Dell Curry Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Partner, Family, Children, Parents, Rookie Card, Stats, Net Worth, Facts & More.


Dell Curry Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Partner, Family, Children, Parents, Rookie Card, Stats, Net Worth, Facts & More.







Who is Ray Dell Curry?


Wardell Stephen Curry Sr. is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1986 until 2002.


Dell retired as the Charlotte Hornets' all-time leader in points (9,839) and three-point field goals made (929). Dell Curry currently works as a color commentator, alongside Eric Collins, on Charlotte Hornets television broadcasts. He is the father of NBA professional players Stephen Curry and NBA professional players Seth Curry.


Early Life / Childhood days

Dell Curry was born on June 25, 1964, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Dell showed interest in sports from his childhood. Curry was played high school basketball at Fort Defiance, where he used his coach's barn to practice shooting daily.

He is the all-time leading scorer in school history. While in school, Curry played both basketball and baseball, and won state championships in both sports. In the 1982, he was selected by the Texas Rangers for Major League Baseball draft. He finished his ‘Virginia Tech’ career with a total of 2389 points and 295 steals, becoming the second all-time and all-time leader, and a 6–1 record with a 3.81 ERA in baseball.


Dell Curry Education

Dell Curry attended Fort Defiance High School in Fort Defiance, Virginia, where he played basketball and earned all-state honors. He then went on to play college basketball at Virginia Tech, where he was a standout player for the Virginia Tech Hokies men's basketball team.

During his college career, Dell Curry set many records and was named the Metro Conference Player of the Year in 1986. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1986 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

In 1999, Dell Curry was inducted into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding career as a college basketball player.


Dell Curry Family

Dell Curry is a former professional basketball player and is the father of NBA players Stephen and Seth Curry. He was born on June 25, 1964, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States.

Dell Curry is married to Sonya Curry, and they have three children together: Stephen, Seth, and their daughter Sydel. All three of their children have followed in their father's footsteps and played college basketball. Stephen and Seth have gone on to become professional basketball players in the NBA.

Dell Curry's wife, Sonya, also comes from an athletic family. Her brother is former NFL player, Cleon Jones, and her sister-in-law is former Olympic sprinter, Jackie Joyner-Kersee.


NBA Career

Curry was selected by the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA draft. He played one season in Utah Jazz. He was selected by Charlotte Hornets in the 1988 NBA expansion draft, where he spent 10 seasons. Curry played one season for the Milwaukee Bucks before playing his final three seasons in the NBA for the NBA professional team Toronto Raptors.

He holds his total career averages of 11.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.8 assists. He is all-time leading scorer in Hornets history with 9,839 points. In 2007, he was appointed the assistant coach of NBA’s ‘Charlotte Bobcats. In 2009, Dell started working as a color commentator for the Charlotte Bobcats (now Charlotte Hornets).


Awards & honors

He was a regular in the discussions for Sixth Man of the Year and won the honor in the 1993–94 season. In 2004, Curry was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. In the year 2016, Dell was awarded the ‘Bobby Jones Award’.


Dell Curry net worth

As of 2023, Dell Curry's net worth was estimated to be around $20 million. Dell Curry is a former American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1986 to 2002. After retiring from the NBA, he worked as a color commentator for the Charlotte Bobcats and later as a game analyst for the NBA on TNT. He also has various endorsement deals and business ventures that have contributed to his net worth. It's important to note that net worth estimates can vary depending on the source and the criteria used to calculate them.

Short Biography


Birth Name: Wardell Stephen Curry

Birth Date: June 25, 1964

Birth Place: Harrisonburg, Virginia, U.S.

Born Country: United States

Also Known As: Wardell Stephen Curry Sr.

Age (in 2022): 58 Years

Ancestry: American Canadian

Listed height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

Listed weight: 205 lb (93 kg)

High school: Fort Defiance, Virginia (1982)

College: Virginia Tech (1982–1986)

Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Spouse: Sonya Curry (m. 1988)

Children: Seth Curry, Stephen Curry, Sydel Curry

Relatives: Riley Elizabeth Curry (grandchild)

               Ryan Carson Curry (grandchild)

               Canon W. Jack Curry (grandchild)

Occupation: Professional basketball player

NBA draft: 1986 (Round: 1 / Pick: 15)

Playing career: 1986–2002

Position: Shooting guard

Number: 30

Points: 12,670 (11.7 ppg)

Rebounds: 2,617 (2.4 rpg)

Assists: 1,909 (1.8 apg)

Net Worth: $10 Million

Salary: $5,00,000 +

Monthly Income: $40,000 +


Career history


Utah Jazz (1986–1987)

Cleveland Cavaliers (1987–1988)

Charlotte Hornets (1988–1998)

Milwaukee Bucks (1999)

Toronto Raptors (1999–2002)


Dell Curry stats


During his NBA career, Dell Curry played for three teams: the Utah Jazz, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Charlotte Hornets. He was primarily known for his shooting ability, especially from beyond the three-point line.

Here are some of Dell Curry's career stats:

Points per game: 11.7

Rebounds per game: 2.4

Assists per game: 1.8

Field goal percentage: 47.1%

Three-point field goal percentage: 40.2%

Free throw percentage: 84.2%

Career high in points in a game: 43


Dell Curry won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 1994 and was also a one-time participant in the NBA Three-Point Contest. He retired from the NBA in 2002 after playing for 16 seasons.


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