Stephen Curry is an NBA professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, as well as the NBA’s greatest shooter. Stephen is one of the key players for the Warriors if his side want to clinch the title of NBA champions in 2022. Currently, his side is trailing behind with the score line of 0-1 in the seven matches NBA finals 2022 against Celtics. Despite a good start in the first match, Warriors couldn’t finish what Stephen had started.
Stephen Curry was born to Sonya and Dell Curry on March 14, 1988, at Summa Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio, while his father was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Charlotte, North Carolina, is where he was born and raised. Seth Curry is his younger brother, and Sydel Curry is his sister. Curry attended Charlotte Christian School and received all-conference and all-state honors. He finally decided on Davidson College, which had been recruiting him since he was in ninth grade.
Stephen Curry Career
At the 2007 FIBA U-19 World Championship, Stephen Curry made his national team debut for the United States. He was a member of Team USA, which won the silver medal. He earned the gold medal in the 2010 edition of the tournament. In the 2014 competition, he assisted his team in winning the championship. The Golden Warriors selected Stephen for the 2009 NBA Draft. He was selected Rookie of the Month in the Western Conference. Stephen concluded the season with 166 three-pointers, the most in NBA history at the time. He made history by being the first Golden State Warriors player to lead the NBA in free throw percentage.
Due to an ankle injury, he only played in 26 games in the 2011-12 season. In the 2012-13 season, Stephen made a comeback, appearing in 78 games. In April of 2012, he was named Western Conference Player of the Month. He topped the league in three-pointers made in the 2013-14 season. In the 2014-15 season, Curry received the most votes for the All-Star Game and won the 3 Point Contest. He set a new league record for three-pointers in April 2014. The Warriors won their first NBA title in 2014-15, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the finals. The All-Star guard guided the squad to a 73-win season in the NBA.
Curry became the first player in NBA history to be selected MVP by unanimous voting in May 2016. They defeated the Cavaliers for their second championship. His club won its third championship title in the 2018 playoffs. The Warriors were able to reach the finals in the 2018-19 season. After his team’s victory over the Denver Nuggets in the 2020-21 season, he was named the franchise’s all-time leading scorer. In April, he was again named Western Conference Player of the Month. Curry became the first player in NBA history to make 500 career playoff threes against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on May 9, 2022.
Stephen Curry Biography
|Real Name||Wardell Stephen Curry|
|Birth Date||14 March 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||34 Years|
|Birth Place||Akron, Ohio, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 84 kg – in Pounds – 185 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Who is his wife?||Ayesha Curry|
|Children||Three (Riley Elizabeth Curry, Canon W. Jack Curry, Ryan Carson Curry)|
Stephen Curry married Ayesha Alexander, a Canadian actress, and author, in 2011. They live a happy life and have three children, namely Riley and Ryan, which are their two daughters, and Canon, their son.
Stephen Curry’s Instagram username is @stephencurry30, and he has 42.6 million followers and 970 followings, with 1,030 posts. Since May 2009, he has been active on Twitter under the handle @StephenCurry30, where he has 16.2 million followers and 843 followings.
Stephen Curry Net Worth
Stephen Curry is worth a whopping $201 million dollars. He gets this large sum entirely via his talent, enthusiasm, and hard work in the matches he participates in. He hones his skills in his spare time. Along with LeBron James, Stephen is considered one of the best players in the NBA and also one of the most successful players in NBA history. Due to this, he has gained international fame and also became a sports icon and he is considered the face of the NBA. As far as his wealth is concerned than he gained the limelight after signing a deal with Under Armour where he is representing the sports brand as their face.
- For every three-pointer, Stephen contributed three insecticide-treated mosquito nets to the United Nations Foundation’s ‘Nothing But Net Campaign.’
- Stephen gave the East Oakland Youth Development Center his prized Kia Sorrento.
- Curry is a 5-handicap golfer who has played with Barack Obama on the course.
- Stephen was a three-time NBA champion, two-time NBA MVP, six-time NBA All-Star, and two-time Southern Conference Player of the Year.