Warren E Buffett
- Category : Business-Top-executive
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (6,55)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 3
American accountant and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Following a finance accounting field in college, Buffett received a BS and MS in Economics. He is noted as being a savy investor, increasing his company's net worth by 44.4% in 1989 and as of 2001, he is one of the nations wealthiest men.
With his wife Susan, whom he married in 1952, he had three kids. He and Susan decided to live separately in 1977 but remained married until her death in July 2004. One of his charitable foundations was established in her memory.
On June 25, 2006, the multi-millionaire business and financial whiz announced his intention to give most of his fortune, not to his children and heirs, but to philanthropic causes. He said he will donate 85% of his fortune, currently estimated at $44 billion, to charities with about $31 billion going to the Gates Foundation and another $6 billion to philanthropic foundations run by his children.. Buffett and Gates have become good friends and valued business advisors to each other.
He wed Astrid Menks, 16 years his junior, in Omaha on August 30, 2006. They have been long-time companions.