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Bill Gates walks the red carpet with his 19-year-old daughter Phoebe at the Time 100 Gala

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Bill Gates enjoyed a night out with his 19-year-old daughter Phoebe on Wednesday while attending the Time 100 Gala in New York City.

The Microsoft co-founder, 66, was all smiles as he walked the red carpet with the Stanford University student, who is the youngest of his three children with his ex-wife Melinda French Gates.

While Gates wore a classic tuxedo, Phoebe shone in a pink mesh dress from Fendi x Versace’s ‘Fendace’ collection, paired with clear stiletto sandals.

Bill Gates attended the Time 100 Gala on Wednesday with his 19-year-old daughter Phoebe

The Stanford University student is the youngest of three children born to Microsoft co-founder with ex-wife Melinda French Gates

The Stanford University student is the youngest of three children born to Microsoft co-founder with ex-wife Melinda French Gates

Embossed with the letter V and the Fendi symbol, the dress was first modeled by Naomi Campbell during Milan Fashion Week in September 2021.

Phoebe’s shoulder-length dark hair had been straightened and tucked behind her ears, revealing her dangling gemstone earrings, but that wasn’t her only bling.

The billionaire’s daughter also had two strands of diamonds draped around her neck and a diamond ring. She completed her look with dramatic winged eyeliner and a more subdued nude lip.

Phoebe seemed to enjoy the spotlight and she liked to pose for photos with her dad and alone as she walked the red carpet.

Phoebe wore a pink mesh dress from Fendi x Versace's 'Fendace' collection, paired with clear stiletto sandals

Phoebe wore a pink mesh dress from Fendi x Versace’s ‘Fendace’ collection, paired with clear stiletto sandals

Phoebe posed with her hand on her hip as she sat next to her father, who was wearing a classic tuxedo

Phoebe posed with her hand on her hip as she sat next to her father, who wore a classic tuxedo

Gates had a beaming smile on his face as he watched his daughter on the red carpet

Gates had a beaming smile on his face as he watched his daughter on the red carpet

During the gala, we saw father and daughter take a selfie with Marc Benioff, the co-CEO of Salesforce, at their table.

Gates also attended the second annual TIME 100 summit on Tuesday, where he spoke about the COVID-19 pandemic and the likelihood of another global outbreak.

In his interview with the magazine, he advocated what he called the “Global Epidemic Response and Mobilization” team — or GERM for short.

The team would consist of 3,000 infectious disease experts and would be managed by the World Health Organization.

Phoebe seemed to be having a blast getting a picture with her dad

Phoebe seemed to be having a blast getting a picture with her dad

The father and daughter posed both together and separately for the photo on the red carpet

The father and daughter posed both together and separately for the photo on the red carpet

Phoebe's shoulder-length dark hair had been straightened and tucked behind her ears, revealing her dangling gemstone earrings.

Phoebe’s shoulder-length dark hair had been straightened and tucked behind her ears, revealing her dangling gemstone earrings.

Phoebe waved enthusiastically at the star-studded gala

Phoebe waved enthusiastically at the star-studded gala

Gates, who warned of a global pandemic in a 2015 Ted Talk, wrote about the idea in his new book How to Prevent the Next Pandemic, published in April.

“I have to say, given the toll of this pandemic, 20 million deaths worldwide, a million in the US, and it could have been a lot more deadly,” he told Time. “We were just lucky that the case fatality rate was about 0.2%.”

Gates noted that another virus with a similar virulence but a higher death rate could “end society.”

“The probability of another pandemic in the next 20 years, natural or intentional, I would say is over 50%,” he added.

Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu stopped to say hello to Phoebe as she passed

Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu stopped to say hello to Phoebe as she passed

The teen was photographed holding up her dress as they walked to their table

The teen was photographed holding up her dress as they walked to their table

Phoebe kept showing off her dress as she posed for photos in the venue

Phoebe kept showing off her dress as she posed for photos in the venue

Phoebe's dress, which was embossed with the letter V and the Fendi symbol, was first modeled by Naomi Campbell during Milan Fashion Week in September 2021

Phoebe’s dress, which was embossed with the letter V and the Fendi symbol, was first modeled by Naomi Campbell during Milan Fashion Week in September 2021

Gates’ night out with his youngest daughter comes three months after he publicly apologizes to his ex-wife and family.

The software developer and philanthropist was married to French Gates, 57, for 27 years before announcing their split in May 2021. That same month, Gates admitted that he had an affair with a Microsoft employee 20 years earlier.

The Gates, who also share an older daughter, Jennifer, 25, and son, Rory, 23, finalized their divorce in August 2021.

French Gates, 57, candid about the ‘painful’ dissolution of their marriage during an interview with CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King in March.

The billionaire's daughter had two strands of diamonds draped around her neck

The billionaire’s daughter had two strands of diamonds draped around her neck

Gates and his daughter also stopped to chat with singer Jon Batiste

Gates and his daughter also stopped to chat with singer Jon Batiste

Gates sat between his daughter and Marc Benioff, the co-CEO of Salesforce

Gates sat between his daughter and Marc Benioff, the co-CEO of Salesforce

Benioff couldn't resist taking a selfie with Microsoft co-founder and his daughter

Benioff couldn’t resist taking a selfie with Microsoft co-founder and his daughter

“It wasn’t one moment or one specific thing that happened,” she said. “There just came a point when there was enough that I realized it just wasn’t healthy, and I couldn’t rely on what we had.”

When asked about a report claiming he had multiple affairs, French Gates said, “You know, I think those are questions Bill needs to answer.”

She noted that she and her ex-husband are not friends, but are “friendly” and continue to work together.

After the interview, Gates released a statement saying he “will always regret the pain I caused Melinda and our family.”

Gates and French Gates announced the end of their marriage in May 2012, and their divorce was finalized in August of that year

Gates and French Gates announced the end of their marriage in May 2012, and their divorce was finalized in August of that year

The Gates also share an older daughter, Jennifer, 25, (center) and son, Rory, 23 (right)

The Gates also share an older daughter, Jennifer, 25, (center) and son, Rory, 23 (right)

“I admire Melinda and all she does to improve the lives of women and girls around the world, and I am grateful for the work we continue to do together at our foundation,” he added, referring to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates also acknowledged the pain he inflicted on his ex-wife during an interview on the Today show last month, but declined to comment on allegations of infidelity.

“I’ve definitely made mistakes and I’m taking my responsibility,” he told co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, but declined to elaborate.

“I don’t think it’s constructive to go into the details now, but yes, I caused pain and I feel terrible about that.”

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