Jordan Belfort

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Jordan Ross Belfort (; born July 9, 1962) is an American entrepreneur, speaker, author, former stockbroker, and financial criminal. In 1999, he pleaded guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation and running a boiler room as part of a penny-stock scam. Belfort spent 22 months in prison as part of an agreement under which he gave testimony against numerous partners and subordinates in his fraud scheme. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jordan Belfort has received more than 22,710,252 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Jordan Belfort is the 56th most popular extremist (up from 58th in 2019), the 1,121st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,258th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Extremist.

Jordan Belfort is most famous for being a wealthy stockbroker in the 1980s who defrauded investors of $200 million.

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Among extremists, Jordan Belfort ranks 56 out of 209Before him are Abu Nidal, Butch Cassidy, Patrizia Reggiani, Edmund Kemper, George Stinney, and Gudrun Ensslin. After him are Friedrich Jeckeln, George Habash, Frank Sheeran, Karl Denke, Hermine Braunsteiner, and Johnny Torrio.

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Among people born in 1962, Jordan Belfort ranks 19Before him are Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, Alexander Litvinenko, Olga Tokarczuk, Steve Carell, and Abdullah II of Jordan. After him are Wesley Snipes, Izzy Stradlin, Kirk Hammett, Clyde Drexler, Dave Gahan, and Michelle Yeoh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jordan Belfort ranks 1,121 out of 18,182Before him are Jill Biden (1951), Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840), Robert Aldrich (1918), David Hasselhoff (1952), David Bohm (1992), and Eleanor H. Porter (1868). After him are Mr. T (1952), Jeff Koons (1955), Jimmy Connors (1952), Liliʻuokalani (1838), Robert Knepper (1959), and Jaco Pastorius (1951).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Jordan Belfort ranks 19Before him are William Kemmler (1860), George Jung (1942), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Butch Cassidy (1866), Edmund Kemper (1948), and George Stinney (1929). After him are Frank Sheeran (1920), Barry Seal (1939), Timothy McVeigh (1968), Dennis Rader (1945), Henry Lee Lucas (1936), and Ma Barker (1873).

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