Daughter of billionaire Bill Gates, Jennifer Gates, is engaged to Egyptian showjumper Nayel Hassar.
The founder of one of the most successful companies in the world’s eldest child shared a photon in her Instagram profile on Wednesday and revealing about the proposal of Nassar, who brought Egypt to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
On her Instagram, she wrote, “Nayel Nassar, you are one of a kind. Absolutely swept me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful location over one of our many shared passions. I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing, and loving together. Yes, a million times over. AHHH!!!” with a photo of the couple sitting on snow.
The two have attended Stanford University and shared the same interest in equine sport. According to Jennifer Gates, “Horses are just one part of our life, but we love the sport.”
She also added, “He’s a professional, and I do this as an amateur. So, to be able to share our love and passion for horses is just incredible.”
Nayel also posted two photos on his Instagram account on Wednesday with a caption: “SHE SAID YES!!” Another caption was written was “I’m feeling like the luckiest (and happiest) man in the world right about now. Jenn, you are everything I could have possibly imagined… and so much more. I can’t wait to keep growing together through this journey called life, and I can’t imagine mine without you anymore.”
Nasar also thanked Jennifer Gates for making every single day feel like a dream.
The mother of Jennifer already shared the post on her Instagram story and is thrilled by the news.
Nayel was born in Chicago but spent a lot of his childhood in Kuwait. His family has an architecture and design firm in the country and that he was brought wealthily by his family- he was gifted with a horse at the age of 10.
His parents sent him to train in Europe for equestrian skills. In 2009, he went back to the US and spent his college at Stanford. Jennifer went to Kuwait with him in 2017 to visit his family.
Being a professional showjumper, he brought Egypt to the equestrian Olympics for the first time in 60 years. He explained that this was a “big goal” of his. He was ranked #41 in the world by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.
Nayel first was shown in Jennifer’s Instagram on her 21st birthday. They spent most of their time in California and traveling around the world for competitions.
They are currently planning on making New York their home base until 2023. It was reported that her parents bought a $5 million condominium on Fifth avenue for her. She is studying to become a doctor at the Icahn School of Medicine.
Furthermore, Nayel is also a businessman. He launched Nassar Stables LLC and is now on its 5thyear. It is based in Encinitas.