Sonya Curry is an American educator. 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.

Birth Name

Sonya Alicia Curry


Sonya Curry, Sonya Alicia Adams





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sonya Curry was born on the 30th of May 1966, in Radford, Virginia, United States.


She’s currently 56 years old.

Sun Sign




She has Afro-American ancestry.




Curry attended Radford High School. Later, she graduated from Virginia Tech.

Family Details

  • Father –  Clive Ester Adams
  • Mother – Candy Adams
  • Siblings – Clive Adams (Brother), India Adams (Sister)

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Sonya Curry has dated –

  • Dell Curry  Sonya met her husband, Dell Curry, while she was studying at Virginia Tech. In 1988, they married and in the same year, they welcomed their son, Stephen Curry. After their wedding, the family frequently traveled from Cleveland to Utah for Dell’s games. They have three children’s. In August 2021, the couple announced their decision to separate. 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.
  • Steve Johnson – Curry is dating Steve Johnson. Steve is a former New England Patriots tight end. Curry and Johnson have been dating after she and Dellegally separated.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 160 cm
  • In meters – 1.60 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-28-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Sonya became known as the Former volleyball player at Virginia Tech University. She is an educator and she became president of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman.  She also known the mother of basketball players Stephen Curry and Seth Curry. They are NBA superstar and MVP.

Sonya Curry Net worth

Sonya Curry has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonya Curry

  • Sonya was born in Radford, Virginia. She is of African American Creole and Haitian ethnicity. They lived in extreme poverty and frequently had racist experiences with the Ku Klux Klan.
  • In high school, Adams played volleyball, track and field, and basketball. She matriculated at Virginia Tech as a student athlete, where she played volleyball, earning all-conference honors in the Metro Conference as a junior.
  • Sonya met her future husband, Dell Curry, at Virginia Tech. During her official recruiting visit to the school, she was watching the men’s basketball practice when Adams and Curry noticed each other.
  • In 1995, Curry is president of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman in Huntersville, North Carolina, which she founded. Her children attended the school.
  • Curry’s elder son, Stephen, plays for the Golden State Warriors and holds the all-time NBA record for three-pointers. He has won four NBA championships with the team. Her younger son, Seth, plays for the Brooklyn Nets. Her daughter, Sydel, played volleyball at Elon University. Curry has six grandchildren.
  • In 2019, Stephen and Seth Curry became the first brothers to ever compete against each other in an NBA Conference Finals when Golden State played Portland.
  • She is often interviewed about how she successfully raised professional athletes, including two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen. She shares how the family has been successful over time, including how they have dealt with their sons’ success in the NBA.
  • On August 23, 2021, Curry and her husband, Dell, announced that they were divorcing after 33 years of marriage.
  • Sonya is active on social media and has over 250K followers on Instagram. But she does not use Facebook or Twitter.


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