Jack Ma

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Jack Ma
Ma in 2018
Born (1964-09-10) 10 September 1964 (age 59)
EducationHangzhou Normal University (BA)
  • Business magnate
  • investor
  • philanthropist
Known forCo-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group
TitleCo-founder of Yunfeng Capital
Political partyCommunist Party of China[1]
SpouseZhang 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, he is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and an executive chairman of Alibaba Group. As of April 2021, with a net worth of $51.5 billion, Jack Ma is the third-richest person in all of China.

In 10 September 2018, Jack Ma retired from Alibaba and focused on educational charity work.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alibaba's Jack Ma is a Communist Party member, China state paper reveals". CNBC. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  2. "Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Jack Ma". Bloomberg. Retrieved July 3, 2021.
  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.

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