Sydel Curry is a retired American volleyball player, mental health advocate, and content creator.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Sydel Alicia Curry is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and was born under the Libra zodiac sign on 20 October 1994, which makes her 27 years old as of 2022. She is the youngest and only daughter of the retired Virginia Tech volleyball player, Sonya Curry, and her husband Dell Curry, who is a retired National Basketball Association (NBA) player (1986 – 2002). Sydel was raised together with her brother the world-renowned Golden State Warriors basketball player Stephen Curry, and Philadelphia 76ers NBA star Seth Curry. Sydel’s father is now a sports commentator for Charlotte Hornets TV Broadcast and works side by side with Erin Collins. Curry developed an interest in volleyball at a young age having been born into an athletic family.
Curry went to the California-based Catholic Charlotte Christian School, where she joined the volleyball squad, and served as the captain for almost three years. She led it through at least three quarter-finals, and registered the most wins for it. She later attended Elon College, and graduated with a bachelor’s in Phycology.
Sydel is a workout fanatic who hits the gym regularly. She is keen on her diet and avoids fast food and sugar; instead, she takes vegetables, fruits, and chicken meat.
She is a dog lover who has two pets named Nobu and Quavo.
She is an astute mental health activist who hosts the podcast “Because Life with Sydel,” which discusses general mental health issues.
Her best-loved actors are Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks, and Will Smith. She is a big fan of romantic books.
Curry loves vacationing together with her husband and baby and also enjoys spending her spare time at the beach.
Cierra Ramirez’s baby sis Savannah gives Sydel a glam make-up look perfect for a girls brunch date.
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Sydel began her volleyball career when she was in high school and played for Carolina Union Volleyball Club. She also played in college championships when she joined Elon University. Unfortunately, Curry was forced to end her career after she was involved in an accident in mid-2017, that left her with a broken knee.
Curry opened her YouTube Channel, A Curry Girl, on 15 July 2017 and has so far garnered over 100,000 subscribers. She posts videos related to fashion, beauty and lifestyle, having uploaded her first, “Q&A with Sydel Curry | SYDEL CURRY,” on 24 October 2017 but it didn’t attract a lot of attention. Some of her most popular videos are “Mom & Daughter Q&A | Dating, Mental Health, Skincare, AND MORE | Sydel Curry-Lee,” which was uploaded on 27 February 2019 and has so far gained over 500,000 views, and “Husband puts me through a basketball workout | Sydel Curry-Lee,” posted in July 2019 and has been viewed more than 1.1 million times.
Curry manages the brand A Curry Girl, which started with her lifestyle and mental health website – she created it together with Neiman Marcus. She is also involved with Domaine Curry Napa wine firm, together with her husband’s sister, Ayesha Curry. She appeared in the reality TV series “Say Yes to the Dress.” Curry also served as the host of the reality show “Sydel Takes On,” which interviews celebrity relatives – some of her notable guests have been actor Eddie Murphy’s eldest daughter, Bria Murphy, and Alicia Key’s brother Cole Cook.
Sydel is active on Instagram with the username @sydelcurrylee, and is followed by over 700,000 fans. She connects with her followers by sharing videos and photos related to gift ideas, make-up tutorials, body care, and workouts. Her Twitter account, @SydelCurryLee, has almost 70,000 followers.
Sydel is seemingly happily married to Damion Lee, who plays for the NBA team Phoenix Suns. The two met in college during a basketball game in 2013, began dating in 2016, and walked the aisle in September 2018. Their wedding ceremony was held at the famous upscale hotel, Charlotte Marriott City Center, in presence of family and friends, and they documented the memorable occasion on their respective social media accounts – her nieces, Riley and Ryan were the flower girls while the groomsmen were her brothers. The couple broke the news about Sydel’s pregnancy on Twitter in mid-2021, despite their reported struggles with fertility. They welcomed a boy, Daxon Wardell-Xavier Lee, on 26 November 2021.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Sydel is of mixed Haitian and Afro-American roots and has dark brown hair and a set of brown eyes. She’s 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall, weighs around 132lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 35-25-36.
Sydel’s social media career has made her very famous and modestly rich. She is authoritatively worth approximately $1.5 million as of 2022. On the other hand, her husband is worth around $5 million; he earns an annual salary of approximately $800,000.
Who is Sydel Curry’s Husband, Damion Lee
Damion was born on 21 October 1992, in Baltimore, Maryland, to Michelle Riddick and Dean Lee. He attended Calvert Hall College High, and played basketball for the school’s team. He transferred to the Oakdale-based St Thomas More High School, where he played in the 2010-2011 season, and led his school team to the National Prep School Championship. He was thereafter enrolled at Drexel University in 2011, joined the Drexel Dragons Basketball team, and averaged 4.4 rebounds and 12 points in the 2011-12 season, which saw him crowned the Rookie of the Year by the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). In the season that followed, he led his squad to the third position.
2016 saw Lee joining Miami Heat and playing in the NBA Summer League. He later signed with Boston Celtics before he was sold to NBA Development League’s Red Claws. In 2017, he was taken on by Santa Cruz Warriors, which played in NBA G League and he later signed contracts with two teams in 2018: Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors. Damion made his international debut when he played for the US National Team in FIBA World Cup in 2019. In the year that followed, he signed with Golden State Warriors, and shortly afterwards scored a three-pointer which saw the team win against the Chicago Bulls.
Lee likes updating his 300,000+ Instagram fans about his career endeavors. He’s followed by about 12,000 fans on Twitter, but isn’t active on Facebook. Lee has a chocolatey skin tone with black hair and dark brown eyes. He stands at an impressive height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m) and weighs approximately 210lbs (95kgs).