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Warren Buffett is an American businessman and philanthropist who is widely respected for his investing acumen, which earned him the nickname “The Oracle of Omaha.” His investments have helped him build a personal fortune of around $100 billion.
Buffett made his company, Berkshire Hathaway, his main investment vehicle in the 1960s. Through the 1990s, he outperformed the major stock index averages by more than double.
His Early Start:
Buffett first bought stocks at age 11 and first filed taxes at age 13, Forbes reported.
In 2010, Buffett partnered with Bill Gates to launch the Giving Pledge, which asks billionaires to commit to donating at least half of their wealth to charitable causes. Buffett himself has promised to donate over 99% of his wealth. So far he has given more than $45 billion, mostly to the Gates Foundation and his kids’ foundations, Forbes reported.