Steph Curry is undoubtedly one of the best professional basketball players in America. The Golden State Warriors point guard has already become a figure in North American basketball history and continues to leave his mark in the NBA.
What is Steph Curry’s net worth?
At the time this article was written the venture capital investor, professional basketball player, and brand endorser, Steph Curry has a net worth of $160 million. He is the best shooter in NBA history thanks to his ability to constantly make extremely long-range 3-point shots.
- Steph Curry is the highest-paid player in NBA
- Steph Curry earns $50 million per year in NBA base salary
- He bought a mansion in Atherton, California for $31 million in 2019
- He earns $30 million per year from endorsements
- Steph didn’t have any endorsements for his first few NBA seasons
- His NBA earnings will eventually top $400 million
Salary and endorsement earnings
Nowadays, Steph Curry is one of the highest-paid personalities in the world. Though, he did not have any considerable endorsements in his first NBA seasons, making only around $3 million. He earns around $50 million per year in NBA salary, plus $30 to $40 million per year from endorsements, resulting in a total of $80 to $90 million per year.
Stephan made $50 million from endorsements and salaries between June 2016 and June 2017. The next year he earned $76.9 million and in 2019 he made $80 million.
The famous basketball player earned $150 million from endorsements and $130 million from salaries in his first NBA decade.
Also, he has contracts with well-known brands like Nike, TCL’s line of “Palm” phones, and Under Armor.
In 2017 Steph Curry signed a 5-year contract with the Warriors for the sum of $201.1 million, which is around $40 million per year.
In 2021 he signed another 4-years contract with the Warriors for the sum of $215 million. Here are his salary earnings per season:
- 2022 – 2023: $48 million
- 2023 – 2024: $51.9 million
- 2024 – 2025: $55.7 million
- 2025 – 2026: $59.6 million
Childhood and teenage
Steph Curry, by his full name Wardell Stephen Curry II, was born in Akron, Ohio on March 14, 1988. The successful NBA player and the top scorer of three-pointers for the Hornets team, Dell Curry, is his father. Stephen and his family moved to Toronto when Dell began to play for the Raptors.
Steph Curry attended Queensway Christian College in Toronto and joined the basketball team. While he played there, he led the team to a victorious season. Also, he played for the Toronto 5-0 team.
Stephen returned to Charlotte with his family and finished his high school studies after his father retired from playing professional basketball.
Stephen Curry wanted to continue the tradition of playing professional basketball and join the Virginia Tech team. However, the school’s basketball department was not sure that Steph would be a good player due to his small stature. But he proved to be a very good player and became one of the NCCA’s highest scorers and won his first NCCA Tournament with the Wildcats in his second year.
Career beginning and success
Stephen Curry started his basketball career in 2009 when he joined the Golden State Warriors. He already registered 166 points from three-pointers by the end of the season. Steph established himself as a free-throw specialist the next season.
Stephen set a new record in 2012, with 272 completed three-pointers, while playing for the Warriors. He scored 314 three-pointers in the next season.
Stephen Curry, the playmaker of the Golden State Warriors, managed to surpass the 3,000 three-point mark in the NBA in 2021. On December 14, 2021, Stephen Curry became the player with the most three-pointers in NBA history, 2,977, in the 105-96 road win with the New York Knicks. The previous record was held by Ray Allen, a former player with the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle Supersonics, Boston Celtics, and Miami Heat, since 2011. Allen made 2,973 three-pointers in his career.
In 2011 Stephen Curry married Ayesha Alexander and they have three children together.
Besides basketball, Steph likes to play golf and plays regularly in celebrity golf tournaments. He even played alongside Barack Obama.
Stephen Curry and his wife, Ayesha, bought a house in Atherton, California for $31 million in 2019.
Before that, he owned a house in Alamo, California, which he bought in 2016 for $5.7 million, but sold for $6.3 million in 2019.
Also, Steph owns a house in Walnut, California, which he purchased in 2015 for $3.2 million.