/How Robert Herjavec Escaped Poverty to Become a Millionaire

How Robert Herjavec Escaped Poverty to Become a Millionaire

Robert Herjavec isn’t the most recognizable “shark” on ABC’s Shark Tank, but he has arguably the most interesting story.

Herjavec was born in Former Yugoslavia, and his family fled to Canada on a boat to escape the country’s communist regime. Decades later, Herjavec’s net worth stands at $200 million.

In a 2015 Inc. interview, he explained his journey from rags to riches: