Charlie Munger Biography
(Investor, Businessman and Vice Chairman of ‘Berkshire Hathaway’)
Birthday: January 1, 1924 (Capricorn)
Born In: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Charles Thomas Munger is a business owner, investor, former real estate lawyer, and philanthropist from America, who presently serves as the vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett. According to Buffett, Munger is his partner. Between 1984 and 2011, he was the chairman of Wesco Financial Corporation. He also serves as the chairman of the Daily Journal Corporation, based in Los Angeles, California, as well as a director of Costco Wholesale Corporation. Originally from Nebraska, he was employed at the Buffett & Son grocery store as a teenager. He was a student of the University of Michigan, California Institute of Technology, and several other colleges before enrolling at Harvard to study law. During World War II, he did his military service with the US Army Air Corps. After his relocation to California, he was employed at a law firm before setting up his own firm. He later quit law and ventured into real estate development. He got his start as an investor in the early 1960s and is mostly known for his association with Buffett. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at US$1.9 billion.