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Ayesha Curry on Battling Marriage Insecurities and How She and Husband, Steph Curry, Met at Youth Group

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The first lady of the NBA Ayesha Curry is a dynamic powerhouse woman. But she also keeps it real and relatable when it comes to marriage struggles and keeping faith at the center of her home.


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Ayesha Curry is a chef, momma-preneur, believer and first lady of the NBA. She and her husband NBA’s most valuable player, Steph Curry, are leaving their mark now on human history. But don’t get it twisted, this couple is super grounded in their faith as believers, they met in a North Carolina church youth camp in high school before superstardom.

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“I wasn’t allowed to date in high school,” she informed Parents magazine. “We always laugh that we were both focused on God.” The couple has remained strong for eight years of marriage. They both attribute success in their careers on the court or in the kitchen to their faith in God.

During a recent interview on Red Table Talk with Jada Pinkett Smith, Ayesha opened up about insecurities in her marriage. Confessing how hard it is when other women try to grab Steph’s attention. The constant competition makes her uncomfortable. Ayesha received a lot of backlash from the public, for this interview because they said she wanted more attention when she mentioned why other men didn’t come up to her as often.

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Regarding the interview Curry shares on Instagram “I really want to take the time to encourage everyone to speak their truth regardless of perception, fitting into a mold or offending someone, because it’s YOUR truth. And that’s okay! If what I’m not afraid to say out loud about being a 30yr mama of 3 helps another woman like me feel like they’re not the alone and not the only one with an insecurity (because we ALL have them, don’t play) then that makes all of this hoopla worth it.”

Continuing “There is so much more depth to the talk and our family is grateful to @jadapinkettsmith for giving us the opportunity to bond together. As women let’s continue to uplift, empower and not suppress and compress our feelings and thoughts, as fleeting as some of them may be 😏. Love to you all! Go FIND YOUR JOY and SPEAK YOUR TRUTH unapologetically. 🙏🏽”

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This golden state golden couple is as real as it gets. We appreciate Ayesha for opening up about insecurities in her marriage, in hopes that it will help others know they are not alone, and that the couple is not superhuman. Steph Curry is also a newfound movie producer on his latest faith-based project the Breakthrough movie in theaters now.