There are fancy brunches – and then there’s lunch with Warren Buffett.
A meeting with a billionaire costs 190 million Swedish kronor.
Lunch was offered on the auction site Ebay for the Glide organization that helps the homeless and the poor in San Francisco.
The lucky winner can bring up to seven guests for lunch at a New York steakhouse.
Since Glides began its charity auctions 22 years ago, Buffett has managed to raise SEK 530 million for the organisation. He opened his eyes to the organization since his first wife, Susie, began volunteering there.
This year’s event is the first private lunch served with the 91-year-old billionaire, the previous record holder was crypto entrepreneur Justin Sun 2019. It amounted to 45 million Swedish kronor.
This year’s auction was Buffett’s last.
– It was good. I have met a lot of interesting people from all over the world. The common denominator between them is that they feel the money is going to those who need it, the billionaire says in a press release according to the Associated Press.
Like this year’s winner, previous winners have preferred to remain anonymous.
Warren Buffett He started working already at the age of eight. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked him as the richest person in the world. It’s fine for roughly a trillion crowns.
He is said to live a frugal life and live in the villa he purchased in 1957 outside his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.
“Falls down a lot. Internet fanatic. Proud analyst. Creator. Wannabe music lover. Introvert. Tv aficionado.”