Jordan Belfort

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Jordan Belfort
Jordan Belfort - May 30, 2010.jpg
Belfort in 2010
Born
Jordan Ross Belfort

(1962-07-09) July 9, 1962 (age 57)
Queens, New York City, United States
Alma materAmerican University
Occupation
  • Author
  • entrepreneur
  • motivational speaker
Home townThe Bronx, New York City, New York
Criminal statusReleased April 2006 after 22 months[1][2]
Spouse(s)Denise Lombardo
(m. 1985; div. 1991)[3][4]
Nadine Caridi
(m. 1991; div. 2005; 2 children)[1]
Conviction(s)Securities fraud, money laundering[1]
Criminal penalty4 years in federal prison, $110 million in restitution[1]
WebsiteJordanBelfort.com

Jordan Ross Belfort (/ˈbɛlfɔːrt/; born July 9, 1962) is an American author, motivational speaker, and former stockbroker.

In 1999, he pleaded guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation. Belfort spent 22 months in prison.[5]

He published the memoir The Wolf of Wall Street in 2007, which was made into a movie in 2013.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Leonard, Tom (February 25, 2008). "Jordan Belfort: Confessions of the Wolf of Wall Street". The Daily Telegraph. London, England: Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  2. "Federal Bureau of Prisons". Bop.gov. April 28, 2006. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  3. Gambotto-Burke, Antonella (January 15, 2008). "The wicked wolf of Wall Street". MailOnline. London. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  4. Haglund, David (December 31, 2013). "How Accurate Is The Wolf of Wall Street?". Slate. Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  5. Dunn, James (September 25, 2009). "Wolf of Wall Street back on the prowl: Jordan Belfort". The Australian. Archived from the original on December 15, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)