Jimmy Buffett is a successful rock star who has also built a hotel, restaurant and beer empire. Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world. Being that the two share the same last name and have quite the business acumen, they decided to take a DNA test to see if they were related. The results….
The New York Times reports that they took a 23andM3 DNA Test to see if they were related. The results came back negative.
Both men are friends, they call each other ‘Uncle Warren’ and ‘Cousin Jimmy’ respectively.
Warren even offered Jimmy some business advice, ‘Management in place’. The term means find good business opportunities for your brand and have OTHER people run them. Don’t try and do everything yourself. Jimmy Buffett employs over 5,000 people to run his various companies but he still remains a hands-on ‘captain’ of his ships.