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'Shark Tank's' Robert Herjavec

100% Single

Divorce Around the Corner

3/3/2015 2:35 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0303_robert-herjavec_diane-plese_tmz_getty"Shark Tank" star Robert Herjavec is pulling out of his biggest investment in life -- he's separated from his wife and headed for divorce.

Herjavec tells TMZ he and wife Diane Plese are already legally separated and we're told they will be divorcing soon. 

The couple married in 1990 and have 3 kids together, two daughters and a son.

Herjavec, who is on the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars," says ... "Human Relationships are so difficult ... I wish nothing but love and peace for our family as we move forward from this."

Herjavec has a net worth in the nine figures, so ... the line forms to the right, ladies.

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'Shark Tank' Star

No No Drake ...

YOLO Is Mine

2/16/2015 3:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Daymond John YOLO DrakeThere's no way Drake came up with YOLO ... because "Shark Tank" mogul Daymond John did -- and he's got some evidence to back up his claim.  

Our photog was talking pop culture slang with John in NYC this past weekend when he spelled it out for Drizzy ... Y-O-L-O is his.  

He claims he dropped it first on "Shark Tank" back in 2009 ... then Drake copped it for "The Motto" -- and eventually even Obama picked it up. Watch, DJ definitely sounds like he knows he missed a golden opportunity.  

FUN FACT: We found the 'Shark' clip, but turns out John wasn't the 1st or 2nd to drop YOLO. The Stroke's used it in 2006 but looks like Adam Mesh from NBC's "The Average Joe" reality show said it first in 2004. #OOPS    

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Courtney Love

Hooks a Shark ...

Date or Deal with Kevin O'Leary?

1/28/2015 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
012815_courtney_love_kevin_oleary_launchCourtney Love and "Shark Tank" maven Kevin O'Leary enjoyed dinner together Tuesday night in West Hollywood, but the question is ... who was pitching who?

Love and Mr. Wonderful were inside the restaurant for nearly four hours and when they made their exit, the paps were quick to ask if they were dating. O'Leary immediately said no -- he is a married man -- so that just leaves the topic of money. 

Does Courtney have a killer business plan? Does Kevin have a plan for Courtney's career?

We'd invest a million dollars for 100% of the answer.

'Shark Tank's' Kevin O'Leary

I Wouldn't Buy Super Bowl Ad

Here's the Problem ...

1/27/2015 6:38 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
012715_kevin_oleary_launch_v2It's not the fact it costs $4 MILLION for 30 seconds, "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary tells TMZ Sports there's another big problem when it comes to Super Bowl advertising. 

Mr. Wonderful hit up Craig's in L.A. for dinner Monday -- when he explained why spending the money could be a great investment for the right company ... just not for him. 

But the real challenge when it comes to Super Bowl advertising isn't coming up with the cash ... Kev says it's all about what happens AFTER the big game.

SB Champ Bernard Pollard

RAKING IN THE DOUGH ...

From Sink Shelf Invention

1/15/2015 2:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0115-bernard-pollard-invention-money-fun-art-getty-01The next Thomas Edison could totally kick your ass ... 'cause NFL star Bernard Pollard tells TMZ Sports the counter-top organizer he invented last year totally BLEW UP in sales this holiday season.

Pollard, who won a Super Bowl with the Ravens in 2012 invented a bathroom counter-top organizer last year called the "Smart Sink Tray" that he says lets was inspired by the tiny sinks out in Baltimore.

"I first thought it up back in 2012 ... I'm a germaphobe and the counter space in Baltimore was so limited that I wanted something to expand it."

His Howie Mandelness has led to cold hard cash with Pollard telling us this holiday season business was BOOMING for the "Smart Sink Tray" -- with a sales spike of nearly 60%.

"It was really cool to see the orders come in. The east coast went crazy for it."

And Pollard says things are only looking up from here ... 'cause the tray has gotten so popular, it's drawn interest from hotels all over the country and outdoor retailer Camping World.

"We putting it your RV's."

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Daymond John

Undercover Santa Hawks 'Shark Tank' Shades

12/16/2014 12:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Daymond John Santa "Shark Tank" Investor Daymond John is a shameless Santa who walked the streets of NYC in disguise to hawk some wacky sunglasses in which he has HEAVILY invested.

John blended into the crowd during SantaCon, and unlike most of the other Santas, his mission was not to get wasted. Instead he tried to make a go of Sunstaches -- novelty glasses with attachments that can turn you into a pirate, a cowboy, a Rosta, and even a devil.

The FUBU CEO owns 30% of the company after anteing up $300K on Shark Tank.

Watch the video ... you gotta hand it to him, he's an ace of a salesman.

Mark Cuban Jury Duty

Reveals Jurors on Instagram

11/10/2014 4:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Mark Cuban wrapped up his jury duty by reaching a verdict in the one day trial ... and then shouting out his fellow jurors on Instagram.

As we told you ... Cuban was selected for a Dallas jury in a civil lawsuit over a car accident -- and amazingly, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks tells TMZ Sports he did NOT have a ton of influence over his fellow jurors.

Mark says they wanted him to be the foreman, but he turned it down. Ultimately, the jury ruled in favor of the defendant -- saying he was NOT negligent.

As soon as the trial was over ... Mark posted what looks like a pic of the jurors deliberating, with the caption -- "Verdict reached and we are dismissed. World's best jury :)" Important to note he didn't post the pic until AFTER the trial. Doing it before would've been a major no-no.

By the way ... Mark took home a whopping $6 for his service. 

He called in to TMZ Hollywood Sports right after court. Make sure you check it out on Reelz at 8 PM ET ... 5 PM PT! 

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Mark Cuban

Picked for Jury

In Fender Bender Lawsuit

11/10/2014 1:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1110-mark-cuban-getty-01Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban won't be spending Monday afternoon blogging or ripping NBA officials ... instead he'll be deciding someone's legal fate on a jury.

Cuban showed up to Dallas County Civil Court today and flaunted his jury summons on Instagram. As luck would have it -- bad luck -- Cubes got picked for a case!

According to court records ... the "Shark Tank" star and 5 other citizens are hearing a case involving a two-car accident from 2012 -- one driver is suing another for negligence. The trial is expected to wrap up today.

As long as neither party cops to being a Spurs fan, Cuban should be able to remain impartial. And you just know one of his fellow jurors is gonna pitch him a business idea.

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'Shark Tank' Contestant

My Fiancee is Still in Japan

... FOR NOW!

9/27/2014 12:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
092714_shark_tank_kronos_launch"Shark Tank" contestant Phillip Lapuz's fiance is still stuck in Japan ... even though he said she'd move to America if a deal was struck -- but don't worry, there's a good reason.

In case you missed it, Lapuz bawled his eyes out on last night's episode ... saying he couldn't move his fiancee Mariko to America because his business is not yet a success -- so her parents wouldn't approve.

The waterworks, and biz plan, hooked Robert Herjavec -- so it seemed like only a matter of time.

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TMZ spoke with the Kronos Golf founder who tells us he had to keep the good news under wraps since the episode was shot back in June -- but now that it's aired ... he's put the clip in an email to Mariko's parents.

He's waiting for them to wake up in Japan to get the news he's bigtime now.

If the in-laws are impressed ... he says Mariko should be stateside soon.

Daymond John's

UBER-MISTAKE

I Blew a Billion Dollar Deal!

9/26/2014 10:49 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
Daymond John UberYou know what SUCKS?? Having a chance to invest in an $18 BILLION COMPANY ... but making the WRONG decision ... just ask "Shark Tank" star Daymond John

John -- who's usually pretty damn good when it comes to investing -- admits he was offered the opportunity to own a piece of Uber ... and turned it down!!!

Hey, even the greats can't bat 1,000 ... but John admits he still thinks about the numbers ... and what his bank account COULDA been -- had he pulled the trigger. 

#CantWinEmAll

'Shark Tank' Star

Would You Hire Tom Brady

Based Off College Resume?

9/19/2014 11:17 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE
091914_kevin_oleary_launchYou've seen Tom Brady's college resume -- the one he got ready in case the NFL didn't work out -- but the real question ... would T.B. have been hirable in the real world!???

Enter "Shark Tank" business guru Kevin O'Leary who was out in L.A. Thursday night -- so we had to ask ... based off his resume alone, WOULD YOU HIRE TOM BRADY?! 

Keep in mind Kevin's a HUUUUGE Pats fan. 

Check out the clip.  

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Shark Tank's Daymond John

I Struck Out on $20 Million Pitch

7/30/2014 1:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Daymond John Shark TankDaymond John scored a great role in Hollywood, but it hardly makes up for his biggest regret on "Shark Tank" -- the missed opportunity that cost him $20 mil! 

We asked Daymond a bunch of questions about Sharking and Sharknadoing -- he's in the sequel premiering tonight -- and he confessed to a bonehead decision about a product. One that's made fellow 'Shark' Lori Grenier a ton o' cash.

As for his "Sharknado" scene ... Daymond says don't blink, cause y'know how black guys fare in horror flicks.

Other revelations? His favorite 'Shark' product, the stupidest one -- and why celebs keep investing in booze. Brutal honesty at its best.

'Shark Tank's' Kevin O'Leary

Donald Sterling Is a Business Genius!

6/21/2014 8:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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He may be a racist ... and an ahole ... but when it comes to dollars and cents, disgraced Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a LEGEND in the investment community ... so says "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary.

Mr. Wonderful was out in L.A. last night when we asked about the risks of investing in pro sports franchises ... and that's when the financial genius brought up Sterling.

"I think sports teams are based on losing money while you own them and hoping somebody else pays a lot more later. That has certainly been the truth. I mean the Sterling situation really accentuates that."

He continued, "[Sterling] put $12 million in play and now [the Clippers are] worth $2 billion? Very. Smart. Man."

O'Leary explained that people can argue about the content of Sterling's character ... but at the end of the day, you can't argue with the cold hard numbers.

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