Dell Curry
Dell Curry
Celebrated Name: Dell Curry
Real Name/Full Name: Wardell Stephen “Dell” Curry I
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 25 June 1964
Birth Place: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.93 m
Weight: 86 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sonya Curry (m. 1988)
Children: Yes (Stephen Curry, Seth Curry, Sydel Curry)
Profession: American former professional basketball player
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: May 2024

If you’re a fan of the basketball game, Dell Curry won’t be a new name for you. He is a former American basketball player who has ruled the NBA for almost 15 years. Now, he is retired but is still a big name in American basketball history. The legendary player has set many records in his career and achieved a huge success.

Maybe you know about Dell Curry very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Dell Curry’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life

The former American basketball player was born as Wardell Stephen Curry I on July 25, 1964, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, US. Presently, he is active as a basketball coach or commentator. There is not much information about his parents and early life, but he spent his childhood in his birth town of Harrisonburg.

His completed his high school from ‘Fort Defiance High School’. After his schooling, he wanted to make a career in basketball, so he enrolled at Virginia Tech. Just after completing his graduation from here, he managed to get the ball rolling for his basketball career.

Personal life

Usually, celebrities have a very happening love life. They never seem stable. But the case is not the same as Dell. He is a committed and devoted family man. He found his love for Sonya Adams during his college days. At that time, Sonya Adams was a volleyball player at Virginia Tech. After dating for a few years, the couple got married in 1988.

The couple has three children together, and they all have made their career in sports like their parents. His sons, Stephan Curry and Seth Curry, are professional basketball players while his daughter, Sydel Curry, is a professional volleyball player like her mother. As of now, he is having a good relationship with his family, kids, and wife.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 25 June 1964, Dell Curry is 59 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.93 m tall, and weight is 86 kg.


Dell was interested in basketball since his childhood. As a child, he used to play both basketball and baseball but later on his career, he only focused on basketball. He had got the extraordinary knacks for basketball since his childhood. He was so skilled that he could throw the basketball with both hands.

When he was in high school, he won the state championship in basketball as well as baseball. These titles earned him low-grounded popularity, and he was drafted by The Texas Rangers. He appeared in NIT tournaments for next year, but then, he thought to be a professional player. So, he enrolled at Virginia State and learned it professionally. After this, he only focused on basketball.

Soon, he was selected by Utah Jazz as a 15th player, but within one year, he picked by Cleveland Cavaliers. Along with his NBA career, Dell also played for different teams over his entire career. His longest term was with Charlotte Hornets where he played from 1988 to1998.

Awards & achievements

Over his career, Dell has won many awards as a player. In 1986, he was named as Metro Conference Player of the Year. In addition to that, he was also inducted into ‘Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame’ in 1996 and ‘Virginia Sports Hall of Fame’ in 2004. He also bagged the ‘NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year’ award for season1988-89.

Net Worth & Salary of Dell Curry in 2024

Dell Curry Net Worth
Dell Curry Net Worth

Dell Curry was a successful NBA player. After his retirement from basketball as a player, he severed as a coach for NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats. Then, he served as a colour commentator for the Charlotte Hornets Franchise.

Provided that, there is no doubt that the legendary player must be having a huge net worth. At the peak of his career, his salary was nearly $2,000,000 per annum. This is really a huge amount. Though he is retired now, he has amassed a mountainous net worth. As of May 2024, Dell Curry has a net worth of $18 million. He has made this money entirely through his basketball career, though in many forms.

The man, who has ruled the court in basketball, rules millions of heart too. He runs a charitable foundation named ‘Dell Curry Foundation’. The foundation advocates against drug abuse counselling.


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