Profession: Alibaba Entrepreneur
Why Famous: Founder of the Internet giant Alibaba Group and the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes.
He is currently the richest man in China with an estimated net worth of $29.7 billion.
- 1999-04-04 Jack Ma founds Chinese internet company Alibaba
- 2017-04-04 Alibaba becomes the world's largest retailer according to US Securities and Exchange Commission
- 2017-11-11 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion