Belfort spent 22 months in prison as part of an agreement under which he gave testimony against numerous partners and subordinates in his fraud scheme. Jordan Belfort published his memoir, The Wolf of Wall Street, using one of his nicknames as the title in 2008.
His nationality is American and belongs to white ethnicity. Belfort divorce his first life partner Denise Lombardo and later got married for the second time with Nadine Caridi, a British-born model whom he met at a party. He has two children with Nadine. His net worth is estimated more than $100 million in 2016.