Ma tops the magazine’s list of China’s richest people, with a Chinese record $19.5 billion. Forbes:
Up next: a higher profile for Alibaba’s payments affiliate, Ant Financial Services Group. Ma will also need to weave together more than a dozen investments–from a stake in a soccer team to a film production studio–that Alibaba made this year.
It notes he also has philanthropic interests including a board seat with The Nature Conservancy.