- Full Name: Robert Herjavec
- Net Worth: $110 Million
- Occupation: businessman
- Marital Status: Divorced
Robert Herjavec Net Worth – The Story Behind A Rich Car Racer
Born In Croatia But Lives In Canada
Robert was born on September 14, 1963 in Varaždin, Croatia, where he lived 8 years. While communism was in that time in Croatia his family with him immigrated to Canada. They had to immigrate because his father was speaking against communism leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Herjavec finished English literature and political science at New College at University of Toronto.
Business Carrier Of Robert
Robert has really successful lifetime. At early age he found himself in film and media but after he started working for IBM Company. He did not get job so easy in IBM, at the beginning he was under-qualified but after free internship he done in IBM he got the job. Knowledge he got working in IBM he used to build few IT companies which he sold. In 1990 he founded Robert Herjavec BRAK Systems Company which he sold to AT&T for a more than $30 million. In 2003 he founded Robert Herjavec Group Company which was the fastest growing IT company. Today this company is recognized as global leader in information security. He started with only three employees but today there are more than 150 employees in only 10 years company made over $500 million in sale.
Herjavec Group Inc. Achievements:
2012 Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Technology
Branham Ranking – Canada’s # 1 Security Company
Computer Dealer News – Top 25 Integrators (2011 – 2013)
Fastest growing Security Company (North America – 2013)
Herjavec As Inspiration For Success
“Today we do what others won’t so that tomorrow we can accomplish what others can’t”-Robert Herjavec.
He was not only businessman and media star but also book writer. His books “Driven” and “The will to Win” were Top 10 Bestsellers. Because of these books he earned title of “Best Selling Author”. He is a person who motivates and inspire people to achieve their goals helping them with his experience.
Passion For Cars:
Robert Herjavec collection is cars. He owns limited edition La Ferrari, serial number 001 of just 499 produced worldwide. He competes in many car racing challenges. He succeeded in many podiums in the course. His rank was the second in the Coppa Shell total points class for the season 2014. He said:”Trust your instincts and be willing to take risks in order to push across the finish line.”
Interesting About Robert
He got married in 1990 and today he has 3 kids, two daughters and a son.
At the beginning he was very happy saying: “I wish nothing but love and peace for our family…” After, he divorced from his wife.
Robert Herjavec is a popular business man nowadays because of his work in the reality Television series that is called Shark Tank, has damaged a car of a value exceeding $300,000 during having a race! Luckily, no one was injured, and Herjavec was even able to borrow another $350,000 so he could finish the race. He said:
“I had a very fast lap, and I thought that I could go a little bit faster. After the collision I borrowed a car from my friend and after two hours I started in 29th and finished 5th. The next day, in the borrowed car, I got on the podium and finished 3rd and still leading in the points for the season.”
This happened at an event called “the Ferrari Challenge” which took place at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma.