An image is price a thousand phrases, so Jennifer Gates didn’t have to write down a lot when she introduced her being pregnant on Thanksgiving (Nov. 24). “Grateful,” wrote Jennifer, 26, as she confirmed off her child bump whereas standing subsequent to her husband, equestrian millionaire Nayel Nassar. In her Instagram put up, Jennifer posed in a deep forest inexperienced costume as she cradled her bump, whereas Nayel, 31, beamed with pleasure whereas subsequent to his pregnant spouse. Jennifer included a inexperienced coronary heart and a child bottle, probably indicating their bundle of pleasure will arrive in March 2023.
“I couldn’t be extra excited to fulfill this infant and watch you two turn into dad and mom,” commented Jennifer’s mom, Melinda French Gates. Karlie Kloss left a string of “hearts for eyes” emojis, whereas dressmaker Vera Wang wrote, “WOW. Congratulations to a beautiful couple and your new addition!!!!” “I’m overjoyed for you, we want great folks to make extra great folks sending a lot love,” added celeb occasion planner & designer Marcy Blum. Different followers stuffed the feedback part with messages like “Congratulations” and such.
Jennifer’s being pregnant comes over a yr since she and Nayel tied the knot in a ceremony in Salem, New York, in October 2021. The couple exchanged vows in entrance of 300 friends in a Muslim ceremony (Nayel is an Egyptian-American, born in Chicago and raised in Kuwait.) Jennifer and Nayel started relationship in January 2017, and each are completed equestrians – and each are alums of Stanford college. He proposed in January 2020, and after a yr of COVID, the 2 lastly grew to become husband and spouse.
Seven months earlier than Jennifer’s wedding ceremony, her dad and mom – Melinda and Invoice Gates – introduced their divorce after twenty-seven years collectively. “During the last 27 years, we have now raised three unbelievable youngsters [Jennifer, Phoebee, and Rory Gates] and constructed a basis that works everywhere in the world to allow all to steer wholesome, productive lives,” their joint assertion learn. “We proceed to share a perception in that mission and can proceed our work collectively on the [Gates] basis, however we now not imagine we will develop collectively as a pair within the subsequent section of our lives.”
“It’s been a difficult yr, each collectively with the pandemic and for our households going by means of transitions,” Jennifer advised Vogue in Oct. 2021, forward of her marriage. “However our love for each other has been a continuing. With the ability to rejoice our wedding ceremony with our closest family and friends was a dream come true.”