A look back at his life, from his first job as a kid to starting his first investment fund to buying multi-billion dollar companies. Born in Nebraska in 1930, Warren Buffett demonstrated keen business abilities at a young age. He formed Buffett Partnership Ltd. in 1956, and by 1965 he had assumed control of Berkshire Hathaway. Overseeing the growth of a conglomerate with holdings in the media, insurance, energy and food and beverage industries, Buffett became one of the world’s richest men and a celebrated philanthropist.
Buffett is often referred to as the “Wizard of Omaha” or “Oracle of Omaha