• Denise Lombardo is a real estate agent and the former first wife of Jordan Belfort
• She grew up in Ohio and attended Towson University for her degree in Business Administration
• Denise is played by Christin Milioti in the movie “Wolf of the Wall Street”
• She married Mlady in 1995 and currently lives in Ohio with him and their two dogs
• Jordan Belfort is a former stockbroker and motivational speaker who was charged with fraud and stock manipulation in 1999
Where is Denise Belfort today?
Denise Lombardo was born in the mid-1960s in Ohio, USA; her exact date of birth is not known but her zodiac sign is said to be Sagittarius and she is an American national. She currently works as a real estate agentbut is probably best known as the first wife of Jordan Belfort, a famous American writer and motivational speaker.
Youth and education
Denise was raised in Ohio as an only child, by her father, who was a businessman, and her mother, who was a secretary. Her parents urged her to work on her education, instead of having a bad job and being dependent on her husband.
She attended a local high school where she enrolled as one of the top students, and after spending several years raising money for college, she enrolled at Towson University where she graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. While there, she was part of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and was physically active while playing a variety of sports, including soccer and tennis.
Denise began her career in 1993, when she joined Modern Medical Systems Company, where she worked in their sales department until 2000, when she became a flooring specialist and joined The Home Depot Company.
She stayed with them until 2006 when she started working for the Smith & Nephew Company.
It was in 2010 that Denise decided to become a real estate agent, obtained her license and then started work at Prudential Douglas Elliman Company. While she has tried to keep her personal and business life out of the media spotlight, this has proved difficult due to her previous marriage to Jordan Belfort.
Denise is played by Christin Milioti in the movie “Wolf of the Wall Street” which follows Jordan’s infamous career.
Love life and marriage with Jordan Belfort
Denise met Jordan Belfort in 1990 when they were introduced by a mutual friend, and after only a few months of dating, they got married, but then divorced in 1991. It is widely believed that the reason behind their divorce was Jordan’s infidelity, and not long after the divorce was finalized, he married American model Nadine Caridi, who gave birth to their two children, but the marriage ended in divorce in 2005.
In 1995, Denise married her boyfriend of two years, Mlady, in a private ceremony attended by only a few close friends and family, and she has kept the details of her and Mlady’s married life to herself ever since.
She has no children and currently lives a seemingly peaceful life with Mlady and their two dogs in their Ohio home.
Hobbies and other interests
Denise has mainly been focused on making money, but there are several things she likes to do in her spare time. She enjoys buying things for her home, which makes her feel like an interior designer, and is a huge animal lover, her favorite being horses. She loves to travel and has been to several US states while visiting Europe several times – her favorite city is Venice in Italy. She is no longer physically active as she was in the past when she had multiple workouts at the gym; her main physical activity today is cycling, but she does it quite rarely.
Denise watches movies in her free time, and her favorite actor and actress are Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, while some of her favorite movies are “Edward Scissorhands”, “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” and “Leon The Professional”. She also likes to read books and her favorite author is Agatha Christie.
Denise’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million while Jordan’s fortune is valued at over $100 million, as of mid-2020. Denise has long brown hair and her eyes are blue; she is about 1.65 m tall. Her age is around 55.
Who is Jordan Belfort?
Jordan Ross Belfort was born in The Bronx, New York City USA, on July 9, 1962 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he is an American national.
He is a former stockbroker, best known for the 1999 scandal when he was charged with fraud and stock manipulation, to which he pleaded guilty, and admitted to running a boiler room (“outbound call center that sells dubious investments over the phone’). He was sentenced to one year and 10 months in prison and after his release, he released his book “The Wolf of Wall Street” which was a huge success and was made into a movie in 2013.
Growing up in Bayside, Queens, he knew how to make money from a young age. While attending high school, he and his friend Elliot sold Italian ice cream on the beach, earning $10,000 each.
Jordan went on to attend American University, graduating in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology. He decided to become a dentist and so enrolled in the School of Dentistry at the University of Maryland, but after being told by the dean that the field is not for money, he left and became a door-to-door meat seller on Long Island. He started his own company which closed in 1987, but was eventually helped by a friend to begin training as a stockbroker with LF Rothschild.
He then founded the real estate firm Stratton Oakmont, Inc. that misled investors into losing millions of dollars, while Jordan led a lavish lifestyle and took drugs, while his favorite was methaqualone.
He is believed to have defrauded investors out of more than $1 billion, until the National Association of Security Dealers started tracking him in 1989, and his company was finally shut down in December 1996, and he was accused of defrauding investors and running a a boiler room. He served his sentence at the Taft Correctional Institution and was ordered to repay $110 million to the people he had fooled. After his release from prison, Jordan became a motivational speaker.
Jordan owned the yacht Nadine, built for Coco Chanel, but sank in June 1996 after Jordan set sail against his captain’s advice.
He plays different sports and is best at tennis.