Robert Herjavec

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Businessman, Investor, and Television personality (1962)
Sat Jul 03 2021
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Robert Herjavec is a Canadian native known as a businessman, investor, and television personality. He is the founder of 'The Herjavec Group': Canada's fastest-growing technology company. Also, he organized BRAK Systems, a Canadian integrator of Internet security software.

Apart from this, he gathered worldwide fame when he appeared as a judge in ABC Shark Tank. Additionally, he is also known as an author and also engaged in various projects. Let's find out about his personal life and his career life in the following section.

Bio And Early Life

Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec was born on September 14, 1962, to Vladimir Herjavec (father) and Katica Herjavec (mother) in Varazdin, Croatia. His family shifted to Nova Scotia from Croatia when he was only eight years old and resided in Toronto.

He is the single child of his parents.
Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec with his father, Vladimir Herjavec, and mother, Katica Herjavec.
Source: Robert Herjavec's Instagram, (robertherjavec)

Concerning his education qualifications, Robert graduated in English literature and political science from New College at the University of Toronto in 1984. His parents' financial condition was low, so he served on various smallest-wage jobs like waiting tables, delivering the newspaper, and debt collection to fulfill his basic needs after finishing his college education.

Married Two Times Till Now

Yes, you read correctly: The fifty-eight years old, Robert Herjavec wedded two times. Previously, Robert tied the knot with his first spouse, Diane Plese, a doctor, specifically an optometrist.

For the first time, Herjavec, whose height is 173 cm, met his first wife, Plese, in 1983 when he had an eye appointment with Diane in her clinic. It was love at first sight for them. And soon after their first meeting, the pair began dating in the late 1980s.

They tied the knot in 1990.
Robert Herjavec separated from his first wife, Diane Plese, in 2016 legally.
Source: People Magazine

After sharing two years of a romantic connection, the pair decided to take their relationship to the next level. In 1990, they got hitched in a Croatian church in Mississauga, a Canadian city near Toronto.

After wedlock, they lived a healthy marital life for many years. The couple also shared three children from their marriage: two daughters and a son named Caprice Herjavec, Skye Herjavec, and  Brendan Herjavec, respectively.

But unfortunately, their relationship did not last for life, and they decided to end their marriage. The pair separated in 2014, and Diane filed for divorce in court after twenty-six years of marriage in 2015, which was finalized the following year. According to some sources, Diane received $25 million for the divorce settlement with her ex-husband.

Met His Current Partner At Dancing With The Stars

Following the split with his first wife, Robert Herjavec confirmed his relationship with  Kym Johnson on social platforms. By profession, she is an Australian professional ballroom dancer and television performer. They met in Dancing with the Stars, where they were dance partners in 2015.

They are posing for a photo.
Robert Herjavec and his current wife, Kym Johnson, are with their twin children.
Source: Parade

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award-winner, Robert, engaged with Kym on February 27, 2016. Eventually, the pair exchanged the marriage vows on July 31, 2016, in Los Angeles, California, in the presence of their family members, friends, and relatives. 

Robert and Kym shared another happiness in December 2017 with their fans and followers that they are welcoming twins. On April 23, 2018, Kym gave birth to a twin, a boy Hudson Herjavec, and a girl, Haven Mae Herjavec

Currently, Robert and his second and current wife, Kym, live a healthy marital life with their children in the Outpost Estates section of the Hollywood Hills without any divorce rumors. 

The Herjavec Group founder is an animal lover and has two pet dogs with him in his house. In his holidays, he loves to travel to different new places with his family.

Robert Herjavec's Net Worth in 2021!

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal-winner Robert Herjavec has a whopping net worth of $200 million. He earned his fortune from his profession as a businessman. Similarly, Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin has a networth of $1 Billion.

At present, his company, Herjavec Group, makes sales of $500 million. He also gathers a massive amount of money from his TV series Shark Tank from which he paid $30,000 per episode and the Canadian version of the show, Dragon's Den.

The former Dancing with the Stars contestant, moreover, is a well-known author. Some of his books are Driven: How to Succeed in Business and Life (Paperback price= $18.87), The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding (price= $11.99), You Don't Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success (price= $11.99). All of his books are available on Amazon.

He is wearing a blue coat with white shirt.
Robert Herjavec is a famous Canadian businessman, investor, and television personality.
Source: Herjavec Group

As I already mention that Herjavec instituted BRAK System, a Canadian integrator of Internet security software. Later, he sold the company to AT&T Canada for $30.2 million. He also sold RAMP Network to Nokia Corporation for $225 million.

On the other hand, his second and current wife, Kym Johnson, has a networth of $1 Million. She earned all her fortune from her profession as an Australian professional ballroom dancer and television performer.

His Cars And House!

Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec has a car, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, which costs is around $319,995. On August 2, 2020, he bought a new car: Frank’s 1956 Thunderbird. 

Additionally, he has a house with 14,400 square feet, seven bedrooms, seven full and two half bathrooms in Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, California. He has put a $17.25 Million price tag on his mansion. Besides this, he recently sold 33,650 Sq. Ft. Toronto Mansion for $17.4M.

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