Cuba Gooding Jr Biography

The full name of Cuba Gooding Jr is Cuba Mark Gooding Jr, who is America’s best actor. In 2012, he starred as Major Emmanuel Stance in Red Tails. The same year he played the role of Ray Carver in One in the Chamber. In 2013, he appeared as Hollywood Actor #2 in Don Jon. In the same year he starred in the role of John Nelson in Absolute Deception. In the same year he starred as Eugene Brown in Life of a King. That same year he played Carter Wilson in The Butler. In the same year he appeared in the character of El Chameleón 2 in Machete Kills. In 2014, he starred as Samuel in Freedom. The same year he played the role of Fred Gray in Selma. In 2018, he appeared as Caviar Rodney Jones in Bayou. In 2020, he starred in the role of Xavier in Life in a Year.

Cuba Gooding Jr Biography

Cuba Mark Gooding Jr opened his young eyes for the first time in this world on 2 January 1968 in the house of Cuba Gooding Sr and Shirley Gooding. Cuba is currently 54 years old and his birth place is Bronx, New York, United States. Gooding’s birth sign is Capricorn and he has American nationality. He took admission in John F Kennedy High School in Granada Hills in Los Angeles, North Hollywood High School, Apple Valley High School and Tustin High School to do his high school studies.

Film Career

In 1988, he starred in Coming to America as Boy getting a haircut. In 1989, he played the role of Stanley in Sing. In 1991, he appeared in Boyz n the Hood as Jason “Tre” Styles III. In 1992, he appeared in Gladiator as Abraham Lincoln Haines. The same year he starred in the role of Corporal Carl Edward Hammaker in A Few Good Men. In 1993, he starred as Mike Peterson in Judgment Night. In 1994, he played the role of Ben Doyle in Lightning Jack. In the same year, he appeared in Blown Away as a Bomb Squad Class Member. In 1995 he starred in the role of Major Salt in Outbreak. In the same year he starred as Eddie Hughes in Losing Isaiah. In 1996, he played the role of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. In 1997, he appeared as Frank Sachs in As Good as It Gets. In 1998, he starred in the role of Albert Lewis in What Dreams May Come. In the same year, he starred as Lawson Russell in A Murder of Crows. In 1999, he played the role of Theo Caulder in Instinct. In the same year, he appeared in the character of Arlo in Chill Factor. In 2000 he starred in the role of BM2/Chief/Senior Chief Carl Brashear in Men of Honor.

BioGraphy
Real Name Cuba Mark Gooding Jr.
Nick Name
Age 54 year old
Date Of Birth 2 January 1968
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Gender Male
Birth Place Bronx, New York, United States
Profession Actor
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Year active 1986–present
 Family 
Father Name Cuba Gooding Sr
Mother Name Shirley Gooding
Brother Name
  • April
  • Omar
  • Thomas
Sister Name
Wife Name Sara Kapfer (1994-2017)
Children Name
  • Mason Gooding
  • Piper Gooding
  • Spencer Gooding
Education
School Name
  • North Hollywood High School
  • Tustin High School
  • Apple Valley High School
  • John F. Kennedy High School
College Name Under Review
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Cuba Gooding Jr Biography Cover
Height 5ft 10 or 177.8 cm
 Dress Size 12 (US)  (approximate)
Weight 76 kg (167 lbs)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Chest Size 45 cm  (approximate)
Waist Size 42 cm (approximate)
Biceps Size 31 cm (approximate)
Shoe Size 8 (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Girl Friend Name
Spouse Name Sara Kapfer (1994-2017) 
 Social Network
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Rise To Fame

In 2001, he starred in the role of In the Shadows Draven. In the same year he played Petty Officer Doris Miller in Pearl Harbor. In the same year, he appeared in Rat Race as Owen Templeton. In 2002, he starred in the role of Jerry Robinson in Boat Trip. That same year he starred as Theodore “Ted” Brooks in Snow Dogs. In 2003, he played the role of Darrin Hill in The Fighting Temptations. The same year he appeared in Radio as James Robert “Radio” Kennedy. In 2009, he starred as David Wolfe in The Way of War. The same year he played Mack in The Devil’s Tomb. In the same year he appeared as Isaac in Lies & Illusions. The same year he starred in the role of Luke Gibson in Hardwired. The same year he starred as Joshua in Wrong Turn at Tahoe. In 2011, he played the role of Lewis Hicks in Ticking Clock. In the same year, he appeared as Detective John Hebron in Sacrifice. The same year he starred in the role of Jonas Arbor in The Hit List.

Personal Life

Cuba Mark Gooding Jr is currently divorced. He first married Sara Kapfer in 1994. Sara gave birth to Cuba’s first son in 1994, whom he named Spencer Gooding. Sara gave birth to Cuba’s second son on 14 November 1996, whom he named Mason Gooding. In 2005, Sara gave birth to Cuba’s first daughter, whom he named Piper Gooding.

Net Worth

The actor who played the role of Xavier in Life in a Year, whose name is Cuba Mark Gooding Jr, has a net worth of about $ 14 million.

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