Bombay Dyeing heir Ness Wadia was brought on earth on 30th of May, 1970. His parents are Nusli Wadia and Maureen Wadia. He has a sibling Jehangir Wadia. Mohammad Ali Zinnah, the Father of Pakistan is the great grandfather of Ness. By birth, Ness is a Zoroastrian or Parsi.

After being educated at Lawrence School Sanawar, and Millfield School in England, he studied International Relations at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

In 1993, he joined Bombay Dyeing as a management trainee. He worked closely with retail distribution and marketing of the textile division. He actively participated in various organizations like the Mill Owners’ Association (MOA), Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry and was the chairperson of TEXPROCIL.

In 1998, he took a sabbatical from Bombay Dyeing and he concluded his masters’ degree from Warwick University in Science of Engineering Business Management. His thesis was on “Leading to success in India”.

In the year 2001, he rejoined Bombay Dyeing as Deputy Managing Director and then was made Joint Managing Director.

From 1998 to 2001, he was a member of the prime minister’s on Trade and Industry. He was also the convener of Special Group Task Force on Food and Agro Industries Management Policy in 1998.

Ness Wadia is the chairperson and the director of Britannia Industries ltd, The Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd. and Wadia BSN Ltd. He is also a director in TISCO, Gherzi Eastern Ltd and Tata Chemicals Ltd.

Ness had dated actress Preity Zinta from 2005 to 2009. Together they own IPL team Kings XI Punjab, worth $76 million.


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Salman Khan to own an IPL team

After Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Shilpa Shetty now Salman Khan is showing keen interest to own an IPL team. The actor recently discussed about the same with industrialist Ness Wadia who owns Kings XI Punjab with his former girlfriend Preity Zinta. Salman and Ness recently met at the Little H ... read more

Preity Zinta comes open about Ness

Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia were considered as the most charming couple but unfortunately their relationship did not meet its fruitful end. Ness and Preity split wide apart last year but they are still friends, according to bubbly Preity Zinta. The actress has moved on in life but still in touch ... read more

Nargis Fakhri kisses Ness Wadia at KJo's bash

‘Rockstar’ actress is on the roll. The actress debuted with Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Rockstar’ opposite Ranbir Kapoor and since then Nargis has been hitting the headlines not for her acting and films but for her close proximity with different actors. First she was rumored of h ... read more

Bubbly Preity speaks about her love life

Preity Zinta doesn’t want to fall in love. Speaking to reporters she has said, “I am lucky...I have no time for love...I would like to get married some day. When that day comes... will inform everyone.” Preity was involved in a relationship with Industrialist Ness Wadia, the heir of Bombay ... read more

I am not dating Ness Wadia, Nargis Fakhri

Nargis Fakhri denies dating businessman Ness Wadia. She is rather amused that how media cropped stories about her link-up with the man she hardly knows. She said that she did not meet Ness Wadia before Karan Johar’s birthday bash and it was her friend who introduced her to Ness. Cla ... read more

'Friends who were lovers' in Bollywood

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Preity won't sell her IPL team

Preity Zinta owned the IPL team Kings XI Punjab way back in 2008 with her partners Ness Wadia. It is rumored that due to financial transaction, they are going to sell the team but Preity Zinta has lashes out the rumor and said that she has worked hard to build the team and it is not her team but ... read more

Preity, Ness together but far-away

Last year during the IPL, Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia broke up officially but this year IPL again saw the couple together but not closer. In spite of standing on the same platform, they maintained some distance. ... read more

Preity forgets Ness, moves on in life

Bollywood bubbly actress Preity Zinta had recently hit the headlines much for her unceremonious break-up with Ness Wadia. If Ness had moved on in life then Preity is also strong enough to forget the past and chas ... read more

Preity Zinta stands by Kings XI Punjab

Though Kings XI Punjab are performing poorly in the tournament, Preity Zinta is still standing by them and taking the defeats in her stride. "Cannot help it if we are losing in cricket... someone has to lose and this time it is us... I still stand by my team and hope we do better next year, ... read more