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Once turned down for jobs at an estimated 30 companies, including KFC and rejected by Harvard University 10 times, Jack Ma is China’s richest man having a net worth over USD 5,130 crores. The 55-year-old self-made billionaire is not only the richest man in China but is among the top 5 richest people in Asia. On Friday, the Chinese entrepreneur will celebrate his 56th birthday.
Born on September 10, 1964, in Hangzhou of China, Jack Ma was very interested in learning English and went to great lengths to improve his skills. He began his initial career as a lecturer in English and international trade at Hangzhou Dianzi University. He heard about the Internet in 1994 and started his first company, Hangzhou Haibo Translation Agency. In April 1995, Ma and He Yibing opened the first office for China Pages, and Ma started their second company. In 1999, he started Alibaba and the rest is history. Jack Ma 55th Birthday Special: Top 10 Inspirational Quotes by Chinese Business Magnate Who Made Alibaba a Global Name.
Here are the top 5 expensive things owned by Jack Ma:
1) Alibaba Group: Jack Ma founded Alibaba in 1999. The firm provides, C2C, B2C and B2B sales services via web portals. It also provides services like …
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