Becoming Warren Buffett is an electrifying documentary by HBO that can be watched online; takes you behind the scenes of what you might have thought you knew about the billionaire Warren Buffett. Giving you a humbling experience of how a regular guy from Omaha, Nebraska could come into billions of dollars and become the Oracle of Omaha.
Growing up in humble beginnings Warren Buffett was born August 30th, 1930 in the era of an economic downturn. Growing up around the time when the Great Depression hit America in a hard way, sending many families into a struggle to make ends meet. Seeing the many things that were happening as a child he knew that he would become rich because he saw numbers differently than most and elected at an early age to read about things that he found interesting.
Growing up with a father that started his own investment brokerage, he had a head start on learning about his future career. In his Collegiate life, he attended Nebraska University as well as Columbia University. Studying behind some of the great minds of those decades like Benjamin Graham. After graduating college he opened up his own investment brokerage like his father and started working tirelessly to build his brand up.
He eventually builds up a great following in Omaha and at the age of his early 30’s. He made his first 45 million dollars due to great investments and learning what to do or what not to do when evaluating stocks.
Warren Buffett is a master investor because he looks at numbers and sees different ways than others and it’s effective at understanding things that might not be seen by the untrained eye. His fascination for investing and compounding has to lead him to become a billionaire.