April Gooding - Updated Sep 2023

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April Gooding

April Gooding is a popular American actress popular for her works on “The Shield” and “Inappropriate”. April Gooding is also famous as the sister of American Crime Story star Cuba Gooding Jr. and actor Omar Gooding.

Early Life and Childhood

On January 2, 1967 (Wednesday), April Gooding was born in The Bronx, New York, United States. As of now, she is 56 years old and her sun sign is Capricorn. According to their nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is Caucasian. Likewise, she follows Christianity.

Moving towards her family members, she was born to her father Cuba Gooding Sr., and her mother Shirley Sullivan Gooding. Her father Cuba was a popular American singer. Likewise, she also has three siblings named Cuba Gooding Jr., Omar Gooding, and Tommy Gooding. Her brother Cuba Jr. is also a well-known American actor. Likewise, Omar is an American actor, comedian, and rapper. In addition, Tommy is a musician. She spent her childhood with her siblings in New York.

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Caption: April with her brother Cuba (Source: Instagram)


Regarding her educational details, there is no proper information. However, as she grew up as a successful actress, she might have completed her higher education.

April Gooding – Net Worth 2023

April has made a decent amount of money throughout her career. According to online resources, she has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million US dollars. She earns most of her income from her acting career as well as being a celebrity family member.

Professional Life and Career

April Gooding is an actress by profession. She made her screen debut in a TV series, “Movie Stars” in 2000. She appeared as herself in an episode of the series. After that, she appeared as Officer Teresa in the popular TV series, “The Shield” in 2005. Likewise, she portrayed the role of a teacher in the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris” in 2006. In the same year, she again appeared as a teacher in the TV series, “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”.

Moving on, she has also appeared in some movies such as “Inappropriate Comedy” (2013), “Life of a King” (2013), “Night Into Day” (2020), and “Choices” (2020), and “AM Radio” (2021). Besides this, she is more popular as the sister of Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Caption: April Gooding’s movie scene (source: IMDb)

Her brother Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Career

Cuba started his career as a breakdancer. His early TV appearances were as guest stars on shows like ‘Amen”, “Hill Street Blues”, and “MacGyver”. However, he got his first major role in the crime drama “Boyz n the Hood” in 1991. He played the lead role of Tre Styles in the drama. Following this, he appeared in some supporting roles in popular films like “A Few Good Men and Gladiator” (1992), “Lightning Jack”(1994), and “Outbreak” (1995).

Cuba got his breakthrough in 1997 with a notable role in the Academy Award-winning film ” As Good as It Gets”. However, his performances in the upcoming years were not so successful. Some of his popular projects are “What Dreams May Come” (1998), ” Pearl Harbor” (2001), ‘Snow Dogs” (2002), “Home on the Range” (2004), and many others.

Relationship Status

Regarding her relationship status, April Gooding might be currently single and not dating anyone. She hasn’t shared pictures with her boyfriend. On the other hand, her brother Cuba Jr. was in a married relationship with his sweetheart, Sara Kapfer.

Body Measurements

Enhancing her body measurements, but there is no confirmed information regarding it yet. Therefore, her physical statistics such as height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, shoe size, etc. are not available. In addition, she has black hair with a pair of black eyes.

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Caption: April Gooding posing in her style (source: Instagram)

April Gooding – Social Media

When it comes to her social media availability, April Gooding is quite active on them. Her Facebook page has more than 2k followers. Likewise, her @aprilgooding Instagram account has more than 4.4k followers. She has 415 posts on Instagram. Moving on, she joined Twitter in August 2011 and has already gained more than 450 followers.