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Bill Gates was photographed lovingly hugging his oldest child, daughter Jennifer Gates, at their wedding rehearsal on Friday, ahead of the big event on Saturday.

25-year-old billionaire’s daughter is about to get married Professional equestrian Nail Nassar Microsoft co-founder bought Saturday the North Salem estate $15.82 million.

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Photos taken from Friday’s grand festivities show the bride sharing a sweet moment with her father at the property. Jennifer looked gorgeous in a white dress paired with a matching cropped jacket. Her hair was pulled back into a ponytail.

Gates appeared to be in good spirits as the wedding weekend began. According to reports, the wedding is likely to cost the Gates family “at least” $2 million.

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Another picture shows the famous father and daughter chatting on the deck of the property. The two were seen drinking as other attendees, including their younger siblings Rory and Phoebe Gates, were seen socializing.

It appeared that Jennifer had changed an outfit in the middle of taking the picture. She was seen in a form-fitting white gown, showing off her shoulders. She accessorised her look with a sparkly white handbag.

Friday’s events were also significant in that it was the first time Bill was photographed with his now-ex-wife Melinda, 57, following their divorce. The couple announced in May that they were separating after 27 years of marriage. their divorce was finalized in early August.

NS Horse farm spread over 124 acres The couple’s wedding venue is located in North Salem, just 35 miles outside of Manhattan. The property has several barns, paddocks and training rings. The neighborhood is also home to a few other household names, such as former “Late Show” host David Letterman. Georgina Bloomberg, also an equestrian, owns a horse farm nearby. Her father, former presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, allegedly took away property for her.

According to architectural digest, Gates’s multi-million dollar home was previously owned by Duncan Dayton, the successor to the Dayton-Hudson Corporation, now known as the Target Corporation.

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Meanwhile, recent photos have revealed that the property had undergone massive alterations in recent weeks in preparation for the wedding. Elaborate pavilions have been built on the property with floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors in addition to a platform, New York Post informed of.

It is also a suitable place for the soon-to-be newlyweds. Nasser, 30, represented Egypt at the Tokyo Olympics last summer. he rides outside too Evergate Stables, in which two locations have been purchased through the Gates Family Trust. Meanwhile, Jennifer is also a Medical Student, is a skilled equestrian who was part of the Longines Global Champions Tour and the Global Champions League. She participated in shows throughout America and Europe.

The couple met on the prestigious show-jumping circuit and got engaged in January 2020. At the time, Jennifer shared the news instagram, with a photo of the two of them on a ski vacation. “Nail Nassar, you are one of a kind,” she wrote.

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“Totally sweep me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me at the most meaningful of our many shared passions. I look forward to the rest of my life learning, growing, laughing and loving together.” Can’t. Yes a million times,” said Jennifer.

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Nail was equally delighted with the idea of ​​spending forever with the daughter of the founder of Microsoft. Announcing their engagement, she wrote in her post, “She said yes!! I feel like the luckiest (and happiest) man in the world right now. Jen, you are everything I can imagine Could..and so much more. I can’t wait to keep growing together through this journey called life, and I can’t imagine me without you anymore. Love you more than you can imagine Thank you for making every single day feel the same as my dream. Here’s to forever!”

Granthshala Business’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.