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Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett

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.

Famous Kin

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).


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Warren Buffett

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 2 times removed
via John Faunce

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 3 times removed
via John Faunce

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Cass

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Adrienne Marden

Movie Actress

9th cousin
via Thomas Philbrick

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin
via Alexander Carpenter

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin
via Sir John Berkeley

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

8th cousin
via John Drake Jr.

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Peter Forster

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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John Fremont Hill

45th Governor of Maine

17th cousin 2 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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John Drake

(c1585 - 1659)
Great Migration Immigrant 1640

8th great-grandfather

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Thomas Kilbourn

(c1578 - c1640)
Increase passenger 1635

9th great-grandfather

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Francis Godfrey

(unk - c1669)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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