Warren Buffett’s net worth
Facts of Warren Buffett’s net worth
|Net worth||$75.6 Billion|
|Date of Birth:||1930 August 30|
|First Name||Warren Edward|
|Age:||88 years old|
Warren Buffett Net Worth: $75.6 billion
Warren Buffett serves himself as an American investor, business magnate and active philanthropist by his profession. Buffett who has a long history of investing is considered as one of the most successful investors in the world. As per the recent stats, February 2017, Warren Buffett net worth stands $75.6 billion. Coming to rise with Charlie Munger, Buffett created Buffett Partnership and began to invest in manufacturing firm named Berkshire Hathaway.
Buffett with his prominent role has lifted Berkshire to whole new level. Handling the prestigious position of the firm since 1970, he is also the largest shareholder of the company. Meanwhile, due to his exquisite policy and business philosophy, he is taken as the “Wizard”, “Oracle” or “Sage” of Omaha. Besides, he is known for his extensive frugality. In the year 2016, he gave away nearly $2.9 billion in Berkshire stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation along with his family foundation. While he still lives in the same house that he had purchased back in the year 1958 in $31,500. Accounting the latest stats, his net worth has been in continuous rise after his prediction in the presidential election. Warren who now is the second-richest man after Bill Gates has 9% rise since the November 8 election. Despite of being a wealthy businessman, he is an active philanthropist and has been helping numerous firm under his name. In the contrary, he has pledged to give away 99% of his fortune to philanthropist causes.
Early life and Education
Warren Edward Buffett was born in 1930, August 30 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Buffett is the second out of three children to Howard and Leila Buffett. Warren who had an exquisite mind had a deep interest in investing from the very young age. He went to Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1974. While he transferred and graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the age of 19. In addition, the young investor attended Columbia Business School of Columbia University and developed his own investment philosophy. Later, he also attended New York Institute of Finance and specialized in economics.
Warren is the master of both professional and personal life. Buffett after dating for several years tied his wedding knot with beautiful Susan Buffett in 1952. The pair share three children with each other names, Susie, Howard, and Peter. With years of marriage, the pair remains strong and still. However, they began to live separately from the year 1977 while they maintain the beautiful bonding throughout Susan life. Susan Buffett died due to long-suffering from a cerebral hemorrhage in 2004. But to our surprise, Warren has a second wife named Astrid Menks. The pair was together for the year 1977 while the couple tied their wedding knot in Warren 76th birthday in the year 2006.
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