Robert Hartwell Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth

Robert Hartwell is an award-winning Broadway performer, Educator, and Entrepreneur personality. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Broadway Collective – a Musical Theatre Training Academy in New York.

Robert serves as the host and executive producer of the television show, Taking Back the House. OWN presents the show “Taking Back the House” on channels like The Oprah Winfrey Network, HGTV, and Scott Brothers Entertainment, premiering in 2024.

Robert Hartwell Net Worth

Robert Hartwell has founded The Broadway Collective. In his tenure, he has performed at The Muny, Sacramento Music Circus, Hangar Theatre, Music Theatre Wichita, and the Fulton Opera House. Additionally, he has performed at the Tony Awards three times and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade twice.

Previously, he earned his income from his theatre work as an artist. He is currently earning his income from offering online invitations to tour the Hartwell House, a 200-year-old historic home. He travels between places like – New York City, Los Angeles, and his new home in Massachusetts. Robert Hartwell has a net worth of $4 million.

Net Worth: $4 Million
Real Name: Robert Hartwell
Birth Date: November 29, 1990s
Age (as of 2024): 30s
Birth Place: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Height: 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Early Life

Robert Hartwell was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. He celebrates his birthday in November month. On 29th Nov. 2020, Robert wrote – It’s my birthday with his photos on Instagram.  He has a brother, Issiah Hartwell, who is 40 years old as of April 2024.

Talking about Robert Hartwell’s educational background, he completed his primary school education. He attended the University of Michigan, where he majored in BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts), Musical Theatre. He also attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and received a diploma in ballet and drama. Robert then moved to New York to pursue his dreams.


Robert started his career as a stage artist in theatre in New York. He has worked for Dreamgirls First National Tour from Aug 2009 to Dec 2010. He then worked for Memphis The Musical on Broadway from Dec 2010 to Feb 2012.

He worked for Cinderella The Musical on Broadway from Dec 2012 to Feb 2014. In March 2024, Robert Hartwell joined BroadwayWorld. He started the TV series – “BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE” along with Carly Rae Jepsen. The series is available on the BroadwayWorld website and YouTube platform.

Robert worked for “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway from Jan 2017 to Jan 2018. In August 2020, he was featured in the music video “Entrepreneur” by Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z. His music video hit 11 million views on YouTube.

Robert has now become a successful director and choreographer. He has worked and seen at different theatres such as Lincoln Center, Music Theatre Wichita, Naples Performing Arts Center, The University of Michigan, North Carolina Theatre, and Fulton Theatre.

Robert holds the position of Associate Artist at North Carolina Theatre. He directed and choreographed For Colored Boyz (2022) and Smokey Joe’s Cafe at Fulton Theatre (April 2022). He is also a public speaking coach and supports his clients to prepare for major career opportunities. It includes TV appearances, TED Talks, investor pitch meetings, and more.

Personal Life

Robert Hartwell is a gay Black man. He uses he/him as per his Instagram bio. In 2020, Robert bought a house that was built in 1820. He takes the challenge of transforming a 200-year-old house in Massachusetts.

Robert paid $379,000 cash and has taken out a $1.5 million construction loan to make the beautiful interior home. Also, he released his house renovation story, Exceptional Journey: Breaking New Ground, which premieres 27th June 2024 on Max.

Robert was featured on CBS News and talked about purchasing Hartwell House. He is represented by CAA, a leading entertainment and sports agency. Robert Hartwell appeared as a guest on episode 36 of the Hello Seven podcast.

Social Media

Robert is popular and active on social media platforms. He has 292 connections and 425 followers on his LinkedIn account. Robert has 1.7k likes and 2.2k followers on his Facebook account. He has verified his Instagram account with the username @sirroberttakespics. He now has 99.4K followers on his verified Instagram page. He has an official website –

1 thought on “Robert Hartwell Bio, Age, Parents, Net Worth”

  1. Robert,
    I have been glued to my bed , watching your 200+ year home come to modern life and beyond!

    Your inspiration, positivity , and love is contagious! Thank you ..

    I loved all episode, and third one when you were with your friends and you said “ black is love” and cried from happiness. It’s all Jesus would want from us is to find LOVE and happiness.

    I am so happy to have been exposed to see the start of your new journey!



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