Warren Buffett on Giving Away His Fortune
Warren Buffett is the most successful investor that ever lived. Famous for his rare mix of shrewd business sense and legendary frugality, Buffett has fascinated the American public for years. Giving away the second largest fortune in history seems somehow "un-american," but that's exactly what Warren Buffett plans to do.
Other Famous Philanthropists in History
Ted Turner gave $1 billion to the United Nations
Michael Jackson gave $350 million to various charities, and was once listed in Guiness Book of World Records as the most charitably generous pop star in history.
Joan Kroc gave $200 million to National Public Radio in 2003.