For those who do not know Ayesha Curry beyond her NBA wife status, she is a 34-year-old Canadian-American actress and a cooking TV personality. After making a few appearances as a guest she started her own cooking show Ayesha’s Homemade which streams on Food Network. The 2 time New York’s best-selling author, producer and entrepreneur made a mark by getting featured on the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30.
She is married to the Basketball star and celebrity Stephen Curry, their love story goes back to their school days when they were just teenagers. Their love bloomed in the same church group they were a part of in North Carolina when they were just 14 and 15 years young. She attended Davidson College in North Carolina and has been with Curry since.
In an interview with ABC News, Ayesha Curry talks about taking on titles. She exclaimed that ‘Mom’ and ‘wife’ were the most important titles for her even before her professional roles. When the interviewer asks her if she is missing out on the NBA wife title she smiled and responded firmly, “No, I don’t think I will ever call myself that, because I feel like, I mean I don’t think my husband will ever call himself Chef’s wife.”
She goes on to speak about how initially she had no idea about basketball and was totally confused because everyone was wearing Shirts of Stephen Curry’s Jersey which was overwhelming. But now the time is different and she calls herself a ‘Die hard fan’. Stephen Curry has played 15 seasons for the Warriors and won 4 NBA championships. And you can see both of them supporting each other’s professions in their own ways.
Ayesha Curry and Stephen Curry have been married for 12 years now
Not a lot of people know that when they met as teenagers Ayesha did not talk much to Stephen, she would just say two words and run away. Stephen’s sister thinks that this left quite an impression on her brother. In an interview with PEOPLE, Ayesha said that he was the boy all the girls were obsessed with and so she generalized him into someone she couldn’t be with, which of course turned out wrong.
They bumped into each other in 2008, in LA when Stephen was in town for the ESPYs. Ayesha Cheekily once mentioned that it felt like friendship until they had their first kiss. But, once they realized that it was more than friendship they started dating and things fell in place. Ayesha Recalls from her high school paper where she clearly mentioned her ‘No athletes policy” with her significant other because she thought they were arrogant.
They finally went on their first date and Stephen’s funny and silly charm impressed her unlike what she had thought. Interestingly, Ayesha was the first one to say that she loved Stephen but he said it back only partially because he wanted it to mean fully. A few months later, Stephen confessed in the middle of a movie they were watching with their whole family which made Ayesha all the more anxious because she knew he meant it.
Stephen proposed to Ayesha in 2010 in the Driveway of her parent’s house where they shared their first kiss, he went down on a knee and shocked her with the proposal. Soon they were hitched by July 30, 2011, and started their Forever. A year later they welcomed their first child Riley, a daughter named Ryan(in 2015) and a Son named Canon(2018). This couple surely defines equal partnership in all possible ways and fans are rooting for them.