15 amazing facts about the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet.
At 8, he sold soft drinks and newspapers making more money than his teachers
At 11, he made his first investment & profit of $13 per share
By 13, he set up the business of selling his own horseracing tip sheet
At 13, he filed tax returns claiming his bike as a $35 tax deduction
At 16, he had made $53,000
In 1942, at high school, he started a pin ball business and sold it for $1200
At 14, he bought 40 acres of land from his own money
At 16, he studied Business at University of Pennsylvania
When he got out of college he had $10,000 from his businesses
In 1951, he sold securities for Buffet-Falk
In 1956, he set up his own company Buffet Partnership Ltd.
In early ‘60s he began accumulating stock of undervalued companies
At 30, he became a millionaire
After investing significantly in Coco Cola, he became its director from 1989-2006
In 2006, he announced his entire wealth of $62 Billion would go to charity