Warren Buffett  is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century.

He was born and still lives in Omaha, NE. He is 83 years old.

Buffett is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest person in 2011.

In 2012, American magazine Time named Buffett one of the most influential people in the world.

Even as a child, Buffett displayed an interest in making and saving money. He went door to door selling chewing gum.

Filing his first income tax return in 1944 at age 14, Buffett took a $35 deduction for the use of his bicycle and watch on his paper route.

In 1945, in his sophomore year of high school, Buffett and a friend spent $25 to purchase a used pinball machine, which they placed in the local barber shop. Within months, they owned several machines in different barber shops.

He money making continued and still is happening today. So how much is he worth and how much has he gained this year?

It's reported that Buffett's net worth gained 25% in 2013, according to Forbes. And he is worth $60 billion.