On Monday, August 23, news surfaced that NBA star Stephen Curry’s mom, Sonya, had filed for divorce from his dad, Dell. Fans have been curious to learn about Dell’s net worth ever since.
TMZ was the first to report that Sonya had filed for divorce from her husband, Dell, on June 14. The divorce proceedings are still underway.
Stephen’s parents were considered an NBA power couple. The pair had been married for 33 years and were often seen together, supporting their sons at NBA games. Hence, the news came as a shock to many fans.
What is Dell Curry’s net worth?
- The former NBA star is worth approximately $8 million.
Born in Harrisonburg, Virginia in June 1964, Dell played basketball and baseball since his high school days.
He went on to have a successful NBA career and played with the association from 1986 until 2002. He retired as Charlotte Hornets’ all-time leader, with a total of 9839 points after 10 seasons with them.
During his 16-year NBA career, Dell played with teams like Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Utah Jazz and Toronto Raptors. Post his retirement, he worked as a commentator with Eric Collins on Charlotte Hornets’ television broadcasts.
Ex-NBA star’s wife Sonya Curry files for divorce
Court records obtained by TMZ state that Sonya, 55, filed for divorce on June 14 in North Carolina. At the moment, the reason for the couple’s split remains unclear.
After the news broke, Sonya and Dell (57) released a statement to People Magazine, stating: “After exploring a trial separation over the past year and much thoughtful consideration, we have decided to end our marriage.”
Speaking about their commitment towards their family, they said: “We stay committed to and supportive of our children and grandchildren and will remain on connected paths.”
The pair tied the knot in 1988, the same year they welcomed their first child, Stephen. Dell and Sonya’s recent venture together was their Raising Fame podcast, which featured athletes’ families.
A look at the couple’s family and children
Dell and Sonya were high school sweethearts.
Their oldest son Stephen (33) currently plays for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. He has been married to Ayesha Curry since 2011.
The former couple’s younger son, Seth (31), plays for the Philadelphia 76ers and is married to Callie Rivers. Dell and Sonya’s youngest child is a daughter named Sydel (26), who is married to NBA player Damion Lee.
Stephen and Ayesha have three children, while Seth and his wife Callie share a daughter. Sydel is expecting her first child with Damion soon.
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