Who is Callie Rivers?
On Valentine’s Day 2019, the news about Seth Curry’s engagement overflowed the internet and newspapers, and his fans wanted to know more about his fiancée, Callie Rivers. Today, they are married, but Callie is now even more interesting to the public, thus many would like to know all about the girl who walked down the aisle with the famous professional basketball player.
If you are one of those, make yourself comfortable and continue reading this article.
Early life, family, and education
Callie Rivers was born on 17 September 1989, and is an Atlanta, Georgia USA native; she comes from a family of African-American and Puerto Rican descent.
She was raised by her parents, Kristen and Doc, alongside her brothers Spencer, Jeremiah and Austin. Her father is a professional basketball coach, who since 2020 serves as the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Callie’s brothers are also basketball players, while Callie played volleyball.
She began playing as a teenager for Winter Park High School, in Florida, and upon matriculating in 2007, she enrolled at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she played collegiate volleyball. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications in 2010.
While playing in her high school, Callie led her team to Florida Class 6A titles for three seasons, setting school records for blocks, attempts and kills – Callie was named High School Player of the Year in 2006.
In the same year, she played in the US Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championship, and there she was named Most Value Player (MVP) of the USA High-Performance Championships.
At college, Callie was a starting player in her first matches in the Southeastern (SEC) Conference, and at the end of her first season, she received SEC All-Freshman team honors. In her senior year, Callie was the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-America selection.
When she graduated, there were numerous speculations about where Callie would go as a professional volleyball player, and she joined a team from Puerto Rico, the Leonas de Ponce, which played in the Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino. Subsequently, without any further explanation, Callie announced her retirement.
Seth Curry’s brother Stephen and the Curry family are virtual fans for today’s Mavericks/Clippers game!Callie Rivers, Doc Rivers’ daughter, is married to Seth and in attendance as well! 😯
Love life, engagement
Besides being known for her sports career, Callie was a subject of rumors because of her love life. Before she married Seth Curry, she dated two other basketball players.
She was in a relationship with Dexter Strickland, who now goes by the name Baden Jaxen, although this love story didn’t last long. From 2013 until 2014, Callie was in a relationship with Paul George, also an NBA player. Allegedly, the two broke up after Callie discovered that George has been cheating on her with his now-wife, Daniela Rajic.
Before they began their love journey, Seth and Callie had known each other for some time. Their families were close, and also her brother Austin was Seth’s teammate, thus at first, they kept their relationship secret.
Eventually, they revealed to their families that they are a couple. In May 2018, Callie gave birth to their daughter, Carter Lynn Curry.
When Seth decided to propose to Callie, he first went to her father Doc, and asked if he could have his daughter’s hand.
Seth proposed to Callie during the family dinner in his hometown, and she said ‘yes’.
Wedding and children
On 14 September 2019, Callie and Seth exchanged their wedding vows, in a ceremony held in Malibu, California. The bride was wearing a gown designed by Galia Lahav, and her bouquet was made of fresh eucalyptus and roses.
As mentioned, they became parents for the first time in 2018, while their second child, a son they named Cash was born in 2021.
Both Callie and Seth shared their precious memories with their Instagram followers.
Age, height, and net worth
Callie’s age is 33, and if you wondered about her height, she is 6ft 1in (1.85m) tall, and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs). Although she doesn’t play volleyball professionally anymore, she takes care of her body by working out at the gym. Speaking of her looks, she has long brown curly hair and hazel eyes.
As an athlete, she has earned a decent amount of money, and according to sources, her net worth has been estimated at over $1.5 million. You must have wondered how rich her husband is? Well, Seth Curry’s net worth is estimated at $8 million, with a current salary of $3 million.
Who is her husband, Seth Curry?
Seth Adham Curry was born on 23 August 1990, so recently celebrated his 32nd birthday. He is a Charlotte, North Carolina USA native, and he also comes from a family of athletes. His father is Dell Curry, a former NBA player, and his mother is Sonya Curry, a former volleyball player. His older brother, Stephen is a professional basketball player with the Golden State Warriors of the NBA. Their younger sister, Sydel played college volleyball.
Seth began playing basketball with his father and brother at an early age, and would often watch his father playing, so it isn’t surprising that he followed in his father’s and brother’s footsteps.
Speaking of his educational background, he attended Charlotte Christian School, where he played for the Knights’ basketball team, and upon matriculating in 2008, he enrolled at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia, one of the world’s largest Christian universities.
Seth Curry in his Nets debut:
— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) February 15, 2022
During his freshman year, he wore jersey number 30, the same as his father and his brother wore during their time on college basketball teams. After one season at Liberty, Seth transferred to Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, where he also wore number 30. He graduated with a BA degree in 2013, but in that year’s NBA draft, he went undrafted.
In November, Seth was acquired as an affiliate player by the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, then in December, he signed for the Memphis Grizzlies, making his NBA debut in January 2014.
During his professional career, Seth has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers (2014), Erie BayHawks (2014-2015), Sacramento Kings (2015-2016), Dallas Mavericks (2016-2018), and Portland Trail Blazers (2018-2019).
In 2019, he returned to the Dallas Mavericks, and then in the following year, he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. In February 2022, Seth was traded to the Brooklyn Nets, where he currently plays.
Speaking of his personal life before his marriage to Callie, Seth has kept it under wraps, and there’s no record or rumour of any previous relationships.