Steve Madden isn’t happy about his portrayal in The Wolf of Wall Street.
Steve Madden claims that he was portrayed as “too nerdy” in The Wolf of Wall Street. Madden’s portrayal in The Wolf of Wall Street was that of a shy Jew from Long Island that always wore a baseball hat. Madden’s character was played by Jake Hoffman, reports The San Francisco Chronicle.
Steve Madden spent 31 months in jail after he was sold out by Jordan Belfort, who is played by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street. Since getting out of jail, Madden has gotten married and has three kids. He also now has a shoe company that is worth over $2.3 billion, The San Francisco Chronicle notes.
The Wolf of Wall Street covers the story of Jordan Belfort, follow the link for a few facts about the inspiration for the movie.