Who is Warren Buffett? Warren Edward Buffett was born on 30th August 1930, in Omaha, Nebraska. His first wife was Susan Thompson Buffett, who passed away in 2004. His second wife is Astrid Menks, whom he married in 2006.
Buffett has three children: Susan Buffett, Howard Buffett, and Peter Buffett. In a recent announcement, Warren announced that Peter Buffett will succeed a third of Buffett’s current role upon Buffett’s death, and assume the role of non-executive chairman. The central role of CEO will be appointed by Berkshire’s Board of Directors.
Warren Buffett Education
Warren Buffett received a Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Nebraska Lincoln and a Master of Science from Columbia University. Attending Columbia was a turning point in his life, as it was there that he met his future teacher and mentor Benjamin Graham, who taught him the art of value investing.
To conquer his fear of public speaking, Warren Buffett attended a Dale Carnegie course in public speaking. One of the memorabilia he has in his office that he is most proud of is his certificate of completion for this course; he quips that this was arguably the best investment he made in his life.
Warren Buffett Address
Warren Buffett can be reached at the following mailing address:
3555 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68131
He receives many letters a day, so it may not be easy to get a reply from him, but it is certainly worth a try if there is something you very much want to ask him about.
Warren Buffett Philanthropy
Buffett has long promised to give away his fortune posthumously. In 2006, he permanently earmarked the majority of his Berkshire shares to several charitable organizations, with the largest portion going to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The value of this gift stands at approximately 31 billion.