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Nova Henry

Nova Henry

Facts of Nova Henry

Full Name:Nova Henry
Birth Date:July 28, 1981
Age:39 years
Death Date:January 24, 2009
Country:United States
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
SiblingsRyan Henry
KidsAva Curry, Eddy Curry
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Nova Henry came into limelight due to her relationship with NBA star Eddy Curry before her death. After her death, many newspapers covered the news regarding her murder alongside her infant daughter Ava.

Many newspapers said that her murder reason was a relationship with Eddy Curry. But she broke her relationship with Curry before she was murdered with her infant child at the age of 28.

Who are the Parents of Nova Henry?

On July 28th, 1981 Nova Henry was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. If she was alive, her age would be 38 years old. Nova held American nationality and belongs to Afro-American nationality. She is the daughter of Keith Henry (father) and Loni Henry (mother).

Nova is the sibling; sister of the famous tattoo artist, Ryan Henry. Along with Nova, Ryan had opened 9Mag shop in honor before her murder. Ryan is a parent of a son named Mason with an ex-girlfriend, Rachel Leigh.

What is the Reason for Nova Henry Death?

It was found out during the investigation of her murder that Nova Henry was found shot to death with her 10-month-old daughter, Ava inside her house in January 2009 located in South Loop, Chicago, the United States.

In 2009, Nova chose a lawyer Fredrick Goings to represent her at the legal custody battle that ensued her separation from Curry. She had not expected that her lawyer would go drastically opposite her. Her lawyer Fredrick brutally shot her with an infant daughter on January 24, 2009. At the time of Nova’s death, Curry was married to Patrice Curry. He also shared four children with the wife.

Nova Henry with her daughter photo attach with her murder
Caption: Nova Henry with her daughter photo attach with her murder (Photo: nynews)

Unfortunately, she was just 27 years old when shot to death along with her 10 months old daughter Ava. Later, it was discovered the main reason for her murder, she tried to end her relationship with the lawyer. They were involved in a romantic relationship.

When she tried to move out with her kids that have triggered Fredrick. After that, he murdered them brutally. The court of the Chicago attorney found him guilty of murdering Henry and her infant daughter. He was sentenced to life in prison by the judge for his crime.

Nova’s Grandmother, Lisa Newman saif about her murder.

“We’re very pleased with the verdict,” “We never doubted for a minute that it would be anything other than guilty.”

Her Brother, Ryan said:

“disgusted by the ppl’s disrespectful careless ‘that’s what she get’ comments.”

Nova’s son Ryan’s nephew has been the best present for Ryan. After seeing the comment about her, Ryan jumped to her defence on Instagram. He shared an old photo of her sister on his Instagram writing:

“The noisy outside world’s misinformed disrespect does not overshadow what BEAUTY IS…. and how much you Use YOU and myself to help other WOMEN in all kinds of situations,”  “Be peaceful.”

Nova Henry
Caption: Ryan’s Sister, Nova Henry (Photo: Instagram)

Nova Henry’s Relationship with Eddy Curry

Talking about her love story with basketball player Eddy Curry, her ex-boyfriend had not disclosed any information on their relationship. But it is the only reason that she came into media eyes and became popular overnight.

Nova Henry with her daughter photo
Nova Henry with her daughter photo (Photo: Zimbio)

From their relationship, they blessed with two kids, a daughter Ava Henry and a son called Noah Henry before her murder. However, the couple never married but they shared a strong bond before their breakup. However, the reason for their breakup is missing. After a break-up, the former couple fought the battle in court for the custody of their children.

They never married but considered the strong couple before their breakup. However, after, their breakup, they took the incident to the court for the custody battle of their children. She chose Fredrick Goings as her attorney for the battle in the court.

Ex-Boyfriend Eddy Curry Opens Up About The Death Of Nova Henry

Finally, her ex-boyfriend Eddy Curry opens up about the death of Nova Henry. He explains Nova Henry’s death, revealing that his wife, Patrice, didn’t know he was involved with her:

“A lot of people don’t know about Nova. I saw her on and off for a few years while I was with the Knicks. We had two kids together. On the day Nova was murdered — shot down in cold blood back home in Chicago — one of the many people who didn’t know about her was my wife, Patrice. Patrice also didn’t know about the children I’d had with Nova — my 10-month-old daughter, Ava, and her three-year-old brother, Noah. I kept it a secret. All of it. For years…So as I’m on the phone learning that my infant daughter and her mother had just been murdered … I’m also coming to grips with the fact that my marriage of nearly four years would almost certainly be over.”

Also, he added

“Before I knew it, I was on a plane flying back to New York, and even just within those few hours more and more details became clear. I found out that my son Noah was right there when his mother and sister were shot. But he was so little that he didn’t really understand what had happened. He’d tried to wake up his mom after the shooting, so when the officers went in and found him there, he had blood all over him. He actually laid down next to her and had fallen asleep. Noah hadn’t been able to wake up his mom or his sister, and probably thought they were sleeping, so he went to sleep, too.”

Her Ex-Boyfriend Career

Nova just came into limelight because of her relationship with Eddy Curry. Eddy is an American basketball player while playing for the Zhuhai Wolf Warriors of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). He played in ASEAN Basketball League directly out of Thornwood High School in South Holland, Illinois. He was chosen by the Chicago Bulls in the 2001 NBA draft in fourth overall.

Eddy Curry showing his skills in a match
Caption: Eddy Curry showing his skills in a match (photo: Zimbio)

Until 2005, he wears the jersey of Bulls then he played for the New York Knicks from 2005 to 2010. After that, he played the season 2011 to 2012 for the Miami Heat. Similarly, he became the part of Heat’s when they won 2012, a championship team.

For the early phase of season 2012 to 2013, he started playing for the Dallas Mavericks. After that, he played for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls out of the season of the Chinese Basketball Association.

He has won the McDonald’s All-American MVP in the year 2001 as well as Illinois Mr. Basketball in the same year. After that, he won the NBA championship award in the year 2012.

Her Ex-boyfriend Eddy Curry has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2019. His main source of income is his professional career. Similarly, he earns a hefty amount of sum from his professional career. From his earning he is living a luxurious life.

His Controversies

Eddy had several controversies including some sexual harassment accusations like his career several ups and downs. However, he considered one of the best players in NBA history.