It’s the year 2020, and online streaming media giant Netflix just dropped another player documentary, a 10-episode special insight on the Chicago Bulls (American Professional Basketball Team playing in the NBA), which also featured Michael Jordan (MJ), the GOAT, and a Hall of Famer portraying his journey on how he went on to win his sixth NBA Championship (in 1997) with the Bulls in eight seasons, and the series proceeded to become a documentary which covered the most riveting story untold in the past and meaningful insight into the player’s life.
Little did anybody knew, that a young star, a fire ready to take over the jungle, a record-breaker was inspired by Jordan and his playing style and was ready to start on his journey to becoming one of the most versatile players of the current generation, someone whose destination was nothing but to reach the top, none other than Wardell Stephen Curry II aka Steph Curry.
Stephen Curry Height, Age, Weight:
Stephen Curry, full name Wardell) Stephen Curry II, also known by the name Steph, was born in the spring season of March on the 14th of 1988 in Akron, a city in the state of Ohio in the United States of America. The most important thing needed to become a professional NBA player is his height which was not a thing to worry about for Stephen Curry as he stands at an unremarkable 6 feet and 2 inches tall, roughly 1.88 meters. In the National Basketball Association, the game is all about who bags the perfect height and weight of course after meeting the specified skill set, and not only NBA but any sport in the world requires its players and athletes to maintain a lean body shape i.e., not muscular or skinny, which helps in increasing the players’ performance. Steph Curry clocked in humbly at 185 pounds or 83.91 Kg to be precise, which is below the league mark but rather than getting bodied by giants he adapted a whole new perspective to get noticed on the court.
Stephen Curry Early Life, Education:
Stephen Curry was born to parents Sonya and Dell Curry and also had two siblings (a brother and a sister) Seth and Sydel Curry, out of the three Stephen was the oldest. The whole Curry Family is regarded as the first official NBA family since at least one child of each generation had played on the official NBA court. Steph’s Father Dell, full name Wardell Stephen Curry Sr., is a former professional basketball player who played for Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Utah Jazz in his whole career spanning from 1986 to 2002. And then during Steph’s Childhood days, his father would take him and his younger brother to the courts of the team he played for during his career and enjoy their time together shooting basketballs in the hoops and that’s how Stephen’s love for the game started. Steph, still in his yesteryears played for Cristian College Boys’ basketball team after which he was scouted by Wildcats and then his journey continued where he played his first official season in March Madness’s NCAA Tournament and won the MVP. Curry attended Charlotte Christian School (2006) and Davidson College (2006-09) and he also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in sociology.
Stephen Curry Career:
After shining in the NCAA, Stephen was drafted by Golden State Warriors in 2009 where he stood 7th overall. He made 77 appearances in his first official season with Golden State with average stats but he banged in the second season, winning the Rookie of the Season and after that Curry’s career was propelled towards success and praises kept coming through for him. Before winning his first Championship in 2015, Curry went on to accumulate various awards such as Rookie of the Month, made into the TOTS (Team of the Season), averaged the most points per game, and also won the Best Sportsmanship award, and then it happened in 2015, Golden State Warriors were unbeaten for 17 straight games.
They won 67 games that season and finished top of the tabletop in Western Conference to set up a meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the finals, Stephen Curry on average got 26 points assisted 6 times, and clinched the title with a score of 105 to 97. Curry won the MVP that season and after that won the NBA title in 2017,2018 and the most recent 2022 season and added 4 rings to his tally.
Stephen Curry Relationship:
Stephen Curry first met Ayesha Curry back in high school in 2003. They both married each other in 2011 and the couple is still together. The duo is blessed with 3 children (2 daughters and a son), Riley, Ryan, and Canon Curry, and all of them live happily in the suburbs of Atherton, California in a lavish $31 million house.
Stephen Curry Net-Worth:
Curry gets paid handsomely by the Golden State Warriors with amounts accumulated summing up to be 4.58 crores USD as of 2022 which will only keep on increasing as he renews his contracts and performs extraordinarily on the court. But off the court too, he’s signing sponsorship deals with clothing and media brands and his label ‘Curry Brand’ in collaboration with Under Armor, and his net worth is currently estimated at a staggering $160 million.
Stephen Curry Social Media:
Stephen Curry is playing in the most popular league ever, so it is understandable that he is the most popular NBA star on every platform. Stephen is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat too. He has 44.1 Million followers on Instagram (@stephencurry30), 16.5 million followers on Twitter(@stephencurry30), and has 10017061 likes on his Facebook page (Stephen Curry), just showing how popular Stephen Curry is.
Stephen Curry Recent News:
Stephen Curry was trending all over the internet after winning his fourth NBA Championship and netizens were praising his MoM performance and once again winning his MVP award for the fourth final.
FAQ’s about Stephen Curry
Steph Curry played for the Wildcats in the NCAA.
Stephen Curry has two younger siblings, Seth & Sydel Curry.
Stephen Curry has 4 NBA championships in his career.
Stephen Curry’s father, Dell curry played for Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Utah Jazz in his whole career spanning from 1986 to 2002
Stephen Curry’s net worth as of 2022 is $160 Million.
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