If you’ve seen the movie The Wolf of Wall Street you’ll now it was an “extreme” portrayal of the real life of one Jordan Belfort, the man Leonardo DiCaprio’s character is based off of. But what’s crazy about the film and the comparison to Jordan’s real life is that they aren’t as different as you’d expect. In fact there are many things that happened in the film that happened to Jordan in real life. If you’ve ever read the book authored by Belfort himself, you can probably recall the amount of times you said to yourself, “no way.”
Most people don’t live a life or do what Jordan did in an entire lifetime let alone the small period in which Jordan did. What he did was wrong. Let’s be clear about that. However, that’s not to say his life wasn’t or isn’t interesting.
Here’s a collection of 17 interesting facts about the man who The Wolf of Wall Street is based on, Jordan Belfort.