- 06.22.13 08:20 AM EDT
Warren Buffett is widely considered to be the most successful investor of the 20th century. After buying his first piece of stock at age 11, he went on to become the CEO and president Berkshire Hathway -- an investment firm that owns GEICO, Dairy Queen, Fruit of the Loom, NetJets, half of Heinz and many more.
He's currently 4th on Forbes' billionaires list and the second richest man in America.
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