Microsoft founder Bill Gates would possibly spend most of his time as a billionaire businessman and philanthropist, however like many individuals all over the world he will probably be avidly watching the Olympic Games – and is hoping his future son-in-law, professional Egyptian equestrian Nayel Nassar, jumps for gold.
The fiancé of Gates’ daughter Jennifer Gates helps symbolize Team Egypt in Tokyo – the primary time the Egyptian crew has certified for the Olympic Games in 60 years.
Bill Gates, 65, was a youngster when he began what would turn out to be the world’s most precious firm and was for a time the world’s richest man and most distinguished philanthropist.
He stepped down as Microsoft chief govt in 2008 to commit extra time to philanthropy and later left the board, maintaining solely the title of “founder and technology adviser.”
He can also be taking time to help his household, posting on Instagram this week: “I am rooting for lots of the athletes in Tokyo right now—but none more than my soon-to-be son-in-law, @nayelnassar. Good luck, Nayel!”
His daughter and Nassar, a present jumper born in Chicago, Illinois, however grew up in Kuwait, obtained engaged earlier this yr.
Nassar, who graduated from Stanford with an economics diploma in 2013, is an award-winning Egyptian American skilled equestrian primarily based in San Diego, California.
His mother and father–who’ve an structure agency–hail from Egypt, they usually obtained him his first horse when he was 10. Nassar has been using horses because the age of 5 and commenced leaping on the age of 10.
Furthermore, he was ranked #41 on the earth by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports and has received 36 leaping competitions since 2010.
Nassar helped Egypt qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic video games by profitable the CS!04* -W Nations Cup of Rabat.
Apart from being an equestrian, Nassar can also be a businessman. He launched Nassar Stables LLC in 2014.