Ayesha Curry

LOS ANGELES - OCT 8: Ayesha Curry at the Autism Speaks Celebrit

Curry in 2015, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Ayesha Disa Alexander

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: March 23, 1989

*father – Polish, African-American
*mother – Chinese, African-Jamaican

Ayesha Curry is an American-Canadian actress. She is married to professional basketball player Stephen Curry, with whom she has four children.

Regarding her heritage, she stated on Twitter:

my mom is chinese/Jamaican and my dad is polish/African American. 😊

A picture of Ayesha and her mother, Carol, can be seen here.

She has also said:

My dad is a musician, he was a producer back in the day… He loves Stevie Wonder and there was a song called ‘Isn’t She Lovely,’ and his daughter’s name was Aisha, so he says her name in the song, and my dad fell in love with it.

Ayesha’s paternal grandfather was Richard Allen Alexander (the son of Joe Alexander and Carrie Tate). Richard was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and was African-American.

Ayesha’s maternal grandmother is named Gwen.

13 Responses

  1. Carmenbella says:

    She is Jamican.

  2. bablah says:

    Ayesh’s paternal grandfather was Richard Alexander.

    Gwen is her maternal grandmother.

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