Warren Buffett Net Worth in 2017: $72.7 billion
Full name: Warren Edward Buffett
Date of birth: 1930-08-30 (86 years)
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Residence: Omaha, NE, U.S.
Citizenship: United States
Marital Status: Married
Education: Columbia Univ., Univ. of Nebraska Lincoln
Salary: $N/A / year
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
Warren Buffett biography
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Warren Buffett has a Net Worth of $72.7 Billion due to his successful career as business magnate and investor
The American business magnate and investor is the CEO, chairman and the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway.
Berkshire Hathaway is a multinational conglomerate holding company located in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The company owns 26% of Kraft Heinz Company, a minor percentage and holdings in Mars, American Express, Incorporated, Restaurant Brands International, Wells Fargo, The Coca-Cola Company and IBM.
The Berkshire Hathaway also owns a 100% percentage of Dairy Queen, GEICO, Fruit of the Loom, BNSF, Helzberg Diamonds, Lubrizol, NetJets and FlightSafety International and currently has $50 billion or more in cash.
Currently, Warren Buffett owns assets and receives and impressive income from investments in sectors like Materials and Construction, Luxury Items, Autosales, Insurance and Finance, Utilities, Media, Apparel, Railroads and Logistics, Food and Beverage, Household Products and many more.
Before he began his work at Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett worked as an investment salesman at Buffett-Falk & Co between 1951 to 1954, as a securities analyst at Graham-Newman between 1954 to 1956, and as a general partner at Buffett Partnership, Ltd until 1970.
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investor of the 20th century and he was named one of the world’s most influential people by Time in 2012.
In 2013, the American business magnate made $1.5 million per hour and $37 million per day. Most of his current net worth ( 95 % ) was made after his 60th birthday.
Besides his business ventures and investments from Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett also invested $15 billion in wind and solar energy. As of 2015, he is prepared to invest another $15 billion.
Warren Buffett Net Worth 2015
In 2015, Warren Buffett has a net worth of $72.7 billion and he is the second richest person in American. His company, Berkshire Hathaway currently has $63 billion in cash.
This year, the American business magnate and investor purchased an aviation supplier called Precision CastParts at the price of $37.2 billion ( including debt ).
Regarding his estates and homes, Warren Buffett owned a luxury home in Laguna Beach ( $5.4 million ) until 2005. Although he is the third richest person in the world, the American business magnate lives in a modest residence ( $31,500 ) in Omaha, Nebraska.
Besides that, Warren Buffett also owns a Gulfstream IV SP private jet and a 4-door luxury sedan “Lincoln Town car”.
Besides his successful investments, the American business magnate is also known for his charity work. During his career, Warren Buffett donated a total of $20 billion. Also, in 2003, Warren Buffett announced that %83 of his net worth will be donated Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The American business magnate is also an avid supporter of the Giving Pledge campaign.
So how much is Warren Buffett worth? All of his hard work took Warren Buffett Net Worth 2015 to $72.7 Billion
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