Ma Long
Ma Long
Real Name/Full Name Ma Long
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ma Long
Birth Place: Anshan, Liaoning, China
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 October 1988
Age/How Old: 35 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Ma Yujun
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: Chinese
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Zhang Yaqing
Kids/Children Name: Son
Profession: Tennis player
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Ma Long is a Chinese professional table tennis player.  He is the current holder of the world and Olympic championship. As of March 2021 The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) ranked Ma #3 in the world. He had been ranked the #1 table tennis players for 64 months and went on record as the first man to hold the rank for that long.

Well, how well do you know about Ma Long? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ma Long’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 Ma Long to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ma Long was born on October 20, 1988 in Anshan, Liaoning, China. His father’s name is Ma Yujun while the name of his mother is unknown. He started playing table tennis since he was a young child.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ma Long in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ma Long’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 20 October 1988. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159lbs in Pound and 72 kg in Kilograms.


Ma long has made it a very difficult task to access his education information. Not only has he kept his background information private but also his education. it is difficult to access if he completed his education or not. We cannot however conclusively say that he did not attend school but we are doing our research to find out the name of the school he attended and once we get the information we shall update it promptly.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ma long is a married man who is living a happily married life. He got married to his long term girlfriend Zhang Yaquing on December 8, 2013. They are privileged to be the parents of a son who was born in 2018. They are proud of their relationship often being seen appearing in public attending several functions. Ma Long has not disclosed any previous relationships.

Is Ma Long Gay?

Ma long seems to be enjoying his marriage with Zhang which is an indication that he is straight. He has never declared any interest of being in a gay relationship. Though not gay, Ma Long is not known to have issues with LGBTQ community as he has never condemned same sex marriage publicly

Professional Career

He started playing at the age of 17 years winning both the world junior championship and the Asian championships. He became the youngest player to ever win the championship in 2006. He was trained by the former Chinese national team coach named Ma Kai Xuan. He then went ahead and trained with Qin Zhi Jian and before he turned 22 years he was already successful in singles.

He became the winner of world tour grand finale and Asian cup twice. Additionally he also won the finals of the China National Games, world championships and the 11 ITTF world tour tournaments. He did not participate in the 2012 Olympics because of his temporary dip ratings despite being the number one tennis player. He unfortunately lost all tournaments at the Korea open as well as the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament.

In 2013 he won the WTTC defeating Wang Hao. Then in 2014 he won the China national games, Asian Championships and the China open making him even more popular and his fan base continued to increase taking over the game with a bang. His fourth win of the Asian cup happened in March 2014. He in 2014 won the WTTC games with no loss of even a single set.

In 2015 was his breakout game when he won the entire WTTC whole tournament losing to only one single set. In the same year he won his sixth win in the China Open. Long won the Super league championship alongside his partner Ningbo at the double tournament. He however got injuries that kept him away from the other tournaments the following year.


Ma long has been very intentional in playing the game becoming one of the very best player’s there is in the world and also winning many accolades in his entire career. He holds a record of being the holder of the #1 position in the world for a period of 64 months being the first male to ever win for that long. He also won the ITTF world tournament, winning it five times in a row.

He also was the world cup winner in 2012 and 2015. He was additionally the world Championship winner in 2015, 2017 and 2019. He also emerged the winner of the Asian games winner in 2010. He received Barna Award for becoming the tournament the best player.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ma Long in 2024


Ma is one of the highly paid tennis players in the world. He makes his money by wining prize money in each game that he plays. In 2013, he won the championship title, earning an estimated amount of $250,000. He also makes lucrative amounts from endorsements with notable brands such as Nike.

Additionally, the Chinese government is paying all of Ma’s expenses for being a member of the Chinese National team. He has accumulated a massive net worth in his career. As of 2024, He has a net worth of $30 million and this figures will continue to increase as he continues to play.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Ma is ranked by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) as # 2 in the world.
  • Ma is known by his nickname the dictator and the dragon.

Ma Long is an internationally known tennis player. He cultivated his passion for the game when he was still young. He is now known worldwide as one of the best players in the game. He has very huge accomplishments since he started as a professional player.


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