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Jordan Ross Belfort, commonly known as Jordan Belfort, is a famous American screenwriter, film producer, motivational speaker, as well as an author. To the public, Jordan Belfort is perhaps best known as the owner of “Stratton Brokerage”, a brokerage firm which he co-founded with his friends. Over the years, the firm became notorious for its stock issues and public offerings. Consequently, the controversy related to “Stratton Brokerage” inspired the release of “Boiler Room”, Ben Younger’s crime drama film with Vin Diesel, Giovanni Ribisi and Ben Affleck in the main roles. Around the same time, Belfort became heavily involved with drugs, namely methaqualone, as a result of which he became an addict. To add to his problems, his company “Stratton Brokerage” was shut down in 1995, while Jordan Belfort served a 22-month sentence in prison for money laundering and securities fraud. When he left prison, Belfort took up a job as a motivation speaker, and took part in various public motivational talks.

Jordan Belfort Net Worth -$100 Million

A well-known screenwriter, as well as a motivational speaker, how rich is Jordan Belfort? According to sources, Jordan Belfort’s net worth is estimated to be -$100 million. His wealth decreased significantly due to his conviction for money laundering and fraud, for which he not only had to spend time in prison, but also pay off approximately $100 million in restitution to people who were affected by the fraud.

Jordan Belfort was born in 1962, in New York City, United States, where he studied at a public high school, and then intended to study at the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. He left the college after the first day, and instead enrolled in the American University, where he studied biology. When he graduated, Belfort took up a job of selling seafood and meat, which initially seemed like a profitable business opportunity. Eventually, Belfort’s attempt at earning a living as a salesman failed, following which he joined an investment banking firm called “L. F. Rothschild”, where he worked for a brief period of time before the firm collapsed due to the stock market crash in 1987. Consequently, Belfort founded “Stratton Oakmont”, which contributed to his notoriety. After he was convicted for fraud and money laundering, and served his prison sentence, Jordan Belfort went on to write a memoir entitled “The Wolf of Wall Street”, which was published in 2007. The memoir inspired the release of a black comedy film of the same name, in which the main characters were played by Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey, and Kyle Chandler. The film proved to be a major critical and commercial success, with more than $392 million grossed at the box office worldwide. In 2009, Belfort released his second book called “Catching the Wolf of Wall Street”.

In regards to his personal life, Jordan Belfort was married to Denise Lombardo, who he later divorced. He then married the well-known model Nadine Caridi, with whom he has two children. Upon their divorce in 2005, Belfort became engaged to Anne Koppe.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 9, 1962
Birth place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5' 7" (1.7 m)
Profession:Producer, Actor, Writer
Education:American University, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
Nationality:American
Spouse:Nadine Belfort (m. 1991–2005), Denise Lombardo
Children:Chandler Belfort, Carter Belfort
Movies:The Wolf of Wall Street
Books:The Wolf of Wall Street, The Real Wolf of Wall Street Discusses the Film, Ambition, Greed, , Catching the Wolf of Wall Street (2009),
facebook.com/jordanbelfort
twitter.com/wolfofwallst
imdb.com/name/nm0067789
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordan_Belfor


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Served 22 months of a 4-year sentence for his involvement in a "pump-and-dump" financial scheme.


Quotes

#Quote
1Getting rich is fucking easy. Eight years ago I had zero; this year I'm going to make $100m gross.
2Winners use words that say 'must' and 'will'
3Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.
4I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?
5And from the time I was a kid, I've had this internal monologue roaring through my head, which doesn't stop - unless I'm asleep. I'm sure every person has this; it's just that my monologue is particularly loud. And particularly troublesome. I'm constantly asking myself questions. And the problem with that is that your brain is like a computer: If you ask a question, it's programmed to respond, whether there's an answer or not. I'm constantly weighing everything in my mind and trying to predict how my actions will influence events. Or maybe manipulate events are the more appropriate words. It's like playing a game of chess with your own life. And I hate fucking chess!
6But what I sincerely hope is that my life serves as a cautionary tale to the rich and poor alike; to anyone who's living with a spoon up their nose and a bunch of pills dissolving in their stomach sac; or to any person who's considering taking a God-given gift and misusing it; to anyone who decides to go to the dark side of the force and live a life of unbridled hedonism. And to anyone who thinks there's anything glamorous about being known as a Wolf of Wall Street.
7If you want to be rich, never give up. People tend to give up. If you have persistence, you will come out ahead of most people. More importantly, you will learn. When you do something, you might fail. But that's not because you're a failure. It's because you have not learnt enough. Do it differently each time. One day, you will do it right. Failure is your friend.
8Successful people are 100% convinced that they are masters of their own destiny , they're not creatures of circumstance, they create circumstance, if the circumstances around them suck they change them
9No matter what happened to you in your past, you are not your past, you are the resources and the capabilities you glean from it. And that is the basis for all change.
10There's no nobility in poverty.
11The easiest way to make money is create something of such value that everybody wants and go out and give and create value, the money comes automatically.
12The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it
13Act as if! Act as if you're a wealthy man, rich already, and then you'll surely become rich. Act as if you have unmatched confidence and then people will surely have confidence in you. Act as if you have unmatched experience and then people will follow your advice. And act as if you are already a tremendous success, and as sure as I stand here today - you will become successful.
14Whether you say, 'I can' or 'I can't,' you're right either way.
15When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love
16You don't choose who you fall in love with, do you? And once you do fall in love - that obsessive sort of love, that all-consuming love, where two people can't stand to be apart from each other for even a moment-how are you supposed to let a love like that pass you by?


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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Firestorm1997executive producer
Skeletons1997TV Movie executive producer
The Elevator1996executive producer
Santa with Muscles1996executive producer
Prey of the Jaguar1996Video executive producer
Assault on Dome 41996TV Movie executive producer
Blood Money1996executive producer
The Secret Agent Club1996executive producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wolf of Wall Street2013Auckland Straight Line Host

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wolf of Wall Street2013book

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mike Koenigs Show2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Poverty Inc2014DocumentaryHimself
Today2014TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - The Wolf of Wall Street
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself
The Real Wolf of Wall Street Discusses the Film, Ambition, and Greed2013ShortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself

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