Daniel Zhang
Daniel Zhang
Real Name/Full Name Daniel Zhang Yong
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Daniel Zhang
Birth Place: Shanghai, China
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 January 1972
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –  172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.3 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: High School
College: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: Chinese
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Shu Ping
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Chinese Technology Executive
Net Worth: $1 billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Zhang Yong, popularly known as Daniel Zhang, is a technology executive who belongs to China. He is well known as the Chief executive officer of the popular multinational company Alibaba, founded by Jack Ma. He also served as the CEO of the company called Taobao.

Well, how well do you know about Daniel Zhang? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Daniel Zhang’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Daniel Zhang to date.

Biography and Early Life

Daniel Zhang was brought into the world on 11 January 1972 in Shanghai, which is situated in China. He never mentioned his parents in public. He is accounted for to be the single offspring of the family. He was brought up in a similar town by his parents.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Daniel Zhang in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Daniel Zhang’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 11 January 1972. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.3 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Daniel attended a local high school for his education. He was good at studies from his childhood, and after completing his schooling, he attended Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He graduated with finance from the university. After graduation, he started working for Baring Bank, which is based in Britain. Then in the year 1995, he worked for former “Big Five” accounting company owner “Arthur Andersen” that got collapsed due to the scandal of Enron.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Daniel Zhang started dating Shu Ping before getting married. The couple used to spend a lot of time together and after some time the duo married. They do not have any children yet. There aren’t any details about their private life and their dating history. It is reported that the couple used to live happily and peacefully in the country.

Is Daniel Zhang Gay?

Daniel Zhang is married, and the couple uses to live a happy life which shows he isn’t gay. There aren’t records of Daniel’s involvement in similar sex activities. Therefore, we can say that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In the year 2007, he joined Alibaba Subsidiary named “Taobao.” He joined as a chief financial officer or CFO. He worked hard, which resulted in the company’s profit, and he was then promoted to the post of CEO of the company. Then he was appointed as the president of “Tmall,” which is one of the popular businesses to costumer shopping by-product from Taobao.

After two years, he was appointed as the CEO of Alibaba in the year 2013. Later in the year 2018, he was appointed as executive chairman of Alibaba by Jack Ma. He has been with the company for more than 11 years. He later switched to a mobile-based transaction that brought some profit for the company. He developed the new retail concept in the company by eCommerce. He has given all his efforts to connect the company with different brands.


Daniel has an excellent track record in his career. He has the entire mind behind the greatest annual retail bonanza event. The event “Single’s Day” was started in the year 2009. He inaugurated it on November 9 in the year 2011. This event was very successful as it could make an entire profit of $25 billion. This sale was too big, and it was almost multiple times of sales in festive seasons. Daniel has a huge name in the world of business.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Daniel Zhang in 2024

Daniel Zhang Net Worth
Daniel Zhang Net Worth

Daniel is one of the popular businessmen in the world. He has an estimated net worth of $1 billion as of 2024. He has earned a lot from his career. He first did several other jobs, and after that, he joined Alibaba. He has dealt with many top brands and procures a lot from them. He has been appointed as executive chairman and his fortunes increased. He has many shares in his name, which are of million dollars. His primary source of income is from his business. He is considered as of the wealthiest persons in the China.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His nickname is “Free and Unfettered Person,” which is given by his employees.
  • He has contributed to 13 quarters of Alibaba’s sustainable growth.
  • He has a very friendly relation with Jack Ma.

Daniel Zhang is considered one of the most dedicated entrepreneurs in the world. He has a different attitude toward everything in life that made him a successful businessman today. He is one of the most respected persons of China, who is currently serving as the CEO of the Alibaba Group, founded by Jack Ma.


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