Vidello Productions is taking at 10 expensive things Owned By Jordan Belfort AKA The Wolf of Wall Street.
10 – Long Island Mansion
Thought to be worth around $3.4 million dollars, Jordan Belfort’s former home is located in one of Long Island’s most affluent neighbourhoods, Old Brookville was seized by the federal government and sold in 2001.
The home has five bedrooms and is well-equipped for anyone with a party lifestyle having access to a three-car garage, gym, large pool, and multiple entertaining rooms.
There is a short distance to the heart of Manhattan and is situated deep into the exclusive country-club territory.
Covering 8,700 square feet in total, the home has a large entrance that leads into an open hallway with checkered marble floors.
The main kitchen is an entertainers dream with a marble-topped island and built-in prep sink, while other features include two dishwashers, a double oven, and a wine cooler.
The home has a large formal dining room with a hand-carved stone fireplace, while the attached billiards room has a pool table and bar.
The ensuite bathroom has mahogany furniture and the whirlpool tub is encased in its own mahogany throne.
Outside you will find a large patio area with built-in barbeque and a seating area that overlooks the large swimming pool.
The pool comes with its own pool-house and being set in two acres of land, the property has extensive privacy.
9 – White Ferrari Testarossa
This 12-cylinder mid-engine sports car went into production in 1984 as the successor to the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer and premiered at the 1984 Paris Auto Show.
The car features a 4.9 L Tipo F113 engine, 5-speed manual transmission and can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.3 seconds.
The top speed of the Testarossa is estimated at 290 km/h (180 mph) and the car made numerous appearances in pop culture, most notably in the arcade game OutRun.
Other notable owners of the Testarossa include O.J. Simpson, Rod Stewart, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, John Carmack, Dr Dre and Suge Knight.
8 – Luxury Yacht Nadine
Built-in 1961, this large luxury yacht was originally owned by Coco Chanel and was the yacht of the same name that sank in a storm in 1997 of the coast of Sardinia.
At 165.68ft the custom Motor yacht offered accommodation for up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms with teak decks and a steel hull and steel superstructure.
Described as its own personal sea base, the yacht had room for a helicopter on the back and included many toys such as jet skis and various watercraft.
The yacht was originally called “Big Eagle” however Belfort renamed it after his second wife who was famous for her work in beer commercials.
7 – White Lamborghini Countach
The car that Jordan Belfort famously crashed while high on methaqualone, his White Lamborghini Countach was manufactured between 1974 and 1990.
It has a 5-speed synchromesh manual transmission, a 5.2 Litre Lamborghini V12 engine and in today’s prices you can pick one up for around £500,000 pounds with the car being a collectable.
With a top speed of around 170mph and a 0-60 speed of 5.6 seconds, the car features the now world-famous “scissor doors” sky-facing side windows and at the time, was described as almost space-age.
The bodywork is made of aluminium alloy bonded on a lightweight tubular spaceframe chassis and the last car to be made was the 25th-anniversary edition in 1990.
6 – Westhampton Beach House
Thought to have been Jordan Belfort’s getaway home, this beach house was where he and many of Stratton Oakmont’s bigwigs held parties to encourage company procrastination.
The California home had several balconies and a large pool area at the back and was located at 3423 The Strand in Hermosa Beach.
The home has large wooden doors, a 2-car garage and was once featured in a promotional video showing Belfort giving a speech to employees.
Features include four bedrooms and five bathrooms, a large spiral staircase that connects three floors and the great room overlooks the beach.
The home features a media centre, a bbq area and dining area on the beachfront and a large chefs kitchen for preparing party meals.
The master suite sits on the third level and the master bathroom is covered in marble and features a walk-in steam shower.
5 – Bell 206 JetRanger III
Belfort’s helicopter was used mainly to transfer him to and from his home in New York City, where he famously almost crashed it while flying drunk.
With a capacity to carry 4 passengers and a maximum speed of 120 knots (222 km/h, 138 mph), his helicopter had a range of 374 nmi (430 mi, 693 km).
This type of helicopter has often been used by the military and civilian law enforcement such as the LAPD with over 7,300 built and produced between 1962–2017.
Several notable accidents have been involved with this type of helicopter including a helicopter for KNBC Channel 4 and on August 20, 2014, when Guatemala’s Army Chief of Staff was killed in a crash.
4 – Kit-Built “Seawind” Seaplane
Another one of Jordan Belfort’s toys was his custom-built “Seawind” Seaplane which was often seen on the back of his yacht.
Originating from Canada, the design of the Seawind flew for the first time on 23 August 1982 and production later moved to Kimberton, Pennsylvania, United States.
Powered by a 200 hp (149 kW) Lycoming IO-360 engine, the plane has a Service ceiling of 18,000 ft (5,486 m) and a rate of climb averaging 1250 ft/min (6.35 m/s).
Under the nose deck, behind the rear seats and in the tail, there are 3 cargo compartments and the retractable landing gear is hinged to the side of the hull which folds up into the wing for both flight and water operations.
3 – Jaguar E-Type Convertible
Another, now classic, car owned by Jordan Belfort, his Jaguar E-Type Convertible featured a 5.3 litre naturally aspirated petrol v12 engine, was built in 1972 and had a top speed of 217 km/h (135 mph).
The car has a 0-60mph time of 7.4 seconds, bucket seats and the cars retail somewhere in the region of $76,000 all the way to $115,000.
The seating configuration allows for 1 passenger and a four-speed manual transmission with rack & pinion steering.
2 – Book Collection
Originally being one of the most successful people on Wall Street some years ago before his felony charges, Jordan Belfort has written a collection of books on his experiences.
Jordan Belfort’s books include The Wolf of Wall Street, Catching The Wolf of Wall Street and The Way of The Wolf with most of the profits from the book sales going back to the victims of the financial fraud.
The books have been published in over 40 countries and translated into over 18 languages and he received a $500,000 advance from Random House days before bidding rights began for the film named after the first book.
Belfort has also held many seminars in different countries and called his speaking engagements “The Truth Behind His Success”
1 – Stratton Oakmont
The company that became famous for both the film, the books and Belfort himself, Stratton Oakmont was founded in 1989 and was based in Long Island, New York.
Over its years in business, it was responsible for the initial public offering of 35 companies, including Steve Madden Ltd, a shoe company that still trades to this day.
Microcap stock fraud Pump and Dump schemes were rife within the company and the firm did not have any control functions to verify prices of its positions and monitor trading activity.
The form became famous for its wild parties that often happened in its office locations and also the spending of its executives outside.
In 1999, Jordan Belfort pleaded guilty to stock manipulation and securities fraud, helped prosecutors with investigating other companies and received less prison time as a result.
At its peak, Stratton Oakmont was thought to have been worth around $400 million to half a billion dollars, with that value today being worth over $1 billion.
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