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Sonya Curry

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Sonya Curry
Sonya Curry at her house


May 30, 1966


former volleyball player
NBA mother

Years active


Known for

mother of Stephen Curry


Dell Curry (1988-present)

Sonya Adams Curry (born May 30, 1966) is American former volleyball player for Virginia Tech. She is the wife of former NBA player Dell Curry, and mother of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry.


Sonya Adams Curry went to Radford High School where she was a standout basketball and volleyball player winning state championships. She chose to play volleyball at Virginia Tech, which is also where she met her husband, former NBA Star Dell Curry. Sonya was a freshman and Dell was a junior when he first asked her out after one of her games. They married in 1988 and obviously passed some athletic genes on to their children.


Dell CurryEdit

Main article: Dell Curry

Dell Curry, Sonya's husband, Dell is a retired American professional basketball player at the shooting guard and the small forward positions. He played basketball Fort Defiance High School in Virginia and Virginia Tech and Charlotte Hornets. As of 2013, he is the Charlotte Hornets' franchise leader in points (9,839) and three-point field goals made (929).

Steph CurryEdit

Main article: Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry, Sonya's oldest son, was born in 1988. Stephen played high school basketball at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, North Carolina and was named all-state, all-conference, and team MVP while he led his team to three conference titles and three state playoff appearances.

He went to play three years of college basketball at Davidson College. He rose to promeince in his sophomore year as he lead Davidson to elite eight in the NCAA tournament.

He was drafted 7th overall in 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. On July 30, 2011, Curry married Ayesha Alexander and they have a daughter Riley.

Seth CurryEdit

Main article: Seth Curry

Seth Curry, Sonya's youngestson, was born in 1990. Seth also played basketball for Charlotte Christian School where he earned all-conference, all-state, and first team CSAA All-American accolades. He went To Liberty University but transferred to Duke University.

He is unfourtunately went undrafted in 2013 NBA draft but a signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors but got cut by Warriors. He currently plays for the Golden State Warriors' NBA development team Santa Cruz Warriors.

Sydel CurryEdit

Main article: Sydel Curry

Sydel Curry, DSonya's only daughter, was born in 1994. Sydel was a four year starter and three year captain volleyball player at Charlotte Christian School (the same school Stephen and Seth went to). Sydel lead her team to three state quarterfinal appearances. She is currently plays indoor college volleyball at Elon University.

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