멜린다 프렌치 게이츠 and daughter Jennifer Gates enjoyed a day out in New York City!
The pair were seen arriving at the Plaza Hotel on Wednesday ahead of Jennifer’s wedding to fiancé Nayel Nassar.
멜린다, 57, wore a statement-making pink ensemble for the outing, while the bride-to-be, 25, opted for a lacy white dress.
“They kicked off the celebrations yesterday in N.Y.C.,” 소식통은 이전에 PEOPLE에게 말했습니다.. “Jennifer was with her family and friends yesterday and Nayel with his.”
“They both seem very excited about their wedding week,” 소스 추가됨.
Jennifer is the eldest daughter of Melinda and ex-husband Bill Gates. 한 쌍, WHO 그들의 이혼을 마무리 8 월, are also parents to son Rory John, 22, and daughter Phoebe Adele, 19.
In addition to joining her daughter on this week’s pre-wedding festivities, Melinda has taken an active role in preparing for Jennifer’s special day.
“It will be a big wedding,” a source tells PEOPLE of the nuptials, which will take place in Westchester County, New York this weekend.
“Jennifer is very close with her mom,” 소스 추가. “Melinda is a huge part of the wedding preparations.”
Since her parents’ 나뉘다, Jennifer has spoken warmly of both of her parents.
8 월, about two weeks after Bill and Melinda’s divorce was finalized, Jennifer shared a series of affectionate birthday tributes to her mother.
“Happy birthday to our one of a kind mom, woman and hero,” 그녀는 적었다. “Wishing you the biggest celebrations today and most incredible year ahead.”
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The Stanford graduate has also spent time with her father.
“Nothing better than quality time with family members,” she captioned a smiling photo with Bill back in May.
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제니퍼, who is currently an MD Candidate at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 그녀의 약혼을 발표했다 1월에 2020.
“나엘 나사르, 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,” 그녀 자막이 있는 a photo of the pair, WHO began dating in January 2017.
“I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing and loving together,” 그녀는 덧붙였다. “Yes a million times over.”