Warren Buffett is now more than $ 100 billion rich
The 90-year-old legendary investor is now one of the five richest people on the planet.
Dhe American star investor Warren Buffett has been able to compare himself to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, Tesla boss Elon Musk, luxury company boss Bernard Arnault and Microsoft founder Bill Gates since Wednesday, according to Forbes magazine: The share price of Buffett’s investment company Berkshire Hathaway climbed a new record high on Wall Street – the net worth of the ninety-year-old, who owns one-sixth of the company, rose above 100 billion dollars for the first time.
According to Forbes, Buffett’s net worth is $ 100.3 billion. According to Forbes, Berkshire Hathaway owns more than 60 companies, including the insurer Geico and the battery manufacturer Duracell. The investment company also has stakes in numerous companies, such as the technology group Apple and financial groups such as American Express and Goldman Sachs.
Buffett has headed Berkshire Hathaway since 1965 and has built the company into one of the world’s largest investors with numerous high-yield investments.
According to the Forbes magazine list, the 90-year-old Buffett is now the fifth richest person in the world. Buffett is also called the “Oracle of Omaha” because of the success of his investments. Together with Bill Gates, he founded the Giving Pledge initiative in 2010, in which wealthy donors pledge to donate more than half of their wealth to charity. According to Forbes, Buffett has donated more than $ 41 billion so far.