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Ayesha Curry
Born Ayesha Disa Alexander
March 23 1989 () (age 28)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation author, businesswoman, celebrity cook, television personality, model, actress
Years active 2008–present
Style Quick and easy
Television Cooking with the Currys 'Ayesha's Homemade
Spouse(s) Stephen Curry (m. 2011)
Children 2

Ayesha Disa Curry (née Alexander; born 23 March 1989) is a Canadian–American celebrity chef, cookbook author, television personality, businesswoman, model, and actress. Her culinary career started in 2014, when she prepared her first meal as a YouTube demonstration on her channel Little Lights of Mine. In 2016, she collaborated with chef Michael Mina in The Mina Test Kitchen of International Smoke, a Bay Area pop-up restaurant. In the second half of 2016, she released her cookbook The Seasoned Life and debuted her cooking show Ayesha's Homemade.

Career Edit

At age 12, Curry acted as the love interest in the music video for "Too Young for Love" by Suga Prince.

Prior to her marriage to Stephen Curry, Ayesha was an actress, known for Underground Street Flippers (2009), Dan's Detour of Life (2008), Love for Sale (2008), and guest roles in several television shows. More recently, she has become a presenter of cooking and lifestyle tips, first on her own YouTube channel and later on her Food Network show Ayesha's Homemade. Her company Little Lights of Mine sells its own brand of extra virgin olive oil, and 10% of all proceeds are donated to No Kid Hungry. In addition to her written recipes, Curry often posts instructional cooking videos on her YouTube channel.

According to VarietyAyesha’s Homemade will focus not only on Curry’s recipes, but also on her life as a wife and mother, with plenty of cameos from her husband and two daughters.

Personal life Edit

Both of Curry's parents are biracial. Her mother is of African/Chinese Jamaican descent while her father is of Polish/African American descent. She was born and raised in Toronto until the age of 14, when she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina.

On July 30, 2011, she married NBA player Stephen Curry. The two met in a church youth group in Charlotte when they were 15 and 14 years old. Together, they have two daughters, Riley Elizabeth Curry (b. 2012) and Ryan Carson Curry (b. 2015). They currently reside in Walnut Creek, California

Controversy Edit

Curry took to Twitter to have a conversation about modesty as she discussed the latest fashion trends among women. She tweeted out the following: "Everyone's into barely wearing clothes these days huh? Not my style. I like Just looking at the latest fashion trends. I'll take classy over trendy any day of the week. #saturdaynightinsight"

In June 2016, Curry was heckled by many Cleveland Cavaliers fans, after Game 6 of the NBA Finals ending in a win for the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Golden State Warriors Curry was not too happy about it. When Steph Curry was ejected from the game, Ayesha took to Twitter to vent her frustrations:  Ayesha Curry’s deleted tweet accusing the NBA of being rigged. The comment, which was widely publicized both in the traditional media, and the blogosphere, caused a media stir. 

Filmography Edit

Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Dan's Detour of Life Cassie Stevens TV Movie
10 Items or Less Girl in Bathroom Episode: "Forever Young"
Whittaker Bay Keeley Hawkins 8 episodes
Love for Sale Girl #1 Film
2009 Hannah Montana Andrea Episode: "Come Fail Away"
2010 Good Luck Charlie Beautiful Girl Episode: Kwikki Chick
2013 The Little Ghost Marie Voice
2015/16 Rachael Ray Herself 5 episodes
2016 Mike & Mike (TV Series) Herself Episode: dated 17 June 2016
FabLife Herself
Guy's Grocery Games Herself – Judge 2 episodes
Chopped Junior Herself – Judge The Big Stink
Good Morning America Herself Episode: dated 19 September 2016
The Real Herself Episode: "Ayesha Curry/Style File "

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