NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When it comes to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathway (BRK.A) , the numbers are often mind-boggling: $70 billion net worth; shares that sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars each; dozens of portfolio companies and more.
To top it all off, Berkshire Hathaway is getting even bigger: Regulatory filings late Friday showed the company expanded its stake in Phillips 66 (PSX) to 10%, worth about $4.5 billion at current prices. And less than three months ago, Buffett announced the $37.2 billion purchase of Precision Castparts: It's the biggest deal yet for the billionaire, who turns 85 on Sunday. In the past he's celebrated his birthday by marrying longtime girlfriend Astrid Menks (in 2006), feasting on a white chocolate cake shaped like a $100 bill (2005) and dining at New York's Metropolitan Club (in 1980), according to the Wall Street Journal.
To help put Buffett's life and accomplishments into perspective, our staff has put together a handy visual guide that includes key statistics and the company's biggest investments.
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