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Cuba Gooding Jr is a renowned American Actor.

Relationship Facts of Cuba Gooding Jr.

Cuba Gooding Jr. is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Cuba Gooding Jr.?

Cuba Gooding Jr. is a divorced man.

Prior, he was married to his longtime girlfriend, Sara Kapfer. She is an Oscar-winning actress. The couple tied the knot on 13 March 1994. But after 22 years of their married, the couple filed for divorce and they separated legally on 16 April 2014.

The couple has three children, two sons, and a daughter. His daughter’s name is Piper Gooding and his son’s names are Spencer Gooding and Mason Gooding.

In between, there was news that the actor is seeking his daughter’s legal custody.

Relationship History With?

Previously, Cuba Gooding Jr was married to Sara Kapfer (1994 – 2014).

Relationship Timeline

Married              1                               26 years, 3 months

From the relationship data of Married Biography Cuba Gooding Jr is currently single.

Cuba Gooding Jr.: Biography in Details

Who is Cuba Gooding Jr.?

Cuba Gooding Jr is a renowned American Actor. He is best known for his role in the movies ‘Boyz n the Hood (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), The Tuskegee Airmen (1995), Outbreak (1995).

He also won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire.

Besides these Cuba is known for his work on movies like Pearl Harbor (2001), As Good as It Gets (1997), American Gangster (2007), Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013), and Selma (2014).

Who are the parents of Cuba Gooding Jr.?

Cuba Gooding Jr was born in the year 1968 on January 2, in The Bronx, New York City. His full name is Cuba M. Gooding Jr. Talking about Cubas’s family, he was born to parents Cuba Gooding Sr and Shirley (Sullivan).

His father was a lead vocalist in the band ‘The Main Ingredient’. Similarly, her mother is also a singer. He has three siblings  April, Omar, and Thomas. Cuba is an American by nationality.

He holds a mixed ethnicity of African-American and has three siblings Omar Gooding, April Gooding, and Tommy Gooding.

As regards his childhood, Cuba Gooding Jr moved to Los Angeles along with his family in 1972 as his father’s music group had their hit single ‘Everybody Plays the Fool’.

Later his father left his family after moving to Los Angeles. Furthermore, there are no details about his childhood life.

Education History

As regards Cuba’s education, he attended North Hollywood High School, Tustin High School, Apple Valley High School, and John F. Kennedy High School for his high school education.

After his high school graduation, he spent three years studying Japanese martial arts.

Cuba Gooding Jr.: Profession, Career

Cuba Gooding Jr. gave a start to his career as a breakdancer with the singer Lionel Richie. They also performed at the 1984 Summer Olympics which was held in, Los Angeles.

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s acting career started his career from television on the show Better Days in the year 1986. Then he did numerous television shows and movies side by side. In 1999, he hosted the show, Saturday Night Live.

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Caption: Cuba Gooding Jr. looks (Source: The Guardian)

His show, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story was critically acclaimed and his other renowned show was American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson which was broadcasted in 2016 and won various nominations.

He was also selected for the starring role in many kinds of shows like Hill Street Blues (1981), Amen(1988), and MacGyver. He was also featured in the crime drama called Boyz n the Hood (1991), where he got his first major role.

His renowned movie is Jerry Maguire which was released in the year 1996. For this movie, he was critically praised as well as the audiences loved him, and his fan following started increasing.

How much does Cuba Gooding Jr. earn?

He has a net worth of $24 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Cuba Gooding Jr: Rumors and Controversy

Cuba Gooding Jr has been successful in maintaining a good public image throughout his career and has not been involved in any controversies to date.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Cuba Gooding Jr. has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 76 kg. His hair color is black and his eye color is brown. His shoe size is 10(US).

Social Media Profile

Cuba Gooding Jr is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. He has around 71379 followers on his Facebook account, over 24.4 k followers on his Twitter account, and 252k followers on his Instagram account.

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