Warren Buffett an equal-opportunity dad, daughter says

Warren Buffett and his daughter talk gender pay gap

Susie Buffett discusses how her father, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, raised her growing up. Both also weighed in on the pay gap between men and women.

Warren Buffett’s daughter, Susie Buffett, realized from an early age that her father was always concerned over the lack of opportunities presented to women in the workforce.

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“I still remember him sitting at the dinner table talking about how at that time women had few options for work: nurses, teachers and secretaries,” she said during an interview Monday with FOX Business’ Liz Claman.

The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO credits his equal-opportunity thinking to growing up with two sisters, who performed in school just as well as Buffett if not better.

“They scored the same as I did at tests and all that sort of thing,” he said. “They had better personalities.”

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The Oracle of Omaha’s daughter was three credits short and the closest to graduating from college when she decided not to complete her studies.

“My children, if you pool their credits, you got a degree,” Buffett said.

Susie, who grew up with two brothers, Peter and Howard, said the Buffett kids were treated equally.

“He never treated me any differently than the boys as far as you should do this or you should do that,” she said. “It was a completely equal-opportunity household.”

If there’s one thing Buffett’s daughter would like to see her 87-year-old dad accomplish, it’s hitting the century mark.

“I’d like to see him accomplish blowing out the candles at his 100th birthday,” Susie said.

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