Ayesha Curry is a Canadian-American actress, cookbook author, celebrity chef, and television personality. Although she has no professional culinary training, she has built a successful career as a chef. As an actress, she has appeared in guest roles in several television shows and films, including Dan’s The Detour of Life, 10 Articles or Less, Whittaker Bay, Love For Sale, Hannah Montana, Good Luck Charlie, and The Little Ghost.
After a series of guest roles, she began hosting her own cooking show on Food Network – Ayesha’s Homemade, which began in 2016. Her actual culinary career, however, began in 2014 when she prepared a food show on her YouTube site Little Lights of Mine. Since then, she has written several videos and has seen her YouTube site grow in content and subscribers. The channel now has over half a million subscribers. In 2016, she published a book entitled The Seasoned Life.
Ayesha Curry Bio, Age, Parents & Ethnicity
Ayesha Disa Alexander was born on 23 March 1989 in Canada, more precisely in Toronto. Her parents are Carol and John Alexander, and she has four siblings – Jaz, Chad, Janiece, and Maria.
Ayesha is undeniably very beautiful, and therefore people are curious about her ethnicity. She is of mixed ethnic origin – on her mother’s side she is of Chinese-Jamaican and Afro-Jamaican descent, on her father’s side of Afro-American and Polish descent.
She grew up in Toronto until the age of 14 when her family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina.
During her stay in Canada, she attended Arts York’s acting program at Unionville High School, which was attended by several celebrities, including Emmanuelle Chriqui and Hayden Christensen (who appeared as Anakin Skywalker in the prequel to Star Wars).
Ayesha Curry Career
Ayesha Curry realized already at a young age that she had a passion for acting. At the age of 12, she appeared as a love enthusiast in Suga Prince’s music video – Too Young To Love. Not too long after that, she appeared in several films, including Underground Street Flippers. Her acting appearances were not limited to movies, but she also appeared on several TV shows, including Hannah Montana and Good Luck Charlie.
As much as she loved acting, she also had a passion for food. It didn’t occur to her to turn her passion for food into a career until she started building her family and was encouraged by her husband to start a blog where she shared lifestyle and cooking tips.
She started with a YouTube channel and this led to her current show on the Food Network, Ayesha’s Homemade. Tell us about impressive career development. Her show follows both her personal and professional life and features performances by her husband and children. While the first season was called “Ayesha’s Homemade”, the second season was called “Ayesha’s Home Kitchen”. The first and second seasons each ran over six episodes.
She also has her own company, Little Lights of Mine, which sells her own brand of extra virgin olive oil. The company donates 10% of all proceeds to the charity “No Kid Hungry”. She continues to publish her written recipes and cooking instruction videos on her blog and on her YouTube channel.
She has also worked with the famous American chef Michel Mina at his pop-up restaurant in the Bay Area – The Mina Test Kitchen Of International Smoke. That was in 2016, the same year she published her book The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Pleasure of Eating Well.
On September 20, 2017, she was appointed spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics, becoming the first spokesperson for the brand, which is neither singer nor actress. The next day she was also announced as one of the new presenters of the Great American Baking Show on ABC. The show is the American adaptation of the British hit show The Great British Bake Off. During the show Entertainment Tonight, she also admitted that she was approached to join Dancing With The Stars.
On July 30, 2011, she married Stephen Curry, an American professional basketball player who is considered by many to be the best marksman in the history of the NBA. The two met as teenagers in a church youth group in Charlotte and have been together ever since. They have two daughters in common, Riley Elizabeth Curry, born July 19, 2012, and Ryan Carson Curry, born July 10, 2015.
The couple announced on 2 February 2018 that they were expecting their third child.
Ayesha Curry and her family currently live in Alamo, California.
Ayesha Curry: Net Worth
Ayes Curry currently has an impressive net worth of $16 million. This is a highlight of her acting salaries, corporate profits, and guest appearances. The woman deserves a round of applause for her ambition, her achievements, and her surprising net worth.
Height, Weight, Feet & Other Body Measurements
The actress and cook are known for their slim and fit figure. She currently weighs 55 kg (121 lbs) and is 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall. Her body measurements are 34-28-38 and her bra size is 34B, while her shoe/foot size is 10 US.