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Sonya Curry
Sonya Curry at her house


May 30, 1966 (age 49)


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 a former American volleyball player for Virginia Tech. She is the wife of former NBA player Dell Curry.

She is mother of NBA Most Valuable Player Award winner, Stephen Curry, a professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, and Seth Curry, a professional basketball player for the Erie Bayhawks of the NBA D-League.

Life and CareerEdit

Sonya Curry, a former American volleyball player for Virginia Tech, was born on May 30, 1966 to Candy Adams and has a brother Cleive Adams and a sister India Adams. India Adams played basketball at Belmont Abbey College.

She attended the Radford High School in Radford, Virginia. There, she was a standout basketball and volleyball player who won state championships. She then chose Virginia Tech to play volleyball. It was there that she met her future husband. Sonya is an African American Creole and Haitian ethnic background from both her parents side. Her great grandparents last name was Snell.

Family Edit

Sonya is married to Dell Curry, who is a retired American professional basketball player. Sonya and Dell met at Virginia Tech in the 1980s when she was playing team volleyball and leading in aces. The couple exchanged vows in 1988. After getting married, Dell Curry got traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to Charlotte, North Carolina. Sonya and Dell are the proud parents of three children, two sons and a daughter.

She gave birth to her first child, a son named Stephen Curry in 1988. Stephen plays for the Golden State Warriors, he was named the 2015 League MVP and 2015 NBA champion, and is considered the greatest shooter in NBA history. Her second child, a son was born in 1990 and he is named as Seth Curry. He is also the professional basketball player who is presently playing for Orlando Magic’s NBA Development Team, The Erie Bay Hawks. Her third child, a daughter was born in the year 1994 and she is named as Sydel Curry. Currently, she is playing the indoor college volleyball at the Elon University.

Apart from that, Sonya is now at the age of 49. She owns as well as operated her own Montessori School located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The school is for 150 students. She knows how to balance her professional and personal life. As she has maintained to keep her profile low, there is no more information found about her.

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