Born In: Radford, Virginia, United States
Sonya Curry is a former volleyball player and a school administrator. She was also a basketball player and has won a couple of championships, playing for her school team. She and ex-NBA player Dell Curry are proud parents to two NBA stars, Stephen and Seth. Sonya’s daughter, Sydel, is a state level volleyball player. Sonya is also the owner of a Montessori school in North Carolina. The school, which is a charitable institution, focuses on the overall development of its students. Sonya is a woman of substance as she has played a significant role in raising her children and making them what they are today. Her children have always spoken about her contributions in shaping their life and career. In August 2021, Sonya and Dell Curry decided to end their 33 year old marriage.
Also Known As: Sonya Alicia Curry, Sonya Alicia Adams
Spouse/Ex-: Dell Curry (m. 1988)
father: Cleive Ester Adams
mother: Candy Adams
siblings: Cleive Adams, India Adams
Born Country: United States
Notable Alumni: Christian Montessori School
U.S. State: Virginia
education: Virginia Tech, Christian Montessori School
While playing for the junior team, she served 57 aces in a particular season which was the sixth highest number of aces served in the history of Virginia Tech. Sonya then went on to make a record score of 69-70 by the end of her fourth year. She also registered her name for the All-Metro Team. She graduated with a major in elementary education and a minor in family studies.
Sonya met her husband, Dell Curry, while she was studying at Virginia Tech. Dell was a basketball player at Virginia Tech and was once invited by Sonya’s coach to one of her matches. Dell asked her out at the end of the game and soon, they were dating each other. They married in 1988 and in the same year, they welcomed their son, Stephen Curry.
Sonya Curry is the mother of two NBA stars and a state level volleyball champion. Being a sportsperson herself, she instilled the spirit of sportsmanship into her children. According to her, helping her kids to become athletes was an achievement in itself.
At a point in time, it was Sonya Curry who encouraged her son Stephen to focus on his basics when he was facing issues in getting qualified for the NBA team, ‘Golden State Warriors’. Thanks to his mother’s wise advice, he bounced back and eventually got selected for the team and is now a star player for ‘Golden State Warriors’.
Though Sonya Curry sacrificed her sports career to take care of the needs of her family, she made the best use of her degree. In 1995, she, along with her husband, laid the foundation of the charitable institution, Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman. The institution focuses on the overall development of its students. Any child aged between 15 months to 6 years can attend the institution.
Sonya Curry is a super mom in her own rights and is now enjoying her grandparenthood. She has two lovely grandchildren, Riley Curry and Ryan Curry, born to Stephen and his wife, Ayesha.
In August 2021, the couple announced their decision to separate. According to a news report in people.com, Sonya Curry and Dell Curry told the publication, "After exploring a trial separation over the past year and much thoughtful consideration, we have decided to end our marriage."
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