Stephen Curry is an American professional Basketball player for the Golden State Warriors. He led his team Warriors to their first championship in the season of 2014-2015. Curry was praised by many players and analyst as the best shooter in the NBA. He had won MVP by unanimous vote in NBA history.
At the age of 30, Curry’s career is at peak. He is well recognized as the son of former player Dell Curry and Sonya Curry. His parents guided and inspired to be in the game. Let us know more details about the basketball player.
Stephen Curry: early life and education
Stephen was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio. He is the son of Sonya Curry and Dell Curry. Curry was raised in Charlotte, North Carolina along with two siblings. He has Brother Seth Curry and sister named Sydel Curry.
Curry had attended Queensway Christian College, where he played for the boy’s basketball team. Due to his size 160 pound, he didn’t receive any college basketball offers. So, he decided to join Davidson College which is considered to be a wise decision. While he was at Davidson, he was NCAA scoring leader.
Caption: Stephen Curry with his parents
Stephen Curry: career and achievements
Curry began his career as a Professional basketball player in 2009. Golden State Warrior selected Curry with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. In his rookie season, he signed a contract of $12.7 million over four years. He scored 14 points and 7 assists in his first career game.
In his first season, he was given the title of “NBA All-Rookie First Team”. Curry won the NBA All-star weekend skills challenge in 2011. He also received the NBA Sportsmanship Award. In 2011-2012 seasons, due to injury, he played only a few games. Curry agreed and signed a four-year extension as a rookie contract of $44 million. He won NBA Most Valuable Player Award In the following 2014-2015 years. The same year he led his team to their first championship since 1975. Also, they broke the record for the most wins in NBA season game. In 2007, he played his first game for the US in FIBA under 19 World Championship. In that game, he helped his team to win the silver medal.
Stephen Curry: personal life and wife
Stephen Curry had married his long-term girlfriend Ayesha Alexander. Ayesha is a popular TV personality, author, and blogger. The couple first met in the church of Charlotte while they were teenagers. After a long-term affair, these lovebirds got married on July 30, 2011. Together the couple has three children; two daughters- Riley and Ryan Carson Curry and son Canon W. Jack Curry.
The couple is living a luxurious life with their kids in California. Reportedly, Curry was under investigation for point shaving during finals in 2016. However, in the end, Curry claimed nothing doing wrong. He was also involved in a controversy when he hit back on the remarks of the now President Donald J. Trump.
Stephen Curry: net worth
As stated earlier that, Stephen had signed an extension rookie contract of $44million with the Golden State Warriors in 2012. He holds many record and awards from his sophomore season. Therefore, he gets an annual salary of $12.11millions. Further, his net worth is estimated roughly to be $90 million as of 2018.
Curry also signed many endorsements which include JPMorgan Chase, Vivo, and PressPlay etc. Like other NBA players, this player has also a beautiful collection of cars. He may own the brands like Cadillac Escalade ESV, Mercedes Benz G55, Infiniti Q50, Kia Sorento which he receives as a prize in 2016, Porsche and range rover etc.
Curry lives in house worth of $3.5 million in California. He owned more than one houses in his hometown and California. He is active on social media like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Altogether, have followers over 20 million. He also has a YouTube channel has subscribers of 351k.