|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Date of Birth||02 January 1968|
Cuba started his career as a dancer and model before making his acting debut in the 1992 drama film Boyz n the Hood. Since then, he has starred in films such as A Few Good Men, Jerry Maguire, and The People vs. Larry Flint. In addition to his successful acting career, Cuba also produces films through his production company More Star Productions. Some of the company’s most notable productions include the documentaries The Armstrong Lie and Radiant City. All in all, Cuba is one of Hollywood’s most accomplished actors with wealth.
Cuba Gooding Jr Biography:
Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York City to Thomasina Prawl and Cuba Gooding Sr., who was a lead vocalist of the soul group The Main Ingredient. His parents later got divorced when he was three years old and his mother moved with him to Los Angeles where she raised him and his five siblings alone. Cuba attended four different high schools in the Los Angeles area: North Hollywood High School, Tustin High School, Fremont High School, and John F. Kennedy High School where he graduated in 1985. He then enrolled at Santa Monica College as a marine biology major before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated with a degree in drama in 1990. Cuba Gooding Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in several successful films, most notably Jerry Maguire and the Oscar-winning film for best-supporting actor, “A Few Good Men.” Cuba began his career as a model before getting into acting through television shows.
Cuba Gooding Jr Personal life:
In 1997, Cuba married Sara Kapfer after a short courtship. The couple has three children together: Spencer Gooding (born in 1995), Mason Gooding (born in 2002), and Piper Gooding (born in 2006). In June 2009, Kapfer filed for divorce from Cuba citing irreconcilable differences.
Cuba Gooding Jr Professional Career:
Cuba Gooding Jr. made his acting debut in the 1992 drama film “Boyz n the Hood” as a camper. In 1996, he appeared in two more major roles: Tre Styles in the urban drama “96 Fights” and Lieutenant Christopher Perez in the action crime thriller film Ricochet opposite Denzel Washington. He also starred in several minor roles like Bounce (directed by Christopher Scott Cherot) and Fist of the North Star. Cuba also joined the cast for “A Few Good Men” which was released in 1992. He played US Marine Lance Corporal Harold Dawson alongside Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, and Kevin Bacon.
Cuba Gooding Jr Facts:
Cuba Gooding Jr. was the only actor to speak in “Jerry Maguire” and won an Oscar for best supporting actor along with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger among others.
Cuba Gooding Jr started his career as a dancer and model before making his acting debut in the 1992 drama film Boyz n the Hood.
How Old is Cuba Gooding Jr?
Cuba Gooding Jr was born on 2nd January 1968, which makes him 50 years old.
Cuba Gooding Jr Net Worth:
Cuba Gooding Jr has an estimated net worth of about $45 million.
Cuba Gooding Jr Salary:
Cuba Gooding Jr earns around $5 million every year.
Cuba Gooding Jr Height:
Cuba is 6 feet tall in height.
Is Cuba Gooding Jr Single?
Cuba Gooding Jr is a married man as he has been married twice.
Cuba Gooding Jr Achievements:
- In addition to being an actor, Cuba is also a film producer which has produced several successful documentaries.
- He won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 1993 for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Anthony Swofford in “A Few Good Men”.
Cuba Gooding Jr Social Media:
- Twitter account is with the user name of @Cubagooding_jr
- Instagram account is with the user name of Cuba Gooding Jr
Cuba Gooding Jr Hobbies:
Cuba Gooding Jr likes to spend his spare time reading and taking long walks.
Cuba Gooding Jr Education:
Cuba attended four different high schools in the Los Angeles area: North Hollywood High School, Tustin High School, Fremont High School, and John F. Kennedy High School where he graduated in 1985. He then enrolled at Santa Monica College as a marine biology major before transferring to the University.
Cuba Gooding Jr Relationship Status:
Cuba Gooding Jr is a married man. He has been married twice in his life and currently, he is married to Sara Kapfer.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many cars does Cuba Gooding Jr have?
Cuba Gooding Jr has 3 expensive and luxurious cars. He owns a black Cadillac Escalade and a white and blue Cadillac Escalade.
How much money does Cuba Gooding Jr make a year?
Cuba Gooding Jr makes around $5 million dollars a year from his profession.