Denise Lombardo (Jordan Belfort Ex-Wife), Bio, Marriage, Age, Net Worth

Denise Lombardo is an American author, motivational speaker, and stockbroker; she came into the limelight as the wife of Jordan Belfort. Jordan Belfort is an American businessman, entrepreneur, author, former stockbroker, speaker, and financial criminal.

Denise and Jordan were high school sweethearts and got married in 1985, but unfortunately, their marriage couldn’t last long, and they got divorced in 1991. 

Denise Lombardo Biography

Denise was born in Ohio, USA, on 11 November 1963; as of 2022, she is 59 years old.

Denise’s father’s name is Anthony Florito, and her mother’s name is Ann Lombardo; Denise belongs to the Italian ethnicity and was raised along with her three siblings named Deanna Lombardo, Paul Lombardo, and Lisa Scordato.

Denise’s family moved to NYC after her birth, where she completed her high school studies at Bayside High School.

Denise, since childhood, was a hardworking and bright student; she completed her bachelor’s with a degree in English literature from Adelphi university and later on attended Towson University Maryland and obtained a bachelor’s of business administration degree from there.

She then, in 1992, secured a bachelor’s degree in science from the same University.

Denise later enrolled at Australian Catholic University and obtained her Master’s degree in Education Leadership And Administration General from there.

Denise And Jordan Belfort Marriage

Denise met Belfort while attending Bayside High School, and the two became best friends. Lombardo was said to be studying Merchandising, while Jordan worked as a door-to-door meat salesperson.

Both began to admire each other, started dating in high school, and were labeled as “Sweethearts.”

Denise and Jordan got married in 1985, but they soon split up just after five years of marriage in 1991. Their marriage was a rollercoaster, and both faced financial crises and faced hard times in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and putting food on their table. 

Jordan worked hard to maintain a lifestyle and sustain the workload; he started drugs and affairs with different women.

The extramarital affair with Jordan broke their marriage, and they divorced in 1991.

Who Is Jordan Belfort?

Jordan Belfort was born in the Bronx, NYC on July, 8,1962 is an American entrepreneur, speaker, former stockbroker, and financial criminal.

He pleaded guilty to stock-market manipulation and operating and stock scam. Jordan Belfort’s father’s name is  Max, and his mother’s name is Leah, and they both work as accountants.

Jordan Belfort Career 

Jordan has had a business mindset since childhood during his high school era. Belfort and one of his close friends, Elliot Loewenstern, earned a handsome amount of $20,000 by selling Italian rice.

Belfort began his career as a salesman by selling meat and seafood door to door on long island, NYC; the business was initially a success and grew, but soon after, his business venture failed as he declared bankruptcy at the age of 25; Later, a family friend helped him find work as a trainee stockbroker at L.F. Rothschild, but he was laid off when the firm ran into financial difficulties after 1987 Black Monday stock market crash.

Fortunately, working as a trainee in a firm got him hands-on experience, and he opened his own start-up company Stratton Oakmont.

After starting his own business, Jordan started to live a lavish life and got involved in affairs, drugs, security fraud, and money laundering.

Sentenced To Prison 

 In 1996 NASD expelled his company from business, and Belfort was sentenced to 22 months in prison for running pump-and-dump scams that resulted in approximately $200 million in investor losses. Belfort was ordered to repay $110.4 million to stock buyers. While serving his sentence, Belfort shared a cell with Tommy Chong, who motivated him to write about his experiences as a stockbroker. After their release from prison, Belfort chooses his new career as a motivational speaker and writer.

Jordan Belfort’s Second Marriage

After divorced from his first wife, Denise Lombardo, Jordan Belfort got married to Nadine Caridi, a model. They both had two children together, but they got divorced in 2005 because of Cardi’s claims of domestic violence and drug problem in Jordan. 

Denise Lombardo Marriage And Children

Denise had three children, namely Brett, Nicholas, and Matt. She married three times throughout her career.

She first married Jordan Belfort, her high school sweetheart, but they soon split up due to Jordan’s affairs.

She later married Madly but soon split up; the reason for their divorce is unknown. Denise then married Robert Amato and seemed to be living a healthy and peaceful life with him. 

Denise Lombardo Net Worth

Denise Lombardo’s net worth is estimated to be $9.5 million. The majority of her income comes from her saleswoman and flooring expert job. She later started her own real estate business and earned a hefty amount from there.

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