Inside Dell Curry's net worth amid divorce with Stephen Curry's mom Sonya
'After exploring a trial separation over the past year and much thoughtful consideration, we have decided to end our marriage,' the couple said in a statement
Stephen Curry's parents are no longer together as his mother Sonya curry has filed for divorce from the NBA star's father, Dell Curry. The news of the couple's split has broken the hearts of many fans who considered the pair a power couple. They had been dating for months before getting married in 1988.
According to TMZ, 55-year-old Sonya put in the paperwork for the divorce on June 14 in North Carolina. However, the news was reported on Monday, August 23, after the court records were obtained by the outlet. A court official tells us the divorce is still ongoing. The reason behind their split is still 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.” They also assured the fans that they planned to put family first. “We stay committed to and supportive of our children and grandchildren and will remain on connected paths," they said.
While the couple is the most well-known because of their son, Stephen, their other son, Seth, is also making his name in the world of basketball, playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. For years, the pair have been spotted cheering on Steph and Seth from the stands at NBA games. Fans remember them wearing gear featuring both the Warriors and Trail Blazers logos when their two sons went up against each other in the 2019 NBA playoffs. Dell and Sonya first met when they were student-athletes at Virginia Tech. They have been married for 33 years.
What is Dell Curry's net worth?
Although he is currently known as "Steph Curry's dad," Dell was also a basketball player in his time, named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 1994 and is the Charlotte Hornets all-time leading scorer. Born in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in June 1964, Dell was the shooting guard and small forward who was a McDonald's High School All-American at Fort Defiance High School. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 1982 MLB Draft after he won state championships in basketball and baseball. Dell played college basketball for Virginia Tech where he was a three-time First-team All-Metro Conference selection.
Dell is a former professional basketball player who has a net worth of $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 1986, he was named Metro Conference Player of the Year and a Consensus second-team All-American. Dell was drafted #15 by the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA Draft. From 1986 to 1987, he played for the Jazz and then from 1987 to 1988, he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dell played for the Charlotte Hornets from 1988 to 1998 and for the Milwaukee Bucks in 1999. He wrapped up his career with the Toronto Raptors from 1999 to 2002. His legacy was honored by Virginia Tech after his #30 was retired by them. He was elected to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.