Bill and Melinda Gates’ oldest child will say “yes” this weekend in an extravagant wedding ceremony worthy of the 1% of his sprawling horse farm in Westchester County, The Post has learned.
Jennifer Gates, 25, will marry fellow equestrian Nayel Nassar, 30, at the 124-acre, $ 16 million North Salem farm that her billionaire parents bought for her in 2018, shortly after graduating from Stanford University.
Over the past two weeks, workers have worked tirelessly to build massive, raised pavilions with floor-to-ceiling windows on the home’s lawn and what appears to be a large, semi-circular stage adjoining the structures, aerial footage of the property show.
“Everything is tastefully done, even the port-a-potties are beautifully designed”, an acquaintance of the medical student told the Daily Mail.
“It’s totally overkill. Just an incredible extravaganza, ”added an insider.
A wide range of wealthy and prestigious A-Listers are expected to attend the outdoor weddings and the city has been urged to close the road past the property so that shy guests in front of the camera can have “privacy” during the wedding. ceremony, said a neighbor. the exit.
While the event is sure to be unforgettable for attendees and the couple, neighbors in the sleepy town were less than happy with the heckling caused by the last minute preparations.
Neighbors reported flatbed trucks crowding nearby roads, while work crews and forklifts were seen on the property.
The wedding has been in the works since Jennifer and Nassar were engaged in January 2020 during a ski holiday.
“SHE SAID YES !! 💍,” Nassar wrote on Instagram shortly after asking the question.
“I feel like the luckiest (and happiest) man in the world right now. Jenn, you are everything I could have imagined … and so much more. I can’t wait to continue growing together on this journey called life, and I just can’t imagine mine without you. I love you more than you can imagine, and thank you for making every day a dream for me. This is forever ! “
In Jennifer’s Instagram post announcing the engagement, she wrote that her fiance was “one of a kind.”
“Absolutely got me off my feet last weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful place on one of our many shared passions,” she wrote in the post alongside a picture of the couple hugging in the snow with Jennifer’s hands around their mouths, the sparkling engagement ring sparkling in the sun.
“I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing and loving together. Yes a million times. AHHH !!! ”
Last month, mum Melinda, who finalized her divorce from her tech-savvy husband in August and was spotted getting off a helicopter into the Big Apple on Monday, hosted a picturesque bridal shower for her daughter at the family mansion in lakefront in Washington State.
Images from the event posted on Instagram show Jennifer in a white maxi dress and light pink shawl with attendees hugging mimosas. They then enjoyed an alfresco lunch alongside pink floral arrangements accented with ultra-trendy pampas grass.
“Thank you for this incredibly special celebration, @melindafrenchgatesJennifer wrote next to the photos.
“So grateful to all the amazing women in my life who advise, support and uplift me to this new chapter!