Who is Greg Abel's wife? Net worth and family life of next Berkshire Hathaway CEO

Jane Corscadden May 4, 2021

Who is Greg Abel’s wife? The current CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet, has announced that Greg Abel will be his successor.

But what do we know about him? What does he do, and is he married?

Who is Greg Abel?

Greg Abel is an American businessman who’s currently the Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He’s been in this role since January 2018.

He’s also the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. This is a holding company that’s 90% owned by Berkshire Hathaway.

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He was born in June 1962 and is from Edmonton, Canada. His mum worked as a legal assistant before he was born, while his dad worked in sales.

Abel earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University Of Alberta in 1984. He’s also an AICPA certified public accountant.

Yesterday, 3 May, Warren Buffet confirmed that Greg Abel will succeed him as the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

But who is Greg Abel’s wife, and what’s known about his personal life?

Meet Greg Abel’s wife and family

The CEO has said his greatest achievement is “having a remarkable family.” Greg Abel has four children – three grown children from his first marriage, and a young son from his second marriage.

Greg Abel, his wife Andrea, and his four children. Screenshot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMdSMgTGrO0

Not much is known about Greg Abel’s wife, Andrea, apart from her name. The pair like to keep a low profile, with friends saying they spend most of their downtime with family. In his free time, Greg Abel has been known to coach lacrosse and hockey.

Among close friends, the CEO and his wife are known for being social. Every year, Greg and Andrea Abel host an annual Thanksgiving event with an open-door policy.

What is Greg Abel’s net worth?

Another question on everyone’s lips right now is: How much is Greg Abel worth?

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Greg Abel. Screenshot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ3xmBxt8zU

It’s believed that he’s earned around $18-19 million every year in recent years. As a result of his earnings and shares, it’s predicted that Greg Abel’s net worth is around $480 million.

Jane is a freelance journalist from Belfast, Northern Ireland specialising in news, culture and politics. She studied Politics at Queen’s University Belfast before completing a Journalism MA at the University of Ulster. Always trawling social media and keeping up to date with the latest trends and crazes, her main interest lies in digital culture and internet trends.