Dina Wadia (Jinnah’s Daughter) Age, Death Cause, Family, Biography & More
Bio Real NameDina Jinnah ProfessionHomemaker Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm in meters- 1.63 m in feet inches- 5’ 4” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg in pounds- 110 lbs Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourWhite Personal Life Date of Birth15 August 1919 Birth PlaceLondon, England, UK Date of Death2 November 2017 Place of DeathNew York, USA Age (at the time of death)98 Years Death CausePneumonia Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo NationalityBritish HometownKarachi, Pakistan FamilyFather- Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Politician)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Dina Wadia
Dina Wadia was born to the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and his second wife Rattanbai Petit (known as ‘Maryam Jinnah’ being converted from Parsi to Islam).
Her paternal grandparents were Hindu who hailed from Gujarat, India and migrated to Karachi for business in the mid-1870s.
She was the only child of Jinnah who was raised alone by her father after his separation from Rattanbai and her subsequent demise.
She used to call her father by the name “Grey Wolf.”
She was an avid dog lover and had many of them.
Being the only child of Jinnah, she was a pampered kid and had a great relationship with her father, which went sour after Dina had a love marriage with an Indian Parsi named Neville Wadia at the age of 17.
Post marriage, she lived in Mumbai, but their marriage lasted only for 5 years as the couple divorced in 1943.
Birth time and Birth date of Dina and Pakistan’s formation is same i.e. 14-15 August (midnight).
On 11 September 1948, she first visited Karachi, Pakistan after the demise of her father.
In 2004, she last visited Pakistan along with her son, Nusli Wadia, and grandchildren, Jehangir and Ness.
In 2007, she filed a writ petition before the Bombay High Court to get the legal possession of South Court on Malabar Hill, worth $400 million.