Who Is Bill Gates's Daughter Phoebe Dating? Meet Robert Ross
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates’s dating life was a hot topic this year. The 67-year-old business magnate’s relationship with fellow tech executive and tennis aficionado Paula Hurd, 60, came to light in early February, with sources claiming the couple to be “inseparable.”
However, he isn’t the only Gates family member whose romance is being publicly discussed in 2023.
Phoebe Gates, Bill Gates’s 20-year-old Stanford student daughter, recently opened up about her dating life in an interview with The Information. Read on to learn more about her relationship, her partner’s background, and her thoughts on dating as the daughter of a public figure — including the public reaction to her being in an interracial relationship.
Who is Phoebe Gates dating?
Phoebe Gates is currently in a relationship with Stanford alum Robert Ross. On Instagram, the duo loves posting sweet photos documenting their romance.
From birthdays to wedding celebrations, their social media posts consistently feature special moments they’ve shared.
In an Instagram post for Phoebe’s 20th birthday, Robert uploaded a slideshow of adorable photos taken throughout their relationship. “Happy birthday my love,” the Lume co-founder wrote in his caption, followed by a red heart emoji.
Phoebe Gates’s boyfriend, Robert Ross, has an impressive background.
Phoebe’s partner is a man of many talents. In 2021, Robert obtained his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence from Stanford University, per his LinkedIn profile.
Directly after, he pursued a Master of Science in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity from the same prestigious university.
At Stanford, Robert was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity and held various titles throughout his stint with the chapter. In 2019, he was the director of recruitment, the director of diversity and inclusion, and the president.
After graduating from the private California university, Robert worked as a full-time associate product manager at Google. However, his most recent career endeavor may be his most admirable.
In January 2023, the Stanford alum co-founded Lume, an AI tool that “helps engineering teams build and maintain custom data integrations with no code.”
Phoebe Gates recently opened up about her dating life.
As a staunch advocate for women’s health, reproductive rights, and sustainability, Phoebe doesn’t shy away from posting about values she holds near and dear.
In a July 2022 essay for Vogue, the TikToker elaborated on the bleak implications of ending Roe v. Wade. And she continues to openly defend the people and principles closest to her.
In a recent email interview with The Information, Phoebe addressed her partnership with Robert Ross.
According to the student, she frequently receives backlash online about being in an interracial relationship, saying she’s constantly dealing with "misconceptions and conspiracy theories about my family and my relationship with my boyfriend."
And now she is putting her foot down about it. "It's 2023. I'm done being memed for being in an interracial relationship," Phoebe shared.