Despite being born to a Billionaire, Jennifer Gates was raised just like any other child. There were a strict set of rules and regulations set by her father that she had to follow. For instance, none of her siblings (including herself) were allowed to have a mobile phone until they clocked 13. Furthermore, they were each allowed limited access until they were old enough to use them responsibly. (“They complained other kids got them earlier,” he told the outlet.) Screen time was limited before bed and, now that they’re adults, he continues to forbid phones at the dinner table.
Jennifer Katharine Gates: Educational Background
As a young adult, Bill Gates’ daughter Jennifer Katharine Gates studied Biology at Stanford University. Jenn, the daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, is now a third year MD candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai. Before pursuing her path in medicine, Jenn was an internationally ranked equestrian athlete. She is also the founder of Evergate Stables, which is now co-managed by the couple.
She recently competed in the 2018 Longines Global Champions Tour. This annual show is a horse-jumping competition. According to the United States Equestrian Federation, Jennifer ranks at number 19 in show jumping. Jennifer is now a team manager for the Paris Panthers, a competitive horse-riding team.
Jennifer Katharine Gates combines her love of horses and her passion for philanthropy by being involved with the EQUUS Foundation. This organization is dedicated to protecting the comfort of America’s working horses.
Who Is Bill Gates’ Daughter Jennifer Gates’s husband.
Jennifer Katharine Gates is currently married to her longtime boyfriend, Nayel Nassar. Nassar is a fellow equestrian from Chicago and is Egyptian-American.
How did Bill Gates’ Daughter, Jennifer Gates and her husband meet? Jennifer Gates and Nayel Nassar met on the equestrian circuit and quickly became friends. Both Stanford graduates, they competed together internationally until Jenn started medical school in 2019. Their friendship eventually turned into something more, and they got engaged in January of 2020 when Nayel proposed to Jenn on her favorite ski run.
Bill Gate’s in-law, Nayel was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Kuwait by his Egyptian parents, Iman Harby and Fouad Nassar, founders and managers of Diwan Interiors International. Jennifer Katharine Gates’s husband is currently ranked 44th in the world as a show jumping rider and competed in his first Olympic Games in Tokyo this past summer for Team Egypt. Nayel also recently developed and launched Jumpr, a new app for show jumping results and statistics.
Jennifer Gates’ wedding took place this past weekend at their farm in Westchester County, New York. The invitation suite was created by Cheree Berry Paper, and Jenn and Nayel worked with Marcy Blum Events to plan everything, while Rishi Patel of HMR Designs did all of the florals.
Bill Gate’s daughter, Jennifer Won’t Be Seeing Billions In Inheritance
Some would argue that Jennifer Katharine Gates’ father, Bill has more money than any single human deserves, but he still did a relatively good job at parenting. In addition to the family’s strict rules on smartphones, Jennifer Katharine Gates and her siblings were required to do unpaid chores. They’ve also inherited their parents’ passion for philanthropy. In a 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, Gates said, “We’ve raised our kids in a religious way; they’ve gone to the Catholic church that Melinda goes to and I participate in.” Bill went on to explain how his mission in life is to reduce inequity in the world. It’s a “religious belief” that they have passed along to Jennifer and his siblings.
After his passing, Bill plans on giving the bulk of his wealth to the Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation. Jennifer Katharine Gates and her siblings will reportedly each receive a $10 million inheritance. Of course, that’s more than most of us will ever have, but it’s a drop in the bucket of their dad’s net worth.
While Jennifer Katharine Gates’ father has a lot of money, Nassar appears to have much more. According to People, Nassar had a “privileged upbringing” because his Egyptian parents own an architecture and design firm in Kuwait. They moved to the United States in 2009. According to The Daily Biography, Nassar’s net worth is between $20 million and $100 million, while the exact figure is unknown. It’s possible that the young equestrian has a bigger personal net worth than Jennifer Katharine Gates. But it doesn’t appear to be about the money for these two.
Jennifer Katharine Gates Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
The elder daughter of Bill Gates, Jennifer Katharine Gates stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 160 cm tall and weighs 54 kg. Her body measurements are 26-34-26 inches. Likewise, her hair color is light brown and eye color is hazel.