Warren Buffett

  • Birthday

    Warren Buffett was born August 30th 1930 in Omaha Nebraska
  • Buys first stock

    Warren buys his first stock at 11 years old
  • Files his first tax return

    Warren files his first tax return
  • Columbia

    In this year Buffett got a master of science from Columbia University
  • Managing 5 partnerships

    Buffett got even more partners and at this point was managing 5 partnerships all from his home
  • Doubled money

    After 3 years Buffett has doubled his partners money
  • Running 7 partnerships

    At this point Buffett is running 7 partnerships Buffett Associates, Buffett Fund, Dacee, Emdee, Glenoff, Mo-Buff, and Underwood
  • $7.2 million

    Buffetts partnerships are now worth $7.2 million dollars and he merges all partnerships into one called Buffett Partnerships Ltd. At this time Buffett noticed Berkshire Hathaway and begins buying stocks for $8 a share.
  • Largest shareholder

    Buffett is the single largest sharholder of Berkshire Hathaway at this point
  • Invest in Walt Disney

    Warren invests $4 million into Walt Disney (about 5% of company) and he takes complete control of Birkshire Hathaway.
  • Network falls

    The value of Birkshire Hathaway portfolo starts to fall and Warren's network falls by more than 50%

    Buffett invests $4 million in GEICO and continues to invest until Bershire owns it
  • $1.3 billion

    Berkshire is now worth $1.3 billion
  • Person net worth

    Warrens personal net worth is now $620 million and he appears on Forbes millionare list
  • Coca-Cola

    Buffett starts buying Coca-Cola and gains a 7% stake in the company with $1.2 billion
  • 9/11

    The 9/11 terrorist attack causes insurance to claim $2.28 billlion. Warren apologizes to his shareholders for not properly pricing insurance coverage
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates is becomes a director for Birkshire Hathaway through election