Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Microsoft co-founder Mega-billionaire Bill Gates and his philanthropist ex-wife Melinda Gates, got married over the weekend to millionaire Egyptian fiancé Nayel Nassar – and her parents are full of pride.
The non-public Muslim ceremony was held on Friday night time in the backyard of the household’s 142-acre property in North Salem, New York the place a bigger civil ceremony with 300 company is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
According to Fox Business, Jennifer was also photographed posing with bridesmaids in her wedding gown on Saturday.
The Microsoft co-founder is said to have purchased the $15.82 million estate for Jennifer in 2018 shortly after she graduated from Stanford University.
The luxurious, star-studded event took weeks of planning. Photos that surfaced earlier this week showed the expansive property being transformed into an opulent wedding venue, complete with a stage, elaborate pavilions, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors and a stage.
In addition to 25-year-old Jennifer’s parents — Bill and Melinda Gates — attendees included brother Rory and sister Phoebe
Also in attendance was Bill Gates’ stepmother, Mimi Gardner Gates, a 79-year-old respected art historian.
The nuptials came just months after Bill and Melinda announced they were splitting after 27 years of marriage. Their divorce was finalised in early August.
As per media reports, the wedding was likely to cost the Gates family “at least” $2 million.