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“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently”.
|Date of Birth||August 30, 1930|
|Source of Wealth||Berkshire Hathaway|
|Residence||Omaha, Nebraska, United States.|
|Education||Columbia Business School|
One of the most influential entrepreneurs, Warren Buffett proclaimed as the richest person globally in 2008, overtaking Bill Gates.
In a survey conducted by Carson Group in 1999, Warren Buffett was entitled with the “Top money manager of the 20th century”.
The Intelligent Investor listed Warren Buffett as one of Time Magazine 100 Influential People in the World. Also, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President, Barrack Obama in the year 2011.
In February 2013, Warren Buffett purchased H. J. Heinz with private equity group 3G Capital for $28 Billion.
Warren Buffett was quoted saying, having a private jet makes his life better and easier as he needs to do a considerable amount of traveling as the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
Warren Buffett lives in the home he bought for $31,500 in the year 1958. That amount in today's time sums up to $260,000.
Warren Buffett bought a five-bedroom stucco house for $31,000 in Omaha, where he resides with his family.
The four-door luxury sedan of Warren Buffett was assigned for charity for his implicit urge to support charitable trusts.
Warren Buffett owns a private jet, Bombardier Challenger 600 being one of the world’s top-selling luxury business jets.
Warren Buffett bought his new 2014 Cadillac XTS, on the recommendation of the CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra.
Trading was the childhood compassion of Warren Buffett with a big time spiky mind to invest and make money. At only 14 years of age, he invested his earnings through a sale of soft drinks, to buy 40 acres of land, and by his early 20’s, the astute investor held almost $10,000.
Warren Buffett is a great philanthropist and in June of 2006 when he announced the donation of his wealth to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Working full-time, Warren Buffett managed to graduate in only three years.
Warren Buffett popularly known as “Oracle of Omaha” or the “Saga of Omaha,” for his investment prowess, became a Millionaire in his early 30’s with his developed investment principles.
Warren Buffett uses to drive the luxury sedan "Lincoln Town car” which he later on auctioned for charity purpose.