The Wolf of Wall Street

Kelly Ross

Reading — Intermediate Level
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  1. The yacht sunk off the coast of Sardinia when Belfort insisted on sailing out in high winds against the advice of his captain

  2. They separated following her claims of domestic violence caused by Belfort's problems with drug addiction and affairs with other women

  3. In return, he agreed to give testimony against numerous partners in his fraud scheme

  4. Belfort is now an inspirational speaker focusing primarily on sales skills and entrepreneurship

  5. He is an American author, motivational speaker, and former stockbroker

Jordan Ross Belfort was born July 9, 1962. . In 1999, he pleaded guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation. Belfort spent 22 months as part of an agreement. .

He published the book 'The Wolf of Wall Street', which was adapted into a film and released in 2013 starring Leonardo DiCaprio and produced by Martin Scorsese.

Belfort had two children with Nadine Caridi, his second wife. . One of the best-known accidents attributed to his drug-use involved his luxury yacht, Nadine. . Italian Navy special forces rescued all who were aboard.



Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Would you do anything for money? Why or why not?

  2. If you were a multi-millionaire, what would be some things you would spend your money on? Why?

  3. Many people say they wouldn't let money change their behavior or personality. Do you think this is possible? Why?

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