Howard Graham Buffett, Warren Buffett’s Son: Net Worth & Family Life

For the Buffet’s, business runs in the family. This should not come as a surprise considering how Warren Buffett has taken the business world by storm. Howard Graham Buffet is the middle child of the Buffet family and the most likely candidate to meet the standards set by his father. Howard is an American businessman, former politician, philanthropist, photographer, farmer, and conservationist. He has served as the Director of The Coca-Cola Company since the 9th of December 2010. Buffet also looks after the Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., and Buffett Farms as its President.

Early Life:

Howard Graham Buffett was born on the 16th of December 1954. Born to Warren Buffet and Susan Thompson, Howard is the middle child. He is preceded by an older sister, Susan, and a younger brother, Peter. Howard Graham was named after his grandfather Howard Buffett and Warren’s mentor Benjamin Graham. Growing up Howard followed his father around and wanted to work in the field of business. After finishing high school in 1947, Howard attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He later joined the Columbia Business School and graduated with a master’s degree in business.

Businessman Howard Graham Buffett
Businessman Howard Graham Buffett

Professional Career:

Howard’s first involvement in the business world was as a farmer. He began farming in 1977 in Tekamah, Nebraska. The $760,000 plot was purchased by Warren, but Howard had to pay rent to his father. This proved to be a great lesson for Howard who was taught to take nothing for granted. His first involvement in the corporate world came in 1992 when he served as Corporate Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman of Archer Daniels Midland Company.

Over the years, Howard worked in several roles in varying capacities and served as the Director of Archer Daniels Midland Company from 1991 to 1995, Director of the Board of Directors of The GSI Group from 1995 to 2001, Director of Conagra Foods from 2002 to 2006, Director of Agro Tech Foods Ltd. until October 26, 2006, and Director at Sloan Implement. Howard has been a longtime director of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc, a position he has held since 1992. He is also the Director of The Coca-Cola Company and has been there since the 9th of December 2010. He also served as the director of Coca-Cola Enterprises 1993 to 2004.

Howard Graham Buffett
Howard Graham Buffett

When asked about his three children, Warren has said that he would like Howard to follow his footsteps. In an interview with CBS in December of 2011, Warren said that he wanted Howard to succeed him as the non-executive chairman of Berkshire Hathaway’s

Politics and Other Involvements:

Apart from his exploits in the business world, Howard is actively involved in politics. He served as the County Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska, from 1989 to 1992, and was also named as the Chairman of the Nebraska Ethanol Authority and Development Board from 1989 to 1991. Howard also served as a sheriff Macon County, Illinois and was sworn on the 15th of September 2017.


Over the years, Howard has released quite a few numbers of books dedicated to his life and interest. Most of his writings have been centered around wildlife around the world and their preservation. Images of the Wild, On The Edge: Balancing Earth’s Resources, Tapestry of Life, Our 50-State Border Crisis: How the Mexican Border Fuels the Drug Epidemic Across America, and Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World are just a few titles under his belt.

Howard Graham Buffett with his father(Warren Buffet) and son (Howard Warren Buffett)
Howard Graham Buffett with his father(Warren Buffet) and son (Howard Warren Buffett)

Personal Relationship and Net Worth:

Howard has been married two times and also has a son. He married Marcia Sue Duncan in August of 1977, but the pair divorced and Howard got together with Devon Morse. The pair have a son Howard Warren Buffett who was born on October 14, 1983. As of 2020, Howard’s net worth is estimated to be around USD 400 million.

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