Nadine Caridi is a former model and actress who now works as a somatic therapist. She rose to fame mostly following her marriage to American entrepreneur Jordan Belfort who is better known as the author of The Wolf of Wall Street. Dr. Nae, as she is now referred to as, Got married to Jodan Belforte in 1991, but the marriage finally came to an end in 2005.
Since then, she has moved on with her life and is now married to John Macaluso. While she has made many achievements all on her own, she is most often talked about in reference to her marriage to Belforte.
Profile of Nadine Caridi
- Name: Nadine Caridi Macaluso
- Date Of Birth: 24 December 1967
- Place of Birth: London, United Kingdom
- Career: Somatic Therapist
- Former Husband: Jordan Belfort (1991 to 1998)
- Current Husband: John Macaluso (2001 to date)
- Children: Chandler Belfort, Carter Belfort
- Net Worth: $5 Million
Who is Nadine Caridi
More than the ex-wife of Jordan Belfort, Nadine Caridi is a former model who was born on December 24, 1967, in London, England. She was brought up in the United States. When her parents had her, both of them were not more than 20.
She got her education from John Dewey High School in Gravesend, South Brooklyn, New York. From there, she went to the Pacific Graduate Institute where she studied and graduated with a degree in Somatic Psychotherapy. She also gained her PhD. from the same institution.
Nadine Caridi Was In A Relationship When She Met Married Jordan Belfort
When the paths of Nadine Caridi and Jordan Belfort first crossed at a pool party, neither of them was single. While Nadine was in a relationship with the race car driver and businessman Alan Wilzig, while Belfort was married to his first wife and a woman he met in high school, Denise Lombardo. This was all in the late 1980s and Nadine had a career as a model.
By 1991, Belfort had ended his 6-year-old marriage to his college sweetheart while Nadine had also called off her relationship with Alan and the two got married. Interestingly, they were first introduced to each other by none other than Alan Wilzig. The wedding between Jordan and Nadine was held in the Caribbean.
According to Nadin whose parents divorced when she was only 6, she had no intention of marrying until she was 30, but after only six months of dating Jordan, he insisted that they got married or he would dump her. She agreed.
Caridi and Belfort Had 2 Kids Together
From his first marriage, The Wolf Of Wall Street author had no kids. However, he welcomed his first child with Nadin after two years of marriage with the birth of their daughter Chandler Belfort who was born on June 29, 1993. She was followed by Carter James Belfort on August 15, 1996.
Although both kids have continued to maintain a very private life, it is no secret that Chandler has followed in the footsteps of her mother by becoming a psychologist. In September 2021, she got married to the love of her life, Connor.
Cater James, on the other hand, is now pursuing a carer as a rapper. Nadine revealed that he came back from college five years ago and told her that was what he wanted to do. Since then, she has continued to support him.
They Divorced After 7 Years
Caridi and Jordan remained married for the next 7 years before the former model decide she was done with the marriage and sought a divorce. The marriage which started in a very beautiful manner was a rather tumultuous one. Although she was pulled in for the money, she got to see a side of Jordan that was very bad as he was extremely abusive.
According to her, the real Wolf of Wallstreet abused her both verbally and physically. To make matters worse, he started using cocaine and it was at this time, only 7 years after their marriage that she decided to separate from Jordan, taking with her their two kids. Apart from the abuse and the use of drugs, Nadine Caridi also revealed that Jordan was not faithful during their time together.
As a result of her experience, Nadin stated that she had to get therapy in order for her to deal with her experience at the hands of her former husband. Also, she decided to also train in the same field.
In spite of her experience with her former husband, Nadine Caridi and Jordan Belfort still remain close friends for the sake of their children.
She Got Married A Second Time In 2001
Although it is not clear the exact date that they got married, Nadine Caridi stated in an Instagram post in 2021 that she got married to her new husband, John Macaluso 20 years ago, which suggests that they got married sometime in 2001.
Nadine Caridi who now has a net worth of $5 million, revealed that her husband who is a businessman also has daughters from a previous relationship. Nonetheless, they are both enjoying their union.
Her former husband, on the other hand, whose net worth is estimated at $100 Million, is has been married two more times. His next marriage after Nadine was to Anne Belfort, a woman he married in 2008. They remained together until 2020 when they divorced and then in 2021, he got married to Cristina Invernizzi.