Robert Herjavec Net Worth
Robert Herjavec net worth: Robert Herjavec is a Canadian businessman, investor, and television personality who has a net worth of $200 million. Robert Herjavec was born on September 14, 1963 in Zbjeg, Croatia. He emigrated with his family to Canada when he was only three. The family eventually settled in the Toronto neighborhood of Rexdale. Robert attended New College at the University of Toronto. Robert's first major business success came when he founded Canada's top provider of Internet security software, BRAK Systems, in 1990. BRAK Systems was eventually sold to AT&T for $100 million. In 2000 Herjavec accepted the position of VP of Internet Security after the purchase by AT&T. Later he became the VP of Sales at RAMP Network which was later acquired by Nokia for $225 million. In 2003 he founded his own company called The Herjavec Group which is a security software company. He is also a venture capitalist. Robert currently lives in Bridle Path which is a neighborhood of North York, Toronto. He was married to Diane Plese, an optometrist, who is also from Croatia from 1990 to 2016. Together they have two daughters and one son. He then married Kim Johnson from the TV series Dancing with the Stars in 2016. Robert is probably most famous for starring on the CBC Television series "Dragon's Den", and on the American version "Shark Tank". The shows feature aspiring entrepreneurs who pitch their ideas to a panel of successful entrepreneurs. Herjavec received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Technology from Ernst & Young in 2012. The same year he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for Outstanding Service to Canada. He starred on the TV series Dragons' Den from 2006 to 2012 and on Shark Tank beginning in 2009. Herjavec competed on Dancing with the Stars and also starred in the TV series documentary Small Business Revolution: Main Street beginning in 2016. He appeared in the 2016 TV movie Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens.