Denise Lombardo: Wolf of The Wall Street Jordan Belford’s Ex-Wife

The life of Jordan Belford gained attention after the release of Wolf of Wall Street. Jordan Belford’s first wife is Denise Lombardo. Yes! You heard it… she is on the one Jordan Belford ditched to marry the Duchess of Bey Ridge, Nadine Caridi.

Jordan and Denise are high school lovers. They got married afterward but their marriage does not last long. However, people are still interested to know who she is because she is with Jordan Belford when he starts his career on Wall Street as a stockbroker. Although she didn’t have any social media activities people were still keen to know who she is. That justifies the reason why she is still a hot topic in the media.

Denise Lombardo, Jordan's Belfort first wife
Denise Lombardo, Jordan’s Belfort first wife

Personal Information of Denise Lombardo

Denise Lombardo was born in the U.S. state of Ohio on 11 November 1963. She is an Italian. Her family is a hardworking Italian family. She had command of many different languages such as Italian and German.

Furthermore, she also works as a realtor. Even though, she is not a media personality she remains in the spotlight due to his ex-husband Jordan Belfort. Jordan Belfort is a notorious stockbroker, who also served in jail for his fraud with the public of $200 million.

Hard work is what makes her a successful woman. As we speak, she is still working. Achieving success requires hard work, she says, unlike her ex-husband. 

Denise Lombardo Family

There is no detailed information is available about Denise’s family. We only know that Anthony Fiorito and Ann Lombardo are her parents. She also has two sisters Deanna and Lisa Scordato. Her family is Italian with Caucasian ethnicity. However, there are now photos available of her parents as well as of her sisters.

Denise Lombardo in eighties
Denise and Jordan are in 80s

Denise Lombardo Academics

Although Denise Lombardo was born in Ohio after some time, they moved to New York State. She continued her study at Bayside High School. She later graduated with a degree in English Literature from Adelphi University.

Her Bachelor of Business Administration degree was earned at Townson University in Maryland in 1987. Her bachelor’s degree in science was also earned from the same university.

Afterward, she goes to Australia and enrolled at Catholic University. A master’s degree in “educational leadership and administration general” completes her academic background. There is also speculation that she also studied at California, University.


Jordan and Denise, Bayside ‘’Sweethearts’’

Denise meets Jordan at Bayside High School. They are so in love that they earn the title of ‘’sweetheart’’. Denise met Jordan in high school. She was studying merchandising while Jordan is a door-to-door meat salesman. Soon, their friendship blossomed into love.

Within a short time, they become infatuated with each other and start dating. They are called sweethearts during this period.

From the beginning, Jordan has had a business mindset. He knows how to sell products to different people. He has the skill that every entrepreneur requires. Jordan and his friend Elliot Loewenstern made over $20,000. Huge amount for just a school-going teenager, isn’t it?

Jordan Belford Career

It doesn’t matter whether you Ellon Musk or Jeff Bezos life will test you. The same happens to Jordan Belfort and Denise. In the beginning, the couple suffers a terrible economic crisis. There was also a point when Jordan declared bankruptcy.

At that time of downfall, Denise proves to be a great partner. She stood firm with Jordan and help him in every way possible. She focused on her studies and worked to share the burden with her husband.

Jordan was also trying his best to overcome the challenges that life had thrown at him. He only needs an opportunity. Fate granted his wish, and he was hired as a trainee stockbroker at L.F. Rothschild. However, God wants to test him one last time. The stock market crash on 19 October 1987 resulted in his dismissal from the company. Yes, it is the BLACK MONDAY.

This job wasn’t a total waste because he got skills. After working at a small penny stock market company for some time, he opened his own company alongside Danny Porush with a capital amount of $250,000.

The hard time is over. The couple is now enjoying a luxurious style, and they earned it. Unfortunately, they got separated in 1991 due to Jordan’s illegal affair with the Duchess of Bey Ridge, Nadine Caridi.

Jordan and Denise on a boat during holidays
Jordan and Denise on a boat during the holidays

Denise Lambardo’s Divorce and Other Marriages

Even though Denise and Jordan are high school sweethearts, the new lifestyle starts to make some trouble in their relationship.

You don’t know how to spend your money with this new lifestyle that is so loaded with money. Jordan started to use drugs and had illegitimate affairs with other women. His relationship with Denise started to affect him.

At one of these parties, Jordan meets Nadine Caridi. He couldn’t resist himself. On the other hand, Nadine also felt the same way. They started going out on dates secretly. When Denise found out about his husband’s affair with Nadine, she doesn’t have any option except to divorce Jordan.

After their divorce, Jordan marries Nadine whereas Denise marries Mlady. They already know each other, before they married.

Denise Lombardo with her husband

Denise’s Career and Passion

With Jordan’s money, there is no need for Denise to work. She is living a luxurious lifestyle. However, after the divorce, she needs a job. She is well educated, self-empowered woman. Life challenges are not new to this woman.

She started working for Modern Medical System Company in the sales department. The company employed her from 1993 until 2000, a period of nearly seven years.

After quitting her job, Home Depot Company hired her as a flooring specialist in 2000. She also tried her luck in the fashion industry, assisting some fashion projects like Stefano Bravo, Blu Marine, and Lauren Shoe. She has now licensed in real estate, as an agent with Douglas Elliman Prudential Elliman Company. Real estate has been her profession since 2010.

Denise with her neighbor
Denise with her neighbor

$9.5 Million Net Worth! Amazing

Even after leaving Jordan, Denise makes a good living for herself. Approximately $9.5 million is her current net worth. She earns most of her income through her business dealing in real estate. She is a top-rated saleswoman and, flooring specialist.

Denise Lombardo with Jordan Belfort on a dinner with friends
Jordan Belfort and Denise Lombardo, on a dinner with friends

Denise’s Children

Brett Lombardo, Nicholas Lombardo, and Matt Lombardo are her children. In the following years, she married two more men after divorcing Jordan.

Her marriage to Jordan Belfort is between 1985 to 1991. After that, she married Mlady in 1994. However, this marriage is also a failure and the couple got separated. In terms of how and when they split up, little information is available.

She then married Robert Amato. Their relationship is peaceful and happy. She doesn’t like to be in the media, so he preferred to live a low life to avoid any more trouble.

Jordan Belfort with his children
Jordan Belfort with his children


Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *