Warren Buffett was born on 30 August 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States. Buffett's father, Howard, worked as a stockbroker and served as a United States congressman. His mother, Leila Stahl Buffett, was a homemaker. The second oldest, he had two sisters and displayed an amazing aptitude for both money and business at a very early age.
In 1942 Buffett's father was elected to the United States House of Representatives and the family moved to Fredricksburg, Virginia.