A princess wedding for Bill Gates’ daughter. A fairytale weekend lived on the outskirts of New York for the family of the American entrepreneur and philanthropist and for his ex-wife Melinda. The former couple of billionaires found themselves together for the first time after their divorce on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Jennifer, 25, who has been engaged for over a year to Egyptian riding champion Nayal Nassar, 30, also a protagonist at the Tokyo Olympics .
Fairytale wedding: $ 2 million spent
The passion for horses brought Jennifer and Nayal together, with the sumptuous $ 2 million wedding organized on the estate of North Salem, in the county of Worchester, on which there is an exclusive riding stable and a dream mansion. Over 50 hectares of land and woodland bought by Bill and Melinda in 2018 for $ 16 million and given to their daughter, then just graduated in biology at Stanford University, California. Today Jennifer, in addition to the hobby of horse riding, is studying at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York with the aim of becoming a doctor. She is eager to contribute to the numerous philanthropic activities of the family foundation and within which Bill and Melinda Gates both continue to work, even after the end of their 27-year marriage. In addition to the other two children of the Gates (Rory of 22 and Phoebe of 19), about 300 VIPs are invited to participate in the sumptuous celebrations that will go on for the entire weekend.
Barack and Michelle Obama among the guests
The list of names is strictly reserved, but among the probable guests are Barack and Michelle Obama, who over the years have become real family friends of the Gates. Or the illustrious neighbors of Jennifer and Nayal’s villa in North Salem, such as former TV king David Letterman, who retired in green Worchester County, or Georgina Bloomberg, daughter of the billionaire, former New York mayor and media magnate. , Michael Bloomberg. Imposing security measures around the estate, also to safeguard the privacy of guests. It is difficult to quantify the concentration of wealth under the steel and glass structures installed for the occasion. Only Bill and Melinda are worth a $ 150 billion treasure.