Stephen Curry Bio: Early Life, Wife, Career & Net worth

Stephen Curry is not an unfamiliar name to a basketball fan or anybody in general associated with basketball. Curry is the point guard and shooter for the San Francisco team Golden State Warriors (GSW).

The basketball prodigy is acknowledged by many players, fans, analysts, and media to be one of the Greatest Shooters‘ in the National Basketball Association (NBA) history. The ‘Michael Jordan of three-point has a sparkling net-worth of almost $130 million.

On top of that, he is a two-time NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP). He, along with his teammate Klay Thompson led the Warriors to their first-ever championship in 2015 after 1975.

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry

The jersey number 30 is also the son of a former NBA player and the brother of another NBA player for the Dallas Mavericks. Furthermore, he gathered quite the spotlight in 2017 for signing a $201 million extension with the warriors. Currently, for the 2019-2020 season, he has a $40,231,758 million contract.

Before getting into details about the basketball player’s life, let’s take a look at some quick facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full NameWardell Stephen “Steph” Curry II
Birth DateMarch 14, 1988
Birth PlaceAkron, Ohio
Nick NameSteph, Chef Curry
ReligionChristian
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfrican-American
EducationHigh School: Charlotte Christian SchoolCollege: Davidson College
HoroscopePisces
Father’s NameWardell Stephen “Dell” Curry
Mother’s NameSoniya Alicia Curry
Siblings2; Seth Curry and Sydel Curry
Age32
Height6 ft 3 inches
Weight86 Kg (185lb)
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorHazel
BuildAthletic
ProfessionNBA player
Current TeamGolden State Warriors
PositionPoint Guard
Active Years2009-present
Marital StatusMarried
WifeAyesha Disa Curry
Net Worth$130 million
Social MediaInstagramTwitter
MerchPaperback, Bobblehead
Last Update2021

Where was Stephen curry born? Early Life, Family and Education

Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry II shortly, Stephen Curry is the first child of former NBA player Dell Curry and former college volleyball player Sonya Alicia Adams. He was born in Akron, Ohio. At that moment, the basketball player’s father was playing for Cleveland Cavaliers.

A considerable chunk of his childhood was spent in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a few of his pre-teens in Toronto when his dad played for the Toronto Raptors.

Steph Curry when he was baby
Stephen Curry when he was a kid.

After his father’s NBA career, they relocated back to Charlotte, where Steph played for Charlotte Christian School, where he had a successful school career. He led his team to three conference titles and state playoffs alongside being named all-conference and all-state.

After graduating from Charlotte School, he attended Davidson College to get his degree but choose not to finish his senior year. Besides, his parents Stephen grew up with his two siblings, sister Sydel Curry and brother Seth Curry. His sister played college Volleyball just like her mother. 

What team does Stephen curry‘s brother play for?

Stephen’s younger brother Seth Curry is also playing in the NBA. In fact, he is also the point guard and shooting guard for the Dallas Mavericks. A recent game where the brothers played against each other was relatively enjoyable.

How tall is Stephen Curry? Age, Height, and Weight

Having born in the year 1988 makes Stephen 32 years old as of now. Likewise, the American native shares his birthday on March 14, making his birth sign PiscesAnd from what we know, they are known for being passionate, determined, enthusiastic and hard-working, among the other signs.

Stephen Curry is 6 feet 3 inches tall
Stephen Curry is 6 feet 3 inches tall.

Likewise, Curry stands at an astounding height of 6 feet 3 inches and reportedly weighs around 86 Kg (185lb). Stephen’s years of training and competing in the court have made him healthy and fit.

As for his body measurements, Stephen’s chest measures 39 inches (99 cm), biceps measure 15 inches (38 cm), and waist measures 31 inches (78 cm). Other than that, the basketballer has got short light brown hair and a pair of hazel eyes.

Stephen Curry | Basketball Career: Collegiate & Professional

College Career

Stephen curry wanted to join Virginia Tech like his old man, but since the college did not show much interest, he went to Davidson College, where he played college basketball for three years.

Freshman Year

In his freshman year, Steph Curry led the Southern Conference with a 21.5 points score in each game. The aspiring teenager broke the previously held record for three-point field goals by making his 113th three-pointer of that year.

He was named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, SoCon Tournament MVP, and selected to the SoCon All-tournament team, All-freshman team, and first-team All-SoCon. When he is chosen to represent the USA team in the 2007 FIBA U19 World Championships, he helps the team achieve a silver medal.

Sophomore Year

Curry’s grew to his current height of 6 feet 3 inches by his sophomore year and subsequently led the Southern Conference in scoring again. Davidson earned their continuous third NCAA Tournament bid because of Curry’s extraordinary performance in the game.

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry Playing For Davidson College.

The Wildcats had their first NCAA win since 1969. Being named the Most Outstanding Player of the Midwest Region of the 2008 tournament, he earned an EPSY nomination for Breakthrough Player of the Year.

Junior Year

Stephen Curry scored career-high 44 points, a career-long streak, and career-high 13 assists in his final year at Davidson College. The soon-to-be senior played against Loyola, where he could not score a single point for his team, which became his first scoreless college game ever.

He also sustained an ankle injury in his junior year, where he did not play a game. It was his first, and the only match ever missed. The then 21-year-old was also named the NCAA scoring leader in his junior year and final season. He chose not to go back for his senior year.

NBA Career

NBA Draft And Early Years

The sharp three-point shooter was drafted in the 2009 NBA with the Golden State Warriors’ seventh overall pick. He got into the Rookie Of The Year race because of his strong performance in the second half and ended up in a second-place by unanimous selection.

In his rookie season, he scored 166th three-pointers, the most three-pointers scored by a rookie ever. In 2010-2011, his free throw broke a previously held record. He also received the NBA Sportsmanship Award that year.

In the 2013-2014 season, the Splash Brothers consisting of Klay Thompson and Curry, set a new record of 484 combined three-pointers, which they broke themselves in the following years.

Steph Curry Mouthguard
Stephen Curry With His Infamous Mouthguard.

Initially, he was second-guessed by the fans and media a lot and was referred to as a weak point guard and only a shooter. He underwent surgery twice in 2011 and 2012, making many deem the $44 million contract with the player a risky move for Golden State Warriors.

MVP And NBA Championship Title

Finally, after having few years of proving his worth to the team and the fans, the celebrity-player took his team, the Golden State Warriors, to a championship title in 2015. It was the first title since 1975. The warriors had won a title. He was also won the first Most Valuable Player (MVP) by unanimous vote.

Since the win, the Warriors have consecutively reached the NBA finals. They were defeated in 2016 but sprung back into action in 2017 and 2018, winning both of the titles one after the other. Curry also won the MVP in 2016. He landed his team in the 2019 NBA final before being defeated by the Toronto Raptors.

National Career

The MVP first represented its country in the 2007 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, where they managed to get a silver medal. The next time in 2010 and 2016, the United States acquired the gold medal and remained victorious.

However, in 2016, he pulled out from the federation due to knee injuries.

Accomplishments And Titles

The following are some of the celebrity athlete’s achievements and titles:

  • Three times the NBA champion in the year 2015, 2017, and 2018
  • Two times the NBA Most Valuable Player in the year 2015 and 2016
  • Six times the NBA All-Star from the year 2014 to 2019
  • Three times the All-NBA First Team in the year 2015, 2016, and 2019
  • Two Times the All-NBA Second Team in the year 2014 and 2017
  • All-NBA Third Team in the year 2018
  • NBA scoring champion in the year 2016
  • NBA steals leader in the year 2016
  • Joined the 50–40–90 club in the year 2016
  • Three-Point Contest champion in the year 2015
  • Sportsmanship Award in the year 2011
  • All-Rookie First Team in the year 2010
  • AP Athlete of the Year in 2015
  • Consensus first-team All-American in the year 2009
  • Consensus second-team All-American in the year 2008
  • NCAA season scoring leader in the year 2009
  • Two times SoCon Player of the Year in the year 2008 and 2009

How many points does Stephen curry average? Career stats

Stephen’s career averages are 23.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 6.6 assists in 731 regular-season games.

Year
Team
GP
Min
Pts
FG%
3pt%
Reb
Ast
Stl
Blk
2020
Golden State Warriors
32
34.2
30.0
47.9
41.6
5.5
6.2
1.2
0.1
2019
Golden State Warriors
5
27.8
20.8
40.2
24.5
5.2
6.6
1.0
0.4
2018
Golden State Warriors
69
33.8
27.3
47.2
43.7
5.3
5.2
1.3
0.4
2017
Golden State Warriors
51
32.0
26.4
49.5
42.3
5.1
6.1
1.6
0.2
2016
Golden State Warriors
79
33.4
25.3
46.8
41.1
4.5
6.6
1.8
0.2
2015
Golden State Warriors
79
34.2
30.1
50.4
45.4
5.4
6.7
2.1
0.2
2014
Golden State Warriors
80
32.7
23.8
48.7
44.3
4.3
7.7
2.0
0.2
2013
Golden State Warriors
78
36.5
24.0
47.1
42.4
4.3
8.5
1.6
0.2
2012
Golden State Warriors
78
38.2
22.9
45.1
45.3
4.0
6.9
1.6
0.2
2011
Golden State Warriors
26
28.2
14.7
49.0
45.5
3.4
5.3
1.5
0.3
2010
Golden State Warriors
74
33.6
18.6
48.0
44.2
3.9
5.8
1.5
0.3
2009
Golden State Warriors
80
36.2
17.5
46.2
43.7
4.5
5.9
1.9
0.2
Career
 
731
34.3
23.8
47.6
43.4
4.6
6.6
1.7
0.2

Stephen Curry | Wife And Kids

Steph is married to cooking television personality Ayesha Disa Curry. The player met his wife in a church youth group when he was just 15 years old. However, they didn’t start dating right then. The duo hit it off when they accidentally bumped into each other in Hollywood. Not long after that, Ayesha moved back to Charlotte to be close to Stephen.

Ayesha is a Canadian-American. She was born on March 23, 1989, and is 31 years old. She moved to Los Angeles, hoping to be an actress. As a result, she has played bits and part in quite a few movies and Tv shows like Hannah Montana, Good Luck Charlie, etc. She is the author of few cookbooks and has hosted her show on Food Network.

Stephen Curry has three kids with Ayesha Curry. His firstborn, Riley Curry, who is eight years old, his secondborn Ryan Curry, who is five years old, and subsequently this lastborn Canon Curry, who is two years old as of now.

The above picture shows him with his wife and kids relaxing on Resurrection Sunday. The Curry family lives in a beautiful $31 million home in Atherton, California.

How much does Stephen curry get paid? Net Worth And Salary

Stephen Curry is approximately worth around $130 million in 2021. He earns a little over $79 million as a salary per season and is one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. Forbes 2019 recently showed the player rank no. 9 in the highest-paid athlete list. He is a step behind LeBron James, who ranks no. 8.

Take a look at some success mantra of the player: Top 99 Stephen Curry Quotes.

Business, Endorsement, And Production

Besides that, the 32-year-old has several endorsements with well-known brands like Nike. He is the brand ambassador of Underarmour. The company’s sales were a hit with the popularity of the Curry shoe line.

The three-point shooter is also the investor and brand ambassador of a small startup named Palm, which is a companion for your primary smartphone. He’s signed deals and agreements with Rakuten, Unilever, filter company Brita.

Stephen Curry also has his own film production company. The Christian has served as executive producers for incredible movies like Breakthrough, Emanuel. Steph’s company, Unanimous Media, is associated with a multiyear multimedia deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Charity

The millionaire basketball player is a religious Christian and believes in giving back to the community.

He donated three insecticide-treated mosquito nets to fight malaria for every three-pointer he shot to the United Nations Foundation campaign. He accompanied President Barack Obama in the launching of President’s Malaria Initiative.

The point guard wore sneakers with the name of the victim that died in the 2015 Chapel Hill Shooting to spread awareness and bring media attention to the issue.

He donated his 2015 MVP prize vehicle to the youth center. He auctioned his Under Armour shoes after wearing them to STEM education initiatives.

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Stephen Curry | Social Media Presence

The 32-year-old is very active in social media. He has over 31 million followers on his Instagram account, where he occasionally posts pictures of his adorable children, beautiful wife, parents, and siblings. He shares quite a bit about his games, playoffs, and regular practices. You can gather a good picture of his family, friends, and fans from his account.

Stephen also has a Twitter account with more than 14 million followers. The basketball player has the black mamba, Kobe Bryant, on his profile and cover picture as a tribute to the legend. 

Some FAQs:

How many rings does Stephen Curry have?

Stephen Curry has won three championship rings with Golden State Warriors in the (2015-2016) (2017-2018) and (2018-2019) season.

What hospital was Stephen Curry born?

Stephen Curry was born in Summa Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio. Interestingly, Curry was born in the same hospital where LeBron James, a professional basketball player, was born three years earlier.

How many MVPs does Stephen Curry have?

Stephen Curry has been named the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice in the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

Where to buy Stephen Curry shoes?

You can buy Stephen Curry shoes from Under Armour. The price and other details of the shoes are based on size and color.

Is Stephen Curry injured in 2020?

Stephen Curry suffered a broken left hand in the 2019-2020 season. After recovering, he returned back on the NBA floor in December 2020 with a 107-105 preseason victory over the Denver Nuggets.

What team is Stephen Curry on?

Stephen Curry plays for Golden State Warriors since 2009.

What mouthguard does Stephen Curry wear?

Stephen Curry wears MOGO M1, a flavored mouthguard.

What size shoe does Stephen Curry wear?

Stephen’s curry shoe size is 13.5.

Where does Stephen Curry live?

Stephen Curry resides in California with his family.

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