Ma Yun, born on October 15, 1964 known as Jack Ma, is a Chinese investor, business magnate and philanthropist. Jack is the executive chairman and co-founder of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate..
Jack Ma Parents/Family
Born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, his father’s name is Ma Laifa, a storyteller and musician and mother’s name is Cui Wencai, a storyteller and musician.
Jack Ma Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
He is married to Zhang Ying. They have a daughter and a son.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Mǎ Yún
- Nicknames: Jack Ma
- Birth Date: October 15, 1964
- Age: 53 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
- Current Residence: Unknown
- Education: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
- Profession: investor, business magnate and philanthropist
- Nationality: Chinese
- Ethnicity/Race: Asian
- Religion: Unknown
- Girlfriend/Wife: Zhang Ying
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
- Zodiac: Libra
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Earnings: 40.6 Billion USD
- Height: 4 feet 11¾ inch (152 cm)
- Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Jack Ma
- Jack started learning English on his own at a very young age.
- For 9 years, Jack used to travel 70 miles on his cycle to give tourists tour of the local area.
- He got his name Jack Ma from one of his pen pals friend who was a foreign tourist.
- In his youth, Jack struggled with his studies as he had to give college entrance exams for four consecutive years before he could get admission in one college.
- Jack first entrepreneurial Journey started with a company called “China Yellow Pages” which he had started with $20k, raised with the assistance of his friend and wife.
- In 1998, Jack was hired to head an IT company which falls under the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation. Jack quit the job in 1999.
- In 1999, Jack went back to his hometown and started Alibaba at his apartment.
- Jack is a skilled martial artist.
- In 2017, Jack was placed on the 2nd spot in the Fortune Magazine’s list of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.
- He doesn’t have any social media account.