Ness Wadia Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Net Worth: $13.1 Billion
Age: 47 Years

Ness Wadia

Full NameNess Wadia
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 May 1972
Age (as in 2019)47 Years
Birth PlaceLiverpool, England, UK
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownLiverpool, England, UK
SchoolThe Cathedral & John Connon School, Fort, Mumbai
The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh
Millfield School, Street, Somerset, England
College/UniversityTufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.
University of Warwick, Coventry, England
Educational QualificationDegree in International Relations
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Engineering Business Management
FamilyFather- Nusli Wadia (Businessman)
Ness Wadia father Nusli Wadia
Mother- Maureen Wadia (Former air hostess)
Ness Wadia with his mother Maureen Wadia
Brother- Jehangir Wadia (Managing Director of Bombay Dyeing and GoAir)
Jehangir Wadia
Sister- N/A
Paternal Grandfather- Neville Wadia (Businessman)
Paternal Grandmother- Dina Wadia (Homemaker)
Ness Wadia paternal grandparents Neville Wadia and Dina Wadia
ReligionZoroastrianism (Parsi)
Controversies• In 2014, his ex-girlfriend & actress Preity Zinta alleged that he had attacked her in Mumbai Wankhede Stadium during an IPL match and registered an FIR against him in Mumbai police station.
• In 2016, his driver Dhirendra Mishra filed a complaint against him at the Fort's MRA Marg police station alleging that he had abused and beaten him after the driver was not getting him to Fort from Bombay Dyeing in Parel in 10 minutes. He had also alleged that he had abused him multiple times in the employment of his past two years.
• In April 2019, he was sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to Japan. Reportedly, he was carrying 25g of what appeared to be cannabis resin in his trouser pocket.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPreity Zinta (Actress; ex-girlfriend)
Ness Wadia with Preity Zinta

Ness WadiaSome Lesser Known Facts About Ness Wadia

  • Does Ness Wadia smoke?: Yes
  • Does Ness Wadia drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Ness Wadia is the great-grandson of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who was the founder of Pakistan.
  • After completing the degree in International Relations, he got training in management at Bombay Dyeing and was involved in various organizations like Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Mill Owners’ Association (MOA), etc.
  • After the gap of 5 years, he again started studying in 1998 and did his master’s degree in Engineering Business Management. During that period, he has worked as the Convenor of the Special Group Task Force on Food & Agro Industries Management Policy and also on the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry.
  • In 2001, he joined the ‘Bombay Dyeing’ where he was appointed as a Deputy Managing Director and later promoted to Joint Managing Director. He left the company in 2011 and his younger brother took the place of Managing Director.
  • Ness later joined the ‘Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation’ as a Managing Director.
  • He is also the director of so many popular companies like Britannia Industries Ltd., GoAir, Nowrosjee Wadia & Sons Ltd., Wadia BSN Ltd., Tata Chemicals, Tata Iron & Steel, Wadia Techno Engineering Services, Gherzi Eastern Ltd., etc.
  • Ness Wadia is also the chairman of the chemical industry company ‘National Peroxide Limited.’
  • He is the member of the Mumbai-based Nehru Centre managing committee and Wadia Hospitals.
  • He is also the member of many charitable trusts like Sir Ness Wadia Foundation, etc.
  • Ness is the co-owner of ‘Kings XI Punjab’ franchise cricket team and owns the franchise in $76 million along with Preity Zinta (Actress) & Mohit Burman (Businessman).