Jordan Belfort Interview

Grant Lewers interviews Jordan Belfort on The Room Live in 2010 about his memoir The Wolf of Wall Street. Belfort talks about his life and what led him to start his firm. He offers his four keys to success that he teaches during his seminars and he recounts various stories, including his drug addiction, the story about his yacht sinking from the book, and trying to commit suicide. Related Article: The Wolf of Wall Street: History vs. Hollywood

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The real Jordan Belfort speaks at the 1994 Stratton Oakmont Christmas party. He tells the firm's employees that he is "proud" of what he has accomplished and that the employees should also be proud of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity they have been given. At the end, he shares a moment with co-founder Danny Porush (Jonah Hill in the movie). The video was posted by Mary Detres, author of the book Master of the Straight Line, which provides an insider's account of what it was like to work at the notorious brokerage firm.

 FBI Agent Gregory Coleman Interview (2007)

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Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio in the film adaptation of Jordan Belfort's memoir chronicling his life as a fast-living, corrupt stockbroker during the 1990s. Belfort's criminal ways caught up with him in 1998 when he was convicted of securities fraud and money laundering for which he spent 22 months in Federal Prison.

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