Bill Gates's Daughter Married Nayel Nassar — How Does His Net Worth Compare?

Bill and Melinda Gates’s daughter, Jennifer Gates, is married to equestrian Nayel Nassar. What’s Nassar's net worth compared to his famous in-laws?

Ambrish Shah - Author

Feb. 15 2022, Updated 12:37 p.m. ET

Nayel Nassar and Jennifer Gates
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Billionaire couple Bill and Melinda Gates’s daughter, Jennifer Gates married medical student Nayel Nassar in 2021.

Along with being an aspiring doctor, Nassar is also a professional equestrian and showjumper, just like Jennifer, who is also an accomplished equestrian and medical student in her own right.

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As expected, people are curious about how Nassar's income compares to his father-in-law, who just happens to be the fifth-richest person in the world and worth an estimated $130 billion.

Here's everything you need to know about Nassar's net worth, personal life, education, and career.

Nayel Nassar


Net worth: $100 million (estimated and unconfirmed)

Nayel Nassar is an Egyptian professional equestrian and horse stable owner. He competed on the Egyptian equestrian team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Nassar owns a horse farm in Encinitas, Calif.

Birthdate: January 21, 1991

Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Nationality: Egyptian

Spouse: Jennifer Gates

Education: Stanford University

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Nayel Nassar’s family has an impressive net worth of their own.

Nassar’s estimated net worth is about $100 million. However, his individual salary hasn't been reported.

Nassar grew up in Kuwait and moved to California in 2009 with his parents, Egyptian-born Fouad Nassar and Iman Harby. His family owns an architecture and interior design company, Diwan Interiors International, in Kuwait.

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Nayel and his father, Fouad Nassar.

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Nassar’s parents bought his first horse when he was 10 years old and helped him develop his equestrian skills by sending him to Europe for training.

Nassar has dual Egyptian-American citizenship and can speak several languages, including English, French, and Arabic. Nassar’s elder brother, Sharaf Nassar, is currently managing the family business.

Nayel Nassar and Jennifer Gates are both Stanford graduates.

Nassar completed high school at the American School of Kuwait and in 2013, he graduated from Stanford University with a degree in economics.

Jennifer and Nassar are both Stanford graduates, although they didn’t attend the school together. Jennifer started college in 2014 and graduated with a bachelor's degree in human biology.

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Nayel Nassar’s equestrian career started at the age of 5.

In 2013, 2014, and 2017, Nassar qualified for the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) Show Jumping World Cup Finals, and in 2014, the FEI World Equestrian Games.

Nassar recently competed at the Longines FEI World Cup Finals in Paris and frequently competes on the international Grand Prix circuit.

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He's a professional showjumper who played a significant role in securing Egypt’s spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Egypt's equestrian team competed in the Olympics for the first time in 60 years. Since 2010, he has won 36 jumping competitions.

Nassar is also a business owner. According to the California Secretary of State, he established Nassar Stables LLC in 2014. The company, situated in Encinitas, Calif., is classified as a wholesale horse dealer.

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Nayel Nassar and Jennifer Gates got married on a horse farm in 2021.

The couple announced their engagement in January 2020 on Instagram.

"Nayel Nassar, you are one of a kind. Absolutely swept me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful location over one of our many shared passions," Jennifer wrote. "I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing and loving together. Yes a million times over."

Jennifer and Nassar's wedding ceremony took place at the 124-acre horse farm her billionaire parents bought for $16 million after she graduated from Stanford University in 2018.

The property is located in North Salem, N.Y.


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