Jordan Ross Belfort belongs to America and is a motivational speaker, writer as well as ex-stockbroker. He made an appeal in 1999, as he was guilty over fraudulent activities and associated crimes related to manipulation of the stock market as well as operating a boiler room as a penny stock’s part. He wrote the story entitled The Wolf of Wall Street, on which a movie was also made in 2013. His predictable net worth about $100 million.
Biography & Wiki
Belfort was born on July 9, 1962, in the Bronx to Max and Leah Belfort. His parents were accountants by profession. He grew up in Bayside, Queens. He earned a degree in Biology from American University.
Belfort teamed up with his mate Elliot Loewenstern and managed to earn $20,000 through selling Italian ice from coolers of Styrofoam to persons at a native beach while he was in high school. He intended to use the money for paying his fee of dental school and took admission in the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry. Nevertheless, he did not complete his degree and left the university later.
Belfort married to Denise Lombardo. However, they parted their ways later. Besides this, he remarried to Nadine Caridi, who was a model raised in Brooklyn. Together, the couple had two kids. Unluckily, the couple got a divorce in 2005. After this divorce, he started dating Anne Koppe and they got engaged in 2015.
Belfort plays tennis passionately.
Belfort started selling seafood and meat door-to-door in Long Island, New York. This business was a great success in the beginning as per his own claims in the memoirs as well as interviews. Nevertheless, the business faced economic failure later.
Belfort became a trainee stockbroker at L.F. Rothschild after the failure of his business. However, he left that job too subsequent to the economic problems that the firm faced associated with the 1987’s Black Monday stock market crash.
Belfort as an author published the two memoirs entitled Catching the Wolf of Wall Street and The Wolf of Wall Street as well. Both of them have printed in nearly forty countries and translated into eighteen languages.
Awards & Achievements
Belfort’s life story was shown by a film that starred Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio. The director of this project was Martin Scorcese.
Net Worth of Jordan Belfort
Belfort has an approximate net worth of around $100 million. He made a major portion of his net worth via his memoirs. In addition, a part of his income comes from the visits that he makes across the globe as a motivational speaker.
Some other movies based on the life situations of Belfort include Santa with Muscles released and Blood Money. Both of the movies released in 1996. Adding to it, he also contributed to a TV show named Entertainment Tonight in 2014.
Belfort is a wealthy person and makes his appearance on live seminars all over the world too which adds to his net worth even more.