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Carter Belfort Biography- Son of Jordan and Nadine Caridi

Who is Carter Belfort?

Carter Belfort is the only son of Jordan Belfort from his marriage to Nadine Caridi. Jordan and Nadine also have a daughter Chandler Belfort. Due to the addiction and lifestyle of his father, Carter had a stressful childhood.

Carter’s father was a stockbroker convicted of fraud and manipulating the stock market. The Wolf of Wall Street depicts the rise and fall of Carter’s father, a story known to every household. 

The daily tabloids, newspaper, and the Oscar award-winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio helped Jordan with fame after serving a sentence.

Carter Belfort Biography
Carter Belfort Biography

Quick facts

Full NameCarter James Belfort
NicknameCarter James, The Drunken Poet
BirthdateAugust 15, 1995
Age26 years old.
ParentsJordan Belfort and Nadine Caridi
GrandparentsMax Belfort and Leah Belfort
Marital StatusSingle
SiblingsChandler Belfort (Sister)
EducationBachelors degree – Los Angeles Film School – Arts, Entertainment and Media Management (2015-2018)
Muhlenberg College (2014- 2015)
High school diploma – Vistamar School (2010-2014)

Early Life

Carter Belfort is the second child and the only son Jordan, and Nadine Caridi had. He is a New Yorker born on August 15, 1995. Even though he was born to a rich dad, we can see that he must have had a very stressful childhood.

When Carter was born, Nadine and Jordan’s relationship had turned sour. They both spent most of their energy quarreling with each other when and if Jordan was around the house.

It was primarily because of Carter’s father, Jordan Belfort, lifestyle and addiction. He spent most of his time either at work, partying, or high because of drug consumption.

Needless to say, as a child, seeing your parents fight every day must have had a lot of stress. Also, as a son having Jordan, a less-than-ideal father figure might have had a negative impact.

Carter Belfort has an avid interest in education and knowledge. He has a high school diploma from Vistamar School and completed higher studies at Muhlenberg College. Carter attained his Bachelor’s degree from Los Angeles Film School and got his Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management degree. He is looking forward to enrolling in a Master’s degree as well.

Before joining his father’s legacy, Carter did four internships at ROAR. For five months, he was also a marketing intern at Elevator Studio, West Hollywood, California.

Carter’s father, Jordan, has always been very protective of children and has kept his children’s information private. Carter was born on August 15. He is a Leo.
Leo men are very dignified, playful, ambitious, loyal, and extraordinarily generous.

Carter Belfort has a keen interest in music, and he has a passion for hip-hop music and rapping. However, he also has an artistic side to him. He raps and goes by the name “The Drunken Poet.”

Carter Belfort’s relationships

Jordan Belfort (father)

Carter Belfort father Jordan Belfort
Carter Belfort’s father Jordan Belfort

Jordan has a humble upbringing. In 1985, he married his high school sweetheart Denise Lombardo. He was just 23 years old at the time.
Jordan sold Italian Ice for a living. After going bankrupt, he began looking for work. Belfort worked for L.F. Rothschild, a trainee stockbroker. It is where he sharpened his skill and knowledge of stocks. Soon he was terminated from the job due to the Black Monday stock market crash.

A few years later, Belfort started his own company, Stratton Oakmont.
One of his office parties brought him into contact with Nadine Caridi. Her boyfriend introduced Jordan to Nadine. Jordan married Nadine in 1991. The couple had two children from their marriage, Chandler Belfort (daughter) and Carter Belfort (son).

Jordan Belfort made a lot of money from money laundering and securities fraud (penny stock scam). He used the money to finance his frivolous lifestyle. Eventually, Belfort was arrested on charges of fraud. Carter Belfort’s father was sentenced to 22 months in prison for his crimes and ordered to pay 50% of his income as restitution. Total restitution is 110 million dollars.

Note: We have covered in detail Jordan Belfort’s biography

Nadine Caridi (mother)

Carter James Belfort's mother Nadine Caridi
Carter James Belfort’s mother Nadine Caridi

Nadine Caridi is the biological mother of Nadine Caridi. She was a British model attending the office party thrown by Jordan. She was introduced to Jordan by her ex-boyfriend Alan Wilzig.

Alan wrote on his Facebook, “Twenty-odd years ago while “The Wolf” was still growing his fangs, I had my first post-college relationship. At the end of year 2, as friendly-exes I took Nadine to Jordan Belfort’s July 4th Westhampton Beach House party, where the two of them met. He left his high school sweetheart wife to marry her, and the rest you can see in the movie.”

Jordan’s movie and the book suggest that she was attracted to his lifestyle, wealth, and success. He accused her of being a golddigger.

Jordan says, “To call someone a gold digger is always more complicated than that. Was my second wife a gold digger? Well yeah, but she loved money and nice things. It wasn’t like I was a fat, 60-year-old man with a potbelly and no hair – I was a handsome 25-year-old guy myself. I was no fucking Robert Redford, but you get the point. Certain women gained a reputation as gold diggers in the early 2000s, but you can always look through that. But I don’t think there is also anything wrong with a woman liking nice things. It is a biological reflex action to want a man who is going to secure the future of your children. This goes back to the caveman days.”

Nadine accused Jordan of doing crack in front of the newborn baby in an interview. In addition, he was sexually active with hookers and came home late.

Nadine divorced Jordan in 2005, stating alcohol and drug abuse as the reason. She is currently married to Frankie Macaluso. Nadine Macaluso is now her new name. She is a somatic therapist.


Carter Belfort has an avid interest in education and knowledge. He has a high school diploma from Vistamar School and completed higher studies at Muhlenberg College.

Carter attained his Bachelor’s degree from Los Angeles Film School and got his Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management degree. He is looking forward to enrolling for a Master’s degree as well.

Before joining his father’s legacy, Carter did four internships at ROAR. He was also a marketing intern for five months at Elevator Studio, West Hollywood, California.

Carter Belfort’s Girlfriend

Carter has not been seen with any woman as far as the media’s concerned. He is now a 24-year-old bachelor trying to make a name for himself.

Although his parents had a scandalous life and his father was a casanova, he seems to have a reserved nature.

Carter Belfort road to fame

Growing up around his father allowed him to experience what it takes to be a stockholder. Carter Belfort took his road to fame in 2015, when he revealed his desire to follow his father’s professional path. Soon he became a public and media attention subject after he announced his interest in a career as a stockbroker.

Therefore, after completing his internships, Carter first became the strategic marketing specialist for his father’s venture, Global Motivation, Inc. in Los Angeles, California.

Then, he leveled up to the post of marketing specialist for two months at the same company in the Beverly Hills Branch, California. Currently, he is the Vice- president of Brand Development at Global Motivation Inc, Beverly Hills, California.

You can also find him occasionally on his father’s Facebook/ YouTube podcasts at “Jordan Belfort – The Wolf of Wall Street.” One podcast, which included Carter rapping, went viral and won praises from audiences for his talent and artistry.

Net worth of Carter Belfort

Carter is still at the early stage of his career, and the information about his net worth is unknown.

However, his father, Jordan Belfort, already has a net worth of $100 million, which is through his former occupation as a stockbroker of Wall Street, as an author, motivational speaker, and the owner of Global Motivation, Inc.

On the other hand, his mother, Nadine Caridi, also has a net worth of $2 million, which she gained as a former model, actress, and businesswoman.

We are confident that Carter will be hitting his seven-figure goal pretty soon too.


Apart from his father’s arrest due to fraud and felonies at Wall Street and his parent’s divorce scandal, there are no controversies recorded till this date that Carter Belfort has been part of.

Moreover, he seems to be going on with his chill life, reaching new milestones every year and steering away from controversies.

Carter Belfort social media

Carter Belfort is not much of a social media person. He can only be found on Facebook, in which he has maintained a very private profile.

He goes by the name “Carter James” on Facebook and “Carter Belfort” on Linked In.

 “Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.” Jordan Belfort.

Just like Kylie Jenner, the youngest billionaire, according to Forbes, made her way up by using her Kardashian sisters’ franchise and her talents, we believe Carter Belfort will also spread his wings slowly but surely.

He has the genes of such a powerful persona as Jordan Belfort, and Nadine Caridi says that the young man has a lot to offer in the future.

We shall wait and watch for him to take over.


How old is Carter Belfort?

Carter is the second child of Jordan Belfort and the only son from his marriage with Nadine Caridi. He was born on August 15, 1995. He is currently 26 years old.

How educated is Carter Belfort?

Carter has completed his high school diploma from the Vistamar School in El Segundo, California. After completing his high school diploma he studied at Muhlenberg College for about a year.
As you can see from his YouTube channel Carter seems to be more aspired to become an artist. He went to Los Angeles Film School where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management.