It is not easy becoming one of the biggest billionaires in the world as it has taken Warren Buffet the better part of his life to get to the point that he is the 3rd richest person in the world. Last year he had a estimated net worth at around 73 billion. That is a large number to handle but it is what he was at last year when the evaluation of him was completed. Yet with all of this wealth at his disposal, he is still that man that came from humble beginnings and through good investing and hard work has become one of the top people in the world.
Investing in other businesses has been his map to success for the last several years and what he continues to do today in making him and his company pone of the largest forces in the markets. Berkshire Hathaway which is the company that Buffet owns has stock in all types of industry and as a result they are in some way or another associated with many of the products you use or companies that you do business with. If you fly on Delta airlines, then chances are that Warren Buffet owns a small part of that company.
Fruit of the Loom is another company that Warren Buffet and his company has something to do with. This company they own 100% of and as such it has been these purchases that he has made that has allowed him to have a net worth of $73 Billion and in the next couple of years, he may be on the #2 spot or even dare we say the richest person in the world. All of this has been due to his wise investing and the business deals that he has committed over the last few years.