Cuba Gooding Jr Net Worth
Cuba Gooding Jr is an American Actor, Voice Actor and a Film Producer. Estimate of Cuba Gooding Jr net worth is about $ 15 Million (₹ 113 Crore).
|Net Worth:||$ 15 Million (₹ 113 Crore)|
|Date Of Birth:||2 January 1968|
|Profession:||Actor, Voice Actor, Producer|
Cuba Gooding Jr Biography
Cuba Gooding Jr was born on 2 January 1968 in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He is son of Cuba Gooding Sr. and Shirley Gooding who were both Contemporary R&B and soul singers in the 70s.
After his father music group had their first hit single “Everybody Plays the Fool”, his family moved to Los Angeles. He is raised by his mother and gone to four different schools when he was in Los Angeles.
He was always active and was class president in three of four schools he attended in his childhood. While growing up he felt to become a christian, so he became a born again christian when he was just 13 years old.
In 1984 Cuba Gooding Jr first job was as a break dancer, which he performed at closing ceremonies of summer Olympics with singer Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Cuba studied martial arts for three years after completion of his school and before going towards acting. On start of his acting career he started doing guest roles on shows like ‘Hill Street Blues‘, ‘Amen’ and ‘MacGyver’. He also had a small part in the popular comedy show ‘Coming to America’.
Cuba got his first major role in 1991 in John Singleton’s crime drama “Boyz n the Hood” where he did lead role of that film. This film became box office hit and now considered as a classic film.
In 1996 he won Academy Award for best supporting actor for his movie Jerry Maguire. After that he have done many top movies like ‘As Good as It Gets’, ‘What Dreams May Come’, ‘Men of Honor’, ‘The Fighting Temptations’, etc.
He also worked as voice actor and became voice of Buck in animated movie “Home on the Range” and voice of Loofah in animated movie “The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends”.
Even though he did work as voice actor and film producer most of Cuba Gooding Jr net worth is because of his acting in multiple films.
Cuba got his another major role in movie ‘Red Tails‘. In 2012, Cuba appeared in a TV pilot for Fox called Guilty which was directed by McG. He also appeared as star guest announcer on the 100th episode of ITV’s “Saturday Night Takeaway”.
Cuba got married with his high school love Sara Kapfer in 1994. The couple have three children Mason Gooding, Spencer Gooding and Piper Gooding. Mason Gooding also became an actor and now working towards building his acting career.
In 2017 Cuba filed for divorce with his wife and both of them wanted custody of their daughter Piper Gooding. But after finality of their divorce custody of Piper Gooding was jointly awarded to both of her parents.
Cuba Gooding Jr Income Sources
- Cuba Gooding Jr is a actor and main source of income for him is his acting career.
- Cuba made about $600,000 for his role in a movie “Jerry Maguire”.
- He made $1.5 million for doing a role in a movie “What Dreams May Come”.
- His movie “Men of Honor” helped him to make $1.5 million.
- He made $2 million for doing a great role in movie Instinct.
- Acting career added most of the money to Cuba Gooding Jr net worth.
- Cuba also worked as Voice actor and gave voice in movies like “Home on the Range” and “The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends”.
- He also became a film producer and produced movies like “A Murder of Crows”, “Harold” and “Freedom”.
FAQs About Cuba Gooding Jr
How many children does Cuba Gooding Jr have?
Cuba Gooding Jr have 3 children named as Mason Gooding, Spencer Gooding and Piper Gooding.
What are names of Cuba Gooding Jr children?
Names of Cuba Gooding Jr Children are Mason Gooding, Spencer Gooding and Piper Gooding.
Who is daughter of Cuba Gooding Jr?
Piper Gooding is daughter of Cuba Gooding Jr.
What is Cuba Gooding Jr height?
Cuba Gooding Jr height is 1.78 meter which is 5’10” in feet.
What is Cuba Gooding Jr age?
Cuba Gooding Jr age is 52 years old in 2020.
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