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Investor Warren Buffetts fortune rose above $100 billion Wednesday when shares of his company struck a record high at over $400,000 apiece.Berkshire Hathaways Class A shares reached $407,750 Wednesday before offering up some ground to close the day at $398,840. The Class B shares of the Omaha, Nebraska, based corporation were offering for a far more affordable rate of $263.99. GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HEREBerkshires shares have generally been increasing over the past 2 weeks since Buffett launched his annual letter to shareholders late last month. Even with the coronavirus pandemic weighing on numerous of Berkshires services, the company reported a $35.8 billion fourth-quarter earnings, mainly due to paper gains on the worth of its investments.TickerSecurityLastChangeChange %BRK.ABERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, INC. 398,840.00 +7,380.00 +1.89%BRK.BBERKSHIRE HATHAWAY, INC. 263.99 +4.97 +1.92%Buffetts fortune, which is primarily tied to his ownership of 248,734 Class A shares, topped $101 billion at the stocks peak Wednesday. He would be worth considerably more if he had not been offering away big blocks of Berkshire Hathaway stock each year to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and numerous other charities considering that 2006. WARREN BUFFETT IN ANNUAL LETTER: WHY TO ALWAYS BET ON AMERICABuffett estimates that the shares he has provided to charity over the years were worth more than $37 billion total at the time they were provided away.The 90-year-old financier was when the worlds wealthiest guy, but he has fallen back to No. 5 in Forbes publications existing list of the worlds wealthiest people. Amazons Jeff Bezos is listed as the worlds wealthiest man with a $179.6 billion fortune.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESSBuffetts Berkshire owns more than 90 companies outright, consisting of BNSF railway, Geico insurance and several significant utilities. The corporation also owns production, furnishings, shoe, jewelry, brick, underclothing and chocolate companies. And Berkshire holds major financial investments in Apple, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, American Express and other stocks.