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Dell Curry Biography

 Dell Curry
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Dell Curry
  • Birth Name: Wardell Stephen Curry
  • Nick Name: Dell
  • Father: Stephen Curry
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Ethnicity: Black Ethnicity
  • Profession: Basketball Player
  • Working For: NBA League
  • Net Worth: 16.6 million dollars
  • Salary: $2100000
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Weight in KG: 86 KG
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Sonya Curry (m. 1988)
  • Children: Stephen Curry, Seth Curry, Sydel Curry
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Education: Virginia Tech, Fort Defiance High School
  • Awards: N/A
  • Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
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Synopsis

Warden Stephen aka Dell Curry is a former NBA player and current sports commentator. He currently serves as a color commentator on Charlotte Hornets TV alongside Eric Collins and Stephanie Ready. He is the father of NBA stars; Stephen Curry and Seth Curry

Early Life and Education

Dell Curry was born on 25th June 1964 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the United States where he spent most of his childhood days.

Dell attended the Fort Defiance High School located in Fort Defiance, Virginia where he won a state championship in both basketball and baseball. He then joined Virginia Tech where he became the all-time leader point’s score with 1922. He became the McDonald’s High School All-American in 1982.

Early Career

The Texas Rangers drafted him out of High School in the MLB Draft after which Dell began appearing in the 1983 and 1984 NIT Tournaments where he finished 3rd in 1984. His team qualified for the at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament in 1985 and 1986 but lost the first round on both occasions.

Career

Curry was then drafted by the Baltimore Orioles after his junior year at Virginia Tech. He played both basketball and baseball at Virginia Tech. The Baltimore Orioles drafted him out in the 14th round of the 1985 MLB Draft.

Dell finally finished his Virginia Tech career with 2389 points and 295 steals becoming a second all-time and all-time leader respectively in basketball.

He was then selected as the 15th pick by the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA Draft. He only played for one season in Utah. Dell then went on to play for Cleveland Cavaliers in 1987 . He was selected by one of the NBA’s two newest team for the 1988-89 season, the Charlotte Hornets.

For the Hornets, Dell played ten seasons and then went on to play a season for Milwaukee Bucks . He then played his final season in the NBA for the Toronto Raptors. He finished with 11.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists on average.

Then on 18th June 2007, Dell was assigned as the assistant coach of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats and then started working as a color commentator for Charlotte Bobcats.

Personal Life

Dell married Sonya Adams Curry in 1988. Sonya was a standout basketball and volleyball player who won states championships. She went to Virginia Tech where she met Curry. The couple has 2 sons and a daughter.

Dell’s eldest son, Stephen Curry was drafted 7th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. His younger son Seth was born in 1990 and his only daughter Sydel was born in 1994.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Dell has a masculine body even till date. He is currently 50 years old, has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 86 kgs. Dell’s estimated net worth is $16.6 million and the salary he received from Raptors is estimated to be $2100000 in 2001.

He was named the Metro Conference Player of the Year in 1986, was the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 1993-94 season and was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of fame. He launched his charitable foundation, Dell Curry foundation in 1998. 

  • Last modified : 24 October, 2017
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