Warren Buffett is an investments genius who has managed to build a business empire worth billions of dollars. As of today, Warren Buffett is worth over $87 billion placing him in the top 5 of the wealthiest people in the world today. Buffet’s wealth is self-made while the rest is generated through the company he runs known as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. He joined this company in the 1960s after graduating from the University of Nebraska.
Since he took up the mantle of leading the company, it has grown from a medium level company trading in textile products to a top company in the world which owns over 60 companies while investing in many other multinationals. Berkshire has invested massively in companies such as Coca-Cola, Apple, IBM, Wells Fargo, and the Bank of America among other high-value companies. Warren Buffett has been the face of the leader behind all these investments.
Today, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is worth over $480 billion. It is among the top five companies globally with the highest net value. Berkshire Hathaway biggest investments are in Apple and Wells Fargo stocks. The company has $28 billion invested in Apple and $29 billion invested in Wells Fargo.
Warren Buffet ranks number three among the richest people in the world behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. In the last two years, Warren Buffett has significantly added his wealth and has been one of the biggest gainers. Warren Buffet wealth surpassed $1 million at the age of 30 and surpassed $1 billion at the age of 56. Much of his wealth has actually come in his old age. He seems to be in a sprint to finish his career on a high. He is 87 years old and has the will to grow his empire even further. Warren Buffett net worth is expected to hit the $100 billion mark.