Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett enjoys the simple things in life – like  Dairy Queen ice cream and McDonald’s for breakfast. Photo: Reuters
Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett enjoys the simple things in life – like Dairy Queen ice cream and McDonald’s for breakfast. Photo: Reuters

Does Warren Buffett deserve a pay rise? The Berkshire Hathaway CEO’s annual salary stayed at just US$100,000 for the past 40 years – but he enjoys other perks too

  • He’s the sixth-richest person on the planet with a net worth of US$95 billion – so why didn’t billionaire Warren Buffett ever ask for a pay rise?
  • He breakfasts at McDonald’s and his annual salary hasn’t changed since it was set at US$100,000 in 1980 – a fraction of S&P 500 CEOs’ US$15 million average

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett enjoys the simple things in life – like  Dairy Queen ice cream and McDonald’s for breakfast. Photo: Reuters
Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett enjoys the simple things in life – like Dairy Queen ice cream and McDonald’s for breakfast. Photo: Reuters
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