Shahzada Dawood

Mon Jun 26 2023
By   bimal

Shahzada Dawood was professionally a businessman of Pakistani descent with his investing and philanthropic works. He was the Chairman of Engro Corporation, a conglomerate owned by one of the richest families in Pakistan. 

Shahzada is all over the Internet as he and his son Suleman Dawood were one of five people aboard a Titanic Submersible. They were journeying deep into the Atlantic to view the Titanic wreckage when the vessel imploded causing their death. 

Shahzada's Married Life: Who Is His Wife?

 Shahzada Dawood was sharing a married life with Christine Wood before his demise. They were married for over twenty years and were leading a happily-lived married life. 

Shahzada Dawood and his wife Christina Dawood.
Shahzada Dawood and his wife Christine Dawood. (Source: GH Gossip)

It was reported that Shahzada and Christine first met while studying at Reutlingen University in Germany. They might have developed romantic interests during their college years. 

Moving forward, Shahzada and Christine completed their wedding ceremony in 2001. They had no issues or misunderstandings which could lead them to take decisions of divorce. 

Shahzada's Wife's Details In Brief

Christine Dawood was originally born Christine Meckel in Rosenheim, Germany, in 1977. Her parents are Mr.Meckel and Mrs. Meckel but additional information regarding them isn't discovered. 

Christine is an entrepreneur, organizational psychologist, family-business insider, and executive coach. She is the founder of  Next Step Now Ltd in London, United Kingdom. 

Shahzada Dawood's wife Christine Dawood.
Shahzada Dawood's wife Christine Dawood. (Source: Bollywood Safar)

Dawood also serves as a trustee in the Dawood Foundation, an organization based in Pakistan. She is also a writer and has authored several articles and blogs.

Christine is always looking forward to supporting educational and social development in Pakistan. Her spouse's demise may have impacted her but is one of the inspiring personalities who keeps moving forward and tackling difficulties.

The Children Of Shahzada With Chistina

Shahazada Dawood shared two kids with his wife Christine Dawood. Suleman Dawood is one of their kid who was in the Titanic Submersible with his father. 

Alina Dawood is the child of Shahzada and Christine who is professionally a writer and blogger. Suleman was a loving and supportive younger sibling to Alina. 

Suleman Dawood and his father Shahazada Dawood.
Suleman Dawood and his father Shahazada Dawood. (Source: Gulf Times)

Suleman was a student who was enrolled at the University of Strathclyde. His unfortunate death occurred during a submersible journey to view the Titanic wreckage.

The 19-year-old Alina's brother was scared of the adventurous journey as reported by his aunt in NBC News. However, he attended due to his father's deep fascination with the Titanic.

What About The Net Worth Details Of Shahazada Dawood?

Shahzada Dawood had an admirable net worth of at least $136.7 million similar to Alvin Malnik. He made this massive wealth mostly through his successful career as a businessman and investor. 

Shahzada used to be the vice-chairman at Engro Corporation and has served the corporation since 2003. He has also earned money being the director of Dawood Hercules Corporation.

Shahzada was also an investor, including investment holdings like Dawood Corporation (Pvt) Ltd. He invested in mergers and acquisitions to explore growth opportunities in textiles, fertilizers, foods, and energy within public-listed companies.

Furthermore, the businessman Shahzada was also a trustee in a SETI Insitute from December 2020. It should also be noted that he was one of the richest people in Pakistan. 

How Is Shahazada Linked With Titanic Submersible?

 Shahzada Dawood is directly linked with Titanic Submersible as he was one of the victims of the Implosion. As noted earlier, he and his son were from those five people in Ocean Gate Submersible.

Submersible was operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the Titanic wreckage site. The other three people aboard the craft were Stockton Rush, Hamish Harding, and Paul-Henri Nargeolet.

The Ocean Gate Titan Submersible carried Shahzada Dawood and other four passengers.
The Ocean Gate Titan Submersible carried Shahzada Dawood and other four passengers. (Source: GeekWire)

The OceanGate Titan submersible was a five-person vessel and 6.8 meters long. It was equipped with 96 hours of oxygen, powerful LED lights, a sonar navigation system, and high-end cameras. 

Shahzada and Suleman with three other people vanished aboard the Titanic submarine on 18 June 2023.  The submersible was found on June 23, 2023, and sadly and all five people aboard were presumed dead.

Was Titanic Submersible Controlled By A Gaming Controller?

Titanic Submersible was indeed controlled by a Logitech F710 videogame controller. This controller thing has also caught the attention of people and is extensively searched on the Internet.

The  Logitech G F710 Wireless Gamepad used in Ocean Gate Titanic Submersible.
The  Logitech G F710 Wireless Gamepad used in Ocean Gate Titanic Submersible. (Source: Mashable)

The use of a gaming controller to operate a submersible has led to several questions. People have raised issues about the safety and reliability of the hardware. 

 However, the use of the Logitech G F710 Wireless Gamepad is not the real issue for the implosion. Generally, most aircraft and sea vessels are partially controlled by what looks like a video game controller.

Was Multi-Millionare Shahzada A Social Media Person? 

Shahzada was indeed a social media person and used to stay active on it. He used to share his professional and personal life updates on his social media platform.

Shahzada was active only on one social platform which is Linkedln. You can find his Linkedln social account with the username @ shahzadawood where he shared business events social events, and various other stuff. 

A Short Brief On Shahwood's Bio

 Shahzada Dawood was welcomed by his parents on February 12, 1975. Hussain Dawood is the father of Shahzada but the name of his mother is unknown as of now. 

Hussain is a prominent Pakistani businessman and is the chairman of Dawood Group. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Karachi School for Business and Leadership.

The picture of Shahzada Dawood's sister Sabrina Dawood.
The picture of Shahzada Dawood's sister Sabrina Dawood. (Source: Dreshare)

Furthermore, Shahzada was not a single child instead shared three siblings. They are Azmeh, Samad, and Sabrina Dawood respectively enrolled in business. 

Shahzada's paternal grandfather was Ahmed Dawood while no details are found on his maternal grandmother. Ahmed was a prominent Memon industrialist who founded the family business, Dawood Hercules Corporation.

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