How Stephen and Ayesha Curry Make Their Enviable Marriage Work
“He’s truly one particular of the 1st persons I laid eyes on when I moved to the States,” Ayesha told E! News’ Jason Kennedy in October 2017. “Did not say two words to him.” She did tell her sisters she’d noticed a cute guy, “and then they produced enjoyment of me due to the fact they reported he looked like a relative.” She shook her head. “Which I do not see it, but everyone else seems to believe that! Maybe it really is ’cause we are on the very same wave-size, I do not know.”
Steph, a son of former NBA player Dell Curry and more mature brother of the Philadelphia 76ers’ Seth Curry, went on to perform basketball for Davidson College, where by he was a two-time Southern Meeting Men’s Player of the Calendar year, for 2007-’08 and 2008-’09, and appeared in 3 straight NCAA tournaments. On a trip out to Los Angeles to show up at the ESPYs in 2008, he and Ayesha—who’d moved west to go after acting—reconnected.
“That was just kinda fate ideal there, two children from Charlotte, assembly once more in L.A. on a whim,” Steph mentioned in 2016 on In Depth With Graham Bensinger.
Ayesha remembered their re-meet-cute slightly differently…
“We had been mates up until eventually I was 19, and I considered we were being just friends,” Ayesha advised E!, admitting that she did dodge Steph’s first endeavor at a kiss. “I did not know we experienced those people feelings—I was flattered when I realized midway by means of the dive-in that he had other emotions…Oh, he came all the way in and I went like”—she ducked again. “It was mid-conversation, it was pretty…” she shook her head. But “we had a do-in excess of!”