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Stephen Curry Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Stephen Curry And His Family

Wardell Stephen Curry II was born on 14 March 1988, in Akron, Ohio, to former ‘NBA’ player Dell Curry and his wife Sonya, who played volleyball at ‘Virginia Tech.’ He is the oldest child of his parents and has a brother named Seth and a professional basketball player signed to ‘Dallas Mavericks.’ He also has a sister named Sydel, who plays volleyball at ‘Elon University.’ His father played for the ‘Cleveland Cavaliers at Stephen’s birth but later became a member of the ‘Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Stephen spent most of his childhood. His father used to take both him and his brother to his practice sessions.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Stephen Curry was born on 16 March 1996, and according to the calculation, his current age is 26 years. 

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Stephen Curry is 191 cm and 1.91 m, and feet inches- 6′ 3″. His weight is in kilograms- 84 kg. Weight.

Stephen Curry has a Waist Size of 31 Inches and a chest of 39 Inches, And biceps of 15 Inches. he has Black color hair and Black color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 12.

Education

After his father became a Toronto Raptors team member, the family briefly stayed in Toronto. Stephen led the ‘Queensway Christian College boys basketball team to an undefeated season during this time. After the family moved back to Charlotte, he enrolled at ‘Charlotte Christian High School.’ Due to his frail stature, he was overlooked by most coaches who avoided recruiting him.

After joining ‘Davidson College,’ Stephen Curry played his first collegiate game against ‘Eastern Michigan.’ While he could only score 15 points in the game, committing 13 turnovers, he showed his mettle in the next game against ‘Michigan,’ scoring 32 points. He became the second scorer in the nation to have an average of 21.5 points per game and earned the title ‘Southern Conference Freshman of the Year’ that season. He followed up his record-breaking 122 three-pointers as a freshman in the first season with an even more impressive performance in the 2007-08 season. He led ‘Davidson Wildcats’ to their first ‘NCAA Tournament’ since 1969 and helped his team continue its winning streak of 22 games. He became Davidson’s all-time leading scorer with 34 points during his junior year. He scored 44 points against ‘Oklahoma’ on 18 November 2008. He surpassed the previous scoring leader, John Gerdy, in total points and became the ‘NCAA’ scoring leader that season.

Personal Life

Stephen Curry married his college sweetheart, Ayesha Alexander, on 30 July 2011, in Charlotte. They first met in a church youth group when they were teenagers. They live in Alamo, California, with their two daughters, Riley Elizabeth Curry and Ryan Carson Curry, and son, Canon W. Jack Curry. He is a devout Christian and often expresses his faith in God during matches and speeches. He also has a tattoo of First Corinthians, 13:8, on his wrist in Hebrew. Curry became aware of the malaria epidemic from ‘Davidson’s teammate Bryant Barr during his school days. For three years since 2012, he decided to donate three insecticide-treated mosquito nets for every 3-pointer he made to the United Nations Foundation’s ‘Nothing But Nets campaign. In 2015, he met President Barack Obama at the Oval Office and delivered a five-minute speech supporting the ‘President’s Malaria Initiative.’ Stephen and his friends Jeron Smith and Erick Peyton formed ‘Unanimous Media,’ a production company, back in 2016. ‘Sony Pictures Entertainment’ became their distribution partner. The company was named after Curry’s achievement of becoming the unanimous MVP in the history of ‘The NBA.’

Career

Stephen Curry left ‘Davidson College’ without completing his senior year to play in the ‘NBA.’ The ‘Golden State Warriors chose him as the seventh overall pick in the 2009 ‘NBA draft.

Showcasing his shooting skill right from the beginning, he scored a record 166 three-pointers as a rookie in league history. However, repeated injuries and playing for a weak team kept him out of the limelight during the next two seasons.

During the 2012-13 season, he recovered fully from his ankle sprain. Subsequently, he and his teammate Klay Thompson earned the nickname ‘The Splash Brothers’ for their record combined three-pointers in a season. Stephen alone scored 272 three-pointers to set an ‘NBA’ record during the season.

During the next season, he made his first ‘All-Star appearance in February 2014 for the ‘West’ and was later selected to his first ‘All-NBA Team.’ He also became the leading three-pointer scorer for the ‘Warriors,’ surpassing Jason Richardson.

During the 2014-15 season, he broke his league record for maximum three-pointers made in a season by achieving 286 three-pointers. In 2015, he helped the ‘Warriors win their first championship since 1975 and was named the ‘Most Valuable Player of the year by ‘The NBA.’

He helped his team win 24 consecutive matches in the next season, culminating in 73 total wins, an all-time ‘NBA record. Despite suffering an injury, Curry led the ‘Warriors’ to their second straight ‘NBA Finals,’ but even his record of 27 three-pointers in a final match failed to save the game for the team.

He continued to break many records during the 2015-16 season, including his record to take the new maximum three-pointers tally to 402. He also became the first player in ‘NBA history to be selected as the ‘Most Valuable Player unanimously.

Curry broke numerous three-point ‘NBA records in the 2016–17 season and surpassed 300 three-pointers for the second time in ‘NBA’ history, finishing with 324 three-pointers. His team clinched a playoff berth by 25 February 2017, becoming the fastest team to do so in ‘NBA history.

Stephen made his debut with the United States National Basketball team at the 2007 ‘FIBA Under-19 World Championship,’ where he helped the team clinch a silver medal. Later, he helped his team win a Gold medal as part of the senior squad in 2010. His team remained undefeated in the 2014 ‘FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Curry led the ‘Golden State Warriors onto their third championship in four seasons in the 2018 ‘NBA finals.

Net Worth

The world’s best American professional basketball player “Stephen Curry” has a net worth of $170 Million. According to various online resources (Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDB), the most popular American professional basketball player Stephen Curry estimated net worth of around $170 Million.

As we have already discussed, Stephen Curry has a net worth of 170 million dollars. Most of that money has come from his basketball career. Apart from basketball, He has also delved into the world of TV. He has earned around 200 million dollars throughout his career from basketball salary. He is currently working for 5 years, somewhere around 250 million dollars.

Assets 

The NBA star Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha Curry, have listed an investment property they purchased about a year and a half ago. According to the Los Angeles Times, they are asking $1.349 million for the modestly sized home, about $150,000 more than it cost them in 2019.

Awards

  1. Stephen Curry is renowned for his shooting accuracy and for leading the league for the most three-pointers during three seasons. He set the record with 272 three-pointers during the 2012–13 season and then surpassed his record in 2015 and 2016 with 286 and 402 three-pointers, respectively.
  2. Stephen Curry became the first player in ‘NBA history to be named the ‘Most Valuable Player by a unanimous vote in May 2016. With this achievement, he also made it to the list of players who have won the title for two consecutive years.
  3. Stephen was ranked 3 by ‘Sports Illustrated’ behind Laurant and LeBron James in the ‘Top 100 NBA Players of 2019.’

Car Collection

Porsche 911, Tesla X 90D and GT3 RS

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