Stephen Curry Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

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Feb 08, 2024 By Apurba Deb
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About Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is a prominent American basketball player and a famous face in the NBA (National Basketball Association) championships.

He was born on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio. Steph Curry represents the Golden State Warriors team in the NBA.

Stephen Curry is among the highest-paid and the greatest of all time in the game of basketball. He holds records for his three-pointers. Thus, he is recognized as one of the most valuable players in NBA history. He received the MVP award twice in his career. NBA all-star and All-NBA selection got Stephen Curry nominated as the most valuable player eight times. As of 2022, he has won four NBA tournaments with the same team. At the international level, he represents the United States team. Steph Curry assisted the United States basketball team in clinching the World Cup twice in 2010 (Turkey) and 2014 (Spain).

A former NBA legend Dell Curry is the father of Steph Curry. His brother Seth Curry also plays in the NBA for Brooklyn Nets. Steph Curry represented Davidson College in his college career (junior year). He won conference titles with them and the Southern Conference. Thus, he received Conference Player of the Year award twice in his career. He impressed everyone in the NCAA tournament. He started his NBA career for the Golden State Warriors. He is still with them and helped them in clinching four NBA titles, as of 2022.

Steph Curry made a record for three-pointers in the 2012-2013 season. He ended up scoring 272 in the season with that technique. He broke his record and scored 286 in 2015. He also surpassed it in the next season by scoring 402. He also broke Ray Allen's record in career three-pointers. This technique was also used by his teammate Klay Thompson. Thus, these sporting figures got the nickname Splash Brothers. Together they scored 525 in the 2014-2015 season. Later, they broke their record and scored 678 in the 2015-2016 season.

Stephen Curry won his first Most Valuable Player award in 2015. He led Golden State Warriors team to win the tournament after 40 years. He was the leading scorer in that season. He assisted Golden State Warriors to remain victorious in the next season. Yet, they ended as a runner-up team, losing the final against Cleveland Cavaliers. Later, he helped his team win back-to-back NBA titles twice in 2017 and 2018. In 2019, he led the Golden State Warriors to the finals and this made the team reach the finals three consecutive times. However, Toronto Raptors defeated them in the final. In 2020 and 2021, his team failed to qualify for the finals. In 2022, Stephen Curry led his team to clinch the fourth National Basketball Association championship title. They defeated Boston Celtics in the final game, and NBA honored him with the Finals Most Valuable Player award.

Stephen Curry's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Stephen Curry's net worth?

Stephen Curry has a net worth of around $160 million earned throughout his career as a basketball player in NBA.

How much does Stephen Curry earn per year?

Stephen Curry earns around $50 million annually as an NBA player. He also receives substantial pay from his brand endorsements and sponsorships. he received sponsorship from famous brands such as Nissan Motor, Chase, Rakuten, Infiniti, Under Armor, and Palm.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Stephen Curry?

Steph Curry stands at the height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm).

How old is Stephen Curry?

As of 2022, Stephen Curry is 34 years old. He was born on March 14, 1988.

Childhood And Education

Stephen Curry was born at Summa Akron Hospital in Ohio, United States. He was born in Akron but grew up in Charlotte, near North Carolina. Dell Curry, a basketball legend, is his father. His father was associated with the basketball club Cleveland Cavaliers. Dell played most of his career games for Charlotte Hornets. His mother is Sonya Curry. He has two siblings, Sydel Curry and Seth Curry. Seth Curry is also a prominent face in the basketball game. Seth plays for the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association. Stephen Curry and Seth learned shooting techniques and pursued their career in this game with the help of their father.

Stephen Curry went to Charlotte Christian School. Later, he graduated from Davidson College, where he played college basketball.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Stephen Curry's partner?

Stephen Curry married Ayesha Curry in 2011. As of November 2022, they are parents of three kids. Their children are Riley Elizabeth Curry, Ryan Carson Curry, and Cannon W Jack Curry.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

Stephen Curry is best known as a professional American basketball player. He represents the San Francisco franchise, Golden State Warriors, in NBA. At the same time, he also represents the United States national basketball team at the international level. He led the United States team to win the FIBA World Cup twice, in 2010 (Turkey) and 2014 (Spain). He assisted Golden State Warriors in winning NBA championship four times, in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2022.

The National Basketball Association considered Stephen Curry one of the greatest shooters in the game. His playing skills inspired other team members and players across the country. For instance, the three-pointer shot made him more popular in college and in professional leagues. Many experts praised him as Three Pointers Michael Jordan. He scored 54 points in a single game against the New York Knicks in 2013. It was a great feat in basketball history. After that, many former players and experts claimed it as the 'Three Point Era' and 'The Steph Effect'. He used this scoring technique in the league quite often and made records with the help of this technique.

Earlier in his life, Stephen Curry and his family moved to Toronto, Canada. He played for Queensway Christian College and helped them finish it as their undefeated season. Later, he represented Davidson Wildcats in college days. He was also part of an Ontario club. He moved to North Carolina with their family after Dell's retirement as a player. Then, he joined Charlotte Christian School and guided them in clinching three conference titles. He led his school to reach the playoffs six times. After completing school, he wanted to pursue his career for Hokies but was rejected. Later, he was admitted to Davidson College and played for them. There, he represented Davidson Wildcats in his college leagues. At the college level, he accomplished several significant records, such as NCAA first-division leading scorer, NCAA three-point leading goals, NCAA three-point leading goals as a fresher, an all-time leading scorer in NCAA history, all-time three-point goal scorer for the college, all-time highest 30-point scorer for the college, an all-time highest 40-point scorer, the highest scorer in a season, highest stealers in a season, and single-season freshman points. He is also known to have revolutionized the game of basketball.

Charity Work

Stephen Curry is also active in charitable work. He contributed one net for each three-point goal he made in 2012-2013 season to Nyarugusu Refugee Camp. He later collaborated with Nothing But Nets to donate three nets for every three-point goal he makes.

He also donated to Tanzania's malaria victims, and around $118,000 to the hurricane victims in 2017 through the Harvey Relief campaign. Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha Curry, set up the Eat Learn Play foundation in 2019. Together, they strive to provide nutritious food to every child in Oakland.

What awards has Stephen Curry won?

Steph Curry won several awards in his NBA career. It includes NBA Finals Most Valuable Player in 2022. He also won the NBA Most Valuable Player award twice in 2015 and 2016. He won eight NBA All-Star Awards. He was present on the All-NBA First Team squad four times and thrice in the All-NBA Second Team list. Stephen Curry also won NBA championship with his team a total of four times. He got the Western Conference Finals Most Valuable Player award in 2022. He is considered one of the greatest players in NBA history.

Besides, Stephen Curry also achieved the NBA Scoring Champion award twice in the NBA league. He won the highest-scoring award at the NCAA in his sophomore year. He made his place in the NBA. Aside from that, he gained a position in the National Basketball Association All-Rookie First Team in 2010. He also achieved two SoCon Player of the Year earlier in 2008 and 2009. He received the Sportsman of the Year BET Award in 2015. He won the same award five times in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2022.

Apart from that, he also won several other awards. These awards are:

  • Jefferson Award in 2011 for Outstanding Public Service in Professional Sports
  • ESPY Award as Best Male Athlete and Best NBA Player in 2015
  • AP Male Athlete of the Year award in 2015.
  • Hickok Belt in 2015
  • Teen Choice Award in 2019 as a Choice Male Athlete.
  • ESPY Award as Best NBA Player in 2021 and 2022.
  • Academy Award, aka the Oscar, in 2022 as executive producer for his documentary short film, 'The Queen Of Basketball' under the category Best Documentary Short Film.
  • SoCon Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2007 and 2008
  • SoCon Freshman of the Year in 2007
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team in 2007

Stephen Curry Hobbies And Interests

Stephen Curry loves playing golf. Apart from basketball, he has a prime interest in golf and is found in the field whenever possible. He signed the contract with Callaway Golf club in 2019. It is a part of his brand endorsement. The club signed a contract with him to provide necessary sports equipment for Howard University students.

Other Interesting Stephen Curry Facts And Trivia

  • As of November 2022, Steph Curry is the highest-paid basketball player in NBA.
  • He inspired and motivated other players to try three-pointers in a basketball game. Thus, everyone recognized him as one of the greatest players in the history of National Basketball Association and world basketball.
  • His father, Dell Curry, represented five different teams in 16 seasons of NBA history.
  • As of 2022, Steph's brother Seth Curry represents his eighth club (Brooklyn Nets) and is in his 11th season.
  • Stephen Curry has been a representative of the Golden State Warriors since 2009. He extended his contract with the Golden State Warriors up to 2025. The contract's amount is listed to be around $215 million. He earns almost $50 million annually. His previous contract was about $217 million.
  • He is often known as Chef Curry because of a famous Drake song.


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Stephen Curry Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Wardell Stephen Curry

Date of Birth

1988-03-14

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Akron

Age

Height

188 cm

Eye Color

Green

Child Star?

No

Education

Davidson College

Net Worth

160000000

Partner

Ayesha Curry

Parents

Dell Curry, Sonya Curry

Siblings

Sydel Curry, Seth Curry

Annual Earnings

50000000
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