One lucky and probably rich person offered more than $ 19 million in an auction online to win a private lunch with American billionaire businessman Warren Buffett for a San Francisco charity.
The winning bid of the auction, which ended on Friday evening, was well above record previous $ 4.57 million paid by cryptocurrency investor Justin Sun in a similar auction in 2019. The identity of the new winner has yet to be revealed.
Proceeds from the auction will go to Glide, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides meals, shelter, test for HIV and hepatitis C, vocational training and programs for children.
Previously, Warren Buffett, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, 91, helped raise over $ 53.2 million for the Glide Association. in 21 auctions at lunchtime with him.
The auctions started in 2000 and there were no auctions in either 2020 or 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Buffett also pledged to donate nearly all of his fortune. According to Forbes magazine, his luck was estimated on Friday in 93.4 billion dollars, which means he is the seventh richest person in the world.
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