Warren Edward Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on August 30, 1930. American businessman, investor, and philanthropist Warren Buffett. He presently serves as Berkshire Hathaway's chairman and CEO. Most people know him best as one of the most renowned and successful businessmen in the world. Buffett's investment decisions earned him the moniker "Oracle of Omaha." World-wide adoption of Warren Buffet's financial philosophies and guidelines is common. He is a financial expert that all investors constantly watch.