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Nusli Wadia Age, Wife, Children, Biography, Family & More

Nusli Wadia

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameNusli Wadia
ProfessionBusinessman
Famous ForBeing the chairman of Wadia Group
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 February 1944
Age (as in 2018)74 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolCathedral and John Connon School
College/UniversityThe University of Florida, U.S.A
Educational QualificationPh.D. in Chemical Engineering
ReligionZoroastrianism (Parsi)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Political InclinationBharatiya Janta Party (BJP)
HobbiesWatching Cricket, Cooking
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseMaureen Wadia (Head of Gladrags Magazine)
Nusli Wadia's wife Maureen Wadia
ChildrenSons- Ness Wadia, Jehangir Wadia
Nusli Wadia with his sons
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Neville Wadia (Businessman)
Nusli Wadia's father Neville Wadia
Mother- Dina Jinnah (Homemaker)
Nusli Wadia's mother Dina Wadia
SiblingsNone
Favourite Things
Favourite SportCricket
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹50,000 Crore ($7.5 Billion)

Nusli Wadia

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Nusli Wadia

  • Does Nusli Wadia smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Nusli Wadia drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born into a family with a rich heritage. His maternal grandfather was MA Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.
  • His parents got divorced before he was born, after 5 years of marriage.

    Nusli Wadia's parents' marriage picture

    Nusli Wadia’s parents’ marriage picture

  • He went out to get his school education in England. In an interview, he revealed that he hated school.
  • After completing his studies, he came back to Mumbai where he started working as an apprentice to his father.

    Nusli Wadia in his childhood with his father

    Nusli Wadia in his childhood with his father

  • Though he wasn’t much good at studies, he sure had a business mind. He gave heart and soul to his work and started expanding the business.
  • In 1971, his father was thinking to sell Bombay Dyeing and moving out of the country but Nusli convinced him to stay in India and not sell the company. Nusli Wadia as chairman and managing director of Bombay Dyeing
  • He was appointed on the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry in 1998, 1999, and 2000.
  • He was very close to JRD Tata and was considered to be his godson.
  • His group of companies include some big names like Britannia Industries, Bombay Dyeing and airline GoAir.
  • In 2004, he visited Pakistan with his mother and family and also went to the mausoleum of his grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

    Nusli Wadia with his mother and family in Pakistan

    Nusli Wadia with his mother and family in Pakistan

  • In 2016, he had a battle against the Tata Group and his former friend Ratan Tata who got him ousted from the board of three Tata firms. Nusli said that their differences were due to Nano draining the funds.

    Nusli Wadia with Ratan Tata

    Nusli Wadia with Ratan Tata

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