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Chandler Belfort bio, career, family, and net worth

Who is Chandler Belfort?

Chandler Belfort is the daughter of The Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort, and model Nadine Caridi.

Chandler practices mental health counseling in New York. Her personal life is as healthy as one would expect.

The popularity of Chandler can be accredited to her father’s life. The life story of her father was a hit in Hollywood.

“The Wolf of Wall Street”: a memoir and a movie successfully covered Jordan Belfort’s life events. The film gave an inside glimpse of some parts of Chandler’s life as well.

Chandler Belfort Biography
Chandler Belfort Biography

Chandler Belfort quick facts

Full name             Chandler Ann Belfort
NicknameChanny
Birthdate                  July 29th, 1994
Age27 years old
Birthplace                           Los Angeles, California
Nationality            American
EthnicityA mix of German, American, English, and Italian
Parents               Jordan Belfort (father)

Nadine Caridi (Mother)
Siblings            Carter Belfort (Brother)

Frankie Macaluso, Nicky Macaluso, and Allie Macaluso (step-sisters)
Spouse          Connor (Fiance)
Children           None
Sun signLeo
EducationVistamar School (2002-2012),
Muhlenberg College: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Spanish Language Literature and Culture (2012-2016),
Steinhardt College, NYU, Masters in Mental Health Counseling/Counselor (2017-2019)
Occupation              Mental Health Counselor
Net worth                Unknown

Chandler Belfort interesting facts

1. Chandler has mixed ethnicity

Chandler is the eldest child of Nadine Caridi and Jordan Belfort. 

Chandler’s mother, Nadine, was an English woman with German and Italian ethnicity whereas, her father was American. 

2. She had a rough childhood

Her childhood was full of drama and trauma. Her father, Jordan Belfort, was convicted of fraud. He was also a drug addict and was abusive towards her mother.

Chandler’s parents would always fight, and they eventually divorced when she was just a kid.

3. Chandler followed her mother’s footsteps in terms of career

After marrying her new husband, her mother, Nadine, left the modeling career and became a licensed relationship expert.

Chandler, too, became a licensed Mental Health counselor.

4. Chandler Belfort has a younger sibling

Nadine and Jordan Belfort had two children when they were together, Chandler and Carter. 

Yes, Chandler has a younger brother who recently changed his career as a rapper. Chandler and Carter grew up together.

5. Chandler Belfort is engaged

Chandler had been dating a guy named Connor for a long time. They met on the East Coast in 2012 and finally got engaged in 2019. Let’s hope we hear the wedding bells soon.

Childhood and early life

Chandler Belfort, born on July 29th, 1994, is the daughter of Jordan Belfort and Nadine Caridi. Her father is an American author, motivational speaker, and former stockbroker. On the other hand, her mother is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at present.

As per the facts shown and stated in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” Chandler had a traumatic childhood. Understandably, a child is likely to undergo a lot of trauma in a household if any of the parents were to be a drug addict and abusive.

Chandler Belfort is the eldest daughter of her parents. She has a younger brother, Carter Belfort. Carter Belfort is a year younger than her.

Chandler was around 4-5 years old when she saw her parents arguing over petty things. A life so lavish from the outside could not give emotional security to a child.

A small yet crucial part of her childhood comprised the toxic relationship of her parents. This part of Chandler’s life was also depicted in the movie, The Wolf of Wall Street.

Nadine Caridi with young chandler belfort and carter belfort when married with Jordan Belfort
Nadine Caridi with young Chandler Belfort and Carter Belfort when she was married to Jordan Belfort

According to the movie, one night, after a terrible fight between Chandler’s parents, her mother warned her father about leaving him and taking the children away.

It provoked Jordan, and he ended up taking her in the car.

Since her father drove under the influence of angst and drugs, he crashed the car.

It was, by far, the most disturbing scene in the movie. We could imagine how hard it must have been for Chandler to go through the phase.

On a positive note, Chandler was lucky enough to experience a normal childhood after her parents’ divorce. She lived an ordinary life with her mother, shared childhood with her brother and step-sisters.

Chandler Belfort personality

Knowing that Chandler is a private person, we can imagine that she loves her space. The July-born American woman is career-driven. She is a mental health counselor.

The job she has taken speaks a lot about the importance of mental health in her life. As a person who had a traumatic childhood, she helps others to overcome psychological issues.

As her mother, Nadine, says, “Chandler is honest, compassionate, intelligent, and a goddess.” She is always smiling, and positive vibes flow around her.

Chandler Belfort education

Chandler did her schooling at Vistamar School from 2008 to 2012.

She attended Muhlenberg College and received an undergraduate degree in Arts, Psychology, and Spanish Language Literature and Culture. 

Chandler Belfort also got her master’s degree from New York University. She graduated with a degree in Psychology.

She has successfully pursued a career that helps people who need mental therapy.

Chandler Belfort Siblings

Carter Belfort

Carter is Chandler’s only sibling. However, he is a year younger than Chandler.

Like his sister, he completed his high school at Vistamar School and his higher studies from Muhlenberg College.

However, his career path changed, and he attained an undergraduate degree in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management from Los Angeles Film School.

He was also interested in being a stockbroker and worked as the Vice President of Brand Development at Global Motivation Inc. However, that also changed.

He is now an aspiring rapper and goes by the name, The Drunken Poet.

Unlike Chandler, Carter has appeared in Jordan’s podcasts.

Related: Read the full biography of Carter Belfort

Chandler Belfort step-sisters

Apart from Carter, Chandler also shares her childhood memories with three other sisters: Frankie Macaluso, Nicky Macaluso, and Allie Macaluso.

The Macaluso sisters are the kids of their stepfather, John Macaluso, who plays a significant role in Chandler’s life.

Chandler Belfort parents

Chandler’s parents met at a friend’s party. Both of them were with someone else when they met each other.

While Jordan was still married to his first wife, Denise Lombardo, Nadine’s mother was dating Alan Wilzig.

Read about Denise Lombardo the first wife of Jordan Belfort.

It was Nadine’s ex-boyfriend who introduced them.

The ex-couple tied the knot in 1991. For the first few years, everything was picture perfect. They built a family; one can only wish. Two children, an attractive fortune, and growing fame.

Chandler’s father was a drug addict and an alcoholic. Time and again, he would abuse her mother. The problems like infidelity, addiction, abuse, and a few others resulted in countless fights and disputes with Nadine Caridi. The marriage was heading for failure.

Jordan and Nadine legally divorced in 2005. However, their relationship was going downhill long before their divorce.

Their divorce was one of the most famous divorces. Allegations were an unforgettable part of it. Chandler’s father showed his angst against her mother, and her mother did the same.

Chandler’s mother , Nadine is married to John Macaluso since 2011. Jordan Belfort married Anne Koppe in 2008.

Chandler Belfort with mother Nadine Caridi, brother Carter Belfort and Step Father John Macaluso
Chandler Belfort with mother Nadine Caridi, brother Carter Belfort and Step Father John Macaluso

Chandler and her brother, Carter, still share a great relationship with their father, despite the differences in the past.

Jordan Belfort, aka “The Wolf of Wall Street” (father)

Jordan Belfort, also known as The Wolf of Wall Street, is an author, a motivational speaker, and a former stockbroker. He shot to fame for all the wrong things he did as a stockbroker.

Jordan wrote books such as The Wolf of Wall Street (2007) and Catching The Wolf of Wall Street (2009). The initial publication was adapted for the movie in which Leonardo DiCaprio played the role of Jordan.

At present, Jordan is also a motivational speaker. He still gets into controversies. But, over the years, things have changed for good.

Related: Read the full biography of Chandler’s father Jordan Belfort

Nadine Caridi Macaluso (mother)

Chandler is the firstborn of Nadine Caridi, now Nadine Macaluso. 

She was renowned as the second wife of Jordan Belfort and the “Duchess of Bay Ridge.” 

Nadine was a model and an actress and was married to the former stockbroker for 15 years.

After the divorce, she married John Macaluso. Today, Caridi is a licensed marriage and family therapist living happily with her new husband and children.

Related: Read the full biography of Chandler’s mother Nadine Caridi

Chandler Belfort relationships

Chandler Belfort has found love in her fiancé, Connor. Unlike her parents, she did not rush into marrying.

Chandler Belfort with her husband Connor
Chandler Belfort with her husband, Connor

Chandler met Connor on the East Coast while she was away from her family in 2012. Their love grew, and finally, in December 2019, they decided to take their relationship to the next level.

Chandler and Connor got engaged in December 2019. The look of Chandler’s face in the picture showing off her ring showed her happiness. Her mother congratulated her daughter and to-be-son-in-law through her social media.

Dr. Nadine Macaluso congratulating Chandler Belfort on engagement
Dr. Nadine Macaluso congratulating Chandler Belfort on their engagement

Chandler and her fiance were tested positive for COVID 19

When the whole world is suffering the chaotic terror of COVID 19, Chandler and her fiancé, Connor, faced it closely. Both of them turned out to be COVID 19 positive.

Nadine Caridi, the mother of Chandler Belfort, let this news out through an Instagram post on March 13th, 2020.

Chandler, Connor, and her mother still asked people to think positively and get help whenever needed. PERKS of being mental health experts.

Chandler Belfort career

After completing high school in 2012, Chandler did not waste any more time and went on to follow the path of her dreams. She enrolled at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 2012.

She chose to study Bachelor of Arts: BA Psychology and Spanish Language Literature and Culture.

After three years at the college and Chandler had already started learning about helping people with mental health issues. She worked remarkably well as a Workshop Facilitator at One Love Foundation of her college.

Her role was to increase awareness about violence in relationships and help people know about the ways for safely addressing relationship problems.

She worked there until she graduated in 2016.

In 2017, Chandler joined the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. She completed her Master’s degree: Mental Health Counseling/Counselor in 2019.

While she was doing her Master’s degree, she worked as a Mental Health Counseling Intern at Berkeley College.

Finally, after graduating in 2019, she became a licensed mental health counselor. She has been a private practitioner since July 2019. Her specialties are anxiety, depression, and relationship issues.

Adolescents and adults are her general clients. She charges from $100 – $150 per session.

Chandler Belfort net worth

Chandler has just started her professional ventures. At the moment, she is not a very popular mental health counselor but certainly is on the right track.

Usually, a mental health counselor makes $40k a year in the United States of America. So, we can assume that Chandler has a net worth of around $100k.

But, being the daughter of a millionaire, she is an heiress to a million-dollar worth empire. Her mother has an estimated net worth of around $2 Million.

However, her father has an estimated net worth of -$100 million. Jordan charges $30k-$75k for speaking appearances.

Social media

Chandler could have a life filled with controversies and immense attention. Her mother acted smart and did not let the media and public eye invade her children’s privacy.

Chandler is exceptionally fond of her privacy. Even at this age of social media, she keeps it minimal.

Chandler Belfort Instagram

She is on Instagram but with a private account.

Her mother, Nadine Macaluso, is highly active on social media. You can find Nadine as @drnadinemacaluso

She usually posts throwback pictures as well as recent images with Chandler and her other kids.

Chandler Belfort Instagram Account
Chandler Belfort Instagram Account

Chandler Belfort Linkedin

You can also find Chandler on Linked In

F.A.Qs about Chandler Belfort

Who is Jordan Belfort’s daughter?

Jordan Belfort has only one daughter named Chandler. She was born on July 29, 1994, to his second wife, Nadine Caridi.

Chandler Belfort is now a Mental Health Counselor.

Who was Jordan Belfort’s girlfriend?

Jordan has had many girlfriends in the past. Chandler’s mother, Nadine, was also one of his girlfriends.

Currently, Jordan is dating Cristina Invernizzi.

Is Chandler Belfort married?

Chandler Belfort is not married but is engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Conor.

What does Chandler Belfort do?

Chandler Belfort is a Mental Health Counselor.

Does Chandler have a sibling?

Yes, Chandler has a younger brother named Carter Belfort. He is a rapper.

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