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Full NameRobert Herjavec
First NameRobert
Last NameHerjavec
Birth NameRobert Herjavec
Professioncelebrity businessman, founder, author, television personality, and investor
Birth CityVaraždin
Birth CountryCroatia
Father NameVladimir Herjavec
Mother NameKatica Herjavec
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKym Herjavec
No Of Children5
EducationUniversity of Toronto
Networth$200 M
Date of BirthSeptember 14,1962
Age57 years

Robert Herjavec is a famous Canadian celebrity businessman, founder, author, television personality, and investor.

He is the founder of one of the largest information technology and computer security companies, The Herjavec Group. He founded the group in 2003.    

Robert Herjavec Took Numerous Odd Jobs To Support His Family Before Making It Big  

After graduating from New College at the University of Toronto in 1984, Robert took every possible job to support his family. Before making a standard move, he took numerous minimum wage jobs like waiting tables, retail salesman, newspaper delivery boy, and debt collection.

The now 57 years old investor even, on the first hand, tried his luck on the entertainment profession. He made his early career move on movies in the mid-1980s working as third assistant director for films like The Return of Billy Jack and Cain and Abel. He even served as the field producer for the 1984 Winter Olympics.

Robert Herjavec; Canadian businessman and investor
Robert Herjavec; Canadian businessman and investor

SOURCE: Forbes

While working for numerous productions, he applied for Logiquest selling IBM mainframe emulation boards. Even though he did not qualify for the position, he offered the company to select him, for which he will work for six months for free.

He made business movies after he got a chance to work in the position of General Manager of the company. However, Logiquest fired him in 1990, eventually founding BRAK Systems.

Three years later, he founded The Herjavec Group, and soon, his company became Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies.

Robert Herjavec’s Net Worth In 2020-His Investments And Books

The founder of The Herjavec Group, who fought tooth and nail, is now definitely earning a huge amount of money from his successful business ventures.   

Robert Herjavec’s net worth was $200 million in June 2016. His main source of income is his company, The Herjavec Group. In the same year of founding, the company made $400 thousand in sales and $200 million in annual revenue.

Robert found BRAK Systems and sold it to AT&T Canada for $30.2 million in March 2000.

In addition, he has also appeared in television shows like Dragons' Den and Dragons' Den. As an investor, Robert made more than 57 deals across 100+ episodes of Shark Tank. According to Sharkalytics, he made a grand total of $16.6 million from the show, $291 thousand per deal. 

In fact, his most sucessful deal from the show is the $100,000 for a 10% stake in sweater company Tipsy Elves.

Herjavec also earns a considerable amount of money from his books. He has published three books till the date, out of which two made to the list of Top 10 Best Sellers. His books are:

Name of the BookPublished DatePrice in Amazon
Driven: How To Succeed In Business And In Life27th September 2011$18.67 paperback
The Will To WinApril 2017$18.99 paperback
You Don’t Have To Be A Shark: Creating Your Own Success30th May 2017$17.99 paperback

Taking about his expenses, from his divorce with his first wife, Diane, he had to pay $25 million. 

Listed The Hollywood Hills Mansion For Sale In 2019

Back in August 2019, Robert kept his Hollywood Hills for sale for the worth of $6.495 million. The mansion spreads to 4,500 square feet and consists of 5 bedrooms and six bathrooms. He initially listed the home in June 2019 for $7 million, making a loss of $205 thousand. 

Robert's Hollywood Hills mansion
Robert's Hollywood Hills mansion


The main features of the house are the private deck, master bedrooms, pool and spa, grassy lawn, walls of glass, open floor plan, ample spaces for dining and lounging, and others.

His Short Biography; Married Life And Sexual Harassment

Robert was born on 14th September 1962 in Varazdin, Croatia, and grew up in Zbjeg. He was eight years old when his parents Vladimir Herjavec and Katica Herjavec left the country to settle in Toronto, Canada.

He studied at New College at the University of Toronto and graduated with a degree in English literature and political science.

Regarding Robert’s relationships, he has been married twice. He was first married to Diane Plese. They tied the knot in 1990 and separated in Jul 2014 divorcing in early 2016. The pair has three children, daughter Caprice, daughter Skye, and son Brendan.

A year after separation, Robert confirmed his relationship with Kym Herjavec. They got engaged on 27th February 2016 and later exchanged vows in the same year on 31st July in Los Angeles, California.

The duo welcomed twins, a baby boy Hudson Robert Herjavec and girl Haven Mae Herjavec on 23rd April 2018.

Robert with his wife and children
Robert with his wife and children

SOURCE: Parade

Robert was dragged into controversies, when, his former girlfriend, Danielle Vasinova, accused him of rape. Later, the case was dismissed in mid-2018, and Danielle apologized to him and his entire family.

Updated On Fri Feb 28 2020 Published On Fri Feb 28 2020 By Krizana