Warren Buffett Biography
Hello, friends today we are here with a new list of successful business personalities in the world and he is non-other than Warren Buffett. Warren Buffet is an American business magnet, a great investor and a philanthropist. Currently, he is the post of chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered to be one the most successful investor in the world and he has ranked 7th as the world’s wealthiest person with net worth more than $100 billion as of April 2021.
Who is warren Buffett?
Warren Buffet was born on 30 August 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, US. As of 2021, he is 90 years old. His full name is Warren Edward Buffett. He is an American businessman, a great investor, and also a philanthropist. He is one of the great business personalities in the world. Currently, he is the chairman and the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is also one of the world’s wealthiest person in the world.
|Good Name||Warren Edward Buffett|
|Nick Name||Warren, Oracle of Omaha, Sage of Omaha.|
|Date of Birth||August 30th, 1930|
|Age (as of 2021)||90 Years|
|Birthplace||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|Profession||Businessman, Investor, Philanthropist|
|Famous for||as Oracle of Omaha|
|School||Rose Hill Elementary School, Alice Deal Junior High school|
|College||Woodrow Wilson High School|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Virgo|
Early Life, Education, Career
Warren Buffett was born in Omaha on 30 August 1930, Nebraska, US. As of 2021, he is 90 years old. He is the second child among the three children and the only son of Howard Buffett and Leila Stahl Buffett. He started his schooling at Rose Hill Elementary School. In the year 1942, his father Howard Buffett was elected to the first four terWarren of the United States Congress. So, after shifting to Washington DC, Warren completed his elementary school and joined a new School named Alice Deal Junior High school.
And finally, he completed his graduation from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1947. From a young age, he showed lots of interest in investing and business. Even during his school days he often sold Chewing gum,coca-cola bottles, and weekly magazines door to door. He also worked with his grandfather helping him in his grocery store. Warren was inspired by a book, ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO MAKE $1000, he had borrowed from a public library at Omaha when he was seven years old.
During his high school days, he used to sell newspapers, golf balls, stamps, detailing cars in order to make money. He used to spend his school days in the customers’ lounge of a regional stock brokerage near his father’s own brokerage office because he was interested in investing and the stock market. At ten, during one of his trips to new york, he thought of visiting the NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE. Finally, at the age of eleven, he purchased three cities service shares for himself and three for his sister, Doris Buffett.
During his high school years, he also invested in his father’s company and purchased a 40-acre farm managed by a tenant. He acquired the land when he was 14 years old with his $1200 money. By the time he graduated from college, he had saved around $9800. In 1951, he graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Science in business. Following graduation, he enrolled in the New York Institute of Technology.
|Height||Approx 1.78 m, 5’8” feet|
|Weight||Aprx 82 kg|
Family of Warren Buffett
The names of Warren Buffett’s mother and father are Leila Stahl Buffett and Howard Buffett. His two sister’s names are Roberta Buffett and Doris Buffett, who was a philanthropist. His wife’s name was Susan Thompson who died in 2004. He has three children and their names are Susan Alice Buffett, Howard Graham Buffett, and Peter Buffett.
|Father||Howard Homan Buffett|
|Mother||Leila Stahl Buffett|
|Sister||Doris Buffett, Roberta Buffett Elliott|
Susan Thompson was his wife’s name, and she died in 2004. In the year 2006 Warren remarried Astrid Menks, his longtime companion. Susan Alice Buffett, Howard Graham Buffett, and Peter Buffett are his three children.
|Present Wife/Girlfriend||Astrid Menks (since 2006)|
|Affairs/girlfriends/Ex Girlfriend||Susan Thompson(1952-2004)|
Awards and Honors
He donates his 85% of income to charity and for the reasons of his love towards other earns him highest civilian award in U.S.A i.e., Presidential Medal Of Freedom in the year 2011.
As of April 2021, Warren Buffett’s net worth was $104 billion-plus. And this worth made him rank World’s 7th Wealthiest person.
|Net Worth||$104 billion (Approx.)|
|Monthly Income||more than $1 Billion PM|
Some lesser known facts
- Since young at the time of age 7 he developed his interest in business and investing.
- His inspiration comes from the book “One Thousand Ways to Make $1000” which he brought from the library Omaha Public Library.
- Every day, Warren consumes Coca-Cola and ice cream. In an interview with Fortune, he stated that he is “one-quarter Coca-Cola.” If I consume 2700 calories per day, Coca-Cola accounts for one-quarter of that total. Every day, I consume at least five 12-ounce portions. He adopts a sweeter approach and begins his day with a bowl of ice cream.
- At the age of fourteen, he put $1200 of his savings into his father’s business and purchased a 40-acre property.
- Warren purchased six shares of Cities Service preferred stock for $38 each in 1994, when he was eleven years old, three for himself and three for his elder sister Doris.