Warren Buffet the savvy business mind behind the wildly successful investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, has an unconventional way of handling romantic relationships. Throughout his life, Buffett’s relationships are anything but traditional. Keep reading to learn more about his relationships.
Buffett cheated on his first wife
After Buffett’s company buys a stake in The Washington Post, the paper’s publisher, Katherine Graham, and Warren Buffett begin a flirtatious relationship. The pair spend weekends together in Martha’s Vineyard, according to Business Insider. Buffett’s wife, Susan, is furious, and starts having an affair with a tennis instructor.
She leaves him to become a singer
In 1977, Susan leaves Warren to move to San Francisco to pursue her singing career, according to Business Insider. Susan leaving “was preventable,” Buffett told author, Alice Schroeder. “It was definitely 95% my fault. […] I just wasn’t attuned enough to her, and she’d always been perfectly attuned to me. She kept me together for a lot of years. […] It shouldn’t have happened.”