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|Date of Birth||4 October 1947|
|Source of Wealth||Alibaba|
|Education||Hangzhou Teacher's Institute|
Jack Ma, the tenacious entrepreneur, is the first mainland Chinese businessman who appeared on the billionaires’ list of Forbes.
Jack Ma introduced B2B marketing through his company Alibaba.com and enabled Chinese exporters to connect with overseas buyers, in turn, being able to attract SoftBank and Goldman Sachs as investors.
Jack Ma is a very promising businessman aiming at perfection and lacked any technology and computing background which made him his success even more astounding than the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates.
Jack Ma has received some awards, a few of which are: Business Person of the year 2005, Business Leader of Decade in 2009, Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015. He was also honored with the Honorary Doctoral Degree in 2013.
Jack Ma attracted many eyeballs with his purchase of $23 Million for a 28,100-acre property in New York’s Adirondacks.
Jack Ma purchased world’s second most expensive, luxurious 9,890-square-feet home in Hong Kong for $193 Million.
Jack Ma owns a house in Hong Kong, which is one of the lavishly built houses of the country.
One of the plush properties of the self-made Billionaire, Jack Ma is in China which is one of the attractions of the assets he holds.
Jack Ma started his career as an English teacher, where no one could have predicted that he will be an entrepreneur earning Billions through his internet world.
In 1995, he started an online business in China when computers had not yet been into the practice and house of common men.
Jack Ma has diversified his company into many subsidiaries and ventured into the state-dominated and small industries in China including finance and retail, further venturing into film production.
The current generation of China looks up to Jack Ma as an inspiration considering his skills and values.
Jack Ma is the founder of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Chinese e-commerce company which has its headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.