Sonya Curry is an American former volleyball player and philanthropist who currently is a school administrator. She was an enthusiastic athlete since her childhood. Despite this, in late 1980, she had played college volleyball at Virginia Tech and won a couple of championship for the team.
Apart from this, she is well recognized as the wife of former NBA player Dell Curry. Sonya is also the proud mother of current NBA player Stephen and Seth. Besides, she has sacrificed her sporting career for her family and to form a charitable institution.
Caption: Sonya Curry
Sonya Curry: early life, education, and career
Sonya was born as Sonya Adams on 1st June 1996, in Radford, Virginia, United States. Her father name is Clieve Ester Adams and mother’s name is Candy Adams. She has a sister named India Adams and a brother, Cleive Adams, hence, they were raised together.
Caption: Sonya posing for the camera
Curry’s interest in sports began since her eighth grade. She joined Radford high school in Radford, Virginia. During her high school days, she had played both volleyball and basketball. Curry played as a defensive player in basketball. She even participated in State level competition of AA championship and sprint relays. She also holds the record of Virginia Defensive player of the year.
During her universities days, she chose volleyball over basketball and played for the team Virginia Tech and led her team to a win. She graduated with a degree in elementary education and minored in family studies. As a career, she preferred to be School administrator than sportsperson. In 1995, she opened a charitable institution, Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman which focuses on the overall development of its students.
Caption: Curry with the family
Sonya Curry: personal life, husband, and children
Talking about her married life, she tied the knot with Dell Curry who is a former NBA player and currently works as a commentator. While Sonya was playing for Virginia Tech, her coach invited Dell to one of her matches. At the end of the match, Dell asked her to go out. It was their common interest in sports or anything else that their love blossomed in their first meeting. After dating a few years they married and in the same year, they welcomed their first child Stephen Curry. Respectively, the couple is proud parents of their other two children Seth curry (1990) and daughter Sydel Curry (1994).
Curry is also well recognized as the mother of NBA stars and a state level volleyball player. She had installed her sportiness in her children to become an athlete. She was the first coach to her children and helped to shape a career in their respective fields.
Caption: Sonya curry gathering with her family and friend.
There were rumors of separation for the couple but they are living a happy and healthy life with their children. Also, she is enjoying her grandparenthood. She has three granddaughters and one grandson.
Sonya Curry: net worth
Curry earned a good amount from her work. Her net worth is estimated to be around $35 million. She also shares a significant amount in her husband wealth whose net worth is $16.6 million. She is also the owner of a school which also is sure to increase her net worth.
Together the couples are living in the mansion which is worth more than $1.5 million. They also have a luxurious car worth millions.
Caption: Sonya Curry giving her best smile
Although she is not active in social media like Instagram and Twitter, the media has been able to successfully capture her in their camera while she comes to cheer for their children in their games.