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Who is Stephen Curry’s mom Sonya Curry? Her Bio: Net Worth, Height, Parents, Volleyball, Children

Who really is Sonya Curry? Age and Wiki

Sonya Adams was born on 30 May 1966, in Radford, Virginia USA, and is probably still best known as a college volleyball player, who played for Virginia Tech, during the late ‘80s, as well as the wife of Dell Curry, a former National Basketball Association star, and the mother of Stephen, Seth and Sydel Curry. She is 52 years old as of today, but still looks youthful.

Ethnicity and Body Measurements

Sonya was born into a family of Haitian and African American Creole ancestry. The beautiful former volleyball player has naturally dark brown hair, but dyes it to a lighter color. She is 160cms (5ft 6ins) tall, and weighs around 70kgs (155 lbs), and according to the photos of her available on the internet, has a fit and healthy figure, which is only natural as she was an athlete back in the day.

Net Worth

So just how rich is Sonya Curry as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this former volleyball player has net worth of over $1 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned field. Furthermore, her rich family is in possession of luxurious houses and cars and her son is the owner of several houses located in East Bay.

Early Life and Bio

Speaking about her education, Sonya was a student of Radford High School, Virginia, where she also played volleyball and basketball, beginning playing the latter in the eighth grade. Ultimately, in her senior year the team won the state AA championship, and she was named the Virginia defensive player of the year as she was a defense specialist. Besides that, she competed in track and was one of the top volleyball prospects in high school, subsequently choosing to attend Virginia Tech, where she also played volleyball and was a three-letter winner. In addition, she led the Hokies to a 69-70 record, over the course of four years she spent in the mentioned team. Sonya graduated with a degree majoring in elementary education, and with a minor in family studies.

Career

As of 1995, Sonya opened the doors as Charlotte Montessori School-Lake Notman, which is a non-profit Christian Montessori school focused on following Christ and achieving both spiritual and academic development. As of early 2004, the owner of the school began making plans on changing the organization of the school, and in the following period their vision was fulfilled. The mentioned school is a member of the American Montessori Society and is approved by North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction. Besides that, it is legal and private and open to children regardless of their race or national origin, and it encourages creativity and independence of children with enthusiasm for learning.

Family and Husband

Sonya was born to Cleive and Candy Adams, and has an older brother named Cleive and an older sister named India. During her time in college, she met Dell Curry when she was a freshman and he was a junior, and he reportedly asked her out after one of her games. The couple went on to marry in 1988, and have three sons, Stephen born in 1988, Seth born in 1990, and Sydel who arrived in 1994. Her sons are also widely recognized basketball players, with Stephen playing for the Golden State Warriors, Seth for the Dallas Mavericks, and Sydel for Elon University. Her family also includes four grandchildren.

Social Media

Sonya is active on social media such as Instagram, on which she is followed by over 160,000 people. She often posts photos from her private life to her account, and some of her latest posts include photos of the food she prepares for her family, as she enjoys cooking. Her most recent post is of the basketball sneakers of her son, with the caption:

“Happy Birthday to our Firstborn! So blessed to be celebrating you today!! #Exodus13:2 #underarmourstong #warriorproud”. When it comes to her religious views, Sonya is a Christian.

Sonya in the Latest News

Recently, Curry was praised for supporting her sons, the NBA stars, and being a positive influence on them, as she used to be as an athlete.  In addition, the article praised Sonya, as well as some other NBA stars’ mothers, for their physical and emotional efforts and the sacrifices they make for their children.

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