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The real life 'Wolf of Wall Street' revealed

The Wolf Leonardo Di Caprio has bagged a Golden Globe for Best Actor and is up for the Oscar and BAFTA too for his portrayal of Jordan Belfort. Belfort wrote about his exploits while serving time in prison after his cellmate Tommy Chong of ‘Cheech and Chong’ fame told him the world needed to hear his story.

The real life 'Wolf of Wall Street' revealed

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ arrives in UK cinemas with BAFTA and Oscar nominations coming out of its ears, and rightly so, it’s an absolute riot. Think ‘Goodfellas’ meets ‘Wall Street’ with a bit of ‘Dumb and Dumber’ thrown in for good measure. The cautionary tale of greed and corruption is based on a true story so outlandish, you’ll come out of the cinema yearning to know more. So look no further, here are the real-life players and situations that inspired ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’.