Cuba Gooding, Jr. Biography

Early Life: Cuba Mark Gooding, Jr. was born on January 2nd of 1968 in The Bronx, New York. Both of his parents were singers, and his father was a vocalist in the group The Main Ingredient. After his father had achieved considerable success with the hit single “Everybody Plays the Fool,” the family relocated to Los Angeles. After his father left the family, Gooding was raised primarily by his mother. He later became a born again Christian at age 13. As a teen, Gooding attended four different high schools.

What is Cuba Gooding, Jr.'s Net Worth?

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Net Worth and Salary: Cuba Gooding Jr. is an American actor who has a net worth of $14 million. After a long and prosperous acting career, Cuba Gooding Jr. has become one of the most recognizable faces in the entertainment industry. He has won countless awards for his various performances. Cuba Gooding Jr. is a versatile actor who can play both comedic and dramatic roles.

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Quick Facts

What is the net worth of Cuba Gooding, Jr.? What is his zodiac sign? Here is Cuba Gooding, Jr. in a nutshell:

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Overview
Net Worth$14 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthJanuary 2, 1968 (age 54 years)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GenderMale
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
ProfessionActor, Film Producer, Voice Actor
NationalityUnited States of America

Quotes that Inspire by Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Many are probably wondering about the foundation behind Cuba Gooding, Jr.'s success and wealth. Below we have listed some of the Actor's quotes that will get you in the mindset to pursue your financial success.

It’s the director’s job to piece together my performance, his interpretation of my takes, each take, and string them together and make a statement. I’m red paint on a canvas for a painter.

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I think police officers are modern day heroes. I think they protect us.

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Before I was an actor I was a break dancer, one of those street performers you see. I guess my introduction into the professional world of performing was a stint as back up dancer for Lionel Richie and I performed at the closing ceremony at the ’84 Olympics.

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Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He’s very sharp, very sharp. It’s funny I’ve been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie.

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When I won the Oscar, I fell into that mind-set that this is a precious role. People everywhere were shouting, ‘Show me the money!’ I just didn’t want anything that could parody the fact that I was like a tagline in a movie. So when Steven Spielberg offered me ‘Amistad,’ I said no; when ‘Hotel Rwanda’ came along, I said no.

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