Robert Herjavec was born in Varazdin, Croatia on September 14, 1963. His father was imprisoned for speaking out against Yugoslavia’s communist government. The family was able to escape the country and emigrate to Halifax, Nova Scotia when Robert was eight years old. They moved on to Toronto and Robert graduated from New College at the University of Toronto with a degree in political science and English literature. Herjavec and his wife, Diane, have two daughters and a son.
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2. Income & Salary
After graduation, Herjavec worked as a film producer, eventually becoming one of the youngest producers of the Olympic Games. He took a job at Logiquest, a small computer startup that sold IBM mainframe emulators. He started as an unpaid intern for the first six months, covering his expenses by working nights as a waiter. His efforts paid off in the long run as Herjavec was able to work his way up to General Manager before leaving Logiquest in 1990. Once on his own, Herjavec created BRAK Systems, an Internet security software company. In 2000, he sold BRAK Systems to AT&T Canada for a reported sum of $100 million.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Since 2003, Robert has focused his efforts on the Herjavec Group, a security integration company. The company started with only three employees and has now grown to more than 150. According to the Branham Group, the Herjavec Group is now the largest IT security company in Canada. Its sales have grown from approximately $400,000 in 2003 to $1.5 million in 2012. Herjavec’s personal net worth is estimated at over $100 million. He currently appears on U.S. television as an investor on Shark Tank and previously appeared on Dragon’s Den in Canada.
How much is Robert Herjavec’s Net Worth? $100 Million!
Video Transcript:Robert Herjavec is a businessman and television personality that was born in Varazdin, Croatia, on September 14, 1962. Robert Herjavec currently resides in Toronto, Canada. He has been married to his wife Diane Plese for over 20 years. The couple currently have two daughters and one son together. Their two daughters are named Caprice and Skye, and their son is named Brendan. Robert Herjavec’s first career was as a producer and director for television. He would work on the television movie “The Return of Billy Jack” as an assistant director. Robert Herjavec would also work as a field producer on the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo in 1984. Herjavec would start working at a small computer company called Logiquest as a salesman, and he quickly become the company’s general manager. With his newly acquired computer knowledge, Robert Herjavec would start his own internet security software. He would eventually sell his new company to AT&T for $100 million in 2000. Herjavec used the money to start another technology company called Herjavec Group in 2003. Due to his business knowledge, Robert Herjavec has appeared on the investment show “Shark Tank” since its creation in 2009.Robert Herjavec has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He made a total of $30,000 per episode for his work on the television show “Shark Tank” in 2013 and 2014. This would give him a yearly salary of just under $1 million for “Shark Tank.” It is unknown how much money Robert Herjavec has made in the last two years through his business investments and other television appearances.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTube