Warren Edward Buffett was born on August 30, 1930, and is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. 

He is currently the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is one of the most successful investors in the world.

He bought his first stock at age 11.

He was rejected from Harvard Business School.

His idol refused to hire him the first time he applied.

He had amassed the equivalent of $53,000 by the time he was just 16.

Buffett spent $100 to take a Dale Carnegie course on public speaking.

He spends 80% of his day reading.

Among investing legends, Buffett has the longest track record for beating the market.

99% of Buffett's wealth was earned after his 50th birthday.

Buffett's net worth is greater than the GDP of Uruguay.

He has a net worth of over $116 billion as of May 2022, making him the world's sixth-wealthiest person.