|Celebrity Name:||Warren Buffett|
|Real Name:||Warren Edward Buffett|
|Age:||91 years old|
|Date Of Birth:||30 August, 1930|
|Birth Place:||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|Profession:||Investor, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$113 Billion|
Warren Buffett Net Worth
Warren Buffett is an American investor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is one of the richest people in the world. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is one of the most successful investors in the world.
He is the founder of The Giving Pledge and pledged to give 99 percent of his wealth.
Warren Buffett net worth is $113 billion. He owns several renewable energy firms’ shares, merchandise, coal mines, and consuming goods. After the age of 55, he earned the majority of his wealth.
Warren Edward Buffett was born on 30 August 1930, to Howard Buffett and Leila Stahl Buffett. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. His father was a member of the United States Congress. He completed his schooling at Woodrow Wilson High School in 1947. At a very young age, he was interested in business. He skipped college to join his father’s business. He was inspired by a book called One Thousand Ways to Make $1000. He sold Coca-cola bottles, newspaper door to door, weekly magazines, detailing cars, golf balls, and stamps.
In 1945, Warren and his friend purchased a pinball machine and placed it at a local barber shop, within three months he placed several machines in three different barber shops.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Nebraska. He got rejected from Harvard Business School, he then completed a Master of Science in economics from Columbia Business School.
From 1951 to 1969, he worked in many companies such as Buffett-Falk & Co as an investment salesman, and as a security analyst at Graham-Newman Corp, His starting salary was $12,000 a year. When Graham retired and shuttered the business, Warren Buffett saved nearly $174,000. With that money he started a company called Buffett Partnership Ltd. Over the period, he grew his business from three to six partners, and by 1962 he became a millionaire.
He also taught a course on Investment Principles at the University of Nebraska. He purchased a gas station, but the gas station business failed.
He started purchasing Berkshire Hathaway stock at 7.60 per share and then $14.86 per share. In 1970, he became the CEO and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a multinational conglomerate holding company. Now he became a successful investor, it seems like everything he touched turned into gold. In 1973, Berkshire acquired stock in the Washington Post Company. He purchased stacks in several companies including Capital Cities, Salomon Brothers, and Coca-Cola Company.
In 1990, when Berkshire Hathaway was trading at $7,175 per share, he became a billionaire.
His investment strategy was very simple: he invested in the products that he uses daily. He owns the shirts and underwear of Fruit and the Loom, so he invests in that company, he loves a Chinese suit company Trands.Co so he invests in it. The cheapest Trands suit costs $880.
Berkshire’s most lucrative investment is in Coca-Cola stock and one which it still holds.
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In 1949, Warren Buffett bought a ukulele to impress Susan Thompson. In 1952, Warren Buffett married Susan Thompson. The couple has three children Peter, Howard, and Susie. The couple lived separately because Susan wanted to pursue a singing career, but they remained married until her death in July 2004.
In 2006, Warren Buffett married his longtime companion Astrid Menks.
He is a huge fan of University of Nebraska football, he also attended many games.
The only email he sent in his entire life was to Microsoft’s Jeff Raikes.
In the late 90s, he earned the nickname, the “Oracle of Omaha.
Awards and Achievements
Warren Buffett hasn’t received many awards in his career, but he is a successful investor. He has won the prestigious ‘Presidential Medal of Freedom.’
Warren Buffett net worth is $113 billion. In 2008, he was the richest person in the world with a net worth of $62 billion.
He is one of the top 10 richest people in the world. Warren Buffett still lives in a 5 bedroom house which he purchased in 1956 for $31,500. The house was located in Omaha, Nebraska. He is one of the most successful investors of all time and one of the richest people in the world. He built his wealth through a very easy investment strategy. 99% of Warren Buffett’s net worth was earned after he turned 50.
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