|NET WORTH:||$79.5 million|
|Source of Wealth:||Basketball Player|
|Born:||March 14, 1988|
|Birth Name:||Wardell Stephen Curry|
Stephen Curry is an American professional basketball player and one of NBA's Most Valuable Player. The team captain of Golden State Warriors, a basketball team who holds several NBA records for having most wins in a season. Curry is best known for playing in the position of point guard and currently ranked third in NBA's history for an "all-time made three pointers".
Wardell Stephen Curry II, born on March 14, 1998 in Akron, Ohio is the son of Sonya and Dell Curry. He grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. His father, was also a professional basketball player and was once a member of Cleveland Cavaliers and Charlotte Hornets. Curry grew up learning and engaging basketball from his father.
During his college years, he first played against Eastern Michigan leading the team in scoring of 21.5 points per game that leads him second in nation among freshman in scoring and made his 113th three-pointer of the year.
In January 2009, he surpassed his the 2000-point mark of his career as he scored 21 points against Samford. The next month, Curry had an ankle injury that leads him to miss the first and only game in college against The Citadel.
Stephen Curry's Career
In his early career, Curry has been picked by Golden State Warriors in NBA Draft. He was the first warriors to received an All-Rookie First Team honors. Curry played a total of 80 games in the season of 2009-2010, 74 games in season 2010-2011 and 26 games in the season of 2012-2013. Although he has the most numbers of points and records in NBA history, he missed 40 games due to his ankle injury.
In the start of season 2012-2013, Curry signed a four-year contract with the Warriors for $44 million. In season 2013-2014, Curry appears with the number of 78 games and high average of points, assists and rebounds which led him to be first in Warrior history to record 26 points and 8 assists in a single season. With the start of seasons 2014-2015, he won his first MVP award and had their first championship since the year 1975. The next season, he came the first player to be an MVP with unanimous decision, becoming the 11th player to win consecutive awards in seasons.
During the year between 2016-2018, Curry helped the Warriors to be back on NBA Finals and win back-to-back titles before they were defeated by the Toronto Raptors in 2019.
Player Profile and Legacy
Stephen Curry is a 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. He got the records as one of the highest three-pointer in NBA history and as a player, his position is mostly at the point guard. He is the captain of the Warriors and and played significant role in the organization. He also received criticism for his defense but mostly received positive reviews and comments for his capability of stealing balls and for his shooting ability.
Curry is considered as one of the greatest player in NBA history. With his three-point shot, he was named as the "Michael Jordan of the three-point era", among NBA's all-time efficient shooter and has been ranked by many Sports organizations and associations to be the greatest NBA player in history.
Curry married his long time girlfriend Ayesha Alexander on July 30, 2011 in Charlotte. They have three children, Riley, Ryan and Canon. Curry has two siblings named Seth, a professional basketball player and Sydel, a volleyball player.
Curry is a well-known religious athlete. He spoke about his faith and was a believer that the reason he was living is a reminder that he plays for God. Beside his basketball sport, Curry is also a golfer. He has played in celebrity golf tournament and has also played alongside the former President, Barack Obama.