Warren Buffett Biography
Warren Buffet is an American Business person, investor, speaker and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is known to be the most successful investor in the world. Warren Buffet was born and brought up in a place called Omaha, Nebraska. When he was a youth Warren Buffet developed an interest in business and investing. Before transferring and graduating from the University of Nebraska at the age of 19 he had joined Warthon School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947.
Warren Buffet before entering into a business partnership he attended New York Institute of Finance to focus his economics background including one with Graham.Warran created Buffett partnership after meeting Charlie Munger, and eventually acquired a textile manufacturing firm called Berkshire Hathaway and assumed its name to create a diversified holding company.
He is the largest shareholder and a chairman to Berkshire Hathaway since 1970 this made him acquire the name “Wizard” ,”Oracle” or “Sage” of omaha by global media outlets. He is adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite hims immense wealth. According to the research published at the University of Oxford it characterized Buffett’s investment methodology as falling within “Founder centrism”. He concentrated investments shelter managers from the short-term pressures of the market.
Buffet was noted to be a philanthropist having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, Primarily via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
He is the founder of The Giving Pledge in 2009 with Bill Gates. He is also active contributing to political causes, having endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S presidential election, he has publicly opposed the policies, actions and statements of President Donald Trump.
Warren Buffet started to work at Buffett-Falk and Co.in 1951 to 1954 as an investment Salesman, in 1953 to 1956 he also worked as a securities analyst;
Warren Buffett Birth Day|Age
Warren born on August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska in U.S, he is 88 years old as of 2018.
Warren Buffett Family
Warren Buffett is a son to Leila (nee stahl) and Congressman Howard Buffet. He was born in 1930 in a place called Omaha , Nebraska, he is the second of three children and the only son in his family.He
has two sisters Doris Buffett (founder of The Sunshine Lady Foundation and Roberta Buffett and also a grandson to Howard Warren Buffett.
Warren Buffett Childhood| Young
Warren Buffett is a self made billionaire. He entered into business when he was five years old and at 11 years old he purchased his first stock. Warren Buffetts was inspired by his favourite book “one Thousand ways to make $ 1000 which taught him the value of compound interest. When he was young he worked tirelessly at various gigs like collecting the refund from recycling Coke bottles, delivering newspapers and selling lemonade, demonstrating his unrelenting work ethic.
Warren Buffett kept his track record for smart investments. He had a reputation for making smart bets on horse races, he also created tip sheets at his local racetrack, and burgeoning love statistics which were noticed by his peers
Warren Buffett Education
Warren Buffett started school in 1942 at Rose Hill Elementary School, he then moved to Alice Deal Junior School after his father was elected to the first of four terms in United States Congress and moved to Washington with his family. He graduated in 1947 from Woodrow Wilson High School where his senior year book picture was written “Likes math; a future stockbroker”
After completing high school and getting success with his side entrepreneurial and investment ventures he wanted to go directly into business but his father overruled him and he had to join college first.
After completing high school Warren Buffett Joined Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947 where he enrolled due to pressure from his father. Warren Buffett studied there for two years where he joined the Alpha Sigma Phil fraternity. He graduated from University of Nebraska at 19 years with a bachelor of Science in Business Administration where he had transferred.
Buffett was rejected by Harvard Business School and enrolled at Columbia Business School of Columbia University he attained a Master of Science in Economics from Columbia in 1951 and after he graduated he decided to join The New York Institute of Finance.
Warren Buffett Career | Investments
Warren Buffett started to work in 1951 at Buffet-Falk and Co. as an investment salesman up to year 1956.He also worked from 1954 to 1956 at Graham-Newman corp as a securities analytist ; in 1956 to 1969 he worked at Buffet Partnership, Limited as general partner, he started working as Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway inc. in 1970.