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Jack Ma Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 11, 2019

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Short Biography

Jack Ma was born on 10-09-1964 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. He is a Chinese Businessperson, Investor, Politician, Philanthropist, Chairperson and Co-founder of Alibaba Group.

Jack Ma Complete Bio & Career

Jack Ma is arguably one of the world’s greatest examples of entrepreneurship in the modern era. He wasn’t born rich as he did odd jobs for his survival and served as a tourist or guides. He though was clear of his dreams and therefore left no stone unturned to rise from the ranks and achieve success. 
He realised that if he wants to be a global entrepreneur, he will have to learn English and thus that was the first step that he took. He was among the first few individuals who realised what internet have brought to the table and saw Internet as a business opportunity at a time when not just Chinese but even other countries laughed in his thoughts. He started his maiden venture with an investment of mere $20000. In a matter of 3 years, he converted those 20000 dollars to $800,000. He came to prominence after he founded his venture ‘Alibaba’ in the early 2000s. This venture of him earned him a global recognition. This venture of his made him the richest man in China and Asia in a span of just 6 years after he started this venture.
Post the success of Alibaba, he co-founded a few more ventures similar to Alibaba and most of them were successful. .One such venture which needs a special mention is the e-commerce website called ‘Taobao’. Over the years, he has also been a recipient of various prestigious awards besides being featuring in coveted magazines like ‘Forbes’, and ‘Time’ among others.
In addition to an entrepreneur, he has also made his acting debut through the Chinese short film titled  Gong Shou Dao in the year 2017.. He is also knwon for his charitable activities and has founded various organizations and most notable of them being Alibaba Hong Kong Young Entrepreneurs Foundation through which he provides funds to budding entrepreneurs. 

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Jack Ma Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ma Laifa and Cui Wencai. He is married to Cathy Zhang since 1988 and together the couple has 3 children.

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Nationality Chinese
Religion N/A
Address Shanghai, China
School N/A
College Hangzhou Teacher’s Institute, Hangzhou
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Beijing
Qualification Post Gradate Degree in Business Administration
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut First Film - Gong Shou Dao (2017)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $36 Billion (September 2019)
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Roewe RX5 SUV


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Badminton
Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Movie Forrest Gump (1994)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jack Ma

  • His actual name is Ma Yun.
  • For 9 years, he used to travel 70 miles on his cycle so as to give tourists tour of the local area.
  • After his company managed to raise over $25 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2014, it became the first company in the history to raise such an amount in an IPO.
  • He is the global ambassador of the Chinese industries and businesses.
  • He became pen pals with one of those foreigners, who nicknamed him "Jack" because he found it hard to pronounce his Chinese name.
  • He donated nearly 2 million masks during Covid-19 pandeamic.

Jack Ma Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

58 years, 4months, 23 days old age Jack Ma will turn 59 on 10 September, 2023. Only 7 months, 7 days, 5 hours,27 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Jack Ma has celebrated the total number of 59 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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