Facts of Ma Huateng
|Real Name||Ma Huateng|
|Profession||Businessman and Investor|
|Net Worth||$42 billion|
|Parents||Ma Chenshu and Huang Huiqung|
Online multiplayer game ‘PUBG’ has gained enormous popularity with billions of downloads. Likewise, the company, Tencent, the official developer of ‘Tencent Gaming Buddy” emulator for PUBG mobile, also has been a household name. The founder and chairman of Tencent, Ma Huateng, has been one of the most successful businessmen in China and is one of the wealthiest people in China.
Ma Huateng is a Chinese business-man, investor, politician, philanthropist, engineer, internet, and technology entrepreneur. He is also known as ‘Pony Ma.’
How Old is Ma Huateng?
Born on October 29, 1971, in Chaoyang, Shantou, Ma Huateng is 47 years old. He came from a low-income family and was raised to his Chinese parents- Ma Chenshu and Huang Huiqung. His father was a port manager in Shenzhen, and young Ma would often accompany him. He enrolled at Shenzhen University in 1989 and later graduated in 1993 with a degree in Bachelor of Science in computer science.
Ma Huateng is the chairman, founder, and CEO of Tencent. Tencent, Asia’s most valuable company, is one of the largest internet and technology companies, and the most significant investment, gaming, and entertainment conglomerates in the world. The company controls China’s most significant mobile instant messaging service, and its subsidiaries provide media, entertainment, payment systems, smartphone, and others, both in China and globally.
Likewise, Ma is also a philanthropist and is regarded as China’s most generous billionaire. He has given away 100 million of his shares to Tencent, which was worth $2 million. He transferred the shares to the Ma Huateng Global Foundation. Likewise, Ma is also a member of the National People’s Congress, which is the Chinese Legislature. The Chinese government’s ban on the foreign website has bought advantage to internet service-based companies such as Tencent, which has no competition among China’s population of 1.4 billion users.
Whom is Ma Huateng Married To?
Ma is happily married to his wife, Wang Dan-ting, and the couple resides in Shenzhen Guangdong region of China. Ma met his wife through QQ, which was developed by his firm. The spark was built between them when Ma could not stop chatting with her for three months. Eventually, the couple set up a date and tied the knot soon after.
Ma and his wife have a daughter whose name is Ma Manlin. However, he is very private about his life and does not share much about his family to the media. He avoids speaking about his wife and children publicly on interviews. He and his family have been living a low-key lifestyle away from public scrutiny
How Much is Ma Huateng Net Worth?
Ma Huateng has achieved the title for the richest man in China and 20th wealthiest person in the world. He has been regarded as one of the world’s most influential people, and in 2015, Forbes credited Ma as one of the world’s most influential people.
As of 2019, Ma Huateng’s net worth is estimated at $42 billion.
Height, Weight, and Body Size
Ma Huateng has a decent height. The exact measurement of his height and weight is still unknown. The Chinese billionaire has black eyes and hair.