Since arriving in the NBA, Stephen Curry, who plays for the Warriors, has consistently ranked among the highest paid players. Curry started with the Warriors in 2009 as the seventh draft pick and has since racked up a huge fortune.
Between June 2016 and June 2017, Curry earned approximately $ 50 million in salaries and endorsements. Between June 2017 and June 2018, he earned $ 76.9 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
In the summer of 2017, he signed the NBA’s first $ 200 million contract. The five-year deal guaranteed the Warriors $ 201 million. He became the first player to earn over $ 40 million per season.
Despite being the highest paid NBA player over the past three seasons, he falls far short of LeBron James in terms of net worth. He currently has a net worth of $ 160 million and, according to Marca, a significant portion of his net worth comes from sponsorship and endorsement deals off the pitch.
In August 2021, he signed a contract extension worth $ 215 million over four years and is said to earn $ 48 million in 2022/23, continuing to rise until he earns $ 59.6 million last. contract year in 2025/26, Marca said.
Curry has supporting partners such as Under Armor, Chase, Vivo, eHi, Nissan / Infiniti, Brita, Bubble, and JBL and generates around $ 42 million in off court revenue.
According to Forbes, Under Armor, which pays Curry $ 20 million a year, launched Curry Brand in November 2020, hoping to challenge Nike’s Jordan brand. In 2018, Sony Pictures announced a multi-year development and production agreement with Curry that is expected to develop and produce film and television projects focused on the themes of family, faith and sports.
Additionally, he signed an endorsement deal with Callaway in 2019 that included a seven-figure donation to start a golf program at Howard University.
Curry recently announced a major endorsement deal with the FTX cryptocurrency platform. The NBA player also has his own production company, Unanimous Media, which is behind the ABC reality show competition series Holey Moley.
Curry was born Wardell Stephen Curry II on March 14, 1988 in Akron, Ohio. His father, Dell Curry, a successful NBA player, was the all-time leading scorer for the Charlotte Hornets. Curry attended Queensway Christian College and joined the basketball team, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
His professional career in the NBA began when he signed for the Golden State Warriors. Prior to that, he joined the Toronto 5-0, a team that has played games with other clubs across Ontario. He won the provincial championship with the Toronto 5-0.
After high school, Curry attended Davidson College and played for the Wildcats. In college, he became one of the NCAA’s top scorers and also set new records for scoring three points. In his sophomore year, he won his first NCAA tournament with the Wildcats.
The NBA star has been married to Ayesha Alexander since 2011 and they have three children together. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Curry regularly plays in celebrity golf tournaments and has played alongside Barack Obama. He is also a fan of the English Premier League football club Chelsea FC.