Directly coming from his school career, the man who spread the light of their excellence in the field of American basketball, Eddy Curry, is one of them. He made his successful career in the field of basketball. During his career, he played in the NBA, CBA, and ABL. The glowing career gave him fame, wealth, and lots of fans. His fans are eager to know about his career earnings. So how much is Eddy Curry worth? In this article, his success, career history, and net worth are discussed.
What is Eddy Curry’s Net Worth and Salary?
The net worth of Eddy Curry is $70 million. Most of the portions of his wealth are from the earnings of his career. His average salary per year is $3-$5 million.
Salary Accumulation Chart:
|Total Salary Earned:||$70 million|
|Average Yearly Salary:||$5 million|
|Highest Paid Season (2010-11):||$11 million|
|Salary From New York Knicks:||$44.5 million|
|Salary From Chicago Bulls:||$11.5 million|
|Endorsements Earnings:||$1.5 million|
|Source of Income:||Basketball, Media, Business, Endorsements|
Where was Eddie Curry born?- Early Life and Education
Eddy Curry took the first inhale of his life on December 5, 1982, in Harvey, Illinois. His full name is Eddy Anthony Curry Jr. People often get confused and ask, “Is Eddy Curry related to Steph Curry?” No, they are not related, and there is no connection between them.
From the early years of his life, he began to flourish with basketball. In his early career, he played at Thornwood High School in Holland, Illinois. During his school tenure, his high school team finished second in the IHSA State Playoffs in 2001. For his charismatic performance in the NBA, he got a direct chance.
Where is Eddy Curry Now?
He is still alive, and he is 40 years old now. He returned to the Killer 3S roster and is preparing for his second BIG3 season.
What NBA team was Eddy Curry on?
He started playing in the field of basketball in 2001. Eddy played until 2019. He spent 18 years of his life running after the ball in the field of professional basketball. During his tenured basketball career, he played for–
- Chicago Bulls
- New York Knicks
- Miami Heat
- Dallas Mavericks
- Zhejiang Golden Bulls
- Zhuhai Wolf Warriors
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In 2001, he was taken by the Chicago Bulls in the NBA draft in 4th overall for the 1st round. Tyson Chandler was his teammate. He played for this team till 2005. After leaving this team, he signed with the New York Knicks and served there from 2005 to 2011.
The golden time of his career was with the Miami Heat. Before joining the team, his weight was around 400 pounds. But his determination and hard work helped him lose 100 pounds. With his outstanding performance, he helped his team win the NBA championship. In 2012, he partially played for the Dallas Mavericks. In the following season, he played for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls. The last team of his career was the ABL team Zhuhai Wolf Warriors, and he played for this team in the 2018–19 seasons. Wearing the jersey of this team, he said goodbye to professional basketball.
|Full Name:||Eddy Anthony Curry Jr.|
|Profession:||Former Basketball Player|
|Birth:||December 5, 1982, in Illinois, Holland|
|Net Worth:||$70 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|School Education:||Thornwood High School|
|Wife/Girlfriend:||Korie Kellogg, Nova Henry, Patrice Curry (Now)|
|Current Age:||40 years|
How tall is Eddy Curry?
Eddy Curry is tall, up to 7 feet, and his weight is 130 kg. His playing position in the field of basketball was the center. He wore jersey numbers 2 for the Bulls, 34 for the Knicks and Heat, and 52 for the Mavericks during his career.
Success and awards: What is Eddie Curry known for?
- In 2012, he was the glorious part of winning the NBA championship.
- In 2001, he got the Illinois Mr. Basketball title and also became the McDonald’s All-American MVP.
- In 2001, he was named to the First-team Parade All-American, and in 2000 he became the Second-team Parade All-American.
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Who is Eddie Curry’s wife, and when did they get married?
In personal life, Eddy Curry is the father of seven sons. He was married to Korie Kellogg. The family of Korie Kellogg was blessed with a son, Eddy III. But is Eddy Curry still married to Kellogg? No, after their separation, he married Patrice Curry, who is now his current wife. Their family has four children. His other two children are Ava and Noah; they are from a relationship with his former girlfriend, Nova Henry. She was murdered in 2009 along with 10-month-old Ava.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.