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Warren Buffett
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Buffett speaking to students from the University of Kansas School of Business, May 6, 2005
Warren Edward Buffett

(1930-08-30) August 30, 1930 (age 90)
NationalityUnited States
EducationMaster of Science in Economics
Alma materUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln
Columbia Business School
OccupationChairman & CEO of
Berkshire Hathaway
Years active1951–present
Net worthIncrease US$ 58.5 billion (2013)[1]
Spouse(s)Susan Thompson Buffett (m. 1952–2004) «start: (1952)–end+1: (2005)»"Marriage: Susan Thompson Buffett to Warren Buffett" Location: (linkback:
Astrid Menks (m. 2006–present) «start: (2006)»"Marriage: Astrid Menks to Warren Buffett" Location: (linkback:[2]
ChildrenSusan Alice Buffett
Howard Graham Buffett
Peter Andrew Buffett
RelativesDoris Buffett (sister)
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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]


  1. "Warren Buffett". Forbes. Retrieved November 05, 2013. 
  2. Bailey, Jeff; Dash, Eric (September 1, 2006). "How Does Warren Buffett Get Married? Frugally, It Turns Out". The New York Times. Retrieved May 20, 2008. 
  3. "Warren E Buffett, CEO Compensation". Forbes. March 30, 2006. Retrieved February 23, 2009. 
  4. Luisa Kroll, Matthew Miller (2010-03-10). "The World's Billionaires". Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. Retrieved 2010-03-11. 
  5. Telegraph staff and agencies (17 April 2012). Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer. London. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  6. Lopez, Ricardo (September 16, 2012). Warren Buffett completes prostate cancer treatment.,0,714101.story. Retrieved 22 September 2012. 

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