Jennifer Gates Bio: Age, Height, Family, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Facts

Jennifer Gates is an accomplished equestrian and the eldest daughter of tech billionaire Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates., a philanthropist. She has been trained in horse riding since she was six years old and her father bought a $37 million property in Wellington, Florida to support her passion and love for horse riding.

Jennifer Gates in horseback riding competition
Jennifer Gates in horseback riding competition

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From a young age, she has competed in several horse riding competitions. The 24-year-old, who is currently pursuing her medicine at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine. She is also a competitive showjumper and is dating fellow show jumper, Nayel Nassar, an Egyptian, for years now.

Jennifer Gates Biography

Birth Name

Jennifer Katharine Gates

Nick Name

Jenn

Born

Jennifer Gates was born on April 26, 1996, and she is now 25 years old.

Birth Place

Bellevue, Washington, United States

Birth Sign

Taurus

Profession

Equestrian, and Medical Student

Nationality

American

Ethnicity

She is of English, Irish, German and Scots-Irish descent.

Family Details

  • Father: Bill Gates (Business Mogul, Investor, Author, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation)
  • Mother: Melinda Gates (Philanthropist, Co-chair at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
  • Siblings: Rory John Gates (Younger Brother) (Student), and Phoebe Adele Gates (Younger Sister)
  • Relatives: William Henry Gates (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Maxwell (Paternal Grandmother), Raymond Joseph French (Maternal Grandfather), Elaine Agnes Amerland (Maternal Grandmother)
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Bill Gates, his wife Melinda Gates and children Jennifer Gates, Rory John Gates and Phoebe Adele Gates

Education

Jennifer attended the Lakeside School, a private school in Seattle. She studied human biology at the prestigious Stanford University and graduated in 2018.

She took a year off and then enrolled at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, where she’s currently pursuing her medicine.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Residence

Jennifer lives with her family in their lavish mansion dubbed Xanadu 2.0 overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. The property is now worth over $148 million that boasts a lot of amenities, including an artificial stream and a beach.

Jennifer Gates Boyfriend

Jennifer has been dating Nayel Nassar, who is also an competitive equestrian and showjumper, since 2017. The pair made their relationship public in 2018 on their first anniversary on January 15. They got engaged in January 2020.

Jennifer Gates with her boyfriend Nayel Nassar
Jennifer Gates with her boyfriend Nayel Nassar

Nassar has been riding since he was five and holds a degree in economics from Stanford University. His parents are also multi-millionaires who are into construction business.

Both Gates and Nassar are riders for Bill Gates’ Paris Panthers a riding club that competes in different forms of equestrian sporting events. In 2019, the duo placed ninth in the Global Champions League.

Body Statistics

Height

5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm

Weight

58 kg or 129 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexuality

Straight

Jennifer Gates Net Worth

Despite her dad being the fourth richest person in the world with a net worth of 124 billion, she and her siblings will each receive a paltry portion of his net worth. This is because Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have pledged to give a major portion of their wealth to charities.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jennifer Gates has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2021.

Jennifer Gates Facts

Her father co-founded Microsoft, one of the world’s largest the software company with Paul Allen.

She started horse riding at age six. Bill Gate is also an equestrian but he is not competitive.

She and her siblings were not allowed to use mobile phones until they were 13 years old and they had a limited screen time while growing up.

Her father is very supportive of her love for horse riding and spent a hefty $1 million to rent a mansion close to the site of the Winter Equestrian Festival in Palm Beach, Florida.

Eve Jobs, daughter of late Steve Jobs, is also a competitive horseback rider. They both have faced each other in horseback riding competitions.

Jennifer has a pet dog named Earl Grey.

She loves to travel and her Instagram includes pictures from her past trips to Kuwait, Spain, Australia, and many other places.

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