Known for co-founding Mevio (formerly PodShow), a podcast promotional business, he also created his own podcast, Daily Source Code, and hosted a Sirius Satellite Radio program titled Adam Curry's PodShow.
Though born in northern Virginia, he spent a large portion of his childhood and teenage years in the Netherlands. He began his career by working for several Dutch radio stations and by hosting a Dutch music program called Countdown.
During the 1990s, he founded a website design company called OnRamp, Inc.
His marriage to Dutch television and radio host Patricia Paay lasted twenty years and resulted in a daughter named Christina (born in 1990). He later married Dutch model, photographer, and actress Micky Hoogendijk.
He and China Kantner both worked for a time as MTV VJs.