Q & A with Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. He has built and sold businesses on his way to amassing a personal fortune of over $250 million dollars. A first generation immigrant, Herjavec arrived in Canada on a boat with his parents after escaping communism in former Yugoslavia. Herjavec stars in the ABC Television series “Shark Tank.”

Q. What is your most memorable experience from your TV show, “Shark Tank?”

Too many to mention–it’s been an incredible journey considering after season one we were on the bubble of being renewed.

Q. What is something that most people would be surprised to learn about you?

I am a pretty quiet, introverted guy.

Q. How did you get started in racing?

I have always loved fast cars and realized driving fast on the streets is neither good for the car or for you. I wanted to push myself and see what I could do on the track going fast against others.

Q. What is something still on your bucket list?

I want to do an Ironman. I got the marathon running part down, but the biking and swimming will kill me.

Q. What is one thing you always have with you?

My iPad.

Q. Name an item or trend from the past 25 years that you would bring back.

Disco–I can dance (well, at least in my mind).

Q. Where is your favorite place to grab a burger and why?

Five Guys Burgers and Fries. I try to eat healthy, but I am sucker for fries and a burger.

Q. What was the last thing you Googled or looked up online?

Movie times–I love going to movies–I am like a little kid–always get excited before the movie starts.

Q. What’s next for you?

I’m a pretty happy guy, but there is so much to do–it is still incredible to me what you can achieve in life. I have a big mountain left to climb.

Q. What is your favorite healthy aging tip?

Exercise is like breathing–don’t think about it–just do it.

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