Jack Ma is one of the richest people in the world having a net worth of over $50 billion. Originally born in poverty, he has become an idol for millions through his struggle and lifetime achievements. Jack’s business career began in the early 90s after getting introduced to the internet. In the early few years, he established and ran multiple small-scale companies. But in 1999, he founded the business-to-business marketplace site ‘Alibaba’ which later on not only changed his own life but the whole world as well. Since its establishment, the company has grown into a multinational technology company and now owns a diverse portfolio of companies in several business sectors.
After decades of work as the leader of Alibaba Group, Ma in 2018 announced that he is retiring from the company to pursue philanthropy under the Alibaba Foundation and the Jack Ma Foundation. Lastly, looking towards the personal life of the billionaire, Jack Ma married his university sweetheart Zhang Ying in 1988 and the couple now has three children.
Jack Ma Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Mǎ Yún
- Nicknames: Jack Ma
- Date of Birth: September 10, 1964
- Birthplace: Hangzhou, China
- Nationality: Chinese
- Occupation: Business Magnate, Philanthropist
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Religion: Taoism and Buddhism
- Race/ Ethnicity: Asian
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
Jack Ma Height Weight Shoe Size Measurements Facts
Jack Ma Family Details:
- Father: Ma Laifa (Musician and storyteller)
- Mother: Cui Wencai (Musician and storyteller)
- Siblings: Unknown
- Spouse Name: Zhang Ying (m. 1988)
- Children Name: Ma Yuanbao (Daughter), Ma Yuankun (Son)
Jack Ma Relationships History:
- Zhang Ying(Late 1980s-Present)
Jack Ma Career Highlights:
- Founded Alibaba Group: April 4, 1999
Jack Ma Distinctive Features:
- Gaunt face
- Short body stature
Jack Ma Body Measurements:
The Chinese billionaire Jack Ma height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurement stats are listed below.
- Build: Slim
- Height in Feet: 4′ 11¾”
- Height in Centimeters: 152 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 130 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Jack Ma Interesting Facts:
- His favorite movie is Forrest Gump.
- Jack acquired his first computer at age 33.
- He practiced speaking English by given area tours to tourists.
- According to him, he has never made one sale to a customer nor writing a line of code.
- He applied for admission to Harvard Business School ten times and got rejected on every occasion.
- The nickname “Jack” was given to him by a foreign friend who found it difficult to pronounce his Chinese name.