Warren Buffett Biography, Net Worth and Wealth Profile

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American billionaire who founded Berkshire Hathaway company with a net worth of over $100 billion.

Warrent Buffett is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Cl A) and he was rated as one of the richest men in the world according to Forbes list 2023 with a net worth of $115.6 billion.

Warren Buffett is the "Oracle of Omaha, one of the most successful investors of all time.

Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns dozens of companies, including insurer Geico, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen.

The son of a U.S. congressman, he first bought stock at age 11 and first filed taxes at age 13.

He has promised to donate over 99% of his wealth. So far he has given more than $51 billion, mostly to the Gates Foundation and his kids' foundations.

In 2010, he and Bill Gates launched the Giving Pledge, asking billionaires to commit to donating at least half of their wealth to charitable causes.

Basic Facts

Date: 30 August 1930

Age: 93 as at August 2023

Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway, Self Made

Residence: Omaha, Nebraska

Citizenship: United States

Marital Status: Widowed, Remarried

Children: 3

Master of Science, Columbia University; Bachelor of Arts/Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Buffett still lives in the same Omaha, Nebraska, home he purchased in 1958 for $31,500.

Buffett was rejected from Harvard Business School; he got a master's in economics from Columbia University instead.

Rational people don't risk what they have and need for what they don't have and don't need.

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