Wardell Stephen “Steph” Curry II or Stephen Curry is a six-time NBA All-Star and a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP). Also, he has won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors. As a result, many regard him as the greatest shooter in NBA history.
He was not one of the famous names during his college career with Davidson Wildcats, where he played for three years, before being picked by the Warriors as the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
Once he arrived, he revolutionized the game of basketball by inspiring teams to regularly employ the three-point shot as part of their winning strategy. Also, Curry became third in the list of the number of three-pointers scored in NBA history. Moreover, he set the NBA record for three-pointers made in a regular season with 272 during the 2012/13 season, which he surpassed in 2015 with 286, and again in 2016 with 402.
Stephen Curry’s wife is Ayesha Alexander, whom he got married to after a long relationship. Curry has three children, making them a family of five.
3× NBA champion (2015, 2017, 2018)
2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2015, 2016)
6× NBA All-Star (2014–2019)
3× All-NBA First Team (2015, 2016, 2019)
2× All-NBA Second Team (2014, 2017)
All-NBA Third Team (2018)
NBA scoring champion (2016)
NBA steals leader (2016)
50–40–90 club (2016)
NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2015)
NBA Sportsmanship Award (2011)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2010)
AP Athlete of the Year (2015)
Consensus first-team All-American (2009)
Consensus second-team All-American (2008)
NCAA season scoring leader (2009)
2× SoCon Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
Back in 2017, Steph Curry signed one of the largest NBA contracts, a deal that included a guaranteed amount of $201,158,790 through five years. Per Spotrac, Curry will earn a salary of $43,006,362 for the 2021 season and will become an unrestricted free-agent in 2023.
Curry is one of the most marketable athletes in the world. He makes around $42 million from his endorsements. In addition, Curry’s production company, Unanimous Media, has a development deal with Sony Pictures. His company’s first movie, Breakthrough, was released in April.
Curry has made a few notable contributions to various charities. Likewise, he recently contributed food for school children affected by the pandemic. But charity is not something he started recently. In 2012, he donated three mosquito nets for every three-pointer that he scored.
His charity also includes donating for educational purposes. Further, he donated $58,100, an amount he got by auctioning shoes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education initiatives. He has a company named SC30 (Stephen Curry’s NBA jersey number is 3o), which manages his investments, brand partnerships, and philanthropic ventures.
Out of the $42 million Curry makes from endorsements, his shoe deal covers a significant amount. Significantly, Stephen Curry has a shoe deal with Under Armour after snubbing Nike in his rookie season. His shoe deal, though, earns him a lot lesser when compared to the likes of LeBron James, James Harden, Kevin Durant.
Curry has accounts on major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter However, Stephen Curry does not seem to use Instagram, but his wife, Ayesha Curry, has an account on the platform. Give it a try and he might answer you if you are lucky enough.
Stephen Curry Twitter: @StephenCurry30
|Kids||Canon W. Jack, Ryan Carson, Riley Elizabeth|
|Height||6′ 3″ (1.91 m)|
|Rings||3 (2015, 2017, 2018)|
|Endorsements||Chase, Nissan Motor, Under Armour, Palm, Rakuten|