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Sonya Curry Age 52 Bio: From Height, Ethnicity To Parents & Amazing Family

Date: 18 Sep, 2019

Sonya Curry Age 52 Bio: From Height, Ethnicity To Parents & Amazing Family

Quick Summary

Date of BirthMay 30 ,1966
Age53 Years 6 Month(s)
NationalityAmerican
Birth PlaceRadford, Virginia, United States
Birth NameSonya Alicia Curry
ProfessionEducator
Relationship StatusMarried
Husaband/SpouseDell Curry (m. 1988-Present)
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
GayNo
Net WorthNot Disclosed
Ethnicity/RaceAfro-American
FatherCleive Ester Adams
MotherCandy Adams
Sister/sIndia Adams
Brother/sCleive Adams
High SchoolRadford High School
Height/ How Tall?5 Feet 5 Inches (1.65 m)
Weight N/A
HairLong
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorLight Brown
LesbianNo
Son/sSeth Curry, Stephen Curry
Daughter/sSydel Curry

It is always a mother's dream to see her child prosper in their career. And for Sonya Curry, her son Stephen Curry being named as NBA's MVP in its first ever unanimous vote has exactly been that. 

The Virginia-native came into recognition while she was attending Golden State Warriors win over the Huston Rockets in 2016, where she was featured on television several times throughout the game. Only after the game, it came to light that she was the mother of GSW's superstar Steph Curry.

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Apart from her bio of a famous mom, she is a dedicated teacher who runs Christian Montessori School in Lake Norman, North Carolina. Sonya, age 52, is also very active on social media with her official Instagram account: @sacurry22, having more than 161k followers till October 2018.

Sonya Curry's Bio Reveals Mixed Ethnicity Parents &Siblings

Sonya Curry was born on May 30, 1966, in Virginia, U.S. 

She belongs to the mixed ethnicity because her parents hailed from different ancestry; her father, Cleive Ester Adams was an African immigrant while her mother, Candy Adams is a Haitian. Curry, aged 52, grew up in Virginia alongside her siblings; a brother named Cleive Adams and a sister named India Adams. 

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Although her parents share different ancestry, having been born in the U.S., she holds American nationality.

Sonya Played Volleyball Despite Being Of Average Height

She attended her hometown school, Radford High School in Virginia and later majored in elementary education at Virginia Tech. During her college years, she was a volleyball and basketball player at Virginia Tech. Despite being of average height, 5 feet 6 inches she was good at both sports and won state championships in both disciplines. 

Upon graduating, she had a job of school administrator where she continued to use her experience to inspire and give back to her community.

Sonya And Her Husband Share Typical Sportsperson's Love Story

There have been numerous instances of love at the sports field and Sonya is one of them. She is married to former professional NBA player Dell Curry with them being together since 1988.

The couple first met each other at Virginia Tech in the 1980s, where her husband Dell was a standout for the Hokie's basketball team, and Sonya was a volleyball star.

It was Dell who first fell in love with her and summoned up the courage to ask her out after one of his matches.

One became two and two quickly became three, as the couple frequented their dating sequences, and brought them closer. And after almost eight years of dating, the couple finally settled down for good by getting married. And 1988 was a fruitful year for the couple in every sense.

After getting married, Sonya's husband was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in NBA expansion draft the same year.

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The couple had to move to North Carolina. After moving to North Carolina following Dell's professional career, the couple thought that time was right to start a family together.

29 years of love: Sonya and Her husband Dell Curry (Photo: Stephen Curry's Instagram / 28 August 2017)

And the year was still 1988 when the two brought home their first baby Stephen Curry, someone who would go on to become one of the best players in NBA. After Steph, they also brought two other children to their family, a son Seth and a daughter; Sydle Curry.

Stephen and Seth have followed their father and are established NBA players, while Sydle has followed on her mother's path and is a volleyball player. As of now, the happy family is living a luxurious life courtesy of their popularity.

At Age 52, How Much is Sonya Curry's Net Worth?

Sonya has on multiple times professed her family to be her wealth and they are the only ones that count. She chooses her family over the cold-hard cash. Not that she is in desperate need of cash as her husband and son are among the richest players in their generation.

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According to Forbes, her son Curry made $76.9 million just in one season (2017-18), which was a major increase from last year's $47.3 million estimates. Her son has a whopping net worth of more than $100 million, while her husband Dell has a net worth of $16.6 million.

She also adds to her net worth from her Montessori School.

Looking at what her children and husband are up to, she definitely belongs from one of the richest family, not just in terms of money but also happiness!