Robert Herjavec Net Worth: $200 Million (approx.)
|Net Worth:||$200 Million (approx.)|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 14, 1963|
Robert Herjavec net worth is around $200 million. Robert Herjavec is a famous Canadian businessman, investor, and television personality.
Robert Herjavec net worth 2022:
Robert Herjavec net worth 2022 is around $200 million dollars. Many individuals recognize Robert because of his appearance in the popular TV series Shark Tank, where Robert Herjavec assesses startup business proposals and ideas put forth by contestants. Robert Herjavec also appeared in the Canadian version of the show, Dragon’s Den.
Apart from his role as a television personality, Robert Herjavec is a successful entrepreneur. The famous venture capitalist built an impressive business based around internet security and is one of the most notable success stories of an immigrant to Canada.
Robert Herjavec House & Real Estate:
In 2019 Robert Herjavec paid $14.6 million for a property in Hidden Hills, California. Robert sold it for $17 million in May 2021.
In July 2021 Robert Herjavec bought a 6,200 square foot New York City condo in a building known as One57. Robert paid $34.5 million, a far lower price than $45 million the unit had been seeking a year earlier. The seller was represented by Robert’s Shark Tank co-star’s real estate firm The Corcoran Group.
Robert Herjavec has a $7.5 million huge mansion in Toronto.
Robert Herjavec Biography:
|Born||September 14, 1962 (age 59)|
Varaždin, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Education||University of Toronto (BA)|
|Occupation||CEO of The Herjavec Group|
Founder of BRAK Systems
|Spouse(s)||Diane Plese(m. 1990; div. 2016)|
Kym Herjavec (m. 2016)
Robert Herjavec immigrated to Canada from Croatia at the age of 8. As per Robert Herjavec, the family arrived with only $20 to their name and a single suitcase.
Eventually, they moved to Toronto, where Robert Herjavec attended school while his father worked in a nearby factory. Robert Herjavec barely spoke English when he arrived, and he was frequently ridiculed by his classmates.
Robert Herjavec also struggled with the fact that he was in a lower economic class compared to many other Canadians. Herjavec’s family lived in a basement for over a year after immigrating.
By 1984, Robert Herjavec had graduated from the University of Toronto. Although he would later become a major entrepreneur, his university education didn’t reflect this fact. Robert Herjavec left post-secondary education with a degree in English literature and political science. These qualifications weren’t immediately eligible to well-paying jobs, and Robert Herjavec instead was waiting tables, delivering newspapers, and taking many other minimum-wage jobs in order to help support his family.
Robert Herjavec Career:
Robert Herjavec found work as a third AD (assistant director) in the film industry but schedules were not regular and there were long breaks between productions. To continue earning money during these breaks, Robert Herjavec applied for a range of different jobs.
One of these jobs involved selling computer equipment for a company called Logiquest. Although he wasn’t qualified, Robert Herjavec convinced management to take him on as an unpaid intern for 6 months. Soon enough, Robert Herjavec climbed the corporate ladder to become the general manager of the company.
Robert Herjavec Business Success:
Robert Herjavec left Logiquest in 1990 to create his own company called BRAK Systems. The company specialized in internet security software, and Robert built the entire business from his basement.
10 years after its founding, AT&T Canada bought BRAK Systems in 2000 for over $30 million. Robert Herjavec took a break from entrepreneurial work to take a position as VP of Sales at Ramp Network before building his own business once again in 2003.
Robert Herjavec next project was The Herjavec Group. This venture would prove to be Robert Herjavec most successful business, and in 2020 it was one of the fastest-growing software companies in Canada. The company specializes in internet security solutions and services. It is also Canada’s biggest provider of IT security services. Although it started relatively at a slow pace with $400,000 in sales during the first year, these sales figures have skyrocketed. In 2017, The Herjavec Group was generating $200 million in annual revenue.
Robert Herjavec as a Television Personality:
Robert Herjavec regularly appeared on both Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank. Robert Herjavec has invested in many ideas brought forth by contestants.
Robert Herjavec invested $100,000 in a company called Tipsy Elves in exchange for a 10% share. This proved to be a smart financial decision, as the company had generated $70 million in sales in 2018.
In 2015, Robert Herjavec participated in the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars. He was the partner with a dancer from Australia who later became his wife, and the pair finished in 6th place.
Robert Herjavec books:
Robert has published many books in the “self-help” or financial advice genre. In 2010,Robert Herjavec published Driven: How to Succeed in Business and Life. In 2013, Robert Herjavec released The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding, and later gave a series of presentations based on the principles outlined in this book. In 2016, Robert Herjavec published his third book, entitled You Don’t Have to be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success.
Robert Herjavec Wife, Dating, Relationships:
In 1990, Robert Herjavec married his first wife – Diane Plese. After a 24-year marriage that had taken the couple through Herjavec’s entrepreneurial successes, they separated. 2 years later, a divorce was formalized. During their relationship, the couple had three children; two daughters and a son.
Although his ex-wife received payments as a result of the divorce, the sum was increased in 2019 when a judge ordered Robert Herjavec to pay further compensation. In total, Diane Plese received $25 million.
The divorce had a huge toll on Herjavec’s mental state, and Robert Herjavec reportedly struggled with suicidal thoughts and depression. During this time, Robert Herjavec was more involved with charity and donated considerable sums to a homeless shelter in Seattle. Eventually, Robert Herjavec met his next wife, Kym, through Dancing with the Stars. In 2017, the couple welcomed twins into the world.
Robert Herjavec Awards:
In 2012, Robert Herjavec was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Ontario, in the category of Technology. In the same year, Herjavec was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for Outstanding Service to Canada.