Gerald Miller | CNBC
Berkshire’s Class A shares closed at a record high of $399,650 on Wednesday, bringing its 2021 advance to more than 14%. That put the “Oracle of Omaha” massive stake in the conglomerate at a market value above $99.5 billion. Taking into account Buffett’s other holdings, Forbes estimated that the legendary investor’s fortune reached about $100.5 billion as of Thursday, making him the sixth richest person in the world.
The 90-year-old Buffett currently owns 249,000 shares of Berkshire Class A stock, giving him a 38% ownership of the…