Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, politician, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy. A prominent business leader, Ma is seen as a global ambassador for Chinese business and as such is frequently ranked among the world’s most powerful people. He also serves as a role model for startup businesses. In September 2018, he announced that he would retire from Alibaba and pursue educational work, philanthropy, and environmental causes; the following year, he exited as executive chairman.
Jack Ma has an estimated net worth of $43.8 billion.
Date of birth:
September 10, 1964
Source of wealth:
Founder of Alibaba