Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry II is an American professional basketball player, who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA (National Basketball Association) at the position of the point guard. He is also called the greatest shooter in NBA history and is credited to transform the game of basketball by encouraging teams to regularly utilize the three-point shot. Curry has won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors and is a seven-time NBA All-Star. He has also named the NBA Most Valuable Player twice.
Curry was selected by the Golden State Warriors on June 25, 2009, with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. Curry during his 2009-2010 season appeared in 80 games, averaging 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, and 1.90 steals in 36.2 minutes. Curry in 2014-2015, led the Golden State Warriors to their first championship since 1975.
He set the NBA record for three-pointers during the 2012-2013 NBA season, with 272. Curry excelled that record in 2015 with 286, and again in 2016 with 402. He is currently second in all-time made three-pointers in NBA history with teammate Klay Thompson. The duo has earned the nickname of Splash Brothers during the 2013-2014 season when they set the record for combined three-pointers in an NBA season with 484.
Stephen Curry Net Worth, Salary and Contract details
According to sources, Stephen Curry for the year 2021, has an estimated net worth of $130 million. Considered the best shooter in NBA history, Stephen Curry today is the highest-paid celebrity in the world earning $40 million in NBA salary. He also earns around $30-40 million through endorsement deals, overall earning around $70-80 million.
He signed his first extensions in 2012 with the Golden State Warriors, worth $44 million for four years, and his salary during his back-to-back MVP years was $11 million per season.
Curry signed a 5-year deal of $201.2 million with the Warriors on 1st July 2017, the deal pays him an average of $40.2 million per year. This deal lasts till the end of the 2021-22 campaign.
In the middle of June 2016 and June 2017, he earned approximately $50 million from salary and endorsements. Then he earned $76.9 million, between June 2017 and June 2018. Between June 2018-2019, he earned around $80 million from all of his several endeavors. He has endorsed brands, such as Nike, Under Armour, and TCL’s line of “Palm” phones.
His wife Ayesha Curry who is a Canadian American chef and television personality also has a net worth of $10 million.
Stephen and his wife Ayesha Curry own a three-story mansion in Atherton, California worth $31 million. The mansion contains a detached garage and a separate guest house. Back in 2015, Stephen bought a home for $3.2 million in Walnut, California. He owned a home in Alamo, California, worth $5.775 million, which he sold for $6.3 million in January 2019.
The NBA Star’s Personal Life
Stephen Curry, 32, was born on the 14th of March in the year 1988 in Akron, Ohio to Sonya and former NBA player Dell Curry. Brought up in Charlotte, North Carolina, Steph attended Charlotte Christian high school and played college basketball for the Davidson Wildcats. He was twice named the conference’s player of the year. He has a younger brother named Seth who is also a professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA.
Stephen Curry got married to Ayesha Curry on 30 July 2011, whom he met in a church when they were around 14-15 years old. The couple together shares three children, two daughters named Riley born in 2012 and Ryan born in 2015, a son named Canon born in 2018.
Looking at his body measurements, he is 6 ft 3 inches tall and weighs 84 kg (185lb).