About Cuba Gooding Jr
It has been announced that the overall estimate of Cuba Gooding Jr net worth currently reaches a sum of 5 million dollars. Cuba Gooding Jr has accumulated his net worth through his career as an actor. The role which made him the most popular is that of Rod Tidwell, which he portrayed in “Jerry Maguire” by Cameron Crowe. Also, this role added a lot of financial success to Cuba Gooding Jr net worth, as well.
Cuba Gooding Jr was born in Bronx neighborhood of New York. He was born in a family, where both of his parents were involved into music industry and both of them were singers. His mother is Shirley Gooding, who was a part of “Sweethearts” band, and his father is Cuba Gooding Sr., who was a leading singer in the band called “The Main Ingredient”. Cuba Gooding Jr moved to Los Angeles with the rest of his family, when his father’s band released a single called “Everybody Plays the Fool”. However, soon his father left the family and Cuba Gooding Jr was raised by his mother.
Also, during his studying years, Cuba Gooding Jr was a student at four different high schools, which included John F.
Kennedy High School, North Hollywood High School, Apple Valley High School and Tustin High School. In three out of these four schools, Cuba Gooding Jr was very active in school activities and was also a president of his class. Also, in 1994, Cuba Gooding Jr married Sara Kapfer, with whom he has been in a relationship since his high school times. Together with her, Cuba Gooding Jr has three kids – Piper, Mason and Spencer. Currently, the family is known to be living in California.
Cuba Gooding Jr started his career in the show business, when he started to breakdance. He was a breakdancer to Lionel Richie, when he performed during the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984. Thus, before he got involved into acting, which has added a lot of revenues to Cuba Gooding Jr net worth, he was involved into other activities, as well. Also, before he got involved into acting, he was also attending Japanese martial arts classes.
His first appearances as an actor were in several shows, where he was a guest star. These shows were “Amen”, “MacGyver” and “Hill Street Blues”. Later on, he got more and more serious roles, for which he has to be thankful due to the fact that they also brought a lot of financial success to Cuba Gooding Jr net worth.