Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr.

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Updated On November 24, 2021
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Cuba Gooding Jr. is a famous personality From the United States. Cuba Gooding Jr. is an actor, writer, producer, and director. He has played numerous movies and television series like Radio, Don Jon, Life of a King, Hardwired, etc.

Early life

Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on 2nd January 1968, in The Bronx, New York, United States of America. This makes him 53 years old as of 2021. His father’s name is Cuba Gooding Sr. and, his mother is Shirley Gooding. While he has three siblings too. They are; Omar Gooding, Tommy Gooding, April Gooding. He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. Further, he belongs to the African-American ethnicity. According to astrology, he has Capricorn as his zodiac sign.

Talking about the formal educational status, he has completed his schooling at John F. Kennedy High School, and Apple Valley High School. Further, he also went on to North Hollywood High School.

Professional life

Cuba Gooding Jr. is a very gifted actor with an amazing actor. He has played and acted in many movies and television shows along with series. In his acting career, his first movie was Coming to America. Since then, he has made an appearance in many blockbuster movies till today. Prior to it, he once rose to fame and limelight as a breakdancer at Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. During his initial days, he worked in a guest role in Hill Street Blues, Amen, MacGyer, etc.

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Caption: Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie, Radio (Source: FilmAffinity)

Some of his movie credits of Cuba Gooding are; Coming to America, Sing, Boyz n the Hood, Gladiator, A Few Good Men, Lightning Jack, Blown Away, Outbreak, Jerry Maguire, Radio, Don Jon, Life of a King, Life in a Year, Bayou Caviar, Selma, Freedom, Machete Kills, The Buffer, Life of a King, Absolute Deception, and many more. Moreover, some of his other television shows and series are like; Better Days, The Dating Game, Hill Street Blues, Amen, MacGyer, Daybreak, Saturday Night Live, Firelight, etc.

Net worth

Cuba Gooding Jr. is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his very sparkling career. He has a total net worth of $14 million US dollars as of 2021.

Personal life

Moving on toward the romantic and private life, he is divorced. He tied the knot with Sara Kapfer in 1994. However, after living for around 30 years together, they ultimately separated in 2014. The couple had three children during the time. They are; sons Mason Gooding, and Spencer Gooding. While his daughter is Piper Gooding. Apart from it, he does not have affairs with any other person. And, he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of involvement in any controversial events.

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Caption: Cuba Gooding Jr. height (Source: CelebHeights)

Body measurement and Social media

Cuba Gooding Jr. has a very handsome face with an athletic body and an amazing personality. The successful actor stands about 5 feet and 10 inches. And, he weighs 76kg. Talking about the overall body measurement, the number ranges to; 44 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps. While, the color of his eyes is black, and he has black-colored hair too.

Cuba Gooding Jr. is also present in social media. He has a Twitter account under the name @Cubagooding_jr. Likewise, he has an Instagram account under name @cubagoodingjr with around 255k followers. And, he also has a Facebook account under his own name.