Bill Gates’s daughter Phoebe Gates has high standards for her man. No wonder, she was dating Robert Ross who flaunts quite an impressive portfolio despite his young age.
But who is Phoebe’s boyfriend? This Robert Ross Bio explores everything you need to know about him.
Meet Robert Ross, Bill & Melinda Gates Daughter Phoebe Gates Boyfriend
Shortly after Bill Gates’s romance with fellow tech executive and tennis fanatic, Paula Hurd was made public in early 2023, his daughter Phoebe Gates also opened up about her dating life. And the lucky man, she was in love with was Robert Ross.
However, Phoebe didn’t discuss her relationship to flaunt her boyfriend to the world. Rather, the revelation came after she received multiple backlashes online about being in an interracial relationship. She said that she was she’s constantly dealing with “misconceptions and conspiracy theories about my family and my relationship with my boyfriend.”
So, she was putting her foot down about it. “It’s 2023. I’m done being memed for being in an interracial relationship,” she added,
This also means that Robert and Melinda were already together for quite a while then. The last we saw Robert feature his boo on his IG was on her birthday (i.e. on September 15) in 2022.
Now, coming to Phoebe’s dad, Bill Gates’s romance, he and Paula started their relationship in 2021, and they initially kept the info only amongst friends and family. But in Jan 2023, they were photographed together at the Australian Open as they watched the Men’s Singles Final in Melbourne before a source revealed “They’re inseparable. They’ve been together over a year, and she’s always described as a ‘mystery woman,’ but it’s no mystery to their inner circle that they’re in a romantic relationship.”
For those who don’t know, Bill Gates divorced Melinda French Gates in August 2021 for “some reason” he didn’t want to talk about. His only concern then was protecting his kids. In his annual year-end blog post, he said, “I will always be sorry for the pain that I caused Melinda and our family.”
Robert Ross Age
Robert Ross was reportedly born in 1999. That made him 23 years of age in 2023.
He is three years older than his girlfriend Phoebe Gates.
Robert Ross Family
Robert Ross comes from a family of five. However, none of them were in the spotlight, unlike the Gates family.
His mother, Tawanda Penner was born on March 11, 1969. Sadly, Robert’s dad was no longer with them, and Tawanda remarried in February 2012.
Now, Tawanda and her husband lead a happy life as Atlanta Falcons fans in Dallas, GA.
As for Robert’s siblings, he has a sister named Brittney and a bother named Ron Flowers
His sister, Brittney (birthday: July 11) is a Bachelor’s degree holder from the Art Institute of Atlanta who was involved in the skincare business. Also, she could pass any day for a model. Find her on FB @hollywood.inhotlanta.
On the other hand, Ron was in the US Army. He even received the Army Commendation Medal with V device from Commander Sgt Maj Corbly Elsbury and Col David Paschal for his bravery in northeastern Iraq when his convoy was ambushed by the enemy forces.
It seems Robert’s brother took down two of the insurgents (one of whom was about to fire a rocket-propelled grenade at them). “Flowers was able to drive the enemy back, allowing his convoy to push through to safety,” the official statement read.
Robert Ross Job
Robert Ross is the co-founder of Lume (YC W23), a no-code tool to generate and maintain custom data integrations. Lume uses AI to automatically transform data between any start and end schema and pipes the data directly to the desired destination.
Prior to starting his entrepreneurial journey, Robert worked as an assistant product manager at Google for 3 months after completing a 4 months internship in the same post. But this isn’t his only time at Google. Previously, he also interned at the company from June to September 2019 and in July 2017.
As for his education, Robert has attended Durham Middle School, Allatoona High School (2017), Georgia Institute of Technology (2017), and Stanford University (from 2017 to 2021 for his BS in Computer science, and from 2020 to 2022 for his MS in Computer science, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity.)
At Sanford, Robert was also a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and held various titles throughout his stint with the chapter. And at Allatoona High School, he was President of the National Honor Society, President of the National Beta Club, Captain of the Math Team, Captain of the Speech & Debate team, AP Leadership team, Co-Founder of the Chess Club, and Co-Founder of the Programming Club.
How Much Is Robert Ross Net Worth?
Robert Ross garnered a net worth of under $250 thousand by 2023.
On the other hand, his girlfriend Phoebe Gates’ net worth was estimated to be $20 million then.
Robert Ross Height
Robert Ross stands tall at a height of under 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm).
When Is Robert Ross Birthday?
Robert celebrates his birthday on May 5 and is of the Taurus zodiac.
Where Is Robert Ross From?
Robert hails from Acworth, Georgia. But as of 2023, he resided in Atlanta, Georgia.
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