Nusli Wadia was born in February 15,1944, Wadia is an Indian Parsi entrepreneur, a textile magnate and an important person in the real-estate business.  He is the son of Neville and Dina Wadia. His mother Dina Wadia is the daughter of Muhammad Ali Jinnah He was described as being the only man who could walk in and out of the residences of Lal Krishna Advani and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, when the Bharatiya Janata Party was in power, and talk frankly to both of them. Nusli Wadia is the chairman and majority owner of Bombay Dyeing, a major Indian textile company, and has holdings in real estate across Mumbai.

 In 2003 Wadia accompanied his mother Dina on a visit to Pakistan, during which he visited the mausoleum of his grandfather Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi. Nusli Wadia is married to Maureen Wadia, a former airhostess,whoheads Gladrags magazine and is one of the forces behind the Mrs India beauty pageant.  They have two sons: Ness andJehangir. Ness Wadia is managing director of Bombay Dyeing and co-owner of Kings XI Punjab team in the IPL, and Jehangir Wadia heads Go Air.