Jennifer Gates, the eldest child of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, welcomed her first child with husband Nayel Nassar yesterday. She took to Instagram to announce the happy news.
Ms Gates posted a photo of the couple cradling the newborn without revealing the baby’s face. She wrote in the caption, “Sending love from our healthy little family.”
The billionaire shared the same photo on his Instagram story, writing, “Congratulations Jenn and Nayel. I’m so proud.”
Melinda French Gates, the new grandmother, also expressed her happiness. “Welcome to the world. My heart is overflowing,” she responded under her daughter’s message.
Bill and Melinda Gates’ eldest daughter, Jennifer, married Nayel Nassar in 2021 at her home in Westchester, New York. Nayel Nassar is an Egyptian equestrian.
In December 2022, Jennifer Gates revealed with some baby shower photos that they were expecting a girl. She wrote on Instagram: “Still over the moon after this baby shower. Thank you to all the people who have given me and my baby so much love from far and wide and @melindafrenchgates for hosting this incredible evening. Our hearts are all so full .”
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Bill Gates reacted to the news, writing in a blog that he “recently started looking at the world through a new lens – when my oldest daughter told me the incredible news that I will be a grandfather next year”.
He added: “Just typing that sentence, ‘I’m going to be a grandfather next year,’ makes me emotional. And the thought gives a new dimension to my work. When I think of the world my grandchild will be born into, I think’ I’m more inspired than ever to give everyone’s children and grandchildren a chance to survive and thrive.”
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