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Nusli Wadia

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Net worth 2018: $6.43 Billion
Residence: Mumbai, India
Country: India
BirthDay: 15 February 1944
Sigh: Pisces
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Nusli Wadia was bornon 15 February 1944 in Mumbai, India, India. Nusli Wadia is #277 in List Billionaires People In The World. Nusli Wadia is chairman of the Wadia Group, a cookies-to-aviation empire with roots in shipbuilding dating back to 1736. Group companies include Britannia Industries, home textiles company Bombay Dyeing and budget airline GoAir. Wadia is often referred to as a corporate samurai by the Indian press for waging numerous legal battles. His latest battle is against the Tata Group and his former pal Ratan Tata, who got him ousted from the boards of three Tata firms in December 2016.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2017

$3.5 Billion

2018

$6.43 Billion

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Nusli Wadia
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Nusli Wadia is an Indian-born British Parsi businessman, entrepreneur and the chairman of the Wadia Group. He is a part of the prominent business Wadia family, through his father Neville, and the politically important Jinnah family, through his mother Dina. He is the grandson of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Wadia is often named in the list of India's most successful and rich businessmen, and is one of the Parsi community's most prominent and influential businessmen.Nusli was born into a Parsi family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is the son of businessman Neville Wadia and Dina Wadia. His maternal grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the founder of Pakistan, while, his maternal grandmother, Rattanbai Petit was born into two of the elite Parsi families of India, the Petit—Tata family. Nusli is the direct and only descendent of Jinnah and his family. His grandaunt, Fatima Jinnah, was an important figure in the independent Pakistan movement. Though he was born in India, Nusli's father obtained a British passport for him for the convenience of travel.He is married to Maureen Wadia, a former air hostess, who heads Gladrags magazine and is one of the forces behind the Mrs. India beauty pageant. They have two sons: Ness Wadia and Jehangir Wadia.In 2004, Wadia accompanied his mother Dina and sons Ness and Jehangir, on a visit to Pakistan, during which he visited the mausoleum of his grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and grandaunt Fatima Jinnah in Karachi.
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