American motivational speaker and stockbroker who was convicted of fraud related to stock market manipulation and spent 22 months in prison.
He began his career as a broker at L.F. Rothschild, and later founded Stratton Oakmont, which employed a boiler room penny stock strategy to defraud investors.
He published two bestselling memoirs: The Wolf of Wall Street and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street.
He was married to Nadine Caridi from 1991 to 1998, and they had two children. He later got married to Christina Invernizzi.
He was portrayed by actor Leonardo Dicaprio in the film adaptation of his memoir The Wolf of Wall Street.