Berkshire chairman Warren Buffett in numbers

STORY: The ‘Sage of Omaha’ was born in the Nebraska city in 1930

Source: Douglas County assessors

He’s lived locally in the same $1mln house since 1958

Source: Forbes

The home is a fraction of his $119.6bln net worth, which makes him the sixth richest worldwide

Buffett owns 16.2% of Berkshire Hathaway but retains 32.1% of voting power

It was just a struggling textile company when he took charge in 1965

Berkshire Hathaway is now a massive holding company worth about $731bln

Major stock investments include Amex, Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola and Kraft Heinz

Source: Warren Buffet shareholders letter

"People who are comfortable with their investments will, on average, achieve better results than those who are motivated by ever-changing headlines, chatter and promises."

Since 2006 Buffett has donated over $41.6bln to charities, including the Gates Foundation

His Berkshire Hathaway stock will go to philanthropic causes after he dies

But even at 91, he has not signaled any plan to retire

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