CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, business tycoon, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$88.9 billion as of December 2019, making him the fourth-wealthiest person in the world. Wikipedia
Born: 30 August 1930 (age 89 years), Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Net worth: 6,820 crores USD (2020)
Education: Columbia Business School (1950–1951), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1950–1950), more
Spouse: Astrid Menks (m. 2006), Susan Buffett (m. 1952–2004)
➡Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time.
➡Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 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’s promised to give away over 99% of his fortune. In 2019 he donated $3.6 billion, much of it to the foundation of friends Bill and Melinda Gates.
➡In 2010, he and Gates launched the Giving Pledge, asking billionaires to commit to donating half their wealth to charitable causes.
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