Biography – Sonya Curry


Sonya Curry is an American educator, and she is the mother of basketball players Steph Curry and Seth Curry. Her age is now 55 years old.

Early Life 

Sonya Alicia Adams was born on 30th May 1966 in Radford, Virginia, United States. Her father’s name is Cleive Ester Adams, and her mother’s name is Candy Adams. They lived in an often racist encounter and extreme poverty condition. She was raised in Virginia with her sibling India Adams and Cleive Adams. 

Education Details

Sonya Curry completed her high school education in her hometown. During that time, she played volleyball, track and field, and basketball games in school. Then she enrolled in Virginia Tech as an athlete student. Here she gains all-conferencing honors as a junior in Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference. Due to Sonya Curry, the college volleyball team was popular and she graduated in education. 

Personal Life, Affairs, And Marriage 

Sonya met Dell Curry who is an American former professional basketball player at Virginia Tech. During her official recruiting school visit, she was watching the men’s team basketball practice and they noticed each other. After dating for a few years, this couple tied the knot in 1988. This couple had 1 daughter named Sydel Curry and 2 sons named Stephen Curry, and Seth Curry who all are basketball players. However, on June 14th Sonya accused Dell for marital misconduct, and they both separated on 23rd August 2021.


Sonya Curry earned the state-level championship in basketball during her college days, and also she achieved in various sports. Apart from that, she is the president of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman.


  • During school days, Sonya Curry played basketball and volleyball. She won state-level championships in both volleyball and basketball. She played for the team ‘Hokies’ which is a Virginia Tech sports club.
  • When she played for the junior team, in a particular season she served 57 aces and it was the sixth-highest number of aces served in Virginia Tech history. Then by the end of her college fourth year, she went on to create a 69-70 record score. Sonya also registered her name for the All-Metro team.


  • Sonya Curry is the current president of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman in Huntersville, North Carolina, United States. It was founded by her in 1995.
  • From a very young age, she had an interest in teaching, and she even gathered from her neighborhood and helped them with their studies in her bedroom.
  • As a parent for three children and chief of the school, she always loves to make a fulfilling educational atmosphere. 
  • Her children also studied in her school. Her sons Steph and Seth both are NBA basketball players. Her daughter Sydel curry is also a former college volleyball player.
  • Sonya Curry’s net worth is estimated at around $5.5million. 

Body Measurement 

Height: 5 feet 3 inches

Weight: 54kg

Hair color: Light brown

Eye color: Blue 

Social Media Accounts 

Instagram: @sacurry22

Latest News, Updates, And Controversies About Sonya Curry

Recently after 33 years together, Sonya Curry, and her husband Dell Curry both are divorced on August 23, 2021.