An image is value a thousand phrases, so Jennifer Gates didn’t have to put in writing 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 submit, Jennifer posed in a deep forest inexperienced gown as she cradled her bump, whereas Nayel, 31, beamed with satisfaction whereas subsequent to his pregnant spouse. Jennifer included a inexperienced coronary heart and a child bottle, presumably indicating their bundle of pleasure will arrive in March 2023.
“I couldn’t be extra excited to fulfill this baby and watch you two turn out to be mother and father,” 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 fantastic individuals to make extra fantastic individuals sending a lot love,” added movie star occasion planner & designer Marcy Blum. Different followers crammed 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 turned husband and spouse.
Seven months earlier than Jennifer’s wedding ceremony, her mother and father – Melinda and Invoice Gates – introduced their divorce after twenty-seven years collectively. “Over the past 27 years, we now have raised three unimaginable youngsters [Jennifer, Phoebee, and Rory Gates] and constructed a basis that works everywhere in the world to allow all to guide 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 not consider we are able to develop collectively as a pair within the subsequent part of our lives.”
“It’s been a difficult yr, each collectively with the pandemic and for our households going by 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 have a good time our wedding ceremony with our closest family and friends was a dream come true.”