Who is Denise Lombardo?
Denise Lombardo has been discussed ever since the movie Wold of Wall Street was released. Actress Cristin Milioti has played the role of Denise, the first wife of Jordon Belfort portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio. In the movie, Denise’s name was changed to Teresa. Denise Lombardo is a famous American author, former stockbroker, and motivational speaker. She was not very popular initially, but she was caught in the limelight when she was found dating famous business entrepreneur Jordan Belfort.
Denise Lombardo – Early life and childhood
Denise Lombardo was born on November 11, 1963, in Ohio USA. Her parents Anthony Fiorito and Ann Lombardo were Italians. Denise has three siblings, two sisters Lisa Scordato and Deanna Lombardo, and a brother Paul Lombardo.
She belongs to a hard-working middle-class family. Little you know that Denise is a multi-linguist and can speak German and Italian. She completed her graduation from Bayside High School and got a degree in English Literature from Adelphi University in 1984.
Denise Lombardo also got a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Townson University, Maryland in 1987. Later, she got a degree in Science as well in 1992. In addition to this, Denise also enrolled herself in the course of merchandising and buying operations at the ‘Fashion Institute of Technology.’
Denise got a master’s degree in ‘Educational Leadership and Administration General’. Even though Denise has a beautiful personality, she was submissive to Jordon’s will.
How did Denise and Jordan Belfort meet?
Denise Lombardo went to Bayside High School to study where she met Jordon Belfort. She was a student of merchandising while Jordon was involved in door-to-door meat selling. Due to the charming personality of Jordon Belfort, they quickly become high school sweethearts.
Sources revealed that Jordon Belfort with his friend Elliot Loewenstern made USD 20,000 which was a substantial amount back then. Denise was smitten by Jordon’s presence and decided to marry him in the year 1985.
Jordon and Denise faced a financial crisis in the early days of their marriage. Denise supported Jordon through thick and thin, even when Jordon declared bankruptcy. Denise was a big support to Jordon as she managed her studies and earned living as well to make ends meet.
Jordon joined L.F. Rothschild as a trainee stockbroker. It ended up being the opportunity of the lifetime for him. In the memoir he wrote, he described the character of Denise in his life. He mentioned that Denise helped him when he was struggling. They were together for a long time.
Divorce with Jordan
The quick success had affected Jordon Belfort in the worst way possible. He started drugs, wild parties, and also extramarital affairs. Soon, his new lifestyle started affecting his relationship with Denise Lombardo.
Denise was supportive of her husband and hoping that things would change. However, when she got to know about Jordan’s affair with the British model Nadine Caridi, she made her decision and filed for divorce. Ultimately, Jordon and Denise got divorced in 1991.
Denise Lombardo was heartbroken after her divorce from Jordon Belfort. She had no kids with Jordon, still, Denise got her share from the divorce settlement. Sources revealed that Jordon and Denise got divorced when Jordon was at the peak of his career. Thus, Denise must have received the settlement amount in millions.
In an interview, Jordon stated that Denise was way gorgeous. He pointed out that the creators have made her look a little mousy in the movie, but in real life, Denise was gorgeous. Also, he confirmed that She was meek and let him do whatever the hell he wanted.
Married to Nick Amato
Denise changed her name to Denise Amato Lombardo. She is now married to Nick Amato and has three sons Brett Lombardo, Nicolas Lombardo, and Matt Lombardo.
Denise Lombardo career
Denise Lombardo went through a financial crisis to help her family. She earned a handsome amount using her education degree while working in the sales department of Modern Medical Systems Company. She was part of the organization for seven years from 1993 to 2000.
Denise worked as a flooring specialist from 2000 to 2010 at the Home Depot Company. At the same time, her employment record shows her involvement in Smith and Nephew Company from 2006 to 2008. She also worked in the sales department at high-end fashion projects like Blu Marine, Genny Byblos by Stefano Bravo, Anna Molnari, and Laurevan Shoe.
Denise started working as a real estate agent in 2010. Having a real estate license, she is now in the real estate business. She worked as a real estate agent for Prudential Douglas Elliman Company where she handles Southeast sales.
Denise Lombardo’s Net worth
Denise Lombardo accumulated net worth is about $3 million.
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