Is Howard G. Buffett married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Devon Morse. From their conjugal life, the couple welcomed their son named Howard Warren Buffett on October 14, 1983. Buffett and his wife currently reside in Decatur, Illinois. Devon Morse isn’t his first wife as Buffett was previously married to Marcia Sue Duncan in August 1977. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Howard G. Buffett:
Who is Howard G. Buffett?
Born as Howard Graham Buffett, he landed the planet on December 16, 1954, which makes his age be 66 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American businessman, farmer, photographer and former politician. He is widely recognized for being the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett (born on August 30, 1930). He has also worked for Coca-Cola Enterprises as a director from 1993 to 2004. Since December 9, 2010, he has been working as a Director of The Coca-Cola Company.
Early Life and Education
Buffett was born in 1954 and his place of birth is in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, Howard was born to the parents named Warren Buffett (father) and Susan Thompson Buffett (mother). His mother died on July 29, 2004, after which his father married Astrid Menks in 2006.
He is blessed with two siblings including an older sister named Susan Alice Buffett (born July 30, 1953) and a younger brother named Peter Andrew Buffett (born May 4, 1958) who is married to Jennifer Buffett. Regarding his education, he went to Augustana College and later got enrolled at the University of California, Irvine.
Career and Professional Life
Buffett is involved in multiple professions like being a farmer, author and businessman. From 1989 to 1992, he served as a County Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska. From 1989 to 1991, he served as the Chairman of the Nebraska Ethanol Authority.
From 1992 to 1995, he served Archer Daniels Midland Company as Corporate Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman. He has also worked for Corporate Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman for four years in the early 1990s. After that, he served The GSI Group as the director of the Board of Directors from 1995 to 2001. From 2002 to 2006, he served as the director of ConAgra Foods.
Buffett is also recognized for his experience in Agro Tech Foods Ltd. and Sloan Implement as a Director. He has been focused on Buffett Farms where he serves as its president and worked a director of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. He is also noted for contributing as a Director of The Coca-Cola Company and was the director of Coca-Cola Enterprises from 1993 to 2004.
He has already published eight books based on the human condition, wildlife and conservation. A number of his articles have already been published on The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. With Colin Mead, he co-produced a book of photography named Images of the Wild in 2000. His book called On The Edge in 2001 which is focused on preserving species, habitats and biodiversity in the world.
He published a book titled Taking Care of Our World in 2002 which focuses on teaching ecology to children. With Ann van Dyk, he co-wrote Spots Before Your Eyes in 2003. His other works include published Threatened Kingdom (2005), Fragile: The Human Condition (2009), the New York Times Bestseller Forty Chances (2013) and Our 50-State Border Crisis (2018).
He has been working for various social causes through The Howard G. Buffett Foundation (HGBF). By being its CEO and Chairman, he has already traveled over 130 countries. The foundation is working on various projects related to agriculture, water, nutrition, conservation and humanitarian.
Howard G. Buffett has been married twice. His first wife’s name is Marcia Sue Duncan with whom he celebrated his wedding in August 1977. After divorce, he married Devon Morse with whom he extended his family life by welcoming a son named Howard Warren Buffett in 1983. Besides business, he has a deep interest in photography and making himself involved in agriculture and conservation. He has been looking for a 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) family farm in Pana, Illinois.
Howard Graham Buffett stands at an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He is short compared to that of his father’s height who is 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He follows a healthy lifestyle by adopting regular workout activities and remaining under the diet plan. There are no reports on illness and health issues related to Buffett.
Salary and Net worth
The middle child of American business tycoon/ investor Warren Buffett, Howard G. Buffett has an estimated net worth of 400 million USD. His involvement in Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and Buffett Farms has made him amass a huge amount of financial returns. He started farming in Tekamah, Nebraska in 1977 in his father’s property where he was charged rent.
Through Howard G. Buffett Foundation (HGBF), he has been conducting several philanthropy activities. He has served on the World Wildlife Fund National Council, National Geographic Council of Advisors, Illinois and Nebraska Chapters of the Nature Conservancy and the Africa Foundation. He founded a non-profit Trust, Nature Conservation Trust in South Africa.
The Mexican government awarded him the Order of the Aztec Eagle Award. He has also earned Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters from Penn State University and an honorary PhD from Lincoln College. His other achievements include National Farmers Union Meritorious Service to Humanity Award, George McGovern Leadership Award, Will Owen Jones Distinguished Journalist of the Year Award, Columbia University Global Leadership Award, World Ecology Award and the International Quality of Life Award. In 2017, he received the Igihango medal by Rwandan President Paul Kagame (born on October 23, 1957).
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Howard G. Buffett is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. There are no verified social networking sites on the name of Howard G. Buffett like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. However, you can contact Howard G. Buffett Foundation through their website thehowardgbuffettfoundation.org