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Lunch With Warren Buffett Costs $4,567,888

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

The 2019 winning charity bid on eBay for lunch with Warren Buffett was $4,567,888. This was the 20th annual lunch with Warren Buffet to benefit the Glide Foundation and it set a new record, exceeding the previous highest bid of $3,456,789 in 2012. There were only 4 bidders who submitted a total of 17 bids in this year’s auction.

The previous winning bids were:

2000 $25,000

2001 $18,000

2002 $25,000

2003 $250,100

2004 $202,100

2005 $351,100

2006 $620,100

2007 $650,100

2008 $2,110,100

2009 $1,680,300

2010 $2,626,311

2011 $2,626,411

2012 $3,456,789

2013 $1,00,100

2014 $2,166,766

2015 $2,345,678

2016 $3,456,789

2017 $2,679,001

2018 $3,300,100

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