Facts of Ma Long
|Full Name:||Ma Long|
|Birth Date:||October 20, 1988|
|Profession:||table tennis player|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Net Worth||$2o million|
|Birth Place||Anshan, Liaoning|
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The Top 5 ranked table tennis player all over the world as of 2019 by the ITTF is none other than Ma Long. Ma Long, a Chinese professional table tennis player was previously ranked worlds no 1 table tennis player for 65 months. Further, Ma Long wrote his name in history as the first-ever men to hold the record of the first rank in the world table tennis for a long time. Apart from this, Ma Long has won numerous Asian table tennis championships and International Table Tennis competitions. At the 2016 Rio Olympics Ma Long achieved the victory in Men’s Singles table tennis. Moreover, Ma Long is the fifth player to complete a career Grand Slam-winning all three World Champions, Olympics and World Cup.
Besides, his professional life, people have questions that, is he also able to manage his personal like is professional life? Well to know about it, you must check out his personal life provided in the article below.
How much is Long’s Net worth and Salary?
After ranking himself in 1st,2nd and other various positions in the world’s top table tennis player, currently, he is in the 5th rank of it. As lying in the list of World’s top 5 table tennis player, Ma Long is also able to place himself in one of the richest table tennis players in World. As of 2019, Ma Long has an estimated net worth of $20 million. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his salary.
Apart from this, earns a decent amount of money from his endorsements deals. He is currently, in a deal with the famous brand Nike, which is providing him a good amount of money. As a member of the Chinese national team, all the expenses and health care services of Ma Long during the game are paid by the Chinese government. Moreover, he also gets prize money during the matches if he wins the match. In 2012, he made around $2 million as his prize money. Further, Ma Long earned $250,000 after winning the Championships title of 2013.
What’s the age of Ma Long? Bio, Parents, Ethnicity
One of the World’s best table tennis player Ma Long took a breath on this earth for the first time on October 20, 1988. By October of 2019, he will successfully complete 31 years of his birth. However, currently, he is 30 years old. He was born to Chinese parents in Anshan, Liaoning, China under the birth sign Libra. Further, he holds Chinese nationality and belongs to South Asian ethnicity. Ma Long was born in the house of Ma Yujun(father). Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his mother and siblings.
Talking about his early life, Long was raised by his father. The tennis player showed a great interest in table tennis from his early childhood. However, his educational qualifications and educational institution are still under wrap.
Is Ma Long Married? Wife, Children, and affairs
The handsome player Ma Long has a lot of girls fans as well as boys. All of them have questions, is Long Married? What about the children? and many more. Well, lets put an end to your patience now. He is a happily married man and is able to manage his personal life as good as his professional life. The 30 years old Long married his long term girlfriend Zhang Yaqing on December 8, 2013. The couple’s wedding ceremony held in Beijing.
Moreover, the couple welcomed their first baby as a son in 2018. Ma Long is very close to his wife and both of them are seen together in several functions. Besides, Ma Long also gives his time for his son. He often posts his picture with his son. Well, Ma Long is successfully balancing his both personal and professional life. In the 6 years long married life of Ma Long, no rumors and divorce matter has come to hear. Further, both the couples have a clean past and present records, regarding their affairs.
Professional Career of Long!
Ma Long was very much interested in table tennis since his early childhood. In his early career, Wang Hao and Ma kai Xuan coached Ma Long. Later after entering into a professional career, Quin Zhi Jian trained him. By the age of 17, in 2006, he became the youngest champion after winning both Asian and World Junior Championships. Before Long turned 22, he won Asian Cup and World Tour Grand Finals twice in singles. Additionally, he also gained the victory in All-China Championships, China National Games and 11 ITTF Wolrd Tour Tournaments.
In one phase of Long, he was struggling with his career. Ma Long was unable to get victory in any of the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament. Despite being the world’s best table tennis player, he was unable to participate in 2012 Olympic due to his temporary dip in ratings. Further, he loses the opportunity to win the Olympic Gold medals at singles. Although he lost the match, he won the title of the best table tennis player. Again the years after 2013, became quite lucky years for him. Player won the various tournaments the following year. In March of 2014, he won the Asian Cup for the fourth time. The same year he also won the 2014 WTTC winning in all rounds.
In the Olympics Rio, he was able to win the gold medal. After that, he became the first male table tennis player to complete all three Grand Slam. In February of 2017, Ma Long won the Qatar Open. For the first time in his career, Long won Japan open defeating Xu in finals.
Height, Weight and other body features
The Chinese player Ma Long is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) tall and weighs 72kg(159 Ibs). He has a very attractive face with clear skin. Further, he looks very handsome with his black straight hair and black eyes.