Jennifer Katharine Gates (born 26 April 1996) is the oldest daughter of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates.
Bill Gates’ daughter, Jennifer Katharine Gates, is already making a name for herself. As the oldest of Melinda and Bill’s kids, she’s set an example as an excellent equestrian and medical school scholar. And she’s talked about what it was like growing up with brilliant parents who hoped to do good in the world.
“As a young kid, they always talked to me like I was an adult and weren’t willing to shy around difficult conversations,” Jennifer told Sidelines Magazine.
The 25-year-old has plenty to look forward to in the future as well. She’s engaged to Nayel Nassar, a fellow equestrian from Chicago who spent much of his life in Kuwait, People reports. The two seemed to bond over their love of the sport, and they also both attended Stanford University. Nassar popped the question in January 2020, and Jennifer, of course, said yes.
There’s no secret Bill and Melinda Gates are ultra-rich. Melinda has a reported net worth of around $70 billion, while Bill’s hits $124 billion thanks to his contributions to Microsoft. But what about Jennifer?
So far, Jennifer is still in school, so she hasn’t accrued nearly as much as her billionaire parents. But it seems she still has an impressive net worth many would love to see. Her net worth currently stands around $20 million.
While many might suspect Melinda and Bill Gates’ daughters and son will inherit all of their parents’ money someday, that’s not the case. The couple said they’ll give each of their kids $10 million, and they’ll give the rest of the money to charity. They want to ensure they instill hardworking values in their children so they can go and make a difference in the world.
“We want to strike a balance where they have the freedom to do anything but not a lot of money showered on them so they could go out and do nothing,” Bill explained.
Jennifer Katharine Gates’ net worth
We’re not sure just yet if the Gates kids will have a bigger fortune waiting for them post-divorce. But there’s no doubt Melinda and Bill Gates’ daughter, Jennifer Katharine Gates, will make a name for herself no matter what. The 25-year-old is an accomplished equestrian attending medical school, and she wants to do as much good in the world as her parents have.
Not only that, but she’s amassed her own impressive net worth. She’s allegedly already worth $20 million. Jennifer is also engaged to fellow equestrian Nayel Nassar who comes from an ultra-wealthy family. It’s estimated Nassar’s net worth stands between $20 million and $100 million. Whether Jennifer gets the higher inheritance or not, we’re sure her intelligence and association with her billionaire parents will leave her with no shortage of cash.