In 1947,at 17 years old, Buffet graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C(Buffett’s father, Howard, was serving as a US Congressman).Upon graduation, Buffett originally had no intention of going College and further pursuing his Education.

At this early age, Buffett had already made $5,000 delivering newspapers and buying 3 pinball machines and placing them in different businesses throughout the Washington D.C. area(Buffett eventually sold his pinball business to a Word War II veteran for $1,200) which was the equivalent of around $ 60,000 in 2021 money.

Buffett’s education-oriented parents had other plans, and pressured their only son to attend the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.





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