Stephen Curry is a famous American professional basketball player. He currently plays for the ‘Golden State Warriors’ of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is one of the greatest shooters in the NBA history and plays as a point guard. Let’s find out more about how much is Stephen Curry’s net worth in 2018.
Stephen Curry Early Life
Wardell Stephen Curry II, popularly known as “Stephen Curry” or “Steph Curry” was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio. His father, Dell Curry is a former professional basketball player, while his mother, Sonya Curry is an American School administrator.
Stephen’s father often took him and his brother to practice sessions, this led him and his brother to take a deep interest in basketball. His siblings are also into sports, his younger brother is a professional basketball player and his sister plays university volleyball.
Stephen Curry did his schooling at Charlotte Christian High School, where he led his high school basketball team to numerous victories. For further studies, he attended Davidson College, who had aggressively recruited him from the tenth grade and played college volleyball at Virginia Tech.
There is no record of Stephen’s girlfriends from high school. He is married to Ayesha Alexander, a native of Charlotte. Ayesha is his longtime girlfriend and the couple was going out for a long time before they tied a knot. They seem to understand each other very well and have a very good chemistry between them. The couple is blessed with two beautiful daughters.
Stephen Curry Career, Awards & Achievement
Stephen Curry started his basketball career at Davidson College where he played college basketball. He made his debut against Eastern Michigan and was the second highest scorer that year. He led Davidson Wildcats to their first NCAA tournament since 1969.
During his junior year, Stephen was Davidson’s all-time leading scorer as well as NCAA’s leading scorer at that season. He left Davidson College before completing his second year in order to pursue his dream of playing at NBA. He was picked by ‘Golden State Warriors’ in the NBA draft.
Stephen Curry started showing his shooting skills the moment he entered the NBA. He broke all the records as a rookie, shooting the highest number of three-pointers. The only barrier between him and the success was the repeated injuries that kept him in and out of the basketball for almost two seasons.
Stephen Curry recovered fully from his ankle injury before starting off the 2012-13 NBA season. He combined with his teammate, Klay Thompson and scored the record-breaking three-pointers in a season. The following season, Stephen made his first ‘All-Star’ appearance for the ‘West’.
In 2015, Stephen Curry helped ‘Golden State Warriors’ to their first NBA title since 1975 and was named the ‘Most Valuable Player’ of the season. The following year, Curry broke many NBA records despite suffering an injury. He led the team for consecutive finals but failed to win the championship. Stephen became one of the most loved players, as he became the first player in the NBA history to be selected as the ‘Most Valuable Player’ unanimously.
Awards & Achievements
Stephen Curry is one of the best three points shooter in the history of NBA. He has broken numerous records in NBA and has achieved a lot of fame for the same. His biggest achievement would be winning the NBA Championship with the ‘Golden State Warriors’.
Net Worth of Stephen Curry
The estimated net worth of Stephen Curry is approximately $60 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his contribution to the game of basketball. According to the reports, he gets an annual salary of $40 million.
Stephen Curry, born in a family of athletes, achieved his success by hard work and sheer dedication to the game. He is still 29, and has already achieved so much in the world of NBA and is one of the best players in the history of NBA. Currently, Stephen Curry is living in Alamo, California with his beautiful wife and two daughters.