Who is Jordan Belfort’s Ex-wife, Nadine Caridi?

Nadine Caridi

Nadine Caridi is a model and a psychiatrist. She became famous for her 10-year long marriage with American stock market broker Jordan Belfort. Belfort was well known for his scams and businesses. He had a pretty messed up lifestyle and indulged in Substance Abuse for most of the time.

You member the role of Naomi Lapaglia in the American biographical crime black comedy film “The Wolf of Wall Street”.  It was a breakthrough for actress Margot Robbie. Nobody could ever forget the Aussie holding her own as a tough-as-nails trophy wife.

But did you know that her character was based on a real woman with a fascinating story? Lapaglia was based on Nadine Caridi who is the ex-wife of the Wolf of Wall Street. Let’s continue to read this article to know more about her.

Who is Nadine Caridi?

Nadine Caridi was born on 24th December 1967. She was raised in London, UK and she grew up in Bay Ridge (a neighborhood in Brooklyn). There is not much information about her parents and early life except that she attended the John Dewey High School located in Gravesend, Brooklyn.

She also completed her graduation from the same University. She went into a modeling career later and became an ambassador for a beer company in the 90s. According to her birthdate, she is currently 54 years old and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She follows Christianity as her religion and her ethnicity is white.

Her appearance and body measurements

Talking about her appearance, she has blonde hair and a pair of brown eyes. She is very fit and beautiful. Despite her old age she still looks very young, healthy, and beautiful.

It is revealed that her height is 5 feet 6 inches (167.6 cm) and she weighs about 60 kg (132 lbs). Her body measurements are 38-30-40 inches.


Nadine started her career as a model and soon had a brand deal with a beer company. It was the “Miller Lite” beer. At the same time, she was also featured in many campaigns but this did not bring her that much fame.

After that, she had a successful run as a model. Shee took many commercial campaigns and was frequently showcased in Monday Night Football Commercials as well.

Nadine also furthered her education and obtained a Masters’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Later, She obtained her Ph.D. and now, she is officially a Doctor in Clinical Psychology.

Nadine Caridi and Jordan Belfort

Nadine Caridi and Jordan Belfort met when Nadine has attended the party of Jordan Belfort. And at the party, Caridi’s boyfriend introduces her to the Belfort.

Her boyfriend was also one of the famous American car racers and businessmen. At that time Jordan was the famous guy for his life, he used to do parties with lots of girls and was addicted to drugs as well as alcohol.

Jordan was already married and Nadine was in a relationship with her boyfriend already when they had met each other. They dated for 2 years and they even had two children. The couple had two children named Carter James (born in 1995) and Chandler Belfort )born in 1993).

Just to marry Nadine, Jordan divorced his wife in 1991, and then they started to pursue their career together where Caridi was also involved in modeling. However, the two got separated when Belfort started having issues with drugs in 1998. He also had extramarital affairs.

Yacht Named Nadine

At the time of their relationship, Jordan bought a luxury yacht and named it Nadine, but later the yacht sank in the sea and it was the incident that happened in 1996.

Many people till now rumor about this, that yacht was the real true definition of the relationship between these couples.

And in 1996, Jordan was also arrested for his involvement in illegal stuff and works, he was also imprisoned for almost four years for this case. But he was only in jail for some years in jail and released on probation for good behavior.

Domestic Violence

Living in jail for some months and losing most of his money, Jordan was very frustrated and got addicted to drugs even more and also he started doing domestic violence.

After that, Jordan start to boom his relationship with other girls and was involved in prostitution as well. Finally, they decided to get a divorce in 2005.

What is her current Relationship Status?

After divorcing Jordan, Nadine married John Macaluso. John is 22 years older than her wife. This came as a surprise but the two tied the knot in September 2001. She is currently happily married and now she is known as Nadine Macaluso.

He is a former businessman from New York. She now has a happy life with her husband and two children from Belfort. Together the couple has welcomed three children named Frankie, Nicky, and Allie Macaluso.

What is she up to these days?

After her modeling career, She started working in the mental health care industry. She first served as a therapist intern in the Manhattan Beach Counselling community.

After this, she made her move into the Private Psychiatrist lane and now she has her practice. She serves as a private psychotherapist. Nadine is working in Southern California where she treats individuals and couples heal and create relationships.

The very talented lady Nadine was born in the UK and she did her high school at the John Dewey High School.

She also received her Doctor of Philosophy (P.H.D) degree in Somatic and Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.  Her post-doctoral training was based on The Neuro Affective Relational model.

Currently, she is living a happy life with her husband John Macaluso, and her children.

Social media presence

You can get therapy from Nadine, she is also an experienced and registered therapist. There is also an Instagram account of her and it has over 27.2 K followers by now. She is quite active on social media and she shares her picture and inspirational quotes.

She also has a YouTube channel titled “Dr. Nae’s Talking Bar”. Her videos showcase “people who thrived after overcoming challenging painful experiences and demonstrate how adversity transformed them, enrich their lives, and help them reach their unique potential.”

She is also available on other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You can click the link down below to go to her respective social media handles.

Youtube: Dr. Nae’s Talking Bar

Facebook: @drnadinemacaluso

Twitter: @nadinemacaluso

Instagram: @drnadinemacaluso

Here’s a link tree where you can get her free resources and the products she loves and uses.

link: https://linktr.ee/drnae

Nadine Caridi’s Net worth

Nadine Caridi makes a lot of money working as a therapist right now. She also received a healthy sum after her divorce from Belfort.

This makes her current net worth be in the millions. $5 million to be exact! She must be living quite a lavish and comfortable life with her husband and children.

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