'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec reveals he almost committed suicide

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'Shark Tank's' Robert Herjavec Reveals He Almost Committed Suicide

by Inside Edition staff

"Shark Tank" star Robert Herjavec is now dancing up a storm on "Dancing with the Stars," but Herjavec is revealing that last summer after his marriage of 24 years ended he thought about taking his life.

"I just wanted to end it," the 51-year-old multimillionaire tech mogul told People magazine, which is out Friday. Of his wife, he said: "It's been a terribly difficult years. We were great parents and a great team, but over time we drifted apart."

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GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Robert Herjavec of 'Shark Tank' celebrates the Super Bowl on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 1/30/15, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Ida Mae AStute/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Businessmen/'Shark Tank' cast members Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, and Kevin O'Leary speak onstage at 2014 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
From left, Kevin O'Leary, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec and Daymond John, of "Shark Tank," arrive at the 2013 Entertainment Weekly Pre-Emmy Party, presented by L'Oreal Paris and bebe at Fig & Olive on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Entertainment Weekly/AP Images)

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He also says he thought about jumping off a hotel balcony and said, "I was hollow and broken."

Herjavec became stronger with the help of his pastor and after volunteering at a Seattle homeless shelter.

When the "Shark Tank" star got the call about joining "Dancing with the Stars," he was ready for a new chapter. He told People, "I'm just super excited. because it's a different experience, one that's definitely out of my comfort zone."

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