Who is Cuba Gooding Jr. and what is his net worth 2018? Cuba Gooding is one of the highest paid actors in the Hollywood. He has performed on TV serials and many blockbuster movies. Gooding is 5 inch 10 feet tall and has a very presentable attitude. He is an actor, comedian and is of American nationality.
Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on 2nd January 1968 in Bronx, New York. he is the son of famous vocalist Cuba Gooding who is the main vocalist for the R&B group-” the main ingredient”. His mother Shirley Gooding was a backup singer for – ‘sweethearts’. Cuba paternal grandfather family belongs to the Barbados. Cuba changed 4 schools and was an intelligent child and that’s why he was selected as president in three of them. When he was in high school, he fell in love with Sara Kapfer with whom he lived for 7 years before he married in the year 1994.
Cuba got married to Sara Kapfer but unfortunately, Kapfer filed for divorce in 2014 and Gooding filed for divorce in 2017. He has 2 sons – Spencer Gooding born in 1994. Mason Gooding born in 1996. He has one daughter – Piper born in 2005.
Cuba Gooding attempted his first debut as an entertainer and performed with Lionel Richie in 1984 summer Olympics closing ceremonies, Los Angeles.after completing his high school, Gooding studied martial arts for about 3-4 years before coming into acting. Gooding got his first major role Tre Styles in Boyz n the hood in the year 1991. This film is now considered as a modern classic.
He started following his success with supporting roles in many major films like ‘ A Few Good Men, Lightning Jack, outbreak and Judgement Night. Gooding made his prominence when he performed in dramatic sports comedy – Jerry Maguire with a legend star Tom Cruise. The picture was later nominated for many awards such s Academy award for Best Picture. Gooding was awarded Oscar for best supporting actor in it.
Cuba Gooding Jr. net worth
The value of his home $9800000 which is for sale he bought it for $3.5 million in the year 2000. Last year Gooding made his real estate move to Northridge, California and buy it for $729000. Cuba Gooding net worth comprises by his acting profession but the large part of it is increased by other endorsement deals. He makes some profit deals through CoverGirl cosmetics. He is the owner of fashion tagline -Cuba Gooding Jr seduction. Also, he owns many restaurants in America, Washington. His total net worth is $17 million US dollars.
Gooding has made his huge fans around the world through his acting skills. His net worth has increased because of his vigorous hard work. Cuba is a very versatile actor and manages many other roles along with his acting. Recently, he was awarded for portraying a mentally retarded man in the super hit movie Radio. Gooding has been awarded a star in Hollywood -Walk of fame. He is one of the most influential people who has climbed the pinnacle of success with a great dedication towards his work. Apart from a good actor, he is also a real life hero and is associated with many charity organisations.