Stock market genius who was nicknamed The Oracle of Everything. He was considered the 20th century's most successful investor.
He was one of the wealthiest men in the world and served as chairman, CEO, and largest shareholder in Berkshire Hathaway.
He supported many of the economic policies of Barack Obama, although he considered Obamacare to be ultimately inadequate in dealing with U.S. healthcare costs.
He worked in his grandfather's grocery store and delivered newspapers.
His first wife was Susan Thompson, and after Susan's death, he married Astrid Menks in 2004. He has two sons, Howard and Peter.