Profession : Entrepreneur
Born : 1964-September-10
Birthplace : Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Nationality : Chinese
Jack Ma is a Chinese entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group. Also, he is famous as a billionaire philanthropist. Jack Ma was originally called Ma Yun. Alibaba Group is one of the world's largest e-commerce businesses. Ma started his career as an English teacher before establishing Alibaba in 1999. Under the leadership of Jack Ma, Alibaba became one of the largest and most successful companies in the world, revolutionizing e-commerce and digital commerce in China and beyond. In addition to that, he is also the co-founder of Yunfeng Capital, a Chinese private equity firm.
Ma is considered one of the richest people in China and one of the world's most influential business leaders. Also, he is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes. His estimated net worth of over $40 billion. In addition to Alibaba Group and Yunfeng Capital, he started Ant Group, Alibaba.com, Cainiao, and AliPay (China) Internet Technology. Jack Ma's wife is Zhang Ying. Ma obtained his education from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Hangzhou Normal University. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts, particularly in the areas of education and environmental protection.