Jack Ma

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Jack Ma
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Ma in 2018
Born (1964-09-10) 10 September 1964 (age 58)
EducationHangzhou Normal University (BA)
  • Business magnate
  • investor
  • philanthropist
Known forCo-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group
Net worthDecrease US$49.4 billion (As of 3 July 2021)[1]
TitleCo-founder of Yunfeng Capital
Political partyCommunist Party of China[2]
Spouse(s)Zhang Ying
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese马云
Traditional Chinese馬雲

Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云, [mà y̌n];[3] born 10 September 1964), known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group. As of April 2021, with a net worth of $51.5 billion, Ma is the third-richest person in China.

Ma retired from Alibaba on 10 September 2018 and focused on educational charity work.[4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Jack Ma". Bloomberg. Retrieved July 3, 2021.
  2. "Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member, China state paper reveals". CNBC. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  3. Tausche, Kayla (10 September 2014). "Alibaba's Jack Ma gets special gift for 50th birthday". CNBC.com. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  4. "China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba". Margi Murphy. Telegraph. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. "Billionaire Jack Ma prepares for life after Alibaba. He'll retire Monday, report says". LULU YILUN CHEN and TOM MACKENZIE. Los Angeles Times. 7 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  6. "Alibaba's Jack Ma, China's richest man, to retire from company he co-founded". The Economic Times. 8 September 2018. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.

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