Who is Phoebe Adele Gates?
Perhaps only known as the daughter of American business magnate, Bill Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 14 September 2002, in Seattle, Washington State USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is of mixed English, Irish-Scots and German descent. She’s the youngest daughter of Bill and his ex-wife Melinda, and according to sources, she’s the reason why the marriage between the two of them lasted so many years. Melinda gave a promise to Bill that she would wait until Phoebe Adele finished her education, and made her own path through life.
Family and education
Phoebe was raised in Seattle, alongside her older brother Rory John, and her older sister Jennifer Katharine, by their parents, in their over $125 million valued mansion, which also has the name Xanadu 2.0. Although many people think that they are spoiled, while they were growing up, the children had house chores, and every night the family had their tradition, of washing the dishes together.
Their 66,000-square-foot (6,100 m2) house has a trampoline room, an artificial beach with natural Caribbean sand, an indoor swimming pool with an underwater music system, and seven bedrooms.
There are 24 bathrooms -10 of them with full baths – sauna, steam room, six kitchens, and an enormous library where they keep a $30 million worth collection of scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci, known as Codex Leicester.
Phoebe attended the private Lakeside High School, and upon matriculating in 2020, she enrolled at Stanford University, and is a full-time student at the present.
From an early age, Phoebe had an interest in dance, particularly ballet; she attended the Professional Children’s School, in New York City, and also studied ballet at The Juilliard School and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors concerning Phoebe’s love life, however, she has only spoken about her long-term boyfriend, Chaz Flynn.
The two met while they were both attending Lakeside High School, and after a few years of a friendship, started dating sometime in 2019.
They both love traveling, and she often shares photos of the two of them on her Instagram; it seems that her parents approve of this relationship, since they were seen together with Bill, disembarking from his private jet.
As of January 2022, the couple is still together, and according to her posts, they enjoy their love.
Hobbies and other interests
Phoebe is active on her Instagram account, which is being followed by over 100,000 people, and mostly posts photos featuring her everyday life, and from traveling with Chaz and their friends.
Bill once spoke about Phoebe, saying that they share the love of reading books, and he posted on his Instagram a photo featuring the two of them with the description: ‘My daughter Phoebe and I love reading all kinds of books and are big fans of @johngreenwritesbooks. We both couldn’t put down his new novel, “Turtles All the Way Down,” which tells the story of a young woman who tracks down a missing billionaire.’
Phoebe is an animal lover, with dogs being her favorites; she has a pet dog named Shafty.
In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her friends, especially with her best friend Mimi, whose photos she often shares on Instagram.
Age, height, and net worth
Phoebe is 19 years old, withblonde dyed hair while her natural color is brown, and has blue eyes; her weight is around 125lbs (57kgs) and she’s 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall.
As of January 2022, Phoebe’s net worth has been estimated at $10 million, which she’s accepted from her father, as with her brother and sister when they graduated high school.
Who is Bill Gates?
William Henry ‘Bill’ Gates was born under the zodiac sign of Libra on 28 October 1955, in Seattle, Washington USA; he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is of mixed English, Irish-Scottish and German descent. He’s known as a business magnate and software developer, investor, author, philanthropist, known worldwide as a co-founder of the multinational technology corporation Microsoft, alongside his late friend Paul Allen.
Bill and Allen founded Microsoft in 1975, in Albuquerque, New Mexico; since 1987, Bill has been included in the Forbes list of the world wealthiest people, and today his net worth has been estimated at about $150 billion, thus Bill is today the fourth-richest person in the world, which varies as he donates an enormous amount to charity.
When he was younger, his parents William Henry Gates Senior, a prominent lawyer, and Mary Maxwell Gates, a board director for First Interstate BancSystem, were hoping that their son would follow his father’s footsteps and become a lawyer, but Bill wrote his first software program at the age of 13,, and so dedicated his life to computer programing.
He attended Lakeside High School, and upon matriculating in 1973 enrolled at Harvard University, but he left studies two years later to founded the company with his friend, having determined that he’d had enough academic learning.
During the years, he was a chief executive officer (CEO) of the company, however, he left this position but remained a chairman of the board of directors, subsequently stepping down further but remaining as technology advisor, but also since 2008, he has devoted a lot of time to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was established in 2000.
Melinda French and Bill met back in 1987 when she was working at Microsoft as a computer scientist and general manager; the two married on 1 January 1994, on the island Lanai, Hawaii.
They have raised their children in their earth-sheltered mansion, until on 3 May 2021, after over 25 years of marriage, they announced that they were divorcing, but that they will still work together in their foundation.
They stated: ‘After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage. Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world, to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives.’
According to sources, Melinda filed for divorce in 2019, but waited for Phoebe’s graduation – some rumors were saying that her biggest concern was Bill’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, an American financier, and the now late convicted sex offender, and that she wasn’t approving any contact with this man; the divorce was finalized on 2 August 2021, and according to court records, Melinda could get over $60 billion through a divorce settlement.
Phoebe stayed to live with her father and brother Rory in their home in Seattle, while Jennifer married Nayel Nassar, an equestrian and Olympic athlete on 16 October 2021.