Meet real life Naomi Lapaglia from ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American black comedy based on the true story of Jordan Belfort. Naomi Lapaglia is a fictional character in the movie who is played by beautiful Margot Robbie in the movie. Robbie was praised for her beauty and role in the movie which grossed over 2 hundred and 50 million dollars internationally.

Naomi Lapaglia is a fictional name used in the movie for Jordan Belfort’s second wife. The real-life name of Naomi Lapaglia is Nadine Caridi.

Nadine Caridi was Jordan Belfort’s second wife who was married to Jordan in 1991. This was the same year when Belfort divorced his first wife Denise Lombardo. Nadine’s marriage with Belfort lasted for 14 years before the couple separated in 2005.

Naomi Lapaglia

As seen in the picture above, Margot Robbie has played the role of Naomi Lapaglia while Leonardo DiCaprio has played Jordan Belfort’s role. The above picture is from one of the famous scenes in the movie where Lapaglia tries to seduce Jordan, only to know later that Jordan played a humorous trick on her.

Naomi Lapaglia, who is known as Nadine in her real life is considered as the “petite” British-born blonder Miller Lite beer model who Jordan cited as “the Duchess”, as seen in an article from dailymail.

Facts about Margot Robbie who played Naomi Lapaglia

Margot Robbie played the role of Naomi Lapaglia in the movie ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. She was highly played for her performance in the movie. Here we bring some facts about Margot Robbi in her real life.

Margot Robbie was born on 2 July 1990 in Dalby, Queensland, Australia. However, she is a current resident of Los Angeles County, California in the United States of America.

She was named as one of the most 100 influential people in the world by the Time magazine. She was also featured by the Forbes in their 30 under 30 lists.

She was born and raised on a farm in Dalby. She studied drama at Somerset college where she kickstarted her career as modal and as an actress. She started her career in Australian independent films in lat 200s. Her career as an actress in Hollywood started when she moved to the United States and she starred in the ABC drama series Pan Am. The series short-lived starting from 2011 to 2012.

The breakthrough in her career was when she played Naomi Lapaglia in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

It was back in May 2016 when Calvin Klein announced Robbie the face of their fragrance. She was later seen in different commercials including Nissan’s electric vehicles. She was later announced as the brand ambassador of the luxury fashion brand, Chanel. 

Naomi Lapaglia in real life

Naomi Lapaglia is a fictional name used for Jordan Ross Belfort’s wife in the movie. Her real-life name is Nadine Caridi.

Naomi Lapaglia


In the above figure, Jordan Ross Belfort’s second wife Naomi Lapaglia wears a black sweater. The other man in the picture is John Macaluso.

She was a former model who is seen to adopt a quickly improving lifestyle. Although it was first seen that Lapaglia was accepting Belfort’s party boy type of lifestyle, she later finds that this nature would never retain a healthy marriage. Belfort was seen to indulge in different habits, including women, drugs, and money, Naomi Lapaglia continues to concentrate on their first child Skylar.

After her divorce with Jordan, Naomi Lapaglia or Nadine Caridi in her real-life married to John Macaluso and now is known as Nadine Macaluso. She has maintained a different lifestyle after she was divorced with Jordan Belfort in 2005. Her second marriage

Some facts about Naomi Lapaglia’s real-life husband

Naomi Lapaglia’s husband in the movie is played by Leonardo DiCaprio. In real life, Jordan Ross Belfort is an American author, motivational speaker, and former stockbroker. It was back in 1999 when he pled guilty for the fraudulent crime where he admitted to manipulating the stock market as a part of the stock market scam. He spent 22 months in prison as his sentence was a part of an agreement where he agreed to file testimony against other numerous partners in his fraud scheme. He published a book named ‘The wolf of wall street’ which was later used to make a movie.

Jordan was born in 1962 in the Bronx and was raised by a Jewish family in the New Tork City. His parents were both accountants. He was graduated from the American University in biology.

The Wolf of Wall Street facts

The movie is based on a true story of Jordan Rose Belfort. There were different interesting facts in the movie. Actor Jonah Hill took a huge pay cut only to work with Martin Scorsese. He only took $60,000 for the movie which was the was SAG minimum wage.

The movie shows different explicit contents. Use of drugs, the involvement of women and cheating are shown in the movie. The movie used 6 hundred and 80 curse words from the beginning to the end. The actors were seen to consume drugs in the movie which was actually Vitamin B that were crushed in scenes that involved Cocaine.

The movie was the most pirated show in 2014. According to, it was pirated more than 30 million times, greater than Frozen, Robocop, The Hobbit and The Thor.

Leonardo Dicaprio was obsessed with playing the role of Jordan Belfort since he read the book in 2007. Leonardo was eager to play the movie because he was so much touched by Jordan’ honesty of how well and truly he has portrayed himself in the book.

It was not only Naomi Lapaglia whose name was changed in the movie because of security reasons. There were some other characters who were involved in the stock market scam and went to the prison in real life.

Margot Robbie, who played the role of Naomi Lapaglia has herself admitted that she had once accidentally slapped Leonardo more violently during a shoot. She was a little more involved in the scene when she slapped Leonardo and cursed him. The scene was followed by awkward silence in the set for a while. Later, the silent broke out and everyone laughed, Mar got was actually worried that Leonardo would sue her.

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