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Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Shahzada Dawood

Shahzada Dawood was a Pakistani philanthropist and businessman. Shahzada Dawood is the vice-chairman of the Engro Corporation.

Early Life

On February 12, 1975, Shahzada Dawood was born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He was born to his father Hussian Dawood. Thus, his father is a businessman, investor, and philanthropist. Additionally, he has sisters named Sabrina Dawood, and Azmeh Dawood, and a brother Abdul Samad Dawood.

His grandfather Ahmed Dawood founded the family business Dawood Group. Talking about his dedication, he went to Aitchison College. Later, went to Buckingham University and received an LLB degree. Similarly, he received an MSc in global textile marketing from Philadelphia University.


His family and he departed from their residence in London and journeyed to Canada for 1 month. Thus, he booked tickets for himself and his wife over Father’s Day weekend.

It was to embark on the Titan submersible to view the wreck of the Titanic. Later, his wife gave the ticket to her son, Suleman, who was eager at the prospect of viewing the wreckage.

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Caption: Shahzada Dawood’s death in Titan. Source: Eduvast

It would bring the travelers to a depth of 3,800 meters (12,500 ft). On June 18, 2023, he began in the morning and was expected to last 8 hours. Hence, Titan lost contact with the surface ship, after 1 hour and 45 minutes after the descent. From France, the US, and Canada, search and rescue missions involving water and air support.

The United States Coast Guard confirmed that they had found debris. on June 22, 2023. It was approximately 1,600 feet (500 meters) from the bow of the Titanic and was “consistent with a catastrophic loss of the pressure chamber. Thus, concluded that the passengers aboard Titan. He and his son, Suleman, Hamish Harding, Paul-Henri Nargeolet, and OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush all died instantly.

Net Worth 2024

Shahzada Dawood successfully started his professional career and also he was running his family business. But, there are no details related to his estimated net worth.

Personal Life

Shahzada Dawood was married to Christine Dawood, a coach and a psychologist. The couple was blessed with a son and daughter Suleman Dawood and Alina Dawood. Besides that, there are no details related to Dawood’s personal life.

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Caption: Shahzada Dawood with his son. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

In the Engro Corporation and a director of the Dawood Hercules Corporation, Shahzada Dawood was the vice-chairman. Therefore, since 2003, he has been on the board of the Engro Corporation. Later on, in October 2021, he became the vice-chairman of Engro. Previously, he had been the vice-chairman of the Dawood Hercules Corporation. Dawood has invested in finding growth opportunities through mergers.

And, also acquisitions in textiles, fertilizers, foods, and energy in public-listed companies. Moving on, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, in 2012. On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, he spoke at the United Nations in 2020.

He was a trustee of the family foundation, The Dawood Foundation (TDF), from 1996 to 2023. The main motive of TDF was to focus on education. Similarly, TDF had been coordinating the Hussain Dawood Pledge. It is also a private donation to fight COVID-19 in Pakistan.

To people hit by COVID-19 in Pakistan, he had been focused on providing mental health support. Besides that, he was a trustee of the Engro Foundation. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board for Prince’s Trust International. Thus, it is a charity founded by Charles III and a board member of the SETI Institute.

Shahzada Dawood – Social Media

Shahzada Dawood is not active on any social media platforms. Also, there may be the possibility that his accounts have been deleted after his death.

Body Measurement

Shahzada Dawood stood 5 feet 10 inches tall and his weight is not known yet. Similarly, he has black pairs of eyes and black hair color. However, his body stats and other information is not revealed till now.