Carter Belfort (born August 15, 1995; Age: 27 years old) is a renowned American celebrity who is widely recognized as the son of Jordan Belfort a former stockbroker, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and author.
Carter Belfort lives a very private life unlike his parents and this makes it difficult for anyone to know much about him. However, there are some known facts about him that will be of interest to many, especially his fans. Read on to get all the juicy details and the personal and professional life of Jordan Belfort’s son.
Summary of Carter Belfort’s Bio
- Full Name: Carter James Belfort
- Nickname: The Drunken Poet
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: August 15, 1995
- Carter Belfort’s Age: 27 years old
- Place of Birth: New York City
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Education: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Los Angeles Film School
- Marital Status: Single
- Carter Belfort’s Parents: Jordan Belfort (father) and Nadine Caridi (mother)
- Siblings: Chandler Belfort (sister)
- Carter Belfort’s Net Worth: $2 million
- Famous for: Being Jordan Belfort’s Son
- Carter Belfort’s Instagram: @carter.belfort
- Facebook: @Carter James
Carter Belfort Was Born In The United States of America
Carter Belfort was born on August 15, 1995, in the United States of America to his parents Jordan Belfort and Nadine Caridi. His father is an American author, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur while his mother is a model by profession. Carter is an American by nationality and he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He is currently 27 years old and his birthdate reveals that his zodiac sign is Leo.
A look at his early life reveals that Carter Belfort grew up under the care of his parents in New York City. He is not the only child of his parents; he has a sister named Chandler Belfort who was born on July 29, 1993 and is a graduate of New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Coming from a fairly comfortable home means that Carter Belfort was well educated as his parents had the resources to give him the best education.
He Had His College Education At Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
After his primary school education, Carter Belfort attended Vistamar School, El Segundo, in Los Angeles which is where he had his high school education. He went on to enroll at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. He studied there for one year from 2014 to 2015 after which her left and joined the Los Angeles Film School where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management.
Carter Belfort Began His Career As A Corporate Intern
Carter Belfort set his sights on following in his father’s footsteps at a very young age and began his career as a corporate intern for a stockbroking firm. He worked at ROAR in 2017 from May to August and after he had left ROAR, he worked as a marketing intern at Elevator Studio, West Hollywood, California in 2019 and was there for a period of five months (November 2019–March 2020).
Moving on, he joined his father’s company in March 2020 as the Strategic Marketing Specialist, a position which he held for some months before becoming the Vice President of Brand Development from May 2020–August 2020. He currently serves as a Vice president at the Jordan Belfort company, in Beverly Hills, California.
Carter Belfort is Also A Rapper
Carter Belfort to the surprise of many is a rapper and songwriter. He is not a full-time rapper but occasionally involves himself in rapping. The young star had developed a passion for music at an early age and so far has released two mix tapes which he titled Off the Soul and The Drunken Poet
His Father Is A Former Stockbroker, Author, Entrepreneur, And Motivational Speaker
Carter Belfort’s father, Jordan Belfort is popularly known as an American entrepreneur, former stockbroker, motivational speaker, and author. Besides these, he is also known as a financial criminal after pleading guilty to fraud and stock market manipulation with other financial-related crimes.
He was born on July 9, 1962, in The Bronx, New York City, United States. Before he became a stockbroker, Carter’s father worked as a door-to-door meat and seafood salesman on Long Island, New York.
After the meat vendor business had failed and shut down, a family friend of his who was concerned about his welfare helped him to secure a job at L.F Rothschild as a trainee stockbroker. The company later shut down as a result of financial challenges it had faced in relation to the Black Monday stock market crash in 1987.
Carter Belfort’s father would then start up a financial firm known as Stratton Oakmont, a brokerage house. His firm was excelling and he began making giant strides in his career. It was during this time that he used the company to commit financial crimes.
Stratton Oakmont served as a boiler room where penny stocks are marketed and then investors were defrauded with “pump and dump” stock sales. While he was still at Stratton, Carter’s father lived a life of luxury with lavish parties, and abusive use of recreational drugs (methaqualone) which later resulted in addiction.
All these happenings made law enforcement officials beam their searchlight on the firm. In 1999, Jordan Belfort and his associate, Danny Porush were convicted of securities fraud and money laundering activities and were sentenced to serve a four-year jail term of which Jordan Belfort served 22 months at the Taft Correctional Institution in Taft, California. This was in exchange for a plea deal with the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation).
The court had given an order for Carter’s father to pay $110.4 million been payment for the money he illegally obtained from numerous stock buyers.
Carter Belfort’s Parents Met Through A Mutual Friend
Before his marriage to Nadine Caridi, Carter Belfort’s mother, Jordan Belfort was first married to Denise Lombardo whom he later divorced. Nadine Caridi is a British-born model who was raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, United States.
Carter’s parents met at a party through a mutual friend Alan Wilzig and there they became friends. At the time they met, Jordan Belfort was still married to his first wife and Nadine was Wilzig’s ex-girlfriend. The duo remained friends for a while and then, started dating. In 1991, they decided it was time to seal their love in holy matrimony.
They stayed married for some years and bore two children Carter Belfort and Chandler Belfort before their divorce in 2005 which was a result of infidelity and domestic abuse caused by Jordan’s drug addiction. Carter was 10 years old at the time his parents finalized their divorce in 2005.
After their divorce, Carter’s parents moved on with their respective lives and found love again with new partners whom they started new families with. However, they did not have any other children which make Carter and his sister Chandler the only children they have.
Carter Belfort Is Not In Any Known Relationship
Carter Belfort is not in any relationship that is known to the public. He is one of those who loves to maintain a very private life away from public and media interference. To ensure his personal life is private, Carter has gone to the extent of protecting his account on Twitter and Instagram.
According to sources, he is presently more focused on his career and when the time is right, he would keep us updated.
Carter Belfort Has A Huge Net Worth
Carter Belfort’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million which is gotten from his career as from entrepreneur – and a small part from his music career. However, his father’s net worth is estimated at $100 million as a result of his heavy financial debts.