One of the famous and richest actors, Robert Herjavec is a businessman, investor, TV personality, dancer, and author. Well, he is a man who rose from a sheer dint of hard work and intelligence to success and fame and earned recognition after spending his youth in a relatively middle class. He has maintained a massive sum of net worth from his successful career.
Robert Herjavec was born on September 14, 1962, in Varazdin, Croatia under the birth sign of Virgo. She holds Canadian and Croatian nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. He is the son of Vladimir Herjavec and Katica Herjavec.
Talking about Herjavec’s education, he graduated from New College at the University of Toronto. Later, he earned his degree in English literature and political science.
Herjavec is currently married to Kym Johnson. The pair had a wedding ceremony on July 31, 2016, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Before this, they were engaged on February 27, 2016. In December 2017 they were blessed with twins.
Before, he was married to Diane Plese from 1990 to 2016. They separated in 2014 before getting divorced in 2016. Together with his ex-wife, he has two daughters Caprice and Skye and a son named Brendan.
One of the richest actors, Robert has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He has earned a massive sum of money from his career.
Working in the reality TV series, Shark Tank, he made more than millions, as the Sharks are paid at least $50 thousand per episode back in 2016, according to Variety. Based on a 24th episode season, each of the six Sharks has at least made around $1.2 million a year.
Herjavec owns a house in Bridle Path, Toronto area which has been a host to luminaries such as Michael Bublé and John Travolta. In 2000, he bought the house at $7.5 million. The 33,650 square foot mega mansion has been featured on MTV Cribs. Currently, the house is listed with Barry Cohen for $18.8 million.
Robert found his own company from the basement of his home, BRAK Systems and in March 200o, he sold BRAK Systems to A&T Canada at $32.2 million. Furthermore, the company has done over $500 million in sales.
Robert has a collection with several rare cars. In 2011, he competes in the Ferrari Challenge and won The Rookie of the Year Title.
His other cars include Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, 1958 Porsche 356, Ferrari LaFerrari, 2011 Rolls- Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.
Herjavec started his career in the film show. He has served in several television shows in his successful career including Cain and Abel and The Return of Billy Jack in the mid-1980s. Also, he has appeared in ‘Dr. Ken’, ‘Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens’ and The Neighbors’.
In 1990, after being fired from Logiquest, he founded his first company, BRAK Systems, a Canadian integrator of Internet security software, from the basement of his home.
Also, he has grown from three employees in 2003 to 150 employees as of 2013, with a 643% growth rate and sales from $400K to over $125 million. In addition, he wrote two books Driven: How to Succeed in Business and Life (2010) and The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding(2013).
Additionally, he received the 2012 Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Technology. Also, he received the GTA Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. In 2012, he was awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by Governor General of Canada.
After a three-year retirement, Herjavec founded, a security solutions integrator, reseller and managed service provider, of which he is currently the CEO, in 2003.