Robert Herjavec Age, Height, Family, Career, Net Worth & Facts


Robert Herjavec was born on September 4, 1962 in Yugoslavia. He migrated to North America from his native region through a boat. Herjavec is a Canadian businessman and television personality. He completed his bachelor degree from University of Toronto. Herjavec is the author of several books on business. He has also competed as Ferrari #007 in Ferrari Challenge North America Series.

Full NameRobert Herjavec
Nice NameRobert
ProfessionBusinessman, Reality Cast Member
Date of BirthSeptember 14, 1962
Birthplace Croatia/Hrvatska
Age51 Years Old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Nationality Canadian


Herjavec is the founder of BRAK Systems, a Canadian integrator of internet software. He sold BRAK systems to AT & T Canada. He also founded The Herjavec Group. The company has become one of the largest IT and computer security companies in Canada. This company earns more than $200 million annually. He worked in several versions of the business reality series like Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank. Herjavec also worked as a third assistant director and field producer. He worked as a field producer for Global TV of the 1984 Olympics. Herjavec worked voluntarily in Logiquest for a period of six months. After firing from Logiquest, he founded BRAK systems from the basement of his home. Then he took the responsibilities of the Vice President of Ramp Network which was sold to Nokia with $225 million.

Early Life

Robert Herjavec left his native country in 1970 when communism regime started in his country. His father was an anti-communist and jailed many times. Herjavec’s family left the native country with a single suitcase and only $20. His family migrated to Canada through ship. His father got a job in a factory in Mississauga with $76 per week salary. Herjavec graduated in 1984 with a degree in English literature and political science. In the beginning, Herjavec took jobs of minimum salary, such as waiting tables, delivering newspapers and debt collection.

Robert Herjavec as a Best Selling Author

Besides a businessman and television personality, Herjavec is an outstanding author of several business books. The name his most popular books are:

Driven: How to Succeed in Business and Life (2010)

The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding (2013)

You Don’t Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success

Physical Status

Height5 Feet 9 Inches
Weight78 Kilogram
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBrown

Family & Relationship

ParentsFather : Vladimir Herjavec
Mother : Katica Herjavec
SiblingsNot Known
Marital StatusMarriage
SpouseDiane Plese
Marriage Date2016
ChildrenBrendan Herjavec, Caprice Herjavec, Skye Herjavec

Robert Herjavec Wife, Marriage

Names of Herjavec’s wives are Diane Plese and Kym Johnson. He has five children. Diane Plese remained his wife from 1990 to 2016. Herjavec participated season 20 of the American edition of “Dancing with the Stars” on February 24,2015. An Australian dancer Kym Johnson was his partner in this dance contest. After that, Herjavec married to Kym Johnson in 2016.

Net Worth

In 2023, Robert Herjavec has a net worth of approximately $320 million. He earned his wealth from The Herjavec Group.


  • Robert Herjavec is a North American businessman.
  • He is the author of several business books.
  • He was born in Yoguslavia.
  • His family migrated to North America through boat.
  • He graduated in English literature and political science.
  • His first wife was Diane Plese.
  • His second wife is Australian dancer Kym Johnson.
  • Herjavec founded BRAK systems and The Herjavec Group.

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