Is Doris Buffett married? No, she isn’t. However, she has been married four times in the past. While being a young wife, she had to suffer and go through frugal times. The information about her ex-husbands isn’t provided in her wiki. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Doris Buffett:
Who is Doris Buffett?
Born as Doris Buffett, she landed the planet on February 12, 1928, which makes his age be 92 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American philanthropist widely known for being the founder of The Sunshine Lady Foundation, The Letters Foundation and The Learning By Giving Foundation. Se is also known for being the older sister to American investor/ billionaire Warren Buffett (born on August 30, 1930).
Early Life and Education
Doris Buffett was born in1928 and her place of birth is in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to parents named Leila Stahl Buffett (mother) and Howard Homan Buffett (father). Her father was an American investor, businessman and politician whereas her mother was a descendant of the Stahl family from Estonia.
Her grandfather named Ernest Buffett used to operate a family grocery store whereas her father is the founder of the Omaha based investment business Buffett-Falk & Company. She is blessed with a younger brother named Warren Buffett who is the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway and is one of the richest people on the earth. Her brother Warren is married to Astrid Menks and from his previous marriage, Warrens is the father of Susan Alice, Howard Graham and Peter Buffett.
Career and Professional Life
Her inheritance allowed her to start her philanthropic works. She appeared into the limelight after the publication of a book authored by Michael Zitz titled “Giving It All Away: The Doris Buffett Story” in 2010. The book describes her background and her journey as a philanthropist. She has set a goal to give away all her entire fortune. She believes in providing small and direct grants to people despite giving grants in ‘wholesale.’ She has gained the title of ‘retail philanthropist.’
She has already donated over 100 million USD mostly to needy people. She has helped thousands of children through her Sunshine Lady Foundation. She has made the children grab education from different corners of the world. She has also contributed to prison education programs and sponsored young women in Afghanistan.
She has been providing humanitarian grants to people through her Letters Foundation which she founded with her brother Warren Buffett. She has been using her Berkshire Hathway stocks that she owned for philanthropic works and her brother has also helped her in the foundation’s early projects. For promoting the study of experiential philanthropy at various undergraduate colleges, she founded the Learning By Giving Foundation. She has also authored two books including Letters to Doris.
Doris Buffett was married four times. She has a home in Fredericksburg, Virginia in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She moved to Boston in 2016 so that she could live close to her family. The next reason to move Boston was to receive treatment for her Alzheimer’s disease.
Doris Buffett stands at an average height above 5 feet and 5 inches. She is a beautiful woman who carries optimistic views and often appears in a cheerful personality. She is having some health issues for which she has controlled her diet and following a healthy lifestyle.
Salary and Net worth
American philanthropist Doris Buffett has an estimated net worth of 50 million USD. She has gained the nickname of “retail philanthropist” and has made philanthropic works through The Letters Foundation, The Sunshine Lady Foundation and The Learning By Giving Foundation. On February 11, 2019, the Letters Foundation revealed that they had received over 10000 letters from individuals in need.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Doris Buffett is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. Doris has no verified social networking site sites like Twitter and Instagram. One can contact her Letters Foundation through their Twitter account @LettersFDN.