Net Worth: $130 Million
Salary: $70 Million
Date of Birth: Mar 14, 1988
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Profession: Basketball player
Nationality: United States of America
Stephen Curry is an American Professional basketball player, currently plying his trade with the Golden State Warriors. He has a reputation for being the first person to be named Most Valuable Player by unanimous vote in NBA history.
His dad, Dell Curry, is a former NBA star. However, he didn’t just get to the top because of his father’s influence, but he is also a talented chap who started from the scratch too. He first got national attention for his superb play at Davidson College.
Born Wardell Stephen Curry II in Akron, Ohio, Stephen spent a large part of his childhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born on March 14, 1988, and is the oldest son of Dell Curry. He rreportedy learned the fundamentals of the sport by watching and practicing with his Dell. Well, he was born into a home where sport is the order of the day, as his mother also play volleyball.
Stephen has two siblings – a brother (named Seth), and a sister (named Sydel). He was not the only one influenced by his parent’s sport careers – while his sister became a volleyball player at Elon University, Seth proceeded on to a career in professional basketball
Golden State drafted him in 2009, and with hard works, he has become a superstar in the world of basketball. He is currently a pro basketball player with his superb shooting skills.
He helped Golden State Warriors take home the NBA championship in 2015, and was given the Most Valuable Player honors too.
The following season, Stephen led the side to a league-record 73 wins, and was named MVP by unanimous vote in May 2016, become the first person to be accorded the honour in the history of the NBA.
In the history of NBA, only 11 players have won the MVP award two years in a roll, and he is one of them. Stephen won the NBA title again in 2017 and 2018 with the Warriors
ENTRY INTO NBA STARDOM
As stated earlier, he started from the scratch too, and was able to reach the top by his skills. When he got into Davidson College near his hometown, Stephen started showing what he is made up of by scoring 32 points against the University of Michigan in his second game.
With several superb performances, he carried the Wildcats to a berth in the regional finals of the NCAA tournament in his sophomore year, and he became well-known.
Eventually, he was selected with the seventh pick of the NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors following more superb performances in 2009.
Despite all odds (particular his slight frame), he impressed a lot, and was able to averaged more than 22 points per game after the 2010 All-Star break. He also finished second in the Rookie of the Year balloting. After getting his first All-Star nod in 2014, Stephen arrived new levels of performance and popularity the following campaign.
He helped his side to 24 consecutive wins out of the starting gate in the 2015-16 campaign, and they were able to win the NBA title, setting a new record in the process (73 wins). He finished the season with a superb 402 three-pointers and league-high 30.1 points per game.
It is no surprise that he is a Two-Time MVP. In 2015, his impressive all-around display that garnered him the Most Valuable Player Award, and in 2016, he became the first person to be named Most Valuable Player by unanimous vote in NBA history.
Stephen Curry Net Worth
He has a net worth of $130 million – which is not surprising, because he is regarded as the best shooter in NBA history, and one of the best players in the world of basketball.
He has different streams of income actually, and one of the prominent is from salary and endorsement deals. When he was new in the NBA, he did not have any notable endorsement contracts. At that period, Stephen was only earning around $3 million a year between NBA and endorsements. Nevertheless, everything changed when he started doing massive stuffs in the game, and was accumulating lots of attention to himself.
Right now, he is one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world, earning up to $40 million annually in NBA salary, as well as around $30 to 40 million from endorsements.
The player reportedly earned around $50 million from salary and endorsements between June 2016 and June 2017. He earned $76.9 million between June 2017 and June 2018. Then he earned $80 million between June 2018 and 2019 from several ventures.
The player earned around $130 million in salary and another $150 million from endorsements in his first decade in the NBA. Stephen has endorsed big brands like Under Armour, Nike, and TCL’s line of “Palm” phones.
It was made known on July 1st of 2017 that the basketball star had signed a new deal with the Warriors. The deal is not an ordinary deal, but it happened to be the most lucrative contract in NBA history.
The $200 million, 5-year deal ensured the player will earn an average of $40 million each year – and he became the first person that will earn more than $40 million per season
Steph Curry Real Estate
Stephen with his wife Ayesha bought a home for $31 million in September 2019 located in Atherton, California. The house is a three-story mansion that sits on 1.2 acres and features a detached garage and separate guest house.
Apart from this, he has bought a house back in 2015 for $3.2 million. Before buying the house in Atherton, he sold the home he has in Alamo for $6.3 million (which he bought for $5.775 million back in 2016).
Wife and Children
He married Ayesha Alexander, on July 30, 2011. Ayesha, who is his college sweetheart, was born in Toronto, Canada. She an entrepreneur and former actress, and they have three children together – two daughters (Riley and Ryan), with a son (Canon W. Jack).