Buffett, 92, is the sixth-richest person in the world with a net worth of $110.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Her fortune has soared to $1.5 billion this year, even as the net worth of most of those ranked declined amid market turmoil. Her wealth would be considerably greater if it weren’t for her charitable donations.
In 2010, he started the Giving Pledge, with his friends Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, saying that he would donate 99% of his fortune, either in life or when he dies. He has already donated more than $32 billion worth of Berkshire stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and has given regularly to his family’s foundations.
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The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation keeps a low profile, but over the years it has been a leading advocate for abortion rights, making large donations to Planned Parenthood and other groups.
Susie Buffett, 69, uses her Sherwood Foundation to strengthen early childhood education and support a number of projects in Buffett’s hometown of Omaha, where she also lives. Howard Buffett, 67, helps farmers in impoverished countries produce more and works to end world hunger with his eponymous foundation. Peter Buffett, 64, dedicated his NoVo Foundation to empowering women and girls around the world through education, collaboration and economic development to end violence against women.