Jordan Belfort

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Jordan Ross Belfort (; born July 9, 1962) is an American author, motivational speaker, former stockbroker, and convicted felon. In 1999, he pled 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 17,128,170 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jordan Belfort is the 57th most popular extremist (up from 66th in 2019), the 1,259th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,552nd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American 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 57 out of 205Before him are George Habash, James Earl Ray, George Stinney, George Jung, Karl Denke, and Emperor Norton. After him are Johnny Torrio, Pavlik Morozov, Willi Herold, Timothy McVeigh, Henri Désiré Landru, and Friedrich Jeckeln.

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Among people born in 1962, Jordan Belfort ranks 20Before him are David Fincher, Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, Alexander Litvinenko, Clyde Drexler, and Kelly Preston. After him are Evander Holyfield, Wesley Snipes, Mohammed Omar, Kirk Hammett, Steve Carell, and Izzy Stradlin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jordan Belfort ranks 1,259 out of 15,968Before him are Rose Kennedy (1890), Steve Ditko (1927), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Frank Langella (1938), James Spader (1960), and Eddie Cochran (1938). After him are Rosemary Kennedy (1918), Evander Holyfield (1962), Diana Gabaldon (1952), Noah Gordon (1926), Vera Rubin (1928), and Laura Bush (1946).

Among EXTREMISTS In United States

Among extremists born in United States, Jordan Belfort ranks 22Before him are Frank Sheeran (1920), William Kemmler (1860), Whitey Bulger (1929), James Earl Ray (1928), George Stinney (1929), and George Jung (1942). After him are Timothy McVeigh (1968), Edmund Kemper (1948), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Dennis Rader (1945), and Ma Barker (1873).

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