Famous for his shooting accuracy, unanimously titled the most valuable player in NBA history, there’s more you need to know about Stephen Curry other than his basketball career. He was born in Akron, Ohio, in 1988, but grew up in Charlotte Hornets due to his father’s career. He is the oldest son in the family and developed his skills by practicing with his father every day. However, his mother also helped to instill certain skills, when his father was away with his team members on road trips. He gained national attention due to his impressive performance at Davidson College. Due to this recognition and his overall performance in basketball, he was selected in the year 2009 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Having played for several years, he has certainly garnered everybody’s attention and is a favorite player of many people.
Since the NBA season is going on, it is the right time to dig in few details about your favorite NBA star. The upcoming sections shares some standout information about the entire Curry Family.
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The entire family is into sports. Stephen Curry’s mother Sonya Curry was a three-sport athlete at Radford High School in Virginia. Also, she was renowned for her volleyball skills at Virginia Tech. She met her husband, Dell Curry, got married to him, and relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, where she runs her own Montessori school. Talk about the sport genes.
Apart from Stephen Curry’s hard work and determination, we suppose he owes his accomplishment to his mother and father who actually got him into this field. Curry’s father, Dell Curry, is a former professional basketball player who was active from 1986 until 2002. He retired from playing basketball and currently he is working as a color commentator for the Charlotte Hornets television broadcasts. Just like his son takes his kids for the games, Dell Curry used to take his kids to watch the game as well. This is how you learn, it seems!
How can we forget this charming lady who is the support system of her husband’s sports career? Before getting married to wife Ayesha Curry, Stephen and Ayesha were sweethearts. They tied the knot in July of 2011. She was an actress and a model. Plus she has worked on a couple of TV shows, which include Gary Unmarried (2009), Whittaker Bay (2008), and Good Luck Charlie (2010). Also, there are enough speculations that soon the audience might see her in movies too! We’re curious to see how that pans out for her. Besides being an NBA star’s wife, she also has her own cooking show, Cooking with the Currys. Additionally, this talented lady also has a blog called LittleLightsofMine.com.
Riley & Ryan Curry
The pair welcomed their first daughter, Riley Curry, in 2012 and their second daughter, Ryan, in 2015. These two adorable kids are the apples of their parent’s eyes. Riley has even started to steal her father’s limelight. This makes us wonder how old Riley is that she is already stealing his limelight! Stephen Curry takes her along for press conferences and basketball games too.
Stephen Curry’s parents have two sons and both are into basketball. Stephen Curry’s brother, Seth Curry, also plays in the NBA, having joined the league in the year 2014. This 25-year-old guy plays for the Sacramento Kings and is a point guard on the team.
As mentioned earlier, the whole family is into sports. Stephen Curry’s younger sister, Sydel Curry, is not any less athletic than her family. Just like her mother, she is a volleyball player on Elon University’s volleyball team.