Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
Who is Warren Buffett?
Warren Buffett is a billionaire investor and business magnate. He is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. In 2008 Forbes ranked Warren Buffett as the richest man in the world. He has since given billions of dollars to charity, yet still ranks as one of the richest men. His success at investing has earned him the nickname The Oracle of Omaha.
Warren Buffett is a descendant of Mayflower passenger Edward Doty. He is a descendant of King Edward I and a number of Magna Carta Sureties. Other royal kin include the late Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II, and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Middleton. American presidents in Warren Buffett’s family tree include George Washington, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes, Grover Cleveland, William H. Taft, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S Truman, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Barack Obama, and both Presidents Bush.
Some of the celebrity kin of Warren Buffett include Humphrey Bogart, Lucille Ball, John Wayne, Jodie Foster, Robert Duvall, Jordana Brewster, Christopher Lloyd, Cole Porter, and many others. Fellow business magnates with family ties to Warren Buffett include Eliphalet Remington (Founder of Remington Arms Co.), Lee B. Loomis (Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service), W. K. Kellogg (Founder of the Kellogg Co.), J. P. Morgan (American Banker), C. W. Post (Founder of Post Cereals), Marjorie Post (Founder of General Foods), George Eastman (Founder of Eastman Kodak Co.), and Hugh Hefner (Founder of Playboy Magazine).
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