Alibaba’s Jack Ma may have bought the world’s second most expensive home by Chris Matthews @FortuneMagazine August 14, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons Jack Ma may not be the richest man in all of China, but he at least owns the most expensive home. According to a report in The South China Morning Post, it is rumored that Ma has bought a A 9,890-square-feet luxury house in Hong Kong for a jaw-dropping $193 million. The seller of the home is Francis Yuen Tin-fan, the former deputy chairman of PCCW and ex-chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. The report says that on a per-square-foot basis, the home at house at 22 Barker Road on The Peak is the second-most expensive home in the world. Publicly available images don’t seem to justify the price tag, at least from the outside: Is this humble house the new home for #alibaba Jack Ma? Sold for HK$1.5 billion, on the peak. @SCMP_News pic.twitter.com/CyLpfLVxu9 — Wei Gu (@weigu) August 13, 2015 In June, the Alibaba chairman bought a a 28,100-acre property in New York’s Adirondacks for $23 Million.