15 Interesting Facts About Warren Buffett You Didn't Know.

Buffett is the third richest person in the world, and is considered the world’s greatest investor by most people. He, hence is a role model to many. 


Here are some Interesting Facts about Warren Buffet. So Let's Start.


1. He bought his first stock at age 11. He thought it was undervalued. He was right, and he made a profit on it. He is Warren Buffet, after all!  



2. Buffett has pledged to give away 99 percent of his wealth rather than pass it down as an inheritance. He has donated a total $25 billioon to charities.

3. Buffett has only sent one email in his life. It was sent to Jeff Raikes of Microsoft, and Buffett said it was became his first and last email when it ended up in court.



4. Investing $443 million in Dexter Shoe Inc. was “the worst deal that I’ve made,” Warren Buffett said. He bought the shoe company with Berkshire stock in 1993, and the business lost its competitive edge soon after.


5. Buffett doesn't keep a computer on his desk, and he chooses to use a flip phone rather than a smartphone. The most high-tech gadget you'll find in his office is a land line.

6. Buffett displayed an interest in making and saving money. He went door to door selling chewing gum, Coca-Cola, or weekly magazines. For a while, he worked in his grandfather's grocery store.



7. Warren Buffet still lives in the same house and drive the same car that he bought in 1950s when he was middle class man.  



8. He spends 80% of his days reading.
“I just sit in my office and read all day.” He says that it’s his job to acquire as much facts and information as he can.
9. During inception of his career, he even took course of public speaking. He admitted in one of the interview that the public speaking class helped him to propose his wife !!



10. His company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 50-60 companies. He writes only one letter each year to the CEOs of these companies, giving them goals for the year. He never holds meetings or calls them on a regular basis. 



11. According to buffet, Intelligent investor which is author by his mentor Graham is best book on Investing ever written.


12. Buffett was extremely hardworking even in his early days. When his family moved to Omaha he started delivering The Washington post every morning and made $175 per month (more than the teachers were paid at the time).



13. Buffett bought a 40-acre Omaha farm as a high school sophomore. His senior year he bought a used pinball machine and set it up at a local barber shop, and within months had expanded the venture to three machines. Within a year he had sold the pinball business for $1,200.



14. Warren Buffett binges on cola and ice-cream. He sometimes even starts his day with ice-cream, He eats like a 6 year old kid.

15. He did not have a well-known brand, advertise widely or do many of the other marketing-related things that most of his competitors did.
   

These are some of the facts about Warren Buffet. I hope you will enjoy it. 

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