Some people get famous because of their famous parents. It is more like they are born into fame. It is sometimes what they cannot help. Actually, not sometimes. They cannot help it, to be fair. This is the case for Carter Belfort.
Having parents who are renowned all over the world can be exhilarating but also, it can be exhausting. You have to deal with the media and its laser focus on your life, which can be depressing.
It is not a myth that some of the children of famous people have missed it and have gone wayward just because they didn’t know how to handle the unmerited fame. More so, their parents didn’t have the time to raise them up.
In this article, we examine the life of Jordan Belfort’s son, Carter James Belfort, and everything about his career. Was the aforementioned scenario the case for Carter Belfort? You will get to find out here.
Quick Facts About Carter Belfort
Early Life of Carter Belfort
Carter Belfort was born in the affluent area of New York City, US. He was born on August 15, 1996, to world-renowned motivational speaker, shrewd stockbroker, businessman, Jordan Belfort. His mother, Nadine Caridi was a former actress and model.
There isn’t much information about the background of Carter, as he is quite a private person. But, he had his high school education at the Vistamar School, El Segundo from 2010 to 2014.
After his high school education, Belfort proceeded to Muhlenberg College to study in 2014. But, he would drop out of college to pursue his dream. He then went ahead to enroll at the Los Angeles Film School and after four years, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, entertainment, and media management in 2018.
Carter Belfort had always shown that he was cut for the media and he followed through his dream.
Early Career of Carter Belfort
Today, Carter is a marketing specialist but he also has an artistic side. He is as passionate about marketing as he is about music. Carter Belfort raps. And that’s a big deal. Though he hasn’t quite reached the frisky height of some established rappers, Belfort is gradually building his fanbase.
The not-so-young rapper goes by the alias, The Drunken Poet. You can go on YouTube and check out some of his works. Some fans have said his lyrics are full of rich vibes. If a fan says that, be on the lookout, Carter Belfort may just have an army of fans soon. Some of his works include Out of Focus, The Drunken Poet and Off the Soul, the latter being mixtapes.
As a rapper, his father couldn’t have been prouder. His father, Jordan Belfort has always seized every opportunity he gets to talk about his son’s rap skills. Carter has made appearances on his father’s podcast where he gave bars to the excitement of Jordan’s followers. It must have been a father-son moment, you know.
Professional Career of Carter Belfort
While there is the music part of Carter, he is also the Vice President of the Brand Development company of his father. He proudly shows off his position on his LinkedIn account profile.
Aside from that, he is also a marketing specialist for the college recruitment division of Straight Line Solutions, another of his father’s business franchises.
Who is Jordan Belfort?
If you have come across the popular movie, The Wolf of Wall Street, then you have met Jordan Belfort. Why? The story is entirely about him. Yes, he is a convicted felon. Don’t be shocked. Anyways, Jordan Belfort is an American author, stockbroker, motivational speaker and serial businessman.
His book the Wolf of Wall Street, a memoir of some sort, was adapted into a movie with the same title. The film, released in 2013 with Leonardo Di Caprio playing the lead role, became a global hit and caused worldwide evaluation of stocks. The movie was that good especially when you have one of the most talented actors to play the roles.
Jordan Belfort has had to travel around the world giving motivational speeches. From Australia to several states in the United States of America, Jordan has toured them all. At first, Jordan’s motivational speeches focused on motivation and ethics but later he divested them into entrepreneurship and sales skills.
To be fair, Jordan’s chosen field is very profitable. For instance, for each speaking engagement, Jordan is paid between $30,000 to $75,000. This is quite something!
Carter Belfort’s Parents Are Divorced
Unfortunately for Carter, his parents divorced in 2005 after claims of domestic violence from Nadine Caridi. It is also a documented story that Jordan Belfort, Carter’s father, had an alcohol addiction problem. His mother had another child for his father, Chandler Belfort. Both his father and mother have moved on to marry someone else.
Is Carter Belfort in any Relationship?
No relationship is related to Carter Belfort so far. The media has not reported him being in any relationship. This goes to show how private Carter is about his life. His personal life has remained what it is – personal.
Is Carter Belfort Active on Social Media?
Perhaps, if he was an active user of social media, we would have gotten snippets about his private life. But, this is not so with Belfort. He does have an Instagram account but the account is private and only his followers can view his posts.
Instagram appears to be the only microblogging site he is on. He is not active on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms. However, he has a YouTube channel where he promotes his music.
While it looks like Carter has decided to take after his father, he is also passionate about his music. But, it remains to be seen if he would prefer his music over handling his father’s chain of companies. Whatever choice he makes, it is certain that he isn’t going to lack support financially and otherwise.