Sonya Curry, best known as the mother of NBA superstars Stephen and Seth Curry, is set to release her memoir titled “Fierce Love” on May 3. The book chronicles her experiences in raising her family, her love for education, and how her faith has been her anchor during life’s toughest moments. Sonya, who is also an educator, hopes that her story will inspire and encourage others to find strength and purpose in their own journeys. In her exclusive statement to PEOPLE, she emphasizes the importance of continuous prayer, intentional living, fierce love, and daily laughter.
Sonya, the ex-wife of NBA star Dell Curry, has three children, Stephen (34), Seth (31), and Sydel Curry-Lee (27). After ending her 33-year marriage with Dell, Sonya is now opening up about her life experiences in her book, “Fierce Love”. The book describes her upbringing in rural Virginia, raising her talented but occasionally challenging children, establishing a Montessori school, and finding a meaningful connection to her faith. In addition to her book, Sonya co-hosts the “Raising Fame” podcast. Her children have expressed their love and support for her latest venture.
According to Stephen, a prominent member of the Golden State Warriors, his mother has been a source of inspiration, faith, rules, and thankfulness since the beginning for him and his siblings. Regarding their childhood, Seth also mentions their mother’s backing. As stated in the press release, the Brooklyn Nets player states that “My mom was always the one to challenge us growing up.” Sydel, their sister, remarks, “I am eager for everyone to become acquainted with my mother via her compelling narrative. She has been an unwavering support for our family.”
In a recent interview with PEOPLE, Stephen Curry spoke about his mother’s unwavering dedication and selflessness towards others. As an educator, giving back was always a part of her job, whether it was mentoring students or speaking with parents to offer encouragement. Stephen witnessed firsthand the sacrifices his mother made in order to support others, and this experience left a lasting impression on him. Fans of the Curry family will soon be able to learn more about their inspiring story when Fierce Love: A Memoir of Family, Faith, and Purpose is released on May 3rd.