Jordan Belfort was bornon 9 July 1962 in The Bronx, American, is Author. Jordon Ross Belfort is a motivational speaker, an American author and a former stock broker at the ‘Wall Street’. He was born in New York and possessed a natural talent of a good salesman at a very young age. He started out as a stock broker and churned out millions through illegal ways in the nineties through ‘Stratton Oakmont’, an investment company owned by him. Upon the claws of law-enforcement agencies tightening around him, Jordan pleaded guilty for cheating several investors and other crimes related to manipulation of stock market and for running a boiler room as a part of the ‘penny stock scam’. He spent about 22 months in prison and as part of an agreement, gave testimony against several subordinates and partners in his fraud schemes. Belfort has since then reformed his ways and conducted several motivational speeches. When he first started speaking, the topics were mainly on ethics and motivation but later he shifted focus to entrepreneurship and sales skills. In his speeches he has emphasized on how ethics play a crucial role in running a successful business and how to avoid the mistakes he had made in his career as a broker. Keep reading to know more about ‘the Wolf of Wall Street’.
He will embark on a live world tour in 2015 and lecturing on motivational topics
Jordan published his international bestselling memoir titled ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ in 2008 where he used his nickname as the memoir’s title
They were formally divorced in the year 2005 and the couple’s children live with Belfort at present
The United States ‘Securities and Exchange Commission’ decided to bring an end to the devious stock operation of ‘Stratton Oakmont’ in 1992 and claimed that the company had been manipulating stock prices and defrauded investors
Belfort put his selling expertise to use in a different field altogether when he commenced his work in a brokerage firm, in 1987
Jordan Belfort was born on 9th July, 1962 in New York City to Max and Leah Belfort and was raised in modest apartment in Bayside, Queens