Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett

Buffett speaking to students from the University of Kansas School of Business, May 6, 2005
Born Warren Edward Buffett
August 30, 1930 (1930-08-30) (age 83)
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Nationality United States
Education Master of Science in Economics
Alma mater University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Columbia Business School
Occupation Chairman & CEO of
Berkshire Hathaway
Years active 1951–present
Salary US$100,000[1]
Net worth Increase US$ 58.5 billion (2013)[2]
Religion Agnostic[source?]
Spouse Susan Thompson Buffett (m. 1952–2004) «start: (1952)–end+1: (2005)»"Marriage: Susan Thompson Buffett to Warren Buffett" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Buffett)
Astrid Menks (m. 2006–present) «start: (2006)»"Marriage: Astrid Menks to Warren Buffett" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Buffett)[3]
Children Susan Alice Buffett
Howard Graham Buffett
Peter Andrew Buffett
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Warren Buffett (born 30 August 1930) is an American investor who is known for his wealth. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of the company Berkshire Hathaway. He is the third wealthiest person in the world.[4] On April 11, 2012, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer,[5] for which he completed treatment in September 2012.[6]

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  1. "Warren E Buffett, CEO Compensation". Forbes. March 30, 2006. http://www.forbes.com/lists/2006/12/C0R3.html. Retrieved February 23, 2009.
  2. "Warren Buffett". Forbes. http://www.forbes.com/profile/warren-buffett/. Retrieved November 05, 2013.
  3. Bailey, Jeff; Dash, Eric (September 1, 2006). "How Does Warren Buffett Get Married? Frugally, It Turns Out". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/01/business/01buffett.html. Retrieved May 20, 2008.
  4. Luisa Kroll, Matthew Miller (2010-03-10). "The World's Billionaires". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. http://archive.is/LR8j. Retrieved 2010-03-11.
  5. Telegraph staff and agencies (17 April 2012). "Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer". The Daily Telegraph (London). http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/banksandfinance/9210456/Warren-Buffett-diagnosed-with-prostate-cancer.html. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  6. Lopez, Ricardo (September 16, 2012). "Warren Buffett completes prostate cancer treatment". The Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-warren-buffett-cancer-20120916,0,714101.story. Retrieved 22 September 2012.

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